Margo Farnsworth

A fascial approach to bodywork

Margo Farnsworth has been drawn to nurturing people throughout her career. She’s been a licensed massage therapist since 2005, graduating from the Central Massachusetts School of Massage. She is continually seeking to extend her skills and practice and is passionate about her work (one client refers to her as a “massage nerd”). She takes a slower and deeper approach, focusing on creating a therapeutic effect working with the fascia. Margo’s practice centers on helping people recognize the pat...

Margo Farnsworth has been drawn to nurturing people throughout her career. She’s been a licensed massage therapist since 2005, graduating from the Central Massachusetts School of Massage. She is continually seeking to extend her skills and practice and is passionate about her work (one client refers to her as a “massage nerd”). She takes a slower and deeper approach, focusing on creating a therapeutic effect working with the fascia. Margo’s practice centers on helping people recognize the patterns of their body movement and posture which lead to their discomfort and pain. Understanding that injury often occurs because the body is already out of balance, she places postural correction at the heart of her practice. Often a session will consist of both assisted stretching and massage. 

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

MA # 6502

Esthetician

MA # 7032201

Education
2005

Central Mass School of Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

1991

Iowa State University

BA in Art & Design, Minors in Music & Chemistry

2005

Rob Roy

Esthetics

Experience
Bodywork

Cupping Methods

ACE Massage Cupping Certification

Headache, Migraines & TMJ with Til Luchau

Specific techniques to address headaches, migraines and TMJ. This includes intra-oral work.

Anatomy Trains by Tom Myers

Myofascial Meridians for the Manual Therapist Workshop taught by Eli Thompson, based on the work of Tom Myers Anatomy Trains is a way of analyzing soft-tissue patterns and posture, and developing strategies for unwinding these patterns via fascial and myofascial work.

RockTape certification

2 day certification course in RockTape application techniques

Shoulder course with Tom Myers & Ben Benjamin

A 3 day course in specific techniques for addressing shoulder issues.

Myofascial Release Massage with Howard Rontal

Courses I & II covering both upper and lower body myofascial release techniques. Howard Rontal is a Hellerwork practitioner and these techniques are based in that type of body work.

Fascial Stretch Therapy Level 1

A one week course in Fascial Stretch Therapy (or FST), a type of stretching that targets not only the muscles, but the fascia, the connective tissue that surrounds muscles, bones, and joints. FST also targets the entire joint and joint capsule, using traction to remove restrictions from movement and to stimulate lubrication

Thai Table Massage with Melanie Gates

Thai massage techniques adapted for the massage table.

Kinesio Taping certification

2 day certification course in Kinesio Tape application methods

Neuromuscular Therapy

Courses with Judith Delany of NeuroMuscular Therapy American Version™. A precise and thorough examination of all soft tissues that may be responsible for myofascial pain and dysfunction, with consideration for a number of other perpetuating factors that may sustain the condition.

IASTM

Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation with Lori-Ann Gallant Heilborn. IASTM aka “Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization,” is a manual therapy approach to musculoskeletal injuries using specifically designed tools.

SMRT - Spontaneous Muscle Release Technique

Full body trained. Spontaneous Muscle Release Technique (SMRT), taught by Dawn Lewis, is a concept that begins with passive contraction of muscles, ligaments, connective tissues, and bones simultaneously to allow spontaneous release of these structures. SMRT stimulates lymphatic flow and creates a natural unwinding of connective tissues, which allows the joints of the body to realign effortlessly, re-establishing correct posture. While doing all of this, SMRT also quickly alleviates soreness in tissue, permitting you to work deep tissues that have not been accessed before. Finally, SMRT release both physical and etheric energy. The release of the ATP necessary to hold muscles tight and joints out of alignment lets the body relax and further the healing in the area. The release of the etheric energy held in the area creates energetic flow through the meridians and chakras of the body.

Biosynchronistics

BioSynchronistics® draws on traditional physical therapy techniques, and is enhanced with a holistic approach based on both the force of gravity and the body’s inherent ability to heal itself. BioSynchronistics® combines manual therapy approaches that balance, sequentially, all of a body’s systems.

Structural Essentals - Legs & Feet

The Structural Essential series (based in the principles of Anatomy Trains) is a set of intensive soft-tissue technique courses divided into functional regions. Combining movement and manual techniques for the most efficient and long-lasting results, and using the latest research on the interaction between skeleton, muscles, joints, and fascial proprioceptors.

REVIEWS for my Bodywork services

by Anonymous on Mar 10
This was my first visit with Margo. She listened to me and evaluated my posture. She then confidently started working on me. She knows the anatomy and can feel everything. I was very impressed and I feel lucky to have found her. I highly recommend.
by Anonymous on Mar 06
it was great to have a treatment focused on my issues
by Anonymous on Feb 18
Margo is the best! I really appreciate her expertise
by Linda on Feb 13
Professional, explains actions/techniques well - highly recommend!
by Anonymous on Feb 11
Margo takes great care in your comfort and helps you understand the treatments she is given you. You leave with a good feeling that your time was well spent with her. So looking forward to my next visit.
by Anonymous on Feb 10
Margo is by far, THE BEST.
by Phoua on Feb 06
Margo is great at what she does. I generally prefer deeper work, but if you don't like deep tissue and want an effective massage, she's the person to see. I can still feel the differences she made with her massage. Thanks Margo!
by Anonymous on Feb 05
Margo listened carefully and catered her work to my particular areas of concern - very professional.
by Jamie on Jan 31
Explained everything and helped so much
by Anonymous on Jan 25
My Myofascial Release treatment with the stretches helped relieve my hip pain and I felt so relaxed after my massage. Thank you Margo

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Integrated Massage
  • Fascial Stretch Therapy Level 1
  • Headache, Migraines & TMJ with Til Luchau
  • Chair Massage
  • Mobile Integrated Massage

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