Melanie Summers

  • KY License #: 252308
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From Florida to California to Kentucky, delivering empowerment and cultivating self awareness and health.

Melanie Summers  wellness journey began in 2010 where she studied and became a certified yoga therapist with over 1000 hours of education.  During her course of study she learned the healing art of Vedic Thai Massage which is a mixture of yoga positions and Chinese massage techniques.  Becoming more interested in the ways of healing, she studied both Usui and Karuna Reiki, becoming a Master/Teacher in both traditions.  Having an extensive knowledge in the healing arts of India, China, and Jap...

Melanie Summers  wellness journey began in 2010 where she studied and became a certified yoga therapist with over 1000 hours of education.  During her course of study she learned the healing art of Vedic Thai Massage which is a mixture of yoga positions and Chinese massage techniques.  Becoming more interested in the ways of healing, she studied both Usui and Karuna Reiki, becoming a Master/Teacher in both traditions.  Having an extensive knowledge in the healing arts of India, China, and Japan, Melanie wanted to broaden where repertoire to include Western Massage Therapy.  Melanie Summers graduated from the Source Institute of Massage Therapy and Bodywork in Fort Walton Beach and was licensed as a Massage Therapist in 2013. Melanie Summers has lived and practiced her blend of Western and Eastern massage in Florida, California, and now Kentucky.  

Melanie specializes in Reiki, Thai Bodywork, Medical, and Sports Massage. 


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

KY # 252308

Education
2012

Source Institute of Massage Therapy & Bodywork

Massage Therapy

2018

Surya Chandra Healing Yoga School

IAYT Yoga Therapy Certification, 1000hrs

2014

The Vedic Conservatory

Vedic Thai Yoga - 24hrs

2010

The Vedic Conservatory

Vedic Thai Yoga - 16 hrs

2010

The Vedic Conservatory

Vedic Thai Bodywork - 8hrs

2003

University of Central Florida

Bachelors of Arts, Philosophy

2015

Surya Chandra Healing Yoga School

Yoga for Anxiety and Depression

2014

Surya Chandra Healing Yoga School

Yoga for Substance Abuse and Addiction

2012

Surya Chandra Healing Yoga School

Trauma Healing Yoga - 70hrs

2016

Felicia McQuaid, Reiki Master and Theta Healer

Karuna Reiki Master

2012

Felicia McQuaid, Reiki Master and Theta Healer

Usui Reiki Master

Experience
Bodywork

The Radiant Touch - Massage Therapist

Medical, sports, therapeutic, thai bodywork and Reiki therapies, 2019- present

Nuage Spa, Mission Viejo, CA - Head Massage Therapist, 2018-2019

massage, reiki, scrubs, wraps, infrared treatment, table Thai and Reiki therapies.

Equinox, Luxury Gym - massage therapist, La Costa & Irvine, CA - 2018

Massage Therapist- specializing in medical, therapeutic and sports massage

Pendry Hotel, Montage Resorts, San Diego, CA- 2017

Lead Therapist--all spa and massage treatments, Montage trained, Forbes 5-star Spa

Lead Yoga Instructor, Twelve Oaks Recovery & Rehabilitation for Substance Abuse and Addiction, Navarre, FL - 2015-2016

Taught weekly classes to ease the stress of rehabilitation, as well as teach mindfulness tools to aid in anxiety and insomnia; Gave monthly lectures to patients about yoga and its aid in recovery from substance abuse and addiction, as well as the mindfulness tools that can be used for mental health.

Navarre Living Yoga - Yoga Teacher,/Therapist, Massage Therapist & Reiki Master, 2010-2016

Independently Contracted to use massage, reiki or yoga therapy to treat clients for any ailments of the mind, body or spirit.

Gulf Breeze Recovery - Lead Yoga Instructor & Massage Therapist, 2013-2014

• Taught weekly classes to patients to ease the stress of addiction recovery. • Offered biweekly massages or reiki sessions to recovery patients. • Independently contracted.

Yoga

Yoga Instuctor/Trainer, Connected Warriors (Boca Raton, FL) - Pensacola, FL - 2014

* Found local location for nonprofit organization to offer free yoga classes to military veterans and their families to ease the symptoms of PTSD. • Taught and created weekly group yoga classes to address the needs of veterans who have experienced trauma by using yoga postures, controlled breathing, and meditation. • Trained other teachers.

REVIEWS for my Bodywork or Spa services

by Michelle on Sep 22
She was great! I highly recommend!
by Loveretta on Sep 11
Overall, just a great massage
by Anonymous on Aug 04
Always a great massage
by Kelley on Aug 03
Deep tissue was spot on.
by Jeff on Jul 10
Melanie has helped my shoulder function again after surgery.
by June on Jun 29
Melanie and I talk too much and the hour flys by!! Once I’m on my stomach it’s all quiet and I could go to sleep!!
by Chad on Jun 28
Hit pressure points and took soreness out of my muscles.
by Donald on Jun 19
Melanie has helped me a great deal in my mobility.
by Anonymous on Jun 18
Melanie was very friendly.
by Amy on Jun 16
Melanie is amazing! She listened to the issues I was having & adjusted my treatment accordingly! I’ll definitely be returning, often.

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Couples Massage
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Relaxation Massage
  • Kids Services
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Medical Massage
  • Oncology Massage
  • Scalp Treatment
  • Thai Massage
  • Kids Services
  • Reiki

Spa

  • Hot Stone
  • hand treatment
  • Foot Scrub

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