Autumn Brighid

Supporting harmony with nature and our whole beings.

The characters in the logo for Ancient Elephant Healing Arts are written in the ancient Chinese Seal Script, ancestor script (once written on oracle bones) of the traditional and simplified Chinese characters used today.

The top character 古 gǔ means ancient or classical.  The second character 象 xiàng translates as elephant, image, and symbol.  The third character 愈  means to heal, recover, and be well.  And the fourth character 術 shù translates to art, technique, and skill.  Altogether, the ...

The characters in the logo for Ancient Elephant Healing Arts are written in the ancient Chinese Seal Script, ancestor script (once written on oracle bones) of the traditional and simplified Chinese characters used today.

The top character 古 gǔ means ancient or classical.  The second character 象 xiàng translates as elephant, image, and symbol.  The third character 愈  means to heal, recover, and be well.  And the fourth character 術 shù translates to art, technique, and skill.  Altogether, the characters hold a complexity of meaning relevant to my approach to healing work, one that draws from ancient wisdom, symbolism, and ever-evolving techniques for supporting the innate capacity for health.

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

OR # 023297

Education
2016

Bellevue Massage School

Bastyr University Massage Intensive Program

2004

University of Kansas

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Experience
Bodywork

Chinese Medicine Student

While I'm not yet a licensed acupuncturist, I am currently a doctoral student of Chinese medicine at the National University of Natural Medicine, and integrate knowledge of Chinese medicine energy anatomy, bodywork, and philosophy into my massage therapy.

Yoga

Ayurvedic Sciences Training

I have attended many courses in Ayurveda with Dr. Vasant Lad and at Bastyr University. Part of my training was understanding yoga philosophy as well as styles and poses appropriate to individuals based on constitutional analysis and health goals.

Acupuncture

Volunteer Receptionist

I volunteered at a community acupuncture clinic in Lawrence, Kansas for over a year. It gave me a wonderful opportunity to interact with many different patients, witness well-being, and observe skilled practitioners.

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Coaching

  • Birth Chart Reading

Bodywork & Massage

  • Acupressure Massage
  • Swedish Massage

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