Shirley Sykes

  • CT License #: 7074
  • 2

Medical Massage Therapist

Born and raised in England, Shirley studied Nursing, & since graduating as a registered nurse, she specialized in the care of elderly. After moving to the United States Shirley has been a Hospice volunteer since 2004. Her background in healthcare over the last 20 years led her to believe that many patients are seeking back massage to relieve tension and pain, leading her to earn her certification in 2011 as a licensed massage therapist at the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in Westport...

Born and raised in England, Shirley studied Nursing, & since graduating as a registered nurse, she specialized in the care of elderly. After moving to the United States Shirley has been a Hospice volunteer since 2004. Her background in healthcare over the last 20 years led her to believe that many patients are seeking back massage to relieve tension and pain, leading her to earn her certification in 2011 as a licensed massage therapist at the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in Westport CT, furthering her ambition to be fully versed with all aspects of health and well-being. Shirley couples her nursing background with her massage training to focus on her clients' condition, aiding in releasing tension, pain and healing both physically and emotionally.

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Where I Work
Available Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Licenses
Massage

CT # 7074

Education
2011

Connecticut Center for Massage

Clinical Massage

Experience
Bodywork

Chair Massage

Worked for various companies providing chair massage to their employees on a monthly basis. Also offered voluntary chair massage at events for charity and to provide nursing staff complimentary massage

Deep Tissue

Providing medical massage since 2012 Medical massage Work for a chiropractor since 2018 providing deep tissue massage

Reflexology

I passed the NCBTMB certification for Reflexology June 2020

Hot Stone Massage

Provide hot stone massage on appointment basis

Pregnancy

Certified in Pregnancy Massage

Other

Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) CMLDT Certified 2017

Other

Certified in Oncology and Hospice/ Palliative care Massage Working with these clients since 2012 A preferred provider for Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital A preferred provider for the Society 4 Oncology Massage

REVIEWS for my Bodywork, Wellness, or Reflexology services

by Julie on Sep 15
Wow! What an amazing job and a feeling of total peace and relaxation! I am so grateful for the professional care skill and Covid safety precautions that Shirley provided which left me feeling so relaxed and pain free! Thank you for you time and I’m also past my due date so the reflexology really helped also!! Highly recommended for her professional manner, skill and great care!
by Susan on Aug 30
You made me feel wonderful, thank you

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Mobile Deep Tissue, Swedish
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Mobile Oncology
  • Mobile Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Chair Massage
  • Mobile Chair Massage
  • Mobile Swedish Massage
  • Mobile Pregnancy Massage
  • Mobile Senior
  • Swedish Massage
  • Oncology
  • Medical Massage

Wellness

  • Massage & Halotherapy

Reflexology

  • Thumb and finger walking.
  • Mobile Thumb and finger walking.

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