Training and Credentials:
B.A. Colorado State University (1995) English Literature Major, Comparative Religions Minor
M.A. Claremont Graduate University (1999) English Literature
Massage Therapy Certification (CMT) Massage Therapy Institute of Colorado 1060 hours of training in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Neuromuscular Therapy, Motion Palpation, Sports Massage, JROM (Joint Range of Motion), Reflexotherapy, Anma (Zoku Shin Do), Asian Systems, Tui Na, Myofascial Release, Energy Work & Rhythmical Massage
Continuing Massage Education: Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy, Raindrop Therapy, Aromatherapy, Hot Stone Therapy, Pre-Natal Massage, Japanese Facial Massage, Ayurveda, Heated Bamboo Massage, Structural Integration, Chinese Meridian Studies, Thai Herbal Compress, Spa Body Treatments & Reiki (I, II, Master & Teacher)
Esthetician Certification Pickens Technical College Certification in Esthetics, Chemical Peels & Microdermabrasion
Continuing Esthetican Education: Chemical Peels, Extractions, Advanced Facial Waxing Techniques, Skin Care Biology, Treating Acne and Rosacea, Creative Facials, The Self-Employed Esthetician, Creative Marketing, Nutrition & Skin Care, Brazilian Waxing Techniques, Sugaring, Ayurvedic Skin Care, Japanese Facial Massage, Skincare Ingredients Revealed, Minksys Lash Extensions
Licenses: Massage Therapy License (LMT) and Esthetician License (LE) through the State of Colorado
Membership: Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP)
Awards: While at the Spa at the Inverness: 5280 Top of the Town, July 2012- best facial
Massage Therapy Institute of Colorado (since 2003) Lead Instructor for Hot Stone & Spa Modalities (2 day module), Advanced Hot Stone, Hot Stone & Neuromuscular Therapy, Raindrop Technique, Heated Bamboo Massage (5 element massage), Chair Massage, Thai Herbal Compress, Japanese Facial Massage and Spa Body Wraps & Scrubs. Teaching assistant for Anatomy and Physiology.
Massage Therapy Training Institute (2009) Kansas City, MO Lead Instructor for Hot Stone Module (2 day module)
Hot Stone Seminars: Arvilla Spa, Revive Spa & Sanctuary Day Spa (hot stone facial), Spa at the Inverness (hot stone facial).
In my spare time, I enjoy hiking, camping, photography, visiting with family & friends, jewelry-making and walking my doggie-denizens-of-delight, Jingo & Tashi.