Ashleigh B

  • CO License #: 2607

"The most imperative time to receive massage is when you don't have time for it."-Anonymous

Ashleigh Bouziden began her career in Massage Therapy in 2001 at Central State Massage Academy, Oklahoma City, OK. During her time there, she was exposed to a variety of modalities including eastern theory.
 Directly after school she began her own practice at the age of 18. The practice grew significantly every year. During this time she had the privilege to serve on an advisory board for an up and coming school and ...

Ashleigh Bouziden began her career in Massage Therapy in 2001 at Central State Massage Academy, Oklahoma City, OK. During her time there, she was exposed to a variety of modalities including eastern theory.
 Directly after school she began her own practice at the age of 18. The practice grew significantly every year. During this time she had the privilege to serve on an advisory board for an up and coming school and helped mold the new curriculum.
 In 2007 Ashleigh moved to Colorado Springs and decided to continue and refresh her education at Colorado Institute of Massage Therapy. During her time there she became well versed in Neuromuscular Therapy, Neurophysiology, and Structural kinesiology. Ashleigh continued to practice massage at local spas.
 Ashleigh loves the field of Massage Therapy and has always had a desire to teach. In February 2010 she was brought on as an instructor at a local college. She now owns and operates her private practice (Intuitive Touch Bodywork) located in the heart of downtown Colorado Springs
She looks forward to continuing to work with clients as owner and therapist here at ITB and pledges to provide the best possible customer service.

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

CO # 2607

Education
2002

Central State Massage Academy

Massage Therapy Certification

2008

Colorado Institute of Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

Experience
Bodywork

Deep Tissue

Ashleigh believes deep tissue isn't just a deep pressure massage. This massage is never supposed to hurt. She will take each client to their individual "therapeutic edge" or the "hurt so good" feeling that gives your muscles relief from tension. Deep tissue is also a very functional massage with goals such as balancing postural distortions. She will give you a full assessment before each deep tissue massage in order to target the muscles that cause posture, gait and pain issues. Although functional, deep tissue should also be flowing and rhythmic so the client can be able to fully relax and unwind.

Myofascial Release

Ashleigh uses the MRT theory to help reshape muscles and balance posture

Neuromuscular

Ashleigh took further schooling and training at the renowned Colorado Institute of Massage Therapy. This school is known for a specific protocol they use during neuromuscular therapy. NMT as it is called is effective because the therapist is working directly with the peripheral nervous system in order to change the muscle fibers from shortened and painful to lengthened and released.

Reflexology

Reflexology is based on the theory that points on the feet, hands and ears are connected energetically to organs, glands and body parts in the upper body. This is a very effective technique to bring the body into homeostasis. Many times clients that are otherwise contraindicated for a full body massage can still receive reflexology in order to achieve their wellness goals through touch therapy.

Hot Stone Massage

Ashleigh was trained and has also taught hot stone therapy massage for many years. This technique is based on the theory that stones of the earth can bring energy and balance to the human body. On a mechanical level these stones can soften muscle tissue due to the weight and the heat. Ashleigh will use hot stones in the massage according to how you the client views the benefits of them. Whether you would like a more western approach or a more eastern approach (using the stones to balance chakras), Ashleigh will make sure you enjoy your Hot Stone Massage!

Sports Massage

Ashleigh has had the privilege of providing pre, intra, and post-event massage at a variety of sporting events including The Red Man Triathlon, Oklahoma City, Pikes Peak Marathon and Ascent in Manitou Springs CO, and the National Wheelchair Basketball Association Playoffs at the Olympic Training center in Colorado Springs.

Thai Massage

Ashleigh is one of the few therapists that has been trained in Thai Massage. Thai massage can be described as a passive yoga with many similar goals as active yoga. She will take you into a variety of stretches and ROM techniques to provide balance both physically and energetically.

Pregnancy

Ashleigh has been trained in prenatal, postnatal and even Labor massage and has had the honor of being a Doula on several occasions. She is well versed in the changes of the female pelvis and the pain these changes can cause. She loves to help women during their journey of child bearing and birth through the gift of the healing arts.

Medical

Ashleigh likes to think of Medical Massage as "Condition Specific". This means that the type of massage she provides for injuries is very specific and is tailored to the type of injury and the clients stage of healing. She has had the honor of helping those in car accidents, those with common sports injuries and repetitive motion injuries in her practice. She is happy to work with insurance in the case of car accidents so that you can receive the care you need without the worry of finances during such a stressful time.

Spa

Other

Ashleigh has been able to work at many spas during her career and has also had extensive training for a variety of spa treatments including body wraps, masks, hydrotherapy and exfoliation. She continues to offer several types of spa treatments in her practice today. Ask her about the new Parafango wrap. This wrap is notable for inch loss and body detoxification.

Yoga

Other

Ashleigh has been a student of yoga for many years and can vouch for how beneficial it is body and mind. She is currently pursuing her Yoga Instructor Certification through NCCPT so that she can lead yoga classes and empower her clients with yoga.

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Deep Tissue
  • Thai Massage
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Other
  • Reflexology
  • Hot Stone Massage

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