Massage Therapist, CST, LMT
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Dupont Circle
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
"I have been in private practice since 1996. In addition to the following list of modalities my continuing studies since 2015 encompass on-going exploration in advanced anatomy & physiology through Kinections, Inc. (Sacramento CA) & Bay Grass Institute (Lutherville MD). This has allowed me to combine these modalities into what I call Integrative Somatic Therapy. These studies are based on the most current research & practices so that I can always provide the best level of soft tissue treatments."
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"I have been in private practice since 1996. In addition to the following list of modalities my continuing studies since 2015 encompass on-going exploration in advanced anatomy & physiology through Kinections, Inc. (Sacramento CA) & Bay Grass Institute (Lutherville MD). This has allowed me to combine these modalities into what I call Integrative Somatic Therapy. These studies are based on the most current research & practices so that I can always provide the best level of soft tissue treatments."

Who can practice massage in Dupont Circle, Washington?
Most states have licensing requirements that must be met before a practitioner (a 'masseuse' or 'masseur') can use the title 'Massage Therapist', and some states require a license to practice any form of massage. Licensed Massage Therapists in Dupont Circle, Washington have obtained the highest level of authentication. They must complete academic coursework in anatomy and physiology, as well as on the application of massage and bodywork, business and ethics, and specialized massage techniques. The Dupont Circle, Washington LMT must then pass a certification exam.
What are the benefits of Dupont Circle, Washington massage?
Clients use massage in Dupont Circle, Washington because it relieves pain from muscle aches and sprains, muscle injuries and other causes of pain. It reduces stress and helps clients relax, and can decrease feelings of anxiety and depression by stimulating the release of endorphins and serotonin. Massage therapy in Dupont Circle, Washington can help prevent fibrosis or scar tissue, increase the flow of lymph, and improve sleep. Dupont Circle, Washington massage therapy can help rehabilitate sports injuries.

How does massage work?
Massage involves working and acting on the body using pressure from the hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearm, or feet of the massage therapist. The Dupont Circle, Washington massage therapist focuses on muscles, tendons, ligaments, myofacia, skin, joints, or other connective tissue, as well as lymphatic vessels, or organs of the gastrointestinal system.