A Little About Cheri
Life Is About Movement
I value being active and being in life, and have been someone on the move ever since I can remember. I've always had huge goals for fitness....with those BIG goals and accomplishments came the aches, pains and injuries associated with it. It was at this point I began to take great interest in the body, the human anatomy and physiology and began learning how to use massage and bodywork to keep myself active in doing what I love.
Early in my career as a business executive and single mom I struggled to stay balanced and focused. I often was overwhelmed, spread thin, and stressed. Physically, I experienced chronic neck and shoulder pain, and migraine headaches. I started to feel that pain at the base of my neck that creeps up over your head. I felt like I carried the weight of the world on my shoulders. I knew taking care of myself should be a priority but I struggled to show up for myself.
I completely understand the pain of constriction and freedom of movement through massage and I've become committed to helping others in this way.
It was that interest in movement and freedom from that constriction that ultimately led me to a massage career. I attended one of the top schools in the country for massage, and graduated with high honors distinction from Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy, Newington CT in 2009. I opened Hands that Heal Massage Therapy in late 2009. I am a professional member of the American Massage Therapy Association and Board certified in Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork and I am a heart centered, dedicated and professional practitioner providing compassionate care to assist clients on their journey to wellness.
Some of my specialties include Acupressure (Shiatsu ), Deep Tissue, Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) and Prenatal Massage.
In 2021, I decided to rebrand myself and my business to offer a more comprehensive list of services to individuals besides massage. I now offer a full suite of both massages, health and wellness products, fitness, beauty and education.
Let me be a self-care advocate in your life, and allow me to help you find peace of mind and some “time-out” for yourself. I want to support you in being your happiest healthiest self!
My commitment to you is to help you connect to movement in your body...and movement in your life, and create that sense of freedom for a healthier body at any stage of life.