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Introduction: I’m a licensed massage therapist with skills in fitness training and physical therapy assistance. Additional modalities I can offer include kinesio taping and hot stones. My preferred massage style is sports deep-tissue with therapeutic stretching. I am also proficient in full-body Swedish relaxation massage. My focus brings holistic healing with a clinical foundation of knowledge.
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Swedish massage (standard),
Deep tissue massage,
Hot stone massage
License Type: Licensed Massage Therapist (IL)
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?I discuss the intake form, asking about existing health conditions and medications, recent injuries or illnesses, the type of pressure preferred, what areas to focus on and what to avoid, what a typical day of activity looks like for the client, and i get informed consent for the services to be performed. I analyze the client’s posture and gait. For Personal Fitness Training, I additionally perform relevant health screenings and get a note from the physician if necessary. I take baseline measurements to track progress, set goals, and get started!
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?Advanced certificate in Massage Therapy with 2 years experience as a Licensed Massage Therapist in both a gym and spa environment. Basice certificate as an ACE Personal Fitness Trainer. AAS in Physical Therapist Assistance.
- How did you get started doing this type of work?I went back to school to study massage therapy, personal fitness training, and physical therapy assistance so I could work the wellness field. I find this line of work to both interest me and allow me to help others heal themselves. I also appreciate having an active job that keeps me on my feet.