“Massage with John is a process of constant listening, supporting and sharing. He has the innate ability to sense what you need, whether it is injury recovery, stress relief or just providing your body a tune-up for whatever life is demanding of you. Through his encouragement, you learn to trust in the process and absorb […]


“John goes above and beyond to make sure clients are comfortable, relaxed and getting the most out of their massage.”

Myong Dunn

Myong Dunn

“John keeps us moving forward.”


“As a runner, mom and professional, I cannot say enough about the quality of John’s work. He is not just a massage therapist, he is truly a healer. He brought me through two serious running injuries with the utmost attention and care and has also given me a place of relaxation and rejuvenation which has […]

Mark Manz

Mark Manz

“The best way to describe the actual massage I got is: wow. Actually, WOW!!! John spent the better part of two hours really working me over, extremely thoroughly. It wasn’t a “few minutes rubbing this, a few minutes rubbing here, let’s put on some sounds of running water and light some candles and do a […]


“I have been running at least one marathon per year since 2003. Despite consistent results at the half-marathon distance that would predict a sub four hour finish, I had been unsuccessful in breaking the four hour barrier. Something was missing from my training. I started getting regular massages about 6 months prior to my most […]

Josh Rohatinsky

Josh Rohatinsky

“I first met John in Summer 2008 while doing altitude training in preparation for the Olympic Trial 10K. I’ve worked with score of massage therapists in the past, but during that crucial time in my season I was very fortunate to have found one as knowledgeable and thorough as John. His work was excellent, but […]


“I have worked with dozens of massage therapists over the years. In my opinion, John is top shelf. He combines the best of several massage therapy styles with his own novel approach to produce a unique and very effective style of bodywork. He brings an athlete’s strength and endurance to the table, and puts a […]


“I have been fortunate to work with a number of talented massage therapists throughout my 20 years as a runner but John truly is head and shoulders above the rest. He has an unparalleled knowledge of the body’s kinetic chain as well as the delicate balance between the physical body and the psyche. Armed with […]

Bob Nelson

“Stiner Massage provides the best sports massage therapy in the Triangle; they were great! You have bent over backwards to support this event.”