Heather is a board-certified massage therapist and physical therapist assistant who has worked in the health and wellness industry for the past 10 years. Having undergone 12 complex reconstructive spine surgeries and five shoulder surgeries as a result of sports injuries, she has seen the incredible benefits of adding massage to pain management therapies not only with her clients, but also for herself.
Heather has advanced training in instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization and is a Graston Technique™ Specialist (GTS). She understands the complex nature and importance of addressing fascia and has completed Fascial Distortion Model (FDM) courses and is a Frederick Stretch Therapy™ (FST™) practitioner. She has completed an extensive training program in Orthopedic Massage through the Academy of Clinical Massage as well as advanced training in Sports Massage through the American Massage Therapy Association. Heather has also completed continuing education in a wide variety of techniques including Cupping, Hot Stone, Aromatherapy and the use of percussion devices.
In addition to massage therapy, Heather is also a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and has specializations in Corrective Exercise (CES) and Performance Enhancement (PES). She also holds a Certification in Applied Functional Science (CAFS) through the Gray Institute.
Heather lives with her husband and two dogs and in her spare time enjoys racing cars, traveling, outdoor activities, teaching aquatic fitness and coaching adaptive swimming. She is continuing her education and currently attending GCU/GWCC as a nursing student.
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