Carolyn Carter Draves

The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in being well. - Hippocrates

I completed my initial massage training over 17 years ago at Hear...

I completed my initial massage training over 17 years ago at Heartwood Institute in Garberville, CA in 1995.  Since that time I have pursued life-long learning and experience in the natural health field as a practitioner and holistic instructor.  I have worked with a diverse spectrum of clients with varying health goals and issues, adding a range of bodywork modalities through the years in addition to practicing as a western herbalist.

 I approach bodywork sessions from a body-mind standpoint, consciously holding quiet space for clients to completely relax and engage with their experience. Each massage is a unique integration of techniques including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Neuromuscular, and Energy Work, based on the needs and desires of each individual client.  I offer hands-on support for those healing from injury, releasing accumulated stress, and rediscovering deeper comfort and wisdom in the body.   I specialize in Maternity Massage and encourage pre- and post-natal mothers to receive extra care at this vital time.

To learn more about my practice as a western herbalist and to book an Herbal Consult visit  I offer consults along the front range of Colorado in Loveland, Estes Park, and Englewood.  I also teach courses at the Academy of Natural Therapy in Greeley,  East-West JFH Herbal Certification program in Englewood, and seasonal community classes at Estes River Retreat in  Estes Park.  Additionally, we offer on-farm, participatory classes near Loveland and nearby Roosevelt National Forest - woods and gardens herb walks, herbal medicine making, traditional foods prep, and more. To see current offerings and register for a class, visit

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

CO # MT.0000687


Heartwood Institute

Massage Therapy


Goddard College

BA Health Arts and Sciences


Maryland University of Integrative Health

MS Herbal Medicine


Boulder College of Massage Therapy

Pregnancy, Labor, Postpartum Massage

REVIEWS for my massage services

by Sara on Jun 22
Carolyn is amazing! Best massage I have ever had!
by Jacy on Jun 28
Carolyn is one of the best therapists I have ever had! She is not afraid to get right down to business and really get at those sore and tight muscles! Exactly what I want in a massage! I wish I lived in Fort Collins - but I'll be there whenever I am back in town!
by krista on Jun 06
Carolyn was amazing; she took the time to work on problem areas and worked hard to ensure I was relaxed and comfortable! I would highly recommend massage therapy from her or any of this fabulous team.
by Anonymous on May 11
i highly recommend Carolyn for your next massage! You will not be disappointed!!