Our Team

Our unparalleled team offers a variety of massage therapy, fitness, and wellness based services for the Mt. Pleasant and greater Charleston area. Our massage therapists are trained in multiple massage therapies and techniques including, but not limited to:

• Sports Massage • Deep Tissue Massage • Swedish Massage • Trigger Point Massage • Thai Yoga & Thai Massage • Ashiatsu Massage • Full Body Stretching • Prenatal & Postnatal Massage • Neuromuscular Massage • Lymphatic Drainage Massage • Full Body and Facial Cupping •


Therapeutic Staff


Alana Long

Alana is the owner of Longevity Wellness. She started Longevity Wellness in 2014 as a one woman show. As her clientele grew, she added…Read More →

• Swe-Thai Certified • Certified Rehab and Fitness Specialist Certified • Relax the back Self Care Trained • TRX Level One Certification • Reiki One • Active Isolated Stretching Upper Extremity Training • ACE Cupping • World Instructor Training School Certified Personal Trainer •

SC License #7968

Although Alana would love to help everyone, at this time she is not able to accept any new clients. She has chosen a team of passionate, smart, therapists who have been trained by her! New client online bookings will be contacted and placed with the appropriate therapist.


Shelly Gottschling

Following graduation from Stillpoint School of Massage Therapy in Greenfield, Massachusetts, Shelly worked inn hotel spas around the country. Deciding to focus on more clinical massages techniques for pain relief and rehabilitation, in 2012 she opened an office in Denver, Colorado, where she worked primarily with runners and cyclists. She also volunteered to provide…Read More →

• Lymphatic Drainage Certified • Thai Yoga Certified • Hot Stone Certified • 300 hour Yoga Teacher Training •

SC License #10459

Although Shelly would love to help everyone, at this time she is not able to accept any new clients. New client online bookings will be contacted and placed with the appropriate therapist.


Amanda Ruccio

Amanda joins the team bringing knowledge on several modalities, specializing in Lymphatic Drainage… Read More → 

• Esthetics • Reflexology • Lymphatic Drainage • Oncology Skin Therapy • Cupping •

SC License #88712

accepting new clients!



Elle moved to Charleston after playing professional basketball in Europe. When playing overseas, Elle worked… Read More →

• Thai Massage • Deep Tissue • Corrective Exercise • Lymphatic Drainage •

SC License #10906

Accepting new clients!


Jessica studied in Texas where she graduated from Cortiva Institute as a licensed massage therapist.  She learned a variety of techniques… Read More →

• Pre-Natal Education • Cranios-acral Certified • Lymphatic Drainage Certified •

SC License #11164

Accepting new clients!



Tarran is a graduate of Trident Technical College's massage therapy program, where she studied under Alana Long. Read More →

• Pre/Post Natal Certified • Thai Massage Certified •

SC License #10612

accepting new clients!


Marketing Team


Ryley Kennard

Ryley is our Digital Marketing Manager. She designs our our cards and hand outs, our website, and everything for our social media pages. Ryley has been working in graphic design, branding, and marketing for the last 5 years in Utah. Doing everything from craft-making, to designing shirts and other promotional products, to drafting out the solar systems that go on houses; she is a woman of many talents and makes sure Longevity stays looking fresh.

Ryley is from all over the place. She grew up in Ohio, went to high school in Idaho, spent some time in California, and has been in Utah in all the in between times. Last year, she came to Charleston to visit family and decided to make it her permanent home. She loves the beach, she loves kayaking, and slacklining, and flying kites, and riding bikes, mostly, just having fun with friends. Be sure to say hi when you come in!


Krista peterson

Krista is our Marketing Outreach Coordinator. She manages our social media pages and blog, and writes for it, too! She is responsible for our face-to-face outreach and building business relationships within our community. Krista has worked in communications and marketing since she graduated from college in 2012.

Krista is from central Pennsylvania, where she attended high school and college. She has Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and Theatre Performance. She is a freelance writer, painter, and owns a jewelry line where she incorporates shark teeth she finds on the beach! She loves yoga and playing with her two cat children, Luciano Pawvarotti McFluff and Cleo a.k.a. Kitten.