Our Massage Therapists

Meet the highest quality team of massage therapists and estheticians in Plattsburgh, NY


Chad Hunkins (Owner)
Licensed Massage Therapist
Licensed Esthetician
Certified in Medi-Cupping

Chad Hunkins has been a massage therapist since 2006 and esthetician since 2009. He received his massage degree from North Country Community College (NCCC) in Saranac Lake, NY and his esthetics license from the Aesthetics Science Institute in Latham, NY. For most of his career, Chad worked for the Mirror Lake Inn, a premier Lake Placid, NY spa and resort. The Mirror Lake Inn is where Chad learned an expansive array of massage services along with top notch professionalism. Chad's spa background has progressively elevated him through numerous studies within the medical arena to include;  piriformis syndrome, plantar fasciitis, thoracic outlet syndrome, sciatic nerve compression and rotator cuff injuries which has allowed him to continually improve his clients experience as well. Chad started StoneWorks Massage and Skincare in the beginning of 2015 and the business has blossomed!


Karen Johnson
Licensed Massage Therapist
Specialties: Swedish, Deep Tissue, Pain Management, and Chair Massage

Karen Johnson has been a massage therapist for 9 years, initially developing an interest in massage therapy while attending CV-TEC for cosmetology. She enjoyed providing a relaxing experience for clients doing manicures, pedicures, and facials, and chose to attend North Country Community College for massage after graduating from CV-TEC in 2006. 

Upon graduation from North Country Community College (NCCC) in 2008 with an Associate in Applied Science for massage therapy, Karen worked doing massage and cosmetology in Saranac, NY and Dannemora, NY. Since 2012, she has focused solely on massage.

Karen actively pursues ongoing education, continuously expanding her knowledge of the massage therapist field. 

Wayne Chase
Licensed Massage Therapist

A town of Saranac native and an outdoors and Adirondack enthusiast, Wayne has a passion to help people. Graduating from North Country Community college from their Massage Therapy program with honors, he received an associates degree in applied science. Wayne has worked at StoneWorks Massage and Skincare under the tutelage of Chad Hunkins, owner, LMT, and licensed esthetician. Also employed at CVPH, where he works on a wide variety of people, his drive is to help his clients reach their goals through therapy, ranging from reducing stress after a long day to managing pain and getting back to chosen activities. Waynes mantra is to educate his clients along with treating them, in order to improve health and quality of life.


Sara Chuba
Swedish, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Relexology, Prenatal

A native to the Adirondacks, Sara Chuba received her training at North Country Community College in 2001. After receiving an Applied Associates of Science in Massage, her love for continuing education brought her to Virginia Beach to train at the Cayce Reilly School of Massotherapy. The Cayce / Reilly Massage is for rebalancing the system, to promote the body's overall health. Sara is trained in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Relexology, Hot Stone, Prental, and the Cayce / Reilly Massage. Skilled at customizing each session to meet the ever changing needs of her client, short term and long term goals are assessed to promote the best possible outcome. Massage is great for relaxation, but also when done often, it can promote the overall re-tuning of mind and body for heath and well being.

Sara enjoys singing, writing music and the beautiful Adirondacks.