Alissa PriestlEy, LMBT, RYT
Alissa Priestley is a Licensed Massage Therapist and Certified Yoga Teacher to support and promote healthy living. With over 20 years of experience her undertaking is to assist in the process of returning one’s body to equilibrium. Realizing the human body wants to be in balance, and the differences in us all, Alissa embraces the benefits of integrative bodywork. She utilizes a combination of her training in each massage to treat the body and restore physical, emotional, and mental elements of wellbeing. Her work is founded on setting a positive intention and allowing the body to release deep ailments and encourage healthy openings to allow for vital energy to flow freely.
Alissa is a graduate of The Boulder College of Massage Therapy (1999) and has over 500 hours of Yoga Training. She has extensive knowledge in anatomy of the human body and has studied the healing arts of Shiatsu, Swedish Massage, Integrative Massage and various Deep Tissue and Neuromuscular Massage techniques, such as Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, Passive and Active Release Technique, and Lymphatic Drainage.
Some of her more recent continued studies of therapeutic bodywork include Thai Massage and Cranio-Sacral Therapy. Alissa believes relaxation is essential for healing. While some techniques may yield temporary therapeutic discomfort, every massage is ultimately relaxing. Massage therapy compliments other forms of wellness very nicely and there are sustained, cumulative effects of regular bodywork.
Alissa truly loves the gift of therapeutic massage and looks forward to working with you.