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)                                                                                                                                                                                    BCTMB (Board Certified in Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork) – Certified (2016)                                                                                                                                                            Bellanina Institute Instructor (2012)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  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, James Waslaski, Neurosomatic Educators, Ben Benjamin, Erik Dalton, Aaron Mattes, Belle Tuckerman, Nina Howard & Sue Hitzmann.