About Me

Joan is a Connecticut Licensed Massage Therapist (# 001175) and is board certified with the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. 

Joan's education is as follows:

  • Graduate of Manchester Community College and Eastern Connecticut State University
  • Graduate of the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in 1995
  • Certified with the Dr Vodder School of Lymphatic Therapy in 1998.  Currently re-certified in June of 2018.
  • Trained with the late John Harvey Gray, Reiki Master and completed the Advanced Reiki Practioner Program.
  • Trained with Aaron Mattes, the father of Active Isolated Stretching
  • Since September of 2015, began training with John F Barnes, PT, LMT in Myofascial Release (MFR) technique.
  • JF Barnes MFR classes taken:  Myofascial Mobilization, MFR I, MFR 2, Unwinding, Advanced Unwinding, Rebounding, Fascial Pelvis,  Cervical Thoracic, Skill Enhancement, Therapy for the Therapist, MFR Pediatrics and Women's Health