Alison Johnston


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  • Massage, VA #0019004589
  • NCBTMB Board Certified, # 404357-00


  • Virginia School of Technology


Bodywork & Massage

  • Chair Massage
  • Mobile Chair Massage
  • Medical Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Myofascial Release
  • Other
  • Mobile Deep Tissue
  • Hot Stone Massage
  • Deep Tissue

Alison Johnston

Encouraging the body to heal

I completed a 600+ hour course for Massage Therapy in Richmond, Virginia and am Nationally Certified since March 2004. I am also licensed in the state of Virginia. I have continued to expand my skill-set and knowledge with over 250 hours of continuing education. My interest and passion pertains to Orthopedic massage techniques and I have acquired a Medical Massage Certificate. I received valuable training and experience upon receiving certification, while working for 2.5 years with a Physical... more

Where I Work

Progressive Healing Massage  

Porpoise Cove Lane, Deltaville, VA 23043 Map it


Massage, VA # 0019004589
NCBTMB Board Certified, # 404357-00



Virginia School of Technology
Massage Therapy


Notable Experiences

Progressive Healing Massage, Owner CMT
Started own practice working from home office 2008 to present. Working with clients to heal painful issues.
May Physical Therapy - Massage Therapist
Worked with physical therapists as part of patient rehabilitation 2004 - 2007
Certified Massage Therapist
Independent contractor working with clients at various locations 2007 - 2008
Continuing Education
Erik Dalton’s “Dirty Dozen” Myoskeletal Techniques for Neck, Shoulder and Hand pain. 12 Contact Hours, October 26 & 27, 2003
Continuing Education
Musculoskeletal Rehab, Inc., (LMT Success Group) - Insurance Billing & Reimbursement, February 19, 2005, 6 Hours. Day of the Back, February 20, 2005, 8 Hours. Day of the Neck, February 21, 2005, 8 Hours. Postural Distortions, March 18, 2005, 6 Hours. Upper Extremities, March 19, 2005, 8 Hours. Lower Extremities, March 20, 2005, 8 Hours. Total = 44 Hours
Continuing Education
Freedom from Pain Institute – Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques, Advanced Neck, Back, Shoulder, Hip & Leg Pain seminar by Erik Dalton PhD, September 24 – 26, 2010 for 24 CEU’s.
Continuing Education
OMERI Orthopedic Massage Education & Research Institute – Orthopedic Massage Introduction, March 4, 2012 for 4 CEU’s. Whitney Lowe’s Orthopedic Massage Techniques for the Lower Body – seminar held at University of Richmond, VA, March 3 – 4, 2012 for 16 CEU’s. Whitney Lowe’s Orthopedic Massage Techniques for the Upper Body – seminar held at University of Richmond, VA, September 8 - 9, 2012 for 16 CEU’s.
Continuing Education
Douglas Nelson – Precision Neuromuscular Therapy, Kinematics, May 3, 2014, for 8 CEU’s.
by Anonymous on Aug 07
Alison is always prompt, kind, professional, attentive and interested in any special needs one may have. I always look forward to seeing her.
by Sally B. on Aug 05
I can't think of a single thing I didn't like. My upper back had been the in pain for over a week. My chiropractor was able to lessen the pain but after my massage with Alison, I woke up pain-free in my upper back. I always wake up with a painful and stiff and lower back but after my session yesterday I woke up this morning feeling great with no pain or stiffness . Alison knows how to seek out the problem areas and fix them. Alison is amazing!
by Annette R. on Jul 14
I so appreciate the time taken to work on trouble spots and educating me on this journey to wellness! I always feel great after a massage and enjoy pain free days for a while, depending on my activity level.
by Connie H. on May 26
Allison is amazing! She takes time to get to know you and what exactly you are looking to get out of your massage. She keeps up with her training so you never get the "box" massage. My husband and I highly recommend Allison