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10 years in business
6 hires on Thumbtack
Evelyn V.Jan 26, 2018Verified
Rita is one of the most influential people I've ever had the pleasure of meeting. Her style of healing is unlike anything I've ever experienced. My mind and body are in such a better state because of her work. The massage combined with working through that week's issues or triumphs is something I consistently look forward to. The environment is incredibly welcoming and calm. The sweet aroma and soft music allow my ever-running mind to relax. I highly recommend her services to anyone looking to have an overall better well-being. I couldn't imagine going anywhere else!Apr 20, 2016
I had a Tach session with Rita and it was fantastic. I felt so nurtured and rested and refreshed when it was over. Rita holds space so beautifully.Apr 19, 2016
I have nothing but praises for Rita's gifted energy! I'm a 52 y/o woman with multiple auto-immune diseases including Rheumatoid Arthritis, MS and neuropathy from Type 1 Diabetes. After working so tirelessly addressing my issues I left with renewed strength, clarity and energy. The middle finger on my R hand has been contracted for 3 years, leaving me without use of it. Rita manipulated my palm and finger until the tendons that were so tight and contracted opened up. Thus, giving me back use of my thumb and middle finger. She also addressed an old neck/shoulder accident issue, lower spine degeneration issue and more...all with the same results. Rita Aken -Hickman and her Shiatsu skills became my new best friend. Massage went from being a luxury to a necessity for my wellbeing. And for this I am so grateful. Rita, you're the best!Apr 20, 2016
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- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?It's a sliding scale based on your need and how often I see you. I offer packages to make it more affordable, especially if someone is looking to resolve a specific issue.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?We sit down and have tea, talk for about an hour to an hour and a half, choose the music and essential oils we use, do body and energy work for another hour to an hour and a half and process anything physical, mental or emotional as they come up or afterwards.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?Ahhhh..... My favorites are: Shiatsu, Indigenous Medicines, Hypno-Massage, Breema, Feldenkrais... although I have the standard training and continue always improving and learning my craft.