Katherine Nelson

Massage Therapy

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

AK # 115588



Katherine Nelson has always been passionate about the therapeutic effects of body work and began her training in massage therapy in 2004 with Pheobe Diftler at White Lotus Foundation in Santa Barbara, CA. She studied Thai Yoga Therapy (Thai Massage) earning a certificate of completion equivalent to in-depth courses taught in Thailand. Also interested in Ayurveda, Katherine continued her studies in Canada learning Heated Stone Abyhanga, Pinda Sweda and Indian Head Massage. Her desire to continue learning more techniques inspired her to enroll in the Massage Therapy Program at Healing Hands School of Holistic Health in Southern California. Over the course of almost two years Katherine graduated from Healing Hands in April 2016 and is currently working out of her home studio on 13th and State in Skagway, Alaska. Katherine continues to regularly seek education in her field and has completed the Secrets of Deep Tissue with Robert Hasse and is certified in intraoral massage to treat TMJ disorders. Katherine is a member of ABMP and licensed to practice in the state of Alaska #115588. Katherine is also a certified 500 E-RYT Yoga Teacher with 19 years of teaching experience and offers private sessions for developing personal home yoga practices to reduce stress and tension and correct unbalanced holding patterns in the body. Katherine’s teachers include Sivananda, Judith Hanson Lasater, Donna Farhi, Ganga White, Stephanie Adams, Adi Vajra, Maty Ezraty, Eddie Modestini, Gary Kraftsow, Brian Kest, SarahJoy, Beth Smith, Janet Stone, and Bernie Clark.

REVIEWS for my Bodywork services

by Jesse on May 07
Kathrine was great and has been great for years! She is super strong and has great control without any fatigue. Thanks a million
by Elizabeth on Apr 28
Katherine listens and asks what issues I am having, and customizes and adjusts her practice to address those issues. Excellent! Highly recommend.
by Anonymous on Mar 22
Katherine is simply awesome!
by Rebecca on Mar 04
Wonderful and thorough. Great bodywork. Thank you.
by Anonymous on Jan 19
by Willeke on Jan 13
Katherine always does an excellent job. I appreciate that she pays attention to my individual needs and remembers past issues/preferences. Thank you!
by Lisa on Jan 08
Highly recommend.
by Becky on Dec 24
I tell people all the time... you are great! I don't know why I didn't discover you sooner, Katherine. Becky
by Sean on Dec 14
Great experience!
by Heather on Nov 23
Katherine really knows what shes doing. Always super professional and relaxing ambiance.

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Swedish Massage
  • Swedish Hot Stone
  • Therapeutic
  • Hot Stone Massage
  • Deep Tissue

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