Leigh Ann Warriner, MMT

Specializing in Gentle Pain Management and Nurturing Touch for all Ages

I opened Oasis Massage Therapy in March of 2012 after 18 years of medical office management.  Working in plastic and reconstructive surgery and gastroenterology, I learned the body "inside and out" you might say.  This knowledge has enhanced my massage and bodywork skills. I believe my deep faith enhances my intuitive skills and my desire to help others is expressed in my nurturing style.  

Since graduating massage therapy school (LMT) I have acquired my (MMT) Master Massage Therapist designat...

I opened Oasis Massage Therapy in March of 2012 after 18 years of medical office management.  Working in plastic and reconstructive surgery and gastroenterology, I learned the body "inside and out" you might say.  This knowledge has enhanced my massage and bodywork skills. I believe my deep faith enhances my intuitive skills and my desire to help others is expressed in my nurturing style.  

Since graduating massage therapy school (LMT) I have acquired my (MMT) Master Massage Therapist designation, obtained a certification in Pediatric Massage through the Liddle Kidz Foundation (CPMT) and national certification in Manual Lymph Drainage through Klose (CMLDT).  In May of 2015 I attended Oncology Massage training in Austin, TX with Tracy Walton and as a result, I am now a Preferred Provider with S4OM, Society for Oncology Massage. Needless to say, I am a nerd when it comes to education.  My style of massage is "Integrative" meaning I incorporate many styles and techniques in one session to produce the best result.  My sessions may include; Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trager, CORE Bodywork (Noah Karrasch style rolfing) Manual Lymph Drainage, SMRT (Spontaneous Muscle Release Technique, Sports Massage, Assisted Stretching, Nurturing touch and energy work.  My session fee is all inclusive and I do not charge additional fees for use of hot or cold stones, table warmer, hot paraffin wraps or essential oils.  Clients book sessions by length of time. At the time of the appointment I will determine the nature of the visit and work with the client to customize the session based on their needs that day. 

To quote Noah Karrasch, "Always coax the muscle. Never force it." To that end, I believe in working at the "hurts so good" level and not beyond. In my experience, once the body registers true pain the "fight and flight" response is triggered and the body braces for the pain and my work becomes ineffective. I believe in working with the body, not against it. Gentle, effective pain relief and management is my goal.  I provide care to ages 5 to 100.  I also provide Hospice Care at no charge and offer reduced rates to healthcare providers and caregivers.

Peace, love and light,

Leigh Ann Warriner, MMT, CPMT, CMLDT

                                                                    

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

AR # 7479

Education
2012

Touching America Hot Springs School of Massage

Massage Therapy & Bodywork

Experience
Bodywork

Pediatric Massage Therapy

Certified Pediatric Massage Therapist (CPMT) Autism Training Trained with: Tina Allen, Liddle Kidz Foundation, www.liddlekidz.com Wellspring School, Kansas City, Kansas

Master Massage Therapist

Earned by completing an additional 125 hours of continuing education since graduation. CORE Bodywork with Noah Karrasch Raindrop Therapy - Young Living Technique Oncology Massage Training Deep Tissues techniques Sports Massage SMRT - Spontaneous Muscle Release Technique, Head, Neck and Shoudlers

Medical Office Management

Prior to attending massage school I worked as a medical office manager for 18 years; 11 years in plastic and reconstructive surgery and 7 years in gastroenterology. My experience is vast and includes everything from coding and billing to assisting in the exam rooms during office procedures and educating patients regarding postoperative care. I have a through understanding of the body, inside and out.

Mom and former athlete

In my younger years I danced for 13 years and worked as a student teacher. In the summers I worked as a lifeguard at a very demanding swim club. My son played soccer and I served as team manager and was a FIFA referee. He went on to play rugby for the Arkansas Razorback Rugby team. My daughter, like me, loved dance. She danced studied with Sonshine Academy, Blackbird Academy, Shuffles Ballet under Arlene Sugano and the Nashville Ballet, Nashville, Tennessee. I know how to work with the unique problems experienced by young athletes with growing and changing bodies.

REVIEWS for my Bodywork services

by Anonymous on May 20
I always feel so much better after a session with Leigh Ann! She is very skilled at finding and relieving muscle aches.
by Anonymous on May 18
Leigh Ann knows exactly what is needed for comfort and relaxation.
by Donna on May 08
Leigh Ann is so knowledgeable about so much! I always leave learning something new and feeling so much better! She provides excellent service and her skills are strong.
by Kasey on May 06
Wide knowledge base; very skilled
by Thomas on Apr 23
Ability to relate; willingness to 'take it easy' on first few visits, to 'learn the territory'. Easy to communicate with; willing to work with whatever comes up.
by Terry on Apr 20
Great work on the muscles, very knowledgeable and concerned about the entire experience and background of what I do, and sporting events that are coming up so we do not impact those...
by Sharon on Apr 01
Took care of my problem within a few sessions. Could see a change immediately. Would definitely use her services again. Would definitely recommend to others
by Melissa on Mar 13
Dry brushing was a new experience for me.
by Tyra on Feb 21
Leigh Ann makes you feel like you are her only patient. What she does is so therapeutic physically and mentally.
by Melinda on Feb 11
I have had nothing but good experiences with Leigh Ann. Not only is she highly skilled, she is also unbelievably gifted. It is as if she can "read" what my body needs to have done in order to get better. She always asks plenty of questions so she can better target the problem areas and determine what strategies to use. In addition, during my visit she educates me about things I can do to prevent the pain/problems from reoccurring and offers tons of helpful health tips. She is amazing!

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Other
  • Swedish Massage
  • Trager Approach
  • Deep Tissue
  • Lymphatic Drainage
  • Medical Massage

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