April has a BS in Biology from Va Tech and is a graduate of the Baltimore School of Massage. She has been practicing massage for over 20 years and still has many of her original clients coming to see her. April is currently working toward a MS degree in Oriental Medicine from Virginia University of Oriental Medicine.
April believes that massage benefits all aspects of our health and wellbeing. She integrates a variety of massage and bodywork techniques into her work and strongly believes in the benefits of receiving regular relaxing massage.
April is a Certified Cupping Therapist with the International Cupping Therapy Association (ICTA). Therapeutic cupping, also called massage cupping, is a fast, powerful, and less painful way to release tight and restricted tissue. Cupping can also help with lymphatic drainage, athletic recovery, relieving trigger points, detoxification, scar release, stretch mark reduction, cellulite reduction, and general relaxation and wellness. Facial cupping is a non-invasive way to uplift and tone the face.
April is a proponent of Bach Flower Remedies, homeopathic remedies that work to balance our mental and emotional state. She uses the remedies personally and with her family and pets. April offers her clients the option of adding Bach Flower remedies to their massage to further enhance their relaxation and overall wellbeing.
April is a Reiki Master Teacher. She offers Reiki sessions and classes when requested.