why choose me

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CUSTOMIZED MASSAGE

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

 Each session begins with a conversation to discover your needs and preferences for that day.  Then we design your massage together using techniques and pressure appropriate to your goals.  (Don't worry. I keep notes about your favorite things.) 

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KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

 23 years of experience (with thousands of different clients) and lots of clinical continuing education focused on the neck, shoulders, and back. This gives me a large problem-solving toolkit.  

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MONEY SAVINGS

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

MONEY SAVINGS

No nickel-and-diming here! I don't charge extra for deeper pressure, hot towels, hot stones, essential oils, or cupping.  

It's all included!

I don't accept tips, so save your money and put it towards your next massage.

extra time

self-care ideas

extra time

 Since I put a minimum of 30 minutes between appointments, you get your full session time on the table (rather than a subtraction of 10 minutes for check-in/out and undressing/dressing as the massage chains do).  .

control

self-care ideas

extra time

 Since I am a sole practitioner, we get to control the room temperature and the music (or silence). Laundry and cleaning are done with healthy, hypoallergenic supplies.  Essential oils and massage lotions are always organic. 

self-care ideas

self-care ideas

self-care ideas

 After 23 years of experience and training,  I've got lots of self-care ideas to keep your body more comfortable even after you leave my office.  I also have the time to share the information with you (since I control my own schedule and book extra time between clients).

continuing education

a little help from my friends

a little help from my friends

 I'm always learning new information and techniques from research, classes, and peer interactions. I am committed to practicing science-based massage that's effective and feels great. 

a little help from my friends

a little help from my friends

a little help from my friends

  I've cultivated a network of local healthcare practitioners. If I can't help you (enough), chances are I know someone who can. 

Support small business

a little help from my friends

Support small business

 When you choose me as your massage therapist,  you’re not paying the salary of a corporate CEO or stockholders of a large massage chain. You’re helping a solo practitioner run a small local business. Doesn't that feel good?