About Achieving Inner Peace LLC

Achieving Inner Peace LLC was founded in 2011 by Karmen Buchhop.  Karmen is a Licensed Massage Therapist who works with a passion of seeing every person obtain ultimate healing, and the therapists who join the team share this passion.  At Achieving Inner Peace, each massage session is designed specifically for the receiving client.  Several different massage modalities may be used in our Therapeutic Massage session.  

Our goal is for you to obtain inner peace, because you deserve it!

Meet the Therapists 

Karmen is a 2011 graduate of Body Wisdom Massage Therapy School located in Urbandale, Iowa.  Karmen completed a 775 hour certification program where she practiced the following massage modalities:  

  • Swedish Massage
  • Myofascial Release Technique 
  • Pulsing and Rebalancing
  • Reflexology Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Jin Shin Do & Shiatsu
  • Hot and Cold Stone Therapy
  • *Karmen also specializes in Pre and Post Natal Massage.  

Andrea is a 2012 graduate from The Aveda Institute in West Des Moines, Iowa where she completed a 750 hour massage therapy program. Andrea is multi-talented and is able to offer a pampering Pre-Natal Massage or a Therapeutic Deep Tissue Massage. Andrea is trained in the following modalities:

  • Swedish Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Prenatal Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • *Andrea can also incorporate Hot Stones and Lymphatic Drainage Technique into her sessions.

Stacey is a 2017 graduate from Body Wisdom Massage Therapy School in Urbandale, Iowa where she completed a 839 hour program. Stacey is passionate about massage and wants to see healing occur in her clients, therefore she has taken it upon herself to learn a few modalities of massage that are unique, though come with great therapeutic results.  Thai Massage and Barefoot Bar Massage are a couple of these unique modalities! Stacey is trained in the following modalities:

  • Swedish Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Barefoot Bar Massage
  • Clinical Sports Massage
  • Neuromuscular Massage
  • Thai Massage