Jodie Purgahn

  • MO License #: 2012010830
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Pain is a signal that tells you that something is wrong

Ever since I can remember, I was always rubbing my family members' backs or massaging my mother’s head. After working in a nursing home for 5 years, I realized how incredibly important that touch therapy is to us, as well as the need to find pain relief without yet another medicine. My family and friends were not surprised when I signed up for mas...

Ever since I can remember, I was always rubbing my family members' backs or massaging my mother’s head. After working in a nursing home for 5 years, I realized how incredibly important that touch therapy is to us, as well as the need to find pain relief without yet another medicine. My family and friends were not surprised when I signed up for massage school.

I attended A Gathering Place Wellness Education Center in Maryland Heights. After graduating in 2012, I returned as an instructor. I taught Anatomy and Physiology for 2 years while picking up more massage skills.
 
I specialize in Swedish and Therapeutic massages. I am also certified in Hot Stone Massage and Indian Head Massage. My favorite spots to work on are the neck/shoulders, low back, and knees (because they do not get much love in daily life). I have experience in sports massage. While I can work deep on specific areas or problems, I am unable to do a full body Deep Tissue massage. But do not be fooled, I can work from soft Swedish to medium-firm in pressure!
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Where I Work
Licenses
Massage

MO # 2012010830

Education
2012

A Gathering Place Wellness Education Center

Massage Therapy

Experience
Bodywork

Anatomy and Physiology Instructor

I taught Anatomy and Physiology at A Gathering Place for 2 years

REVIEWS for my Bodywork services

by Theresa on Dec 11
great massage!
by Daniel on Dec 04
Jodie is awesome! Very knowledgeable and caring. Always asks about what problems I’m having a tailors the session accordingly.
by Laura on Dec 01
Jodie did an amazing job! She is very proficient in her skills and very professional! I would highly recommend her to anyone!

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

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