When our eyes see our hands doing the work of our hearts, the circle of creation is completed inside us, the doors of our souls fly open, and love steps forth to heal everything in sight. ~ Michael Bridge
Mission Statement of Two Roads Massage Therapy
To improve the quality of life for children and adults through relaxing and restorative massage therapy that is safe and effective;
To address specific needs of cancer survivors, for children and adults, through gentle, comfort-oriented massage therapy that may ease side effects from the disease, cancer treatments and medications;
Through oncology massage therapy and lymphatic work, to support healing of the mind, body, and spirit of children and adults who have been affected by cancer and other health issues; and
To educate my clients, family members, caregivers and the public about the benefits of massage therapy, oncology massage and manual lymph drainage, which are integrative healing therapies that are growing in acceptance throughout the world.
Skilled in a variety of massage modalities that are relaxing, restorative and rejuvenating, I offer massage to everyone. I enjoy seeing clients from all walks of life. I have clients who range in age from eight to eighty-five! Over the years of practice, I have worked with teachers, nurses, social workers, writers, IT business people (to name a few) - so many interesting people in occupations who have various health conditions. Take a look at the many specialized services on my website that I offer.
For pediatric massage therapy services, please go to my website Two Roads 4 Kids, for more information. http://www.tworoads4kids.com
In 2007, I acquired my Texas professional massage therapy license (TX LMT #102176) and in 2010, I concluded my career in public education after twenty-five years.
I am available to give hospital massage sessions to in-patients at local Austin area hospitals, as well as offering out-call sessions to individuals who need to be at home/nursing home/assisted living center, etc.
I was recently honored to be inducted into the 2017 Massage Therapy Hall of Fame by the World Massage Festival. See link below for my bio.
Professional organizations that I support:
Society for Oncology Massage (S4OM) - the mission of S4OM is to support the safe delivery of massage to people who have been diagnosed with cancer, to promote an oncology massage education standard and to collaborate in research.
Some of the S4OM values include facilitating and encouraging the training of all massage therapists in the basics of oncology massage as well as educating the medical community, cancer patients and their caregivers about the extreme importance of proper training for oncology massage therapist.
Lymphatic Education & Research Network (LE&RN) - LE&RN is an internationally recognized non-profit organization founded in 1998 whose mission is to fight lymphatic diseases and lymphedema through education, research and advocacy.
Oncology Massage Alliance (OMA) - The Oncology Massage Alliance is a 501(c)3 nonprofit foundation created by four therapists in May 2011 and dedicated to providing complimentary hand and foot massage sessions, which are designed to help reduce stress and provide emotional support to individuals undergoing cancer Infusion and radiation room treatment. I am one of the co-founders of this organization. I am one of the co-founders of this organization.
Healwell - Healwell, a nonprofit based in Arlington, Virginia is an ever-growing team of passionate, committed and highly skilled practitioners, thinkers, researchers, business leaders and other humans who collaborate every day to improve the experience of illness. Their massage therapists, directors and advisors bring a wide variety of perspectives and experience to keep Healwell on the cutting edge of the ever-changing landscape of healthcare and integrative medicine. Healwell’s mission is to improve quality of life for people affected by acute, chronic, and serious illness through massage therapy, education, and research.