Dawn Girard

About Me

Dawn graduated with a B.S. in Sociology from Fitchburg State University in 1998.  From 1998-2000 she joined the Peace Corps and lived in the Commonwealth of Dominica, Eastern Caribbean.  She began studying massage therapy from 2001-2003 and graduated with her Certificate from the Muscular Therapy Institute's (Cambridge, MA) 900 hour Intensive Professional Training in Muscular Therapy.


In 2003, Dawn started her massage practice in Leominster, MA and has worked within a variety of settings inclu...

Dawn graduated with a B.S. in Sociology from Fitchburg State University in 1998.  From 1998-2000 she joined the Peace Corps and lived in the Commonwealth of Dominica, Eastern Caribbean.  She began studying massage therapy from 2001-2003 and graduated with her Certificate from the Muscular Therapy Institute's (Cambridge, MA) 900 hour Intensive Professional Training in Muscular Therapy.


In 2003, Dawn started her massage practice in Leominster, MA and has worked within a variety of settings including a spa, massage center and chiropractic office. From 2011-2016 she contracted her massage therapy practice through UMass Memorial HealthAlliance Hospitals Burbank Campus: Simonds-Hurd Complementary Care Center located in Fitchburg, MA. 


Dawn is licensed in Massachusetts for Massage Therapy (Lic. No. 1452).  She is also a Certified member of the Association of Massage & Bodywork Professionals & is  Board Certified in Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork


In the near future she will begin studying Myoskeletal Alignment, Craniosacral Therapy, and Essential oils/Aromatherapy.

If you're interested in finding out more about her upcoming trainings, check out the links below:

Myoskeletal Alignement:  http://erikdalton.com/about-myoskeletal-alignment/

Craniosacral Therapy:  http://www.upledger.com/therapies/index.php

Essential Oils:  



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Where I Work
Available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Licenses
Massage

MA # 1452

Board Certified in Massage and Bodywork

# 390253-00

Education
1998

Fitchburg State University

Sociology, BS

2003

Muscular Therapy Institute

Muscular Therapy

Experience
Bodywork

Craniosacral Therapy

Level 1 - 2004

Reflexology

2010

Hot Stone Massage

2009

Trager Approach

Introduction - 2004

Pregnancy

Basics of Pregnancy Massage- 2006 Pre & Perinatal Massage - 2006

Other

Cadaver Anatomy Workshop - 2005

Other

Advanced Anatomy and Physiology - 2011

Other

Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques - August 2016

Reiki

Level 1 - 2003 Level 2 - 2012

REVIEWS for my Bodywork services

by Derek on Oct 21
Always feel better a day after seeing Dawn & always looking forward to my next day of restoration & relaxation!
by Miriam on Sep 27
I enjoy her professionalism, her attention and sweet kindness.
by Ralph on Sep 21
Dawn is a wonderful massage therapist! Highly skilled, attentive, and a true professional. When she teams with Julie Pepper to provide a Meditation Massage, the experience is truly transcendent!
by Lisa on Sep 15
Dawn is always willing to focus on problem area with a depth of knowlwdge not always found in massage therapists. I would highly recommend her.
by Maryann on Sep 10
Loved it!!!!! Going back real soon!

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Other
  • Hot Stone Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Pregnancy Massage

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