About Ruth

Graduate of the Healing Arts Center

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Ruth is a graduate of the Healing Arts Center in St. Louis. She is licensed by the State of Missouri, Nationally Certified, and a member of the ABMP Massage Association. She practices a variety of techniques (modalities) including Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue, Swedish, Prenatal and Geriatric Massage. She also offers chair massage for corporate clients and special events. In addition, she is a Master Reiki practitioner. Ruth’s belief is that massage and/or Reiki can benefit her clients by managing pain, anxiety, physical and emotional stress, depression, sleep disorders and myriad other conditions. Ruth strives to create a comfortable, safe and inviting environment with which to provide client-focused therapeutic massages. By integrating a variety of massage techniques, each session is unique to the needs of the client.

 Passionate About Education

Passionate about continuing her education in the varied techniques of massage to further augment her skill Ruth has studied with master practitioners from around the country. She came to work in the healing arts later in life after having a career in theater and arts education. As an actor, she was a student of the Alexander Technique and Feldenkrais Method, both of which increased her knowledge of the structure and use of the body in daily life. In addition, she is a student of yoga and meditation to deepen her own physical and spiritual well-being.

"And when you work with love you bind yourself to yourself, and to one another, and to God"

Quotes are borrowed from —Kahlil Gibran—, The Prophet