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Education

  • University of Iowa

Specialties

Fitness

  • Fitness training, therapeutic exercise

Bodywork & Massage

  • Myofascial Release
  • Reiki
  • Myofascial Release Therapy
  • Sports Massage
  • Swedish Massage

Coaching

  • Health and Nutrition Coaching

Dianne Hansen

"Live Well, Laugh Often, Love Much". is a paraphrase from the first line of the poem "Success" by Bessie Anderson Stanley in 1904

I became a myofascial and massage therapist in order to help people get healthier while feeling better. It began with the scientific application of back massage in nursing school, noting that massage has non-toxic and intrinsically supportive healing qualities.

Later, as part of my wellness practice , people asked for pain relief so that they could accomplish their health goals. I began studying and implementing bodywork and fitness training into that practice.Soon, clients made leaps an...

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Where I Work

LiveWELL HealthLLC  

732 Larpenteur Ave. W (at Grotto), Saint Paul, MN 55113 Map it

LiveWELL Health, LLC  

Larpenteur at Grotto, Saint Paul, MN 55113 Map it

Licenses

None listed

 

Education

1984
University of Iowa
Master of Arts in Nursing

 

Notable Experiences

Coaching
Health Coach for DHAssociates and LiveWELL
Owner and Health Coach for Dianne Hansen and Associates ( Iowa) and subsequently LiveWELL Health, LLC ( Minnesota). Provided health coaching for clients who wanted healthier lifestyles. I supported them to lose weight, lower blood pressure, manage stress, get fit, and reduce their need for side-effect-producing chemicals and substances.
Bodywork
Myoascial Release Therapy
Began studying Myofascial Release therapy with John Barnes, PT LMT in 2001, ongoing to the present. I implement the more advanced techniques as I learn them in my work with cients at LiveWELL Health LLC.
Massage as a Nurse and CMT
Provided massage as a hospital and home care staff nurse. Later taught massage as part of nursing curriculum at the University of Minnesota, and in other clinical nursing faculty positions. After massage school in 1999, I offered therapeutic massage in Minnesota, first at a chiropractor's office and then as a massage therapist Saint Paul, Minnesota. A refresher course led to a diploma in Massage Therapy at Saint Paul College in 2004. Inn 2008, I achieved national Certification in Massage therapy from the National Certification Board in Therapeutic Massage and Body Work. Subsequently continued practicing massage therapy in Minnesota.
Reiki Master
Achieved Reiki Master level III ( Usui lineage) In 1998 with Barb Weibesick, Reiki Master of Park Rapids, Minnesota. Reiki has been part of my bodywork practice since then, providing pain relief and relaxation for many.