I was called to massage after years of work in healthcare. I believe that massage is an art, one that is as individual and unique as each person I am blessed to have the honor of calling a client. I base my practice on a few very simple principles : Practice gratitude, do great work, put your clients needs first, value the profession and ones self, be kind, honest and compassionate. I have practiced full time as a licensed massage therapist in the state of North Carolina for almost a decade....
I was called to massage after years of work in healthcare. I believe that massage is an art, one that is as individual and unique as each person I am blessed to have the honor of calling a client. I base my practice on a few very simple principles : Practice gratitude, do great work, put your clients needs first, value the profession and ones self, be kind, honest and compassionate. I have practiced full time as a licensed massage therapist in the state of North Carolina for almost a decade. Devoting my life to this craft, helping people to live more balanced lives, with a focus on maintaining wellness. I am grateful to have a 10 year career focused in sports massage, deep tissue massage, injury treatment and pain managment, working with clients from all walks of life from the weekend warriors to the professional athlete. Additionally providing comfort and care to clients with chronic disease and disorders such as Fibromyalgia, Multiple Sclerosis, RA, CP, and others as part of their pain managment and long term care plans, in cooperation and under referral and recommendation from area healthcare providers. I am a graduate and diploma holder from Natural Touch School of Massage Therapy- Greensboro, 2005, where I was blessed to learn the art of massage from some of the best instructors and massage therapist in the country, in a comprehensive course of study, encompassing not only massage, but theory of wellness, and wholistic approach to practice. I am Licensed as a Massage and Bodywork Therapist in the State of NC, 05579, and also as a Certified Massage Therapist in the Commonwealth of Virgina, 0019012289 In addition to basic state licenses required to practice, I am also one of the areas few Nationally Certified Massage and Bodywork Therapist 435229-00, and am actively transitioning into Board Certification, a mastery level credential available only to therapist that meet elevated standards of education and professional competence.
NC # 5579
VA # 0019012289
Dipoloma- Healing Art of Massage THerapy
Traditional Thai Massage
Quantum Cranio Sacral Therapy
Esalen Massage (introduction)
Deep Tissue Sculpting for Back and Neck
Just Chill - Ice Massage for Chronic Pain
Meditative Cancer Massage
DIversity Cultural Competence
8 cumulative years of previous health care experience starting with Allied Health Science Occupational Studies in 2000 & gained an internship in public health, geriatric & restorative nursing under direction of Physical Therapy & Nursing departments, & chiropractic assisting 3 years.
Massage therapist for individual professional athletes including; baseball, skiing & boxing. Additional athletic experience with; golfers, runners & in football. Experience in integrative medicine multidisciplinary sports & injury clinic performing massage for injury treatment & pain management under direction of MD, DC & PT. 2 years of extensive experience with crossfit athletes. Member of care team for professional athletics franchise providing pre/post event massage.
Providing varied modalities & treatments with focus in deep tissue massage working with treatment plans from referring healthcare providers. Including but not limited to; experience providing massage to clients with; Fibromyalgia, MS, RA, Huntington's, CP, Postoperative Orthopedic Rehabilitation, RMI's, Migraine headache, & TMJ. (with physicians authorization & recommendations)
Rockingham County Readers Choice Awards, best Massage and Massage Therapist, Multi Year Winner.
Prenatal, Myofascial Release Deep TIssue, Hot Stone, Warm Bamboo, Reflexology, Thai Bandle, Reiki I, Aromatherapy, Body Treatments and Spa Wraps,
Provider of chair massage programs for corporate employees as part of wellness programs.
Experience in both large & small day spa, as lead massage therapist, spa supervisor & management. Providing therapeutic massages & bodywork for relaxation, body treatments & spa services as part of individual wellness plans.
Derm Live Retail and Production Knowlege Certification