Shea Olinger

“Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.” ― Maya Angelou

Shea Olinger (Ayana) is the sole-practicioner of Metta Heart. She advocates for sustainable, affordable and holistic healthcare for all. Services offered by Metta Heart are by donation, with a suggested donation of $50-200. Since beginning her practice in 2014 Shea has completed numerous yoga trainings, bodywork & massage therapy (including Thai massage & Craniosacral) and studies Permaculture. Nature is her muse.

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Where I Work
Available Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Asheville School of Massage & Yoga

650hr Massage Certification


Craniosacral Therapy

In March 2018 I completed a 21hr continuing education class in Elemental Craniosacral therapy.

Founding Therapist

I am one of the founding therapists at Blaizing Lotus Healing House, a 5-star massage & bodywork establishment in Downtown Asheville, NC.

Thai Massage Training

I completed a continuing education course in Thai Yoga Bodywork (massage) following my foundational massage education. While learning I was traveling with my teacher assisting workshops in various yoga studios.


350hr RYT

In 2016 I completed a 250hr YTT at Asheville Community Yoga, following 100 hours of yoga education at the Asheville School of Massage & Yoga. Preceding these certifications I had been studying/practicing yoga for 8 years.

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Thai Massage
  • Mobile Thai Massage

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