Sawako Ama

  • CA License #: 44526
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Holistic living advisor, massage therapist, breathwork instructor

Sawako Ama,CMP

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I was born and raised in a Buddhist temple in southern part of Japan.  I came to USA in 2000 to explore my heart’s calling for healing and art.  I began by learning about Japanese folk medicines and herbs when I was in college in Japan.   I have been practicing massage since 2005. 

 I specialize in Craniosacral Therapy and Pelvic Core Alignment, among a variety of healing techniques I inte...

Sawako Ama,CMP

WE ARE CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Please stay safe, healthy and joyful! 

I was born and raised in a Buddhist temple in southern part of Japan.  I came to USA in 2000 to explore my heart’s calling for healing and art.  I began by learning about Japanese folk medicines and herbs when I was in college in Japan.   I have been practicing massage since 2005. 

 I specialize in Craniosacral Therapy and Pelvic Core Alignment, among a variety of healing techniques I integrate in my practices.  My intuitive sense allows me to feel changes in a client’s body and energy during and between bodywork sessions so I can provide the techniques necessary for the greatest benefit.  I consider my practice an opportunity to provide meaningful service where I create a safe space for you to have a time of deep relaxation and healing. In this busy society, we forget to take time to breathe and relax. It is my pleasure to be here to offer such a time and space.

Beyond body therapies, I am a cooking instructor at Sacramento Natural Foods Coop and a Yu-shiki Breathwork and dance instructor at Temple KUKURI.  

Holistic Cooking Channel: Earth Kitchen AMA https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDnA4m0hyZ32lG7P89kc12g/

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Where I Work
Licenses
Massage

CA # 44526

Education
2005

Healing Arts Institute: CA

Integrative Massage

2006

Healing Arts Institute: CA

Accupressure Certification Training

2006

Healing Arts Institute: CA

Reiki 1 & 2

2012

Healing Arts Institute: CA

Advanced Orthopedic Massage

2008

Yu-shiki Breathwork Institute

Yu-shiki Breathwork Instructor Certification

2016

Upledger Institute International

CranioSacral Therapy 1

2017

Upledger Institute International

CranioSacral Therapy 2

REVIEWS for my Bodywork or Meditation services

by Sarah on Jul 15
Sawako has good listening ability and is able to deliver therapeutic treatment to my body that I need. I felt totally relaxed after her massage. Highly recommended.
by Anonymous on Jan 28
I took a nasty fall at the gym one day when the TRX cable broke. I went for my first massage with Sawako on a friend’s recommendation. She helped me so much! I’ve been a regular customer ever since.
by DJ on Dec 11
Sawako is very attentive & professional. She is amazing.
by James on Aug 15
I made sure I had scheduled a one hour treatment with Sawako, and really needed the physical release from "driving leg-hip stress" after 4 hours to Bay area and return, same day. Sure is great to walk without crutches or a cane.
by Tony on Jul 30
Left feeling great!! Focused work on my shoulder! Looking forward to hot stone treatment next time!
by Anonymous on Jul 29
Sawako has magic healing hands!
by Jody (Ed) on Jan 29
Sawako is amazing with her work.
by Anonymous on Jan 23
Without fail Sawako is able to treat any ailment or discomfort I bring her.
by Scott on Jan 20
Sawako's detail to her massage was excellent. She makes you feel very comfortable. Also her advice on things I should do at home. There wasn't anything I didn't like. Thanks again!
by Darla on Jan 19
Fantastic. Day after I could tell my circulation had greatly improve in both legs and feet.

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Deep Tissue
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Breathwork
  • Craniosacral Therapy
  • Pelvic Core Alignment

Meditation

  • Breathwork

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