Dawn is a state certified Licensed Massage Therapist. Trained in Shiatsu, Acupressure, Thai massage, Reiki, as well as various manual release modalities: cupping, myofascial release, zero balancing, direct muscle release. In practice since 2003, Dawn approaches bodywork from a trauma informed perspective, with a deep understanding of our mind body connection and a strong intuitive awareness. Guided by releasing the learned and held patterns of tension within the body, Dawn strives to help you find relief from the habituated physical symptoms of stress, anxiety and/or depression, chronic pain and tension, and patterns of imbalance. Through an integrative massage approach, Dawn provides a gentle, focused, supportive massage, offering the client deep relaxation, greater ease physically and mentally, a feeling of ‘being at home’ within the body, and an overall sense of wholeness. Dawn graduated from The Baltimore School of Massage Shiatsu and Asian Bodywork program in 2002. She is a trained Yoga instructor at the 200 hour level though YAMA studio, as well as a children’s yoga instructor. Additionally, she holds a MA in Mental Health Counseling from Goddard College (2019).