Maia Bielak

  • CA License #: 76790

Everything Is you

Hello, Call me Pacha Maia (earth mother) or Maia. My healing and massage offerings encompasses over 20 years of practice and study with different cultures and ancient technologies rooted in the wisdom of the earth and the elements as well as clinical and science based approaches. I have worked with 1000's of people and I enjoy co-creating with each client a personalized, unique and often profound healing session(s) that combines my skills.



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Where I Work
Contact for availability
Licenses
Massage

CA # 76790

Education
2003

The Soma Institute: Nat'l School of Clinical Massage

Clinical Massage

Experience
Bodywork

Resume of Related Experience

Intuitive wellness practitioner with a passion for narrative medicine and shamanic healing. 18+ years' experience in clinical massage therapy and spa management/operations. 13 years' experience licensed yoga instruction. Extensive study and healing work with indigenous peoples including the Lakota, Cherokee, Kanaka Maoli and Shipibo nations. 20+ years art experience with design, commission and installation experience. Highlights: Certified massage therapist (CA, IL, MA) with expertise in prenatal, deep tissue and hot stone massage, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, reflexology, craniosacral therapy and Kripalu Bodywork Certifications in Hatha, Shamanic and Kundalini yoga instruction as well as yoga trance dance, with specialized experience in sound healing and mantra work for both individuals and groups Specialized training and certifications in narrative medicine, journey medicine, Hawaiian bone washing, Cherokee Bodywork, and Sweat Lodge. 20 + years of extensive studies with elders and teachers from ancient traditions all over the world, including the indigenous Lakota, Cherokee, Kanaka Maoli and Shipibo nations PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Shamanic Healer International 2006 – Present Pacha Maia/Oracle of Ojai, (2002-Present) Work with clients to unlock narratives at the root of physical and emotional pain, trauma, and limiting emotional patterns. Facilitate shifts through readings, journeys, sound healing, yogic instruction, etc. Massage Therapist National 2002 – Present Exhale Spa, Allyu Spa, Valeo Spa, Onterie Fitness Center and Spa, American Hospital Association Offers a variety of massage therapy techniques for private clients, spas and corporate wellness programs. Bodywork Supervisor & Services Manager Stockbridge, MA 2013 – 2018 Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health Served in various positions with oversight for services and spa operations. Medicine Artist National 1997- Present Provided different forms of artwork from paintings, body-casting, clothing prints, medicine art, murals and drawing for a variety of clients. EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS Certification, Shamanic Body Work 2016 Kripalu Bodywork, Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health 2013 Certified Hatha Yoga Teacher, Jaguar Path 2013 Shamanic Medicine Certification, Jaguar Path 2013 Narrative Medicine Certification, AIMED 2011 Licensed Yoga Teacher, Kundalini Yoga in the Loop 2009 Yoga Trance Dance Instructor, Shiva Rea 2008 Cherokee Bodywork, Coyote Institute 2008 Journey Medicine Certification, Life Force Arts 2006 Certified Massage Therapist, SOMA Institute for Clinical Massage 2003 Bachelor of Arts, University of Ohio 1997

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Energy Work
  • Craniosacral Therapy
  • Flow Massage
  • Acupressure Massage
  • Mobile Flow Massage
  • Structural
  • Mobile Structural Integration
  • Mobile Energy Work
  • Mobile Reflexology

Aromatherapy

  • Mobile aromatherapy
  • aromatherapy

Reflexology

  • Reflexology

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