Bridget Schletty

Advanced Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork

     A native of Saint Paul, Minnesota, Bridget was attracted to foreign language learning as a way to expand her cultural horizons. While completing her Bachelor of Arts, she studied Spanish, Math, and numerous electives in Sports Science, earning honors as a collegiate athlete in soccer and track & field. During her final undergraduate years, she studied abroad in Segovia, Spain, where she met her husband, Elías, now a local mountain guide.



     Before becoming a licensed massage therapist, ...

     A native of Saint Paul, Minnesota, Bridget was attracted to foreign language learning as a way to expand her cultural horizons. While completing her Bachelor of Arts, she studied Spanish, Math, and numerous electives in Sports Science, earning honors as a collegiate athlete in soccer and track & field. During her final undergraduate years, she studied abroad in Segovia, Spain, where she met her husband, Elías, now a local mountain guide.



     Before becoming a licensed massage therapist, Bridget earned a Master's degree in the field of Education and spent over 15 years teaching, coordinating and leading international travel programs, translating, coaching, and working in the outdoor recreation and hospitality industries. She has engaged in extensive international travel in pursuit of mountaineering objectives, social service opportunities, and immersion experiences.


     After struggling to find adequate healthcare as a beat-up female athlete living in a rural mountain town, Bridget became interested in bodywork out of the necessity to address her own physical needs in sustainable, non-invasive, non-toxic ways. In addition to the Western-Eastern bicultural massage program she attended in Seattle, WA, she is also trained in the practice of YogAlign, Reiki, Ashiatsu barefoot massage, Visceral Manipulation, Neural Manipulation, and Craniosacral techniques.


     All work that Bridget performs is very fluid and intended to reduce any anxiety to the greatest degree possible. Your unique session may blend any number of healing modalities, including Swedish style massage, myofascial release, Thai massage, deep tissue work, reflexology... But no need to anguish over choosing the right technique; Bridget is eager to educate her clients about their bodies and treatment options, customizing each session to achieve optimal results.


     Bridget owns a private practice called ViaSana Massage & Bodywork Studio, located at 300 8th Avenue in Ouray, Colorado. Online booking is the preferred method for checking availability and reserving your session. You can also call Bridget's reservation request line at (970) 325-3255 or email bridget.bodywork@gmail.com. ¿Es usted hispanohablante? No se preocupe. ¡Ella es bilingüe!

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

CO # MT.0021007

Education
2017

Ananda Massage School

Massage Therapy Training

2015

Mana Yoga Studio

YogAlign Instructor Certification

2016

A Gentle Touch of Wellness

Reiki Level I

2016

CIEDITENA

Biomagnetismo Médico

2019

The Barral Institute

Visceral Manipulation: The Abdomen 1 (VM1)

2019

The Barral Institute

Visceral Manipulation: The Abdomen 2 (VM2)

2019

The Barral Institute

Visceral Manipulation: The Thorax (VM4)

2019

The Barral Institute

Visceral Manipulation: The Pelvis (VM3)

2019

Barefoot Massage Training

Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage

2019

The Barral Institute

Neural Manipulation (NM1)

2020

The Upledger Institute

CranioSacral 2-Day Training Course (CS1-V)

2020

The Upledger Institute

CranioSacral Therapy 1 (CS1)

2021

The Upledger Institute

CranioSacral Therapy 2 (CS2)

2002

College of St. Benedict

B.A. (Spanish)

2007

U.N.E.D.

Master's (Spanish Language Instruction)

Experience
Bodywork

Thai Massage

Trained in Thai massage techniques at Ananda Massage School as part of its bicultural Asian/American curriculum.

Massage Therapist

Worked at Wiesbaden Hot Springs & Beaumont Spa (Ouray, CO) between 2017-2019

Massage Therapist

Performed massage and bodywork services at The Colorado Kur in Ouray (2018-2020) and Chipeta Solar Springs Spa in Ridgway (2019-2020).

REVIEWS for my Bodywork services

by Andrea on Jul 30
The fascial release I got in my upper back/neck from Bridget’s ashiatsu was profound!
by Kari on Jul 26
Bridget was able to release the pain and tension without painful tissue manipulation. Her varied skillset is impressive, she is intuitive and educated, which helps her to apply the best technique at that time. I would highly recommend her!
by Anonymous on Jul 25
What a great massage! Bridget knew what she was doing and it was in the top 5 best experiences I’ve had with a massage. Will definitely go back!
by Anonymous on Jul 23
Book an appointment,you won’t be disappointed.
by Ron on Jul 19
Bridget has invested in continuously expanding her professional education in therapeutic healing arts, which enables her to greatly benefit and promote the healing of her clients. I highly recommend Bridget to anyone seeking true optimal health.
by Natalia on Jul 15
Bridget is very professional and knowledgeable. She has light and magic hands. I felt 10 years younger after her massage.
by Dan on Jul 13
I would highly recommend,
by Christie on Jul 10
Bridget is a secret gem in the San Juan region. She is a healer, not just a massage therapist.
by Anonymous on Jul 05
Ultimate relaxation.
by Anonymous on Jul 05
Very professional and knowledgeable- highly recommend!

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Massage & Bodywork
  • Reflexology
  • Deep Tissue
  • Thai Massage
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Hot Stone Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Craniosacral Therapy
  • Massage & Reflexology
  • Ashiatsu
  • Visceral Manipulation

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