session starts when I ask about the condition you're in, and what
you would like the outcome of the session to be; this may include
inquiring about body pain or resolving tension. I do not talk
excessively or analyze mentally, however verbalizing your intention
helps create a focus for the session and for healing energetically
My work is massage based. Using warm aromatic oil, I start with
a firm, thorough massage to help you relax in your body, I invite
you to talk about feelings and insights that may come up, or you
can simply be in a state of deep relaxation.
The degree of stillness and trust will then allow for
a creative intuitive approach. I often get tuned into the energy
Energy work is a very light healing touch that restores
the movement of subtle energy in the body. I may also palpate
the rhythm of the cranial fluid to facilitate unrestricted
Another technique I use for helping pain is called Strain-counter
strain, which decreases muscle spasm and restores muscle length.
I include a good foot massage in my session; the feet are energetically
connected to all parts of the body. I also believe in the important
benefits of massaging the abdomen, which is our energy center
that contains our inner organs.
Working with my hands, I am aware of the lymphatic fluid drainage.
I also work with acupressure points. Most importantly, I work
with my heart; massage becomes a spiritual practice
that requires me to refine my listening and to welcome everybody
with love and respect.