Melissa is a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist with over 15 years of experience and over 1500 hours of training from programs at the National Holistic Institute in Emeryville and the Acupressure Institute in Berkeley.
Melissa tailors every session to the needs of the individual on her table using the many modalities she has studied, including swedish, shiatsu, tui na, deep tissue, acupressure, craniosacral therapy, ortho-bionomy®, and myofascial release. She has great joy working with pregnant women and trained in prenatal & postpartum with Kate Jordan. She has also worked for years with professional musicians including several from the San Francisco Symphony and the San Francisco Opera and Ballet Orchestras.
When not in session, Melissa is spending time with her multi-generational family; going to the theatre; practicing yoga and tai chi; and hiking with her dog.