I began my relationship with bodywork in 1997 through my own healing process, finding myself struggling with profound and constant physical pain and a deep separation of Self. I knew once I was better, I wanted to learn some of the practices that were so instrumental in helping me regain a more balanced place in my body, mind and spirit. I am forever grateful to those people and practitioners who held space for me along the way.
Having healed Fibromyalgia and an extreme case of Myofascial Pain Sydrome (MPS), I am happy to say that in 2006, I completed a 1,000 hour program in Polarity and Massage, a graduate of the New Mexico Academy of Healing Arts (NMAHA) in Santa Fe, NM. I also have taken more than 350 classroom hours of Craniosacral Therapy continuing education with Craniosacral Master Etienne Peirsman. Since 2006, I have been supporting others work with some of the challenges this busy and sometimes complicated world can bring. I feel extremely privileged to be able to engage with people in their own healing processes. Because I have been through some deep terrain myself, often clients feel a profound sense of being "gotten" in the work we do together.
I have had a meditation practice for more than a decade. I also work deeply in my own processes with art, contemplation, neuroplasticity, and Self inquiry, expanding my relationship to Consciousness and Soul. As a result, I will bring a deep and expansive heart connection to our time together and look forward to being in that space with you.
Besides bodywork, I grew up in Wenham, Massachusetts and graduated with a BA from Colgate University, magna cum laude, with a focus on Political Science and International Relations. I spent the first 20 years of my life riding horses and competing on a national level. For the last 20 years, I have been a strong participant in nonviolent movements for social justice, working primarily on environmental, human/animal rights and anti-oppression/anti-racist issues. I have spent many years working with organizations such as Greenpeace, The Ruckus Society, Students for a Free Tibet and Chainbreaker. I have facilitated workshops, fundraised and participated in direct actions that utilize my love of art, my belief in nonviolence and my deep sensitivity to our common desire for happiness and security as forces for positive change. In addition to bodywork, I am currently a grant writer/evaluator and curriculum developer for Tibet Action Institute. I am also an avid sports fan and animal lover and have taken in many stray or feral dogs and cats!
Please feel free to call or email me to discuss any questions you may have.
"Kathy's gift of healing touch lies in her compassion for all beings. Her compassion radiates out her hands making my system feel heard and loved, allowing my
own innate wisdom of health and healing be triggered from within. She is a gift to this world. Thank you, Kathy." ~Cami, Resonating Touch, BCPP, BCST, Reiki Master
"Kathy has a very strong mind, soul & perspective on life. Put those together with her strong hands & you will see how good she is at her bodywork practice." ~Bill
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