"The healing power of touch is both simple and profound."

Credentials

Certification:
Certified by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork in May 2005; Recertified in May 2009 and in 2013

License:
Licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia Board of Nursing since 2005;
License No. 0019005406

Degree:
Graduated from the VA School of Massage in May 2005 with highest academic honors. 637 hour program. Coursework included:
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Swedish Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Myofascial techniques
  • Minor focus on pregnancy massage, sports massage and spa techniques
Continuing Education:
  • Myofascial Release Upper Body 3-17 and 12-17
  • Conflict management 1-17
  • Inflammation, Illness & Brain 3/16
  • Lymphatic System 12/15
  • Ethics updated 11-17
  • First Aid/CPR/AED Recertification 10-17
  • Anxiety and Massage 2-15
  • Pregnancy Massage 6-14
  • Microbiology 1-14 to 5-14
  • Lifespan Psychology 8-13 to 12-13
  • Anatomy and Physiology I&II 8-12 to 5-13
  • Nutrition and the Brain 4-12
  • Touch for Health 8-11                 
  • Advanced Anatomy and Pathology 3-11
  • Hot Stone Therapy 10-10
  • Kinesiomassage 7-08, 2-09
  • Infant Massage Instruction 7-07
  • Sports Massage 5-06
  • Craniosacral Therapy 11-05, 10-06
Updated 1/18