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Getting to know our Therapists:
Together We Form Open Arms Wellness Center

Meet Licensed Massage Therapist
& Esthetician in Training Ashley Hirzel, Owner/Educator/200RYI/Kids Yoga + Meditation
Yoni Practitioner  


Owner of Open Arms Wellness Center previously known as H&M Open Arms Massage Studio that was first established in 2012.  Her intent was to create a atmosphere that was nothing but welcoming and affordable for everyone.  


Welcoming everyone with 'Open Arms,' Ashley created Open Arms with love, compassion and most of all her heart!  You are FAMILY when you come to Open Arms; not just another client!

Licensed by the State of Ohio and nationally through the MBlex, in Therapeutic Massage, Deep Tissue, Medi-Cupping and Certified Fertility & Pregnancy Specialist.

She is also a member of AMTA (American Massage Therapy Association), PAC (Program Advisory Committee) Member at the Orion Institute in Perrysburg, Ohio.  Ashley is a Massage Therapy Instructor and Advance Instructor at Orion Institute.  She also is a Advance Continuing Education Instructor for Claire Marie Miller and many of her own courses she has developed throughout the last several years. 

A Barefoot Master specializing in Ashiatsu. A Deeper than Deep Tissue Massage. (Absolutely a must try massage!)

Owner Ashley J. Hirzel is a Stone Medicine Practitioner; of which she studied under Jenny Ray, Native American Indian Shaman.  She has much respect for the use of hot & cold stones throughout her treatments and believes it is away for you (the client) to get back in touch with nature & start to heal naturally.


A certified LaStone Therapist which also focuses on using both hot and cold stones to provide therapy. With additional training in Sports Massage, Myofascial Release, Aromatherapy, Bamboo, Chair Massage and currently CBD Certified.

In addition to Ashley's Massage Therapy background, she is also a Cardio Drumming Instructor, PiYo Instructor and Meditation.  Ashley also is in charge of all the kids yoga & meditation programming and is a certified Kidding Around Kids Yoga & Meditation Instructor. She continues to add to her tool belt to benefit her clients in every way possible.​

Ashley continues her art of body work at her office in Oregon, Ohio.  She is passionate about what she does and you can continue to see that through the therapeutic massage that you will receive with her or one of the therapists who work with her at the  Open Arms Wellness Center.  


*Ashley is currently only taking referrals, while she finishes attending school for esthetics at The Toledo Beauty Academy.

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One Hour Services starting at $85
90 Minute Services starting at $125

Services & pricing vary depending on licensed professional

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Meet Licensed Massage Therapist Brian Heck
Open Arms Senior Therapist

Brian Heck, LMT, is a 2014 graduate of Orion Institute formally known as Healing Arts Institute. Since 2016, he has been a part of the massage staff at Open Arms. He has had the opportunity to develop a very loyal group of return clients, for which he is grateful.

Brian prefers to work with a light to medium pressure, making him very skilled in Relaxation and Therapeutic massage.

Brian’s hobbies include music, gaming on his custom-built pc and traditional wet-shaving.


Meet Licensed Massage Therapist Annette Bussell
Open Arms Senior Therapist

Annette graduated from Stautzenberger College in Maumee, Ohio and is known as one of our Senior Therapists.  Working as a massage therapist, she holds the belief that one should take care of mind, body and spirit before taking care of others.  


Annette is passionate about massage therapy and believes that massage relieves the body of tension and stress and helps to create a balance of mind, body and spirit.

She is certified and skilled in Swedish, Reiki and Ashiatsu massage. Helping others is her passion and she enjoys incorporating a therapeutic and relaxation massage in every session.


Meet Licensed Massage Therapist Emily Goodwin

Emily has been a licensed massage therapist since graduating Healing Arts Institute of Perrysburg in 2013.   She is a certified member of Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP). Emily is a proud team member of Open Arms since March 2021.

Emily is trained by Ashley Hirzel LMT in prenatal massage for all trimesters. She promotes hot stones and cupping techniques as some of the most powerful healing tools in her arsenal. Emily can range from very light relaxation to a therapeutic deep tissue as she strives to provide exactly what you (our client) communicate and therefore expect.

Besides massage her hobbies include learning the Spanish language with focus on vocabulario de masaje, wildlife conservationism, bird watching, caring for succulents, and camping.

Emily plans on continuing educating and promoting selfcare & wellness for all! 


Meet Licensed Massage Therapist Shelby Hart


Meet Licensed Aesthetician Tina Colley

Tina Colley is a licensed esthetician as well as a reiki practitioner.


She is excited to have the opportunity to share her passion for skincare with you!


She is committed to advancing her techniques and treatments in order to provide you with the best treatment options. Tina specializes in luxury relaxation facials and chemical peels which are always customized to best suit your individual skin conditions.


She believes that facials are not just steps of a treatment but a satisfying and rejuvenating experience that can rebalance your mind body and soul. Tina looks forward to helping you achieve long term results as well as a relaxed, calming experience.

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