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 Anonymous on Oct 14
she worked out the trouble spots with ease and was so relaxed at times that I dozed off. I will be scheduling more appointments with her.
by Les on Sep 06
It was an excellent massage!!
by Brian on Sep 05
Katherine is wonderful. Very welcoming and communicative. Her space is beautiful, warm, inviting, and clean. She is an excellent massage therapist and I would definitely recommend!
by Lybbie on Aug 09
by Anonymous on Jul 30
Katherine is very intuitive about body work and she does an amazing job working the knots out!
by courtnay on Jul 17
to run, not walk. I have had massages from all over the world. Katherine Nelson at Pure Connection is the BEST. Katherine is intuitive, professional, and so knowledgeable.
by Anonymous on Jul 13
Incredible experience! Thank you.
by Allison on Jun 23
Great massage and just what I needed.
by Haylie on Jun 16
I enjoyed this massage immensely. Katherine is friendly, set a relaxing space, and was very skilled. She touched on every complaint I had. I am feeling so much better today. I will definitely book another massage! Thank you, Katherine!
by Jeff on May 27
As always an excellent experience. Will definitely be going back.

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

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

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