I have 20 years of experience working in spas as a licensed Esthetician with an additional 3 years as a Massage Therapist.
During my career as an Esthetician I completed the basic training in the Vodder method of Manual Lymphatic Drainage and Levels One and Two in Chikly Lymphatic Drainage Therapy.
I am a graduate of Five Branches University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Asian Bodywork Program in Santa Cruz, California where I studied Swedish, Shiatsu and Biodynamic Craniosacral Massage
I have a particular interest in the Autonomic Nervous System and the brain. I encourage those suffering from anxiety and/or depression to utilize the benefits of Lymphatic flow and/or Massage to guide themselves to greater emotional self-regulation.
I am currently studying Jin Shin Do Acupressure . This work is partly based on the work of Dr. Wilhelm Reich as well as Traditional Chinese Medicine meridians. Jin Shin Do (The Way of the Compassionate Heart) work focuses on loosening the muscular armor that impedes the flow of life force energy throughout the body. This greatly enhances the ability for the body to deeply rest and energize.