About Us

About Us

Over 20 Years of Experience

The Body Connection was founded in Las Vegas by Australian-born Nicole Verhagen in 1996 with the singular purpose of providing high-quality professional chair massage as a “traffic builder” at conventions and trade shows. Highly regarded by international corporations for its dynamic team of licensed professional massage therapists and spa technicians, The Body Connection fast became the premier Las Vegas company for On-Site Chair Massage. Many years of customer satisfaction and unmatchable standards of excellence has created demand for new services and has driven The Body Connection’s expansion to other major cities including Orlando, FL; San Francisco, CA; Los Angeles CA; Atlanta GA; Phoenix, AZ; San Diego, CA; and Chicago, IL.

Today, we are so grateful to be recognized as one of America’s top chair massage company trusted by both Mom and Pop businesses and numerous Fortune 500 Companies.

From Microsoft to Subway to Ketel One Vodka, we are honored that the world’s top corporations have literally put their customers in our hands.

We invite you to do the same.

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About Us

Meet The Team

  • Nicole Verhagen C.E.O.

    Nicole Verhagen is owner of The Body Connection. Having completed training in numerous modalities at massage schools in San Diego, Laguna and Berkeley, CA, Nicole first worked as a massage therapist. In 1996, she launched the Body Connection in Las Vegas, and has since grown the business which today is staffed by over one hundred massage therapists and spa technicians in cities nationwide.

  • Allison Harnden Business Development

    Allison Harnden has been a part of The Body Connection Team since 2003. With 20 years’ experience assisting Dining & Entertainment Districts, culinary schools and hospitality businesses nationwide, Allison guides The Body Connection’s business development and marketing.

  • Dawn Di Raffaele Licensing/Accounting

    With a 14 year background working for Trade Show Specialists, GES and Freeman, this native New Yorker is no stranger to the multi-tasking and stamina required in the high-energy world of conventions and events. Dawn manages all aspects of the office operations and schedules and coordinates therapists for Body Connection’s clients.