I have has received my certification from the Massachusetts Board of Massage Therapy.
I graduated from The Massage School of Easthampton, MA, in November of 2011 and completed a 800 hrs program.
Certified in Swedish and Deep tissue, I have been trained in Shiatsu, Thai Yoga and Reflexology and apply a combination of these techniques in my massage. I use Deep Tissue to relieve pain, accumulated stress and induce deep relaxation. I can work with athletes to recover from and/or prepare for strenuous exercise or competition. I am also skilled in light touch massage to rebalance energy levels, reinforce metabolism, circulatory/lymphatic systems, and boost the immune system.
Volunteering at the Check for Change Triathlon, Sunday Aug. 26, 2012
I am using a combination of oils giving particular attention to the healing power of the plants/active ingredients they contain.
I am fragrance and chemical free, by choice first, and as a precaution for some of my clients that have an impaired or fragile sensory system.
Over the summer of 2012, I obtained the Comprehensive Pediatric Massage Certification, (CPMT) to provide massage therapy for children with special health care needs, who are hospitalized or have been diagnosed with a terminal illness in hospice care. This, combined with another training on Comprehensive Touch Therapy for children with Autism (ASD), both trainings with Master teacher Tina Allen.
In was early April 2017, I completed an advanced training in Oncology Massage Therapy with Tracy Walton & Associates, LLC.
My previous experience is in the creative arts and organic farming.
I moved from France to Western Massachusetts to pursue my career in the Healing Arts as a massage therapist. (Art is capital).