Bio

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For me, massage is my life, not just a career.  Massage is my primary form of healthcare. My father has been a massage therapist since 1986. I am also a technical writer and computer technician so I have first-hand experience of the chronic pains of being a desk jockey.  My active lifestyle has also given me insight into recovering from athletic injury and repetitive muscular overuse. I have also dislocated my shoulder over 35 times, and have extensive experience recovering from and rehabilitating shoulder injuries.

I focused my education on therapeutic deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, sports massage, and orthopedic massage, I have integrated aspects of these bodywork techniques with the application of moist heat therapy.  Moist heat penetrates muscle tissue and promotes blood flow, which allows for a less painful, deeper massage that also reduces much of the post-massage soreness.

I have practiced professionally since 2009 and have officially received over 1,270 hours of combined training from the Boulder College of Massage Therapy and my father.  I have worked with athletic teams at Colorado University at Denver and Boulder. I also volunteered doing massage for the Ronald McDonald House, and the Colorado Center for Resource Conservation.

I come from the distant state of Vermont, and enjoy the many activities Northern California has to offer.  I love nature, hiking, exploring, board games, ultimate, and table tennis.

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