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Education

Bodywork Training
Lisa’s bodywork education began with Transformational Bodywork at Pacific School of Massage in Gualala, CA.  This approach uses bodywork as a method of accessing and processing emotional wounds held in the body.  Lisa has extensively studied Asian bodywork (Shiatsu, Tua Na, Jin Shin) at the Acupressure Institute in Berkeley, CA and has also studied Jin Shin Jyutsu.  She has continued her education in Sports, Trigger Point, Deep Tissue, Foot Flexology, Pre-Natal Massage, Cranialsacral therapy, and Visceral Manipulation through the San Francisco School of Massage, Kate Jordan Seminars, Milne Institute and Barral Institute respectively. She has also specific training for advanced knee issues and scoliosis through Advanced Myofascial Techniques and Infant Massage and strategies for working with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome through Mckinnon Body Therapy Center. She is a Morales Method bodywork practitioner and a NASM certified personal trainer.

Related Education
Lisa graduated from the University of Washington in 2001 with three Bachelor of Science degress in Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Microbiology, summa cum laude.  She was a graduate student in 2003-2005 at UC Berkeley Molecular and Cell Biology PhD program.
Since 2006, she has studied Intuitive Energy reading with Phyllis Pay.
Lisa completed a 200-hr vinyasa yoga teacher training with Laughing Lotus Yoga Center in 2013.
Lisa also has extensive volunteer experience.  Through Shanti, she served as a peer support volunteer, offering weekly practical and emotional support to an individual with breast cancer for 14 months.  She has also worked for the San Francisco’s Sheriff’s department offering massage to survivors of domestic violence.

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