Licensed Massage Therapist (#5195)
I am owner and Massage Therapist of Bliss Therapeutic Body Work, and a specialist in pain relief and stress management.
I was born in Spain and came to the USA in 1991 on a college internship. After working 9 years in the corporate world, I became a Licensed Massage Therapist (#5195) following graduation from The Edmund Morgan School in Cornelius, NC in December of 2004. This extensive training program consisting of 650 hours of classroom, hands-on and real world experience, also certified me in Neuromuscular Therapy.
I opened Bliss Therapeutic Massage (aka Bliss European Hands Massage) in February 2006. I have been working as an independent contractor Massage Therapist for The Westin Hotel since February 2005. Other experience includes:
work at Burns and Barrow Massage Therapy in Charlotte, N.C. (January 2005 - January 2006. I was also the exclusive Massage Therapist for the performing artists of Cirque du Soleil – Varekai! (November 2nd - Nov 18th, 2005).
I received training/certification in Neuromuscular Reprogramming from Jocelyn Olivier, up to level 3, level 4 coming this August. In January 2016, I was attuned as a Reiki Master and became a Minister with the Alliance of Divine Love after a 10 months training. I am certified in Neurokinetic Therapy (level 1) by David Weinstock, in Multipoint Massage (by Pamela Held in August 2011), as an Integrative Reflexology Practitioner (by Claire Miller in August 2008), as a Rossiter Coach (by Richard Rossiter, a rolfer himself and author of the Rossiter Work Outs technique in August 2008), as a Medical Massage Practitioner in May 2007 from LMT Success Group.
I also received training in Myofascial Release: Clinical Applications (by Jeannie Staudt in January 2011), in Movement Therapy with Lynda Clay (Director and Founder of the Therapeutic Massage Training Institute), which is loosely based on the Trager Approach, Facial Massage in March 2007 from Terapias Manuales School in Spain, in Advance Myofascial techniques in Spine and Low Back in August 2006 from the Advance-Trainings.com group, in Healing Stone Massage in November of 2004 from the Stone Temple Institute as well as in the Healing Arts of Reiki (First and Second Degree) from Reiki Master Ron Schafenberg in March of 2005.
– in Neurokinetic Therapy (level 1)–Neuromuscular Reprogramming (level 3)
– in Neuromuscular Therapy-Myofascial Release: Clinical Applications
– as a Medical Massage Practitioner– Movement Therapy
– as a Rossiter Coach– Reiki Master
– as an Integrative Reflexology Practitioner– Healing Stones Therapy
– in Multipoint Massage– Myofascial techniques in Spine and Low Back
– Facial Massage