Mo Darmand

  • WA License #: MA 60041397
  • 62

There is more widsom in your body than in your deepest philosophies. - Friedrich Nietzche

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I come to massage from a background of outdoor endurance sports.  Working for many years as a paddling, rafting and trekking guide in Alaska and Antarctica, I became keenly aware of repetitive use injuries and the need for long-term muscle maintenance and rehabilitation. 

 

In 2005 I attended my first massage training at the Heartwood Institute of Massage, and completed a 700-hour program at the Vancouver School of Bodywork and Massage in 2007.  Thereafter, I went on to create the Wellness Program for One Ocean Expeditions, offering massage and yoga on board their ocean going fleet in the Arctic and Antarctic.  I returned to Alaska in 2010 and as my family grew, so did my interest in injury treatment, prevention, and massage techniques to maintain muscle health and performance. 

 

I went on to complete training in Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, Lymphatic Drainage and Orthopedic Deep Tissue techniques.  I firmly believe caring for our muscles, connective tissue, and joints is an integral part of our overall wellness.  In our sessions my goal is to alter muscle restriction, alleviate pain, support soft tissue healing, and promote deep relaxation.  

 

If you would like to schedule a pre- or post-event treatment that requires challenging timing please call me directly.  I am also happy to see you for PIP of L&I claims. 

Book a Bodywork service with me today

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

WA # MA 60041397

Education
2005

Heartwood Institute

Intro to Massage

2007

Vancouver School of Bodywork & Massage

Massage Practitioner

REVIEWS for my Bodywork services

by Anonymous on Jan 03
She is a down to earth person who engages in meaningful conversation during a relaxed treatment. She knows her clients needs and focuses her energy to alleviate pain and discomfort.
by Anonymous on Nov 09
Great
by Christina on Nov 07
She knows her stuff and was very accommodating to my needs
by michelle on Aug 31
Mo is the best!
by Anonymous on Jul 09
I appreciate Mo; herskill, knowledge and professionalism
by Cheryl on Mar 09
I sit behind a computer all day, so having some pain relief from massage is a necessity for me. Mo is very skilled in finding and relieving the multitude of tense muscles and associated pain. She listens carefully and respectfully to her clients to provide the best care possible. I have NEVER come away feeling bruised or over-massaged, always relaxed and feeling better.
by Adam on Feb 10
Mo was awesome! She made sure to focus on what was hurting and made it a relaxing massage.
by Anonymous on Feb 06
Everything
by leslee on Jan 11
Pressure Addressed issues Professional
by David on Dec 14
Mo is fantastic!! She has been working the kinks out of me for the last couple years after my car accident and has greatly benefited me allowing me to keep up with my busy work and basketball schedule. If you are an older (or younger) athletically active person I highly recommend monthly medical massage by Mo!

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Swedish Massage
  • Medical Massage
  • Other
  • Deep Tissue