Licensed Massage Therapists
Laura Zylman, B.B.A., L.M.T.
Laura was born and raised in the Chicagoland area. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Health Care Management in 2010 and spent many years in an administrative role in the health care arena. In 2016, she decided she wanted to take a more hands-on approach and decided to pursue her license in Clinical Massage Therapy. She graduated January, 2017 from The Soma Institute in Chicago and was Valedictorian of her class. In February, she joined the team at Equilibrium. Laura understands the importance of taking care of our bodies and living a healthy life. She does an excellent job at finding aches and pains and using clinical massage to help restore healing to an area of complaint.
Edwin Rafael Merida, L.M.T.
Edwin, who also goes by Rafa, is a licensed Massage Therapist native to Chicago and is licensed since 2018. He is been trained in several modalities of massage and plan to learn more in order to better treat his patients. He has a clinical approach to Massage therapy because of his background with physical fitness and athletics.
In addition to being a Massage Therapist, Edwin is also a certified personal trainer/group fitness instructor with specializations in corrective exercise and weight loss. He is also a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant.
Currently, he is in school studying Kinesiology at UIC so he can better understand the human body and its functions.