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With 10 years of experience as a massage therapist, whose most recent experience was at the world-renowned Mandarin Oriental Spa NYC,  her curiosity in the body, mind, and consciousness continues to expand over time.  Our massage studio places the focus and attention on the individual and effective bodywork.  The foundation of her bodywork starts with a brief consultation to determine the present state of the body and mind.   

Our treatments are described as therapeutic since the depth of pressure is a unique sensation based on individual lifestyle and health status and relaxation techniques. pain management relief varies among individuals.  Essentially, there are various approaches to the body to achieve a goal of relaxation, restoration, muscle tension release/trigger point release, or stress relief.

Carmen continues to train and educate herself on traditional, modern, global bodywork and spiritual beliefs and practices to better serve the person who chooses to receive bodywork  from her.  Which include Ayurvedic bodywork (Abyhanga, Garshana, Udvartina, Marma), Prenatal bodywork, Structural integration (not currently certified however structural techniques are strongly emphasized in her bodywork), Herbalism, Thai massage.

Education

  • Syracuse University, B.F.A

Certifications and training include:

  • Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences ( Swedish massage and Shiatsu)

  • Pre and Postpartum massage certification, Niara Healing Arts

  • Ayurveda Bodywork certifications , Kripalu (Udvartina, Abyhanga, Swedna, Garshana, Marma balancing, Netra Basti)

  • Ayurvedic massage and Panchakarma therapy, Anjali School of Ayurveda, Kerala, India

  • Herbal Apprenticeship, Sacred Vibes Apothecary (level 1)

  • Thai massage, Lotus Palm Institute of Thai massage and Traditional bodywork

  • Structural integration, Exploring the series, Swedish Institute

  • Cherokee bodywork with Lewis Mehl-Madrona, Kripalu

  • Doula, Ancient Song Doula Services

  • Lymphatic massage

  • Trigger point therapy

New York State Massage Therapist License # 023341-1

Florida Massage Therapist License #MA86617

Florida Massage Establishment License #MM37183

National Massage Certification (MBLEx)

Professional member of Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP)