Massage Therapist, LMT, RYT, CSYT, RMT
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Amherst, Massachusetts 01002
Feeling trapped by chronic pain or illness? Discouraged by recurring back, neck, hip, joint pain, migraines, sciatica, IBS, fatigue or just stress? You need someone experienced, who understands how you can break free and feel like yourself again. For 28 years I've worked with clients and students as a pain relief therapist, holistic health coach, and somatic educator, refining an original, unique synthesis of manual, movement and mind-body therapies. Our work together would be a weaving of multidisciplinary techniques, particularly suited to your needs, guided by comprehensive detailed discussion, thorough structural assessment and your body's individual response.
(413) 931-3229
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Amherst, Massachusetts 01002
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Feeling trapped by chronic pain or illness? Discouraged by recurring back, neck, hip, joint pain, migraines, sciatica, IBS, fatigue or just stress? You need someone experienced, who understands how you can break free and feel like yourself again. For 28 years I've worked with clients and students as a pain relief therapist, holistic health coach, and somatic educator, refining an original, unique synthesis of manual, movement and mind-body therapies. Our work together would be a weaving of multidisciplinary techniques, particularly suited to your needs, guided by comprehensive detailed discussion, thorough structural assessment and your body's individual response.
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Massage Therapist, LMT
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Amherst, Massachusetts 01002
I provide therapeutic massage for a wide variety of people; relaxation, pain relief, pain management. Many come for specific/ chronic pain management. My therapy sessions are integrated with many modalities; Shiatsu, Deep Tissue, Body Mobilizations, Trigger Point, & others with a base of Swedish Massage. Every person is built differently, and no session is ever the same. By working w/ each client I design & tailor a session that meets their need for massage therapy. Before & after each session the client & I sit down & talk about the focus for that day & how I can help.
(413) 896-3327
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Amherst, Massachusetts 01002
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I provide therapeutic massage for a wide variety of people; relaxation, pain relief, pain management. Many come for specific/ chronic pain management. My therapy sessions are integrated with many modalities; Shiatsu, Deep Tissue, Body Mobilizations, Trigger Point, & others with a base of Swedish Massage. Every person is built differently, and no session is ever the same. By working w/ each client I design & tailor a session that meets their need for massage therapy. Before & after each session the client & I sit down & talk about the focus for that day & how I can help.

Who can practice massage in Amherst?
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 Amherst 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 Amherst LMT must then pass a certification exam.
What are the benefits of Amherst massage?
Clients use massage in Amherst 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 Amherst can help prevent fibrosis or scar tissue, increase the flow of lymph, and improve sleep. Amherst 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 Amherst 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.