Pressure Level: Medium to Firm
Favorite Area of Focus: Neck and Traps
Katie is a graduate of the National Holistic Institute in Emeryville in January 2013. She was born in Livermore, CA and lived in Germany until the age of 4. After graduating from high school, she spent 6 months in Austria. Before discovering the healing art of massage was her calling, she worked as a nanny and a pet sitter. Katie tailors each massage towards the individual needs of her clients by using a range of modalities including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Shiatsu as well as stretching and range of motion assessment. Katie’s nurturing touch promotes a deep sense of relaxation and a safe environment for her clients to receive the full benefits of massage. Katie also incorporates energy work as a path to healing to clear out energy blockages from affected areas throughout the body. She is also certified in Prenatal and Hot Stone massage.
Katie holds the belief that every individual deserves to have freedom from pain and assists clients in realizing their potential for maximum health and well-being. Her philosophy on healing is that “intention is everything.” Katie’s dream vacation is to take part in a pilgrimage or a meditation retreat. She has traveled to Hawaii, Florida, New Mexico, Italy, Austria, Germany, England and Estonia. Katie balances her work-life by doing things she enjoys such as traveling, arts and crafts, hiking, cooking and baking.