Phil Benyola Sr

Phil Benyola Sr.

Certified Massage Therapist

Phil has been State and Nationally certified and licensed since 1997, specializing in stress reduction and relaxation techniques, adopting a wide variety of massage modalities, such as long, deep effleurage designed to zone you out, as well as petrissage, trager, and lymph drainage!

Phil's focus also includes deep tissue/trigger point treatment, and incorporates stretching, as needed and desired.  Phil's 60-minute, 90-minute, or 120-minute sessions are guaranteed to achieve total body relaxation and targeted therapeutic treatment, customized to meet your individual needs and preferences.

Phil trained and graduated from Bhakte Academe, in Clearwater, FL, a massage school designed from a derivative of southern India, focusing on intuitive, meditative, therapeutic application.

Phil also holds a Master's Degree from Rutgers University, from his native New Jersey, and spent a management career in Leadership Development Training for large Defense Contractors and Utilities. Phil is also an accomplished pianist, having taught dozens of students over the years.

Phil is married, with 3 adult children and 4 grandchildren.

About Us


At The Matlacha Wellness Center, we take a natural and holistic approach to health.

It is our mission to teach you how to truly live a healthier and happier life.

We specialize in personal training, massage therapy, arthritis relief, post physical therapy rehabilitation, yoga, anti-inflammatory eating, natural pain management, mindfulness, mental health counseling, nutrition, and complete body health.

Most of our services are on a private or semi-private basis, taking away any feeling of intimidation or discomfort. That also allows for our clients to get the most out of their time here and maximize their results.

Keep reading for more information about our products and services, or click here to contact us directly.

Meet Our Team

Tim Shevlin

Tim Shevlin

Holly Kaman

Holly Kaman

Michael Lindsay

Coach Ty Hull

Coach Ty Hull

Alex Grauso

Alex Grauso

Julie McCracken

Julie McCracken

Vonnie Bixby

Vonnie Bixby

Amy Geiser

Amy Geiser

Danyelle Argese

Danyelle Argesa

Phil Benyola

Phil Benyola

Carina Sommers

Carina Sommers

Sue Dzija

Sue Dzija