I am a graduate of The Massachusetts Institute for Therapeutic Massage in Burlington, Massachusetts and have been practicing since March of 2007.  I am trained in Swedish, Trigger Point Therapy, and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation, and Kinesio Taping, as well as level 2 Reiki, but my passion is John F. Barnes' Myofascial Release. Please see my "modalities" page for further information about these services.

I began my MFR journey in the fall of 2015, and never looked back!

I have successfully completed the below coursework in John F. Barnes' Myofascial Release techniques. "MFR" , as it is referred to, is genuine healing of the highest caliber. See my modalities page for more information.

Healing Seminar
Fascial-Pelvis (2x)
Skill Enhancement Seminar

In 2017 and 2018 I am slated to add the following coursework:

Quantum Leap
Women's Health
Advanced Unwinding
MFR 1 (repeat)
Unwinding (repeat)

MFR practitioners repeat courses for a number of reasons. One reason is to keep us in what John Barnes calls "channel 3", our feeling part of our bodies, rather than "channel 5", our thinking part of our brains. We also repeat because there is always more to gain from a class on a second, third or fourth time around. Repeating a course, gives a practitioner greater insights, refines our touch, and refines our techniques.

Therapeutic massage has been known to lessen and/or relieve many of the following symptoms:

* Arthritis
* Asthma
* Carpal tunnel syndrome
* Chronic and acute pain
* Circulatory problems
* Gastrointestinal disorders
* Headache, migraine
* Immune function disorders
* Insomnia
* Myofascial pain
* Reduced range of motion
* Sports injuries (including pulled or strained muscles and ligaments)
* Stress


After taking a brief medical history, discussing your goals with you, and assessing your needs, I will customize a unique, therapeutic session to help you reduce stress, increase circulation, relieve sore muscles, decrease pain, and improve your overall range of motion.

Please refrain from using oils or lotions prior to your session. Please also refrain from the use of heavy perfumes.

ATTIRE: Gentlemen should wear loose or stretchy shorts or boxers. Ladies please wear or bring a two piece swimsuit, or yoga shorts and a sports bra.

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