-I am a nationally certified practitioner through the National Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB)
-I am a member of Associated Bodywork and Massage Practitioners (ABMP)
-I graduated from Oregon School of Massage in Portland Oregon in June of 2006.
Massage Therapy School includes courses designed to provide a basic understanding of pathology, anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, Hydrotherapy, assessment, business, statutes, communication and ethics in addition to the application of massage techniques. To find out more about Oregon School of Massage visit their website at www.oregonschoolofmassage.com
-Elective studies I've chosen include courses in Shiatsu, Myofascial Release Basics, Foot Reflexology, Universal Reflexology, Lymph Drainage Basics, Reiki, Conscious Touch, Thai Massage, Introduction to Neuromuscular Therapy, and Introduction to CranioSacral Therapy through CranioSacral Therapy Two.
-I have interest in further study of CranioSacral Therapy, SomatoEmotional Release, Manual Lymph Drainage, Myofascial Release, Visceral Manipulation, Integrated Manual Therapies, Esoteric Medicine, Ashiatsu, medical massage, specific treatment approaches, and deep tissue Massage to name only a few.