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
Available Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
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 Lydia on Jun 26
Jodie is amazing. She always ensures that I am relaxed and comfortable. Highly recommend her.
by Anonymous on Feb 01
Does everything in her power to make you're comfortable, very professional!
by James on Jan 31
Jodie did a great job of explaining what she was working on and addressing my individual needs as a client- my neck and shoulders were real problem areas and she focused on those to make the most of my time in the space.
by Anonymous on Jan 28
I liked everything. Very satisfied.
by Daniel on Jun 21
Jodie is amazing at her work and always gets my neck and back to relax! Definitely recommend her services and I come back every month!
by Anonymous on Apr 17
Relaxing time
by Eli on Apr 12
I will definitely recommend Jodie to others!
by Pat on Apr 09
Excellent! Have told many others about Jodie & Bella Mia. Will be back!
by Lindsey on Mar 25
Jodie is SO knowledgable about everything related to the body and always has suggestions regarding how I can improve my health. I always look forward to my appointments because I leave feeling relaxed and always learn someting new.
by Jackie on Feb 28
Wonderful massage

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

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

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