About

In my private practice I specialize in Structural Bodywork Rehabilitation, Therapeutic Soft Tissue Therapy, the MELT Method & the Bellanina Facelift Massage.

susanClient sessions are designed to treat long term chronic pain symptoms, acute pain & injuries with advanced techniques in Myofascial Release, Myoskeletal Alignment Therapy, Neuromuscular Massage Therapy, Orthopedic Massage Therapy and Craniosacral Therapy along with range of motion techniques & Active Isolated Stretching. The combination of soft tissue therapy, rehabilitative, strengthening & stretching exercises, and self-care treatment programs help my clients recover efficiently and effectively to resume their favorite activities, excercise & training programs, sports activities as well as maintain their overall structure and well-being.

Certifications & Memberships (1993-2018):                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Bellanina Institute National Instructor Trainer (2017-2019)                                                                                                                                                                                    BCTMB (Board Certified in Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork) – Certified (2016)                                                                                                                                                           Bellanina Institute Instructor (2012-2019)                                                                                                                                                                                                                         MELT Method Instructor (2011 & 2012)                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) – Certified Personal Trainer (2010)                                                                                                                                                                NCTMB (National Certification in Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork) – Certified (2000)                                                                                                                                                  IAHP (International Association of Healthcare Practitioners) – Member since 1996                                                                                                                                                                                                         Belavi Institute Specialist & Practitioner (1995)
  AMTA (American Massage Therapy Association) – Member since 1994
  LMT – Licensed Massage Therapist (1994)
  Utah College of Massage Therapy (1993)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Reiki Master (1993)

I am a certified MELT Method Instructor, Bellanina Institute Instructor and in August 2017 I became National Instructor Trainer for the Bellanina Institute.  A graduate of the Utah College of Massage Therapy in 1993Nationally Certified in Massage & Bodywork Therapy in 2000 and Board Certified in Massage & Bodywork Therapy in 2016, I have studied and trained with the finest instructors in the industry during the last twenty-five years, including the Upledger Institute, Paul St. John (NMT), James Waslaski (OMT), Neurosomatic Educators, Ben Benjamin, Erik Dalton, Aaron Mattes, Belle Tuckerman (Belavi Institute), Nina Howard (Bellanina Institute), Sue Hitzmann (MELT Method), Anita Shannon (ACE MediCupping), Joe Durant (MPS Therapy).