Grace Manning

  • IL License #: 227.014791
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Why think of liberation at some future time? Liberation is in the little things, here and now. - B.K.S. Iyengar

Massage for the active individual who suffers discomfort in the physical body do to over use, injury or misalignment.  Massage sessions are a combination of muscle and joint testing to discern the patterns of the body, then treating those patterns with myoskeletal alignment techniques and muscle therapy which includes trigger point release, friction and resisted stretching.


Grace completed her Massage therapy training with Moraine Valley College and received an Illinois License of Massage Ther...

Massage for the active individual who suffers discomfort in the physical body do to over use, injury or misalignment.  Massage sessions are a combination of muscle and joint testing to discern the patterns of the body, then treating those patterns with myoskeletal alignment techniques and muscle therapy which includes trigger point release, friction and resisted stretching.


Grace completed her Massage therapy training with Moraine Valley College and received an Illinois License of Massage Therapy (LMT). She continued to increase her knowledge of massage by completing Ben Benjamins Orthopedic Certification as well as studying Myoskeletal Alignment Technique.  The combination of these techniques offers the best solution to resolve physical and mental discomforts.  She believes in firm pressure that eases into tight, damaged and sore muscles to find release without agitation.




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Where I Work
Licenses
Massage

IL # 227.014791

Education
2011

Moraine Valley Community College

Massage certification

Experience
Bodywork

Registered Yoga Instructor

Grace completed her yoga certification with Global family yoga in 2008. She has continued to deepen her knowledge and understanding of yoga by completing her 500 hour certification through Tejas Yoga and apprenticing with Gabriel Halpern at Yoga Circle. She focuses on a strong physical practice based in alignment to develop awareness of the physical, mental and emotional connection which in turn creates freedom from physical and mental discomforts.

REVIEWS for my Bodywork or Yoga services

by Mike on Jun 03
Everything was great! Not your typical massage! Grace makes each person's massage tailored for them. Very unique experience.
by Therese on May 03
Liked the emotions approach but thought more massage might be involved
by John on May 03
Ms. Manning is thorough and explains the effects of her therapeutic methods. Setting and mood is relaxing and very conducive to her work.
by Anonymous on Apr 24
She does great work! My back feels awesome
by John on Feb 20
I did not really have a dislike. next time I will try not to be so sore going into the session. that way I will be more attentive to any change I feel.
by Wendy on Sep 29
Looking forward to my next massage with Grace!
by Matt on Aug 15
Great communication throughout the massage. Great at working out knots in all the trouble spots that I had.
by Anonymous on Jul 12
Grace is very knowledgeable and understands my needs very well. She is always on time, cheerful, and easy to talk to.
by Vanaja on May 13
Grace is so intuitive, compassionate, thorough and so knowledgeable. Grace is the guide that takes you on a journey to work on releasing emotional holding patterns. Unsticking places you didn't know existed to become a brighter and lighter you. Thank you Grace! ????
by Rosie on Apr 25
Grace's website has wonderful descriptions of her work. Mind-body stress releasal. I loved the talking!!! Grace asks very good questions.

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Deep Tissue
  • Sports Massage
  • Mobile Sports Massage

Yoga

  • Hatha
  • Mobile Hatha

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