OUR TEAM

 



Deep Relief // Peak Performance was founded in 2008 to provide Athletic Training Services to professional and elite athletes training on Maui without their usual medical staff. We have since expanded to specialize in pain relief, postural balancing, rehabilitation, and strength and conditioning for athletes of all levels, from beach-cruising retirees to Tour de France Cyclists preparing for the season.

Deep Relief Founder Samantha Campbell is a Certified Athletic Trainer, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and Licensed Massage Therapist who has worked with athletes for more than 15 years.

 

Over the last 7 years, Samantha has developed the “Deep Relief Treatment,” enabling clients to enjoy pain-free activity, increased strength and flexibility, and injury resolution. She has traveled the world working with elite athletes from the US Ski Team, Triathlon Canada, and other high performance programs.

 

Samantha manages the day-to-day business of Deep Relief and spends her time surfing, kiting, on the SUP, in the snow, playing Ultimate Frisbee, hiking, cycling, reading, and feeling rad every day.

 

 

 

 

Lindsey Dennis of Inspiration Health developed a passion for fitness as a competitive swimmer and collegiate basketball player.

 

She enjoys pursuing her mission to positively change the health and well being of everyone she works with, placing high importance on providing accurate health information for her clients.

Her strong research background includes a BS in Exercise Science and Wellness from Bastyr University and an internship with the Washington Institute of Sports Medicine. Lindsey furthered her education with Active Release Technique accreditation and is a Certified Natural Trainer with the Monkey Bar Gymnasium.

 

She enjoys basketball, Stand-up Paddling, freediving, swimming, learning, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

 

 

 

 

Rebekah Melzer of Body by Bex has been a bodyworker and athlete all her life, and loves how massage alleviates aches and pains to support a fast-paced lifestyle.

 

Combining the “hurts so good” feeling with total relaxation, Rebekah can keep you on your game and performing at your best. Specializing in Deep Tissue and Hot Stone, she will melt away stress and tightness in your body, returning you to homeostasis and feeling like yourself again.

 

Mackenzie Brown is a Licensed Physical Therapist, Orthopedic Certified Specialist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with her BS in Kinesiology and Doctorate of Physical Therapy.

Mackenzie's goal is to provide individualized, high-quality care to her patients.  She strongly values the role that hands-on, manual therapy can play on the road to recovery, in addition to patient education to promote pain-free and healthy lifestyle after recovery.  Mackenzie specializes in treatment of vestibular dizziness and balance dysfunction, as well as consults on her husband's canine acupuncture and physical medicine cases to help dogs recover from injury or surgery.  Mackenzie enjoys all that beautiful Maui has to offer including surfing, outrigger canoe paddling with Na Kai Ewalu, trail running, and hiking.

 

Mackenzie is available Tuesdays 8am-12pm and Fridays 12-4pm at Deep Relief and Mondays-Thursdays at Elite Physical Therapy in Makawao. Elite Physical Therapy accepts most Hawaii Health Insurance plans for physical therapy with a doctor's prescription.

 

 

 

Melanie Ehlen Maui LLC is a Certified Personal Training and Licensed Massage Therapist originally from Aachen, Germany, where she studied massage therapy and physical therapy.


She spent the last 25 years traveling the world, learning about human movement and practicing massage. Full-time on Maui for the last two years, Melanie expanded her knowledge base, completing training as a Certified Personal Trainer and accredited Active Release Techniques practitioner.

 

She loves combining treatment and training sessions for an integrated approach to whole-body healing and increased well-being and performance.

 

 

 

 

 

Melissa Neckelmann of Melissa's Maui Massage is a veteran massage therapist who aims to help each of her clients find balance and well-being.

 

As an active individual, she realizes the importance of releasing stored tension to enjoy activities of daily living and perform at one's best!

Melissa's Deep Tissue Massage incorporates techniques such as Trigger Point Therapy and Myofascial Release and her relaxation sessions are customized to meet your highest expectations.

 

 

 

 

 

Niklas Erb

 

DR//PP's 2016 intern Niklas Erb came to Maui fresh from studying sports science at the German Sport University in Cologne, Germany. Actively participating in a large variety of sports from a young age, Niklas developed an increasing interest in training and fitness to prepare for athletic challenges. As a passionate surfer, he has traveled all over the globe searching for waves and new experiences. A Certified Personal Trainer, surf instructor and Parkour teacher, Niklas safely challenges clients and athletes to improve and grow every session.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lisa Stein

 

Our first intern of 2017, Lisa Stein was born and raised here on Maui. Competing in multiple triathlons and endurance running races led her to become a spin instructor and cycling guide and her love and drive for performance racing pushed her to continue her education in personal training. Lisa is currently enrolled in National Academy of Sports Medicine, and working with people to accomplish their physical goals has become a passion of hers. She will be assisting the DR // PP team for personal training sessions, group training, and supervised workouts.

Deep Relief // Peak Performance Internship Opportunity

 

 

Interested in learning about Sports Medicine, Strength and Conditioning, and Physical Therapy? Gain knowledge and experience working with athletes and active individuals as an intern at Deep Relief // Peak Performance.

 

2018 Dates: January-May, July-December

 

 

Description: Observe strength and conditioning for athletes, Personal Training, Physical Therapy, manual therapy, rehabilitation exercises, taping, evaluation of injuries, postural assessment, private practice client relations and sales, and use of scheduling software.

 

Daily Duties include open and close gym, filing, clean and maintain equipment, research conditions and best practices for clients, supervise client workouts, assist with cueing and stretching in group training sessions, light computer and administrative projects, contribute to video library of exercises and sessions.

 

Additional/Optional: 1-on-1 supervised personal training sessions with select clients, potential to develop new program in your specialty.

 

Evaluation includes daily feedback from supervisor, weekly meetings, end of internship report and recommendation letter.

 

Potential to earn money substitute personal training and/or developing personal client base.

 

Requirements:

Excited and eager to learn

Background in athletics, anatomy and physiology, massage, or nutrition

Flexible Schedule 20-30 hours per week

Personal Training Certification and Insurance

 

 

Please email samantha@deep2peak.com with resume and references.

 

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