massage therapist + esthetician
My style has been influenced by my 25+ year practice of healing others, as well as myself. My initial study at Cornell University in Psychology and Human Development laid the perfect foundation for my life work. After a Reiki attunement and transformative Hospice experience in my late 20's, I found myself formally studying massage in Albuquerque NM, the land of my birth. My skills are most influenced by my extensive trainings in Biodynamic Craniosacral, Lymph Drainage, and Polarity Therapy. Blending structural and energetic techniques, I help shift the nervous system into its most relaxed state (parasympathetic) where I facilitate access to the inherent healing capabilities within each and every one of us.
My facials are unique, as my healing specialties have guided me to a deeper understanding of optimizing skin function and vibrancy. By addressing underlying movement patterns in the soft tissues, bones, and fluid, I balance the nervous system and aid a reset of the mental/emotional biofeedback mechanisms of facial tissues. My healing facials release tension, decrease inflammation, and restore homeostasis to the skin and to the system as a whole - body, mind, and spirit.
My dear friend and colleague Pipi Deer graduated from NIAOM (Northwest Institute of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine) in 2002. She is a Master of Acupuncture & Licensed in New York state. Pipi works and lives in Sag Harbor with her family. She attributes much of her own health to the consistent practice of yoga and eating wholesome organic food. Her primary focus is on "healing the root which will eventually reach the branches bearing many blossoms & fruit. -Health is freedom!" Pipi is currently available for home visits. Please contact her directly at 206-265-1827.