"To the hundreds of new mothers, over thousands of postpartum checks, breastfeeding help, and massage sessions - THANK YOU for your trust. It is truly an honor!" - Jaimie
Certified Perinatal Massage Therapist
Carol Osbourne - Body Therapy Education -April 2015
32 Hour Certification Course-Certificate of Completion.
Prepared to work safely and effectively throughout the childbearing year and with normal to high-risk pregnancies. Specific knowledge of the physiological, psychological, and structural experiences of pregnancy, birth, postpartum. Recognition and complete understanding of the contraindications, possible complications, and risk factors.
Birth Healing Specialist Course -Holistic Treatment of the Postpartum Body
Institute for Birth Healing - Shulte Method - Lynn Shulte
Focus is on healing and treating the effects on the pelvis and pelvic floor muscles and abdomen from birth, addressing the specific needs to promote recovery.
SMRT - Spontaneous Muscle Release Technique
Full Circle Education - Dawn Lewis -efullcircle.com
February 2020 - Hips, Lower Back, and Abdomen
Spontaneous Muscle Release Technique (SMRT) is a bodywork technique that uses passive contraction to gently dissolve tension or adhesion in muscles and access deep-lying tissues that are otherwise inaccessible or painful to access. It's a fantastic compliment to perinatal massage, because you are able to affect deep tissue structures in a safe manner.
Infant Massage Educator Training
ASIS - December 2014
28 Hour Infant Massage Training Certification - Part 1 - Certificate of Attendance
Prepared to describe the benefits of Infant Massage to parents/caregivers, teach infant massage skills (with older child modifications) to parents and caregivers.
Licensed Massage Therapist
Cortiva Institute - 1000 Hour Program - December 2013
750 Hour Licensing Program
State matriculated program satisfying the state requirements for licensing as a massage therapist.
250 Hour Extended Program
Additional education with expanded focus on injury, massage specialties, and special populations
Additional Certifications and Training:
Certified Lactation Educator - CAPPA 2009
20 Hour Lactation Educator course to enable attendees to provide non-clinical lactation education to mothers in a community, agency or hospital setting.
Certified Nursing Assistant - Pinnacle Health, PA 2000
40 Hour Clinical Training to perform as a Nursing Assistant. Skilled to provide assistance with patient assessment, vital statistics, hands on clinical care within scope. Assistantance provided on the Postpartum, Antepartum, and NICU floors.
Former Home Birth Apprentice 2012 - Sharon Hodges Rust
DONA Certified Doula - Penny Simkin Pinnacle Health Hospital Training, April 2000
ICEA Childbirth Educator Training -2001
La Leche League Leader (retired) since 2000.