Massage Therapist, LMP, LMT
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Gig Harbor, Washington 98332
"With 16 years of clinical experience and 15,000+ hours of hands on time with clients, I bring a wealth of healing experience to every session. Specializing in John Barnes Myofascial Release, I gently work with the fascia, releasing the binding and holding patterns it can form over time. Unresolved injuries, accidents, scars or emotional traumas occurring with these events can leave you feeling like you are trapped in a tight web, unable to break free. But with a mix of compassion, intuition, and expertise I can help you break free! Giving lasting results not achieved in other treatments."
(253) 642-6989
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Office is near:
Gig Harbor, Washington 98332
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"With 16 years of clinical experience and 15,000+ hours of hands on time with clients, I bring a wealth of healing experience to every session. Specializing in John Barnes Myofascial Release, I gently work with the fascia, releasing the binding and holding patterns it can form over time. Unresolved injuries, accidents, scars or emotional traumas occurring with these events can leave you feeling like you are trapped in a tight web, unable to break free. But with a mix of compassion, intuition, and expertise I can help you break free! Giving lasting results not achieved in other treatments."

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