Crystal & Michael Bricker began Balanced Practice, a large scale yoga & bodywork studio, in 2008 in Sitka, Alaska and have been privileged to assist hundreds of clients in improving the state of their mind, body and well-being. Now called R&R Rolfing® + Massage they offer their exceptional bodywork at their Private Practice in High Rolls Mountain Park and reach surrounding areas through home delivery.


Whether you choose the transformative process of the Rolfing ® 10 Series, developing a daily yoga practice, weekly massage therapy visits to relieve stress and tension, or just want to understand your healthcare and pain relief options,R&R Rolfing ® + Massage will support you and empower you to develop into a more balanced you.


The mission of R&R Rolfing ® + Massage is to provide a well-rounded offering of wellness opportunities. We know that your body and mind wellness effect all areas of your life as well as your relationships and interactions with others.


Our intention is to provide you with effective options to care for your body, mind, & soul through bodywork & yoga, as well as direction through self-care. We are passionate about our privilege to promote health and well-being.


Thank you for this opportunity to work with you and share in the joy of health and wellness. Email to set up a consultation to find out how we can best serve you. Or book your session now using our online scheduler!

Crystal Bricker

Crystal Bricker is a Certified Rolfer®, Yoga Teacher, Doula, and is Certified in Massage and Bodywork. She received her education at the Rolf Institute of Structural Integration in Boulder , Colorado and Florianapolis, Brazil , Yoga Works in Los Angeles , through Big Belly Services based in Seattle, Washington, and the Chicago School of Massage Therapy in Chicago , Illinois . Crystal has been in the alternative healthcare field since 1999, and happily considers helping other people find balance in their bodies and lives her life’s work. Her passion lies with helping people “wake up” sleeping parts of the body and more than anything, connecting the body, mind and spirit.


Crystal approaches bodywork with the understanding she, as therapist, must be working on a level in which the client is available to receive the work. Under these circumstances, clients find they are able to enjoy intense sessions without needing time to “recover.” Due to her experience as a bodyworker, her yoga classes inevitably are very body centered. Students say that in her classes they are able to find a new level to the asana every time they practice. Classes with Crystal are methodical and relaxing. Her teaching style is gentle and concise. Crystal’s clients often remark at her gentle way of teaching them about their own bodies and guiding them into body awareness. She is known for clear and concise movement education, transformative structural integration through Rolfing®, as well as unparalleled prenatal care.

Enamored with pregnancy & childbirth, Crystal is a Certified Doula and offers consultations and education in Natural pregnancy & childbirth, as well as prenatal structural bodywork to improve balance and offer pain relief.

Crystal is also the founder of Yoga Integration®, Structural Integration in Motion, and currently has several local & international retreats in operation.

Michael Bricker

Michael Bricker is a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist and Bodyworker.  He received comprehensive training at the Sedona School of Massage. A former flight medic in the US Coast Guard, he has been in the health care field since 2006 and more recently has gained significant experience in sports injury massage. Because of his clinical experience, he uses a systematic approach to health care with a well-trained ear. Michael specializes in Myofascial Unwinding, Aromatherapy, Deep Tissue Massage, Neuro-muscular Therapy, Craniosacral, and Polarity Therapy.
At 6’4” and 230 pounds Michael can deliver any pressure with ease.


He is a practitioner of Judo. Judo- which translates to “the gentle way” seems to have effected Michaels bodywork style. You may notice effortless traction holds and body mobilization during your session to help facilitate release and deeper relaxation.