Different forms of physical and therapeutic methods encompassing different hand techniques, massage practices from different traditions, as well as substances from the natural world to alleviate, relax or restore the internal and external function of a person counseling protocols for the alleviation of physical/mental/emotional and spiritual conditions and situations that become subjects of discussion as a result of trust, and relaxation inherent in massage therapy. Each style of massotherapy offers distinct healing properties, and connects with spiritual principles that go far beyond muscle tension alone. healing energy through touch, through the use of voice, counseling, and external natural resources used in the spiritual capacity of the restoration of health and the alleviation of human suffering My massage therapy is based on a vitalistic philosophy that recognizes that there is an innate intelligence that uses the brain muscle and nerve system to control and maintain the body in health. Interference to the nerve and energy system can lead to a change in health most easily seen as disease or loss of function. But more than that, this interference can affect performance on multiple levels, some easily observed and others more subtle. My massage therapy utilizes mental, emotional, spiritual, lifestyle, and nutritional influences, as well as a working knowledge of massage manipulation and hand techniques. A working knowledge of herbs, oils, tinctures, hot/cold therapies, light/color/sound, and natural and mechanical means of massage.