The body is designed to heal itself. It knows what it needs. When we are still and listening, the body will present us with the answers. Pain or problems in different areas all happen for a reason. When you know how to read the body, it will tell you everything you need to know.
I consider myself a Wellness Advocate and Facilitator:
Advocate: 1. A person who represents another persons interest. 2. Supports or suggests an idea, development, or way of doing something.
Facilitator: 1. Someone who helps to bring about an outcome.
We are all where we are right now because of the choices we have made in our lives. That goes for the cellular level in our body's also. The food we eat, the thoughts we think, the actions we make, they all create a reaction in the body just as certain as breathing.
We mostly live this life on fast forward so when reactions in the body start to show up we typically ignore all the signs until it screams loud enough to hear, the pain, the depression, the discomfort etc... And it is usually when people get to this point that they come into my office.
It becomes what feels like an emergency that needs to get fixed now. Keep in mind, it has taken weeks, months, often times even years of accumulation. Massage can help immediate discomfort in the body. However, true healing comes from within. True changes are made when we create new patterns, habits, or cycles. I can do my part in this healing process. But ultimately, YOU are in the driver seat of your own health.
As an advocate and facilitator, I listen and watch for what the body on my table is showing me. I communicate/educate what I am witnessing. Then I facilitate with the tools in my toolbox (modalities) the best course of action.
Because of this, I do not section out every modality with a price. I never want someone to pick the cheapest or the most expensive offering based on their pocket book.
As a facilitator, I choose the modality based on your needs only. This choice is determined based on a history, discussion, and what I visually see and/or palpate.
This is how I have seen the best result in my 24 years of experience.
Denise Fisher, the founder of Touch of Relief is a former preschool teacher and mother of 3. Denise decided to switch her profession to massage therapy in 1998. Denise is very set on keeping her practice, “purely clinical and holistic with no ‘fluff’ and no ‘voodoo’ remedies.”
After 8 years working in the industry Denise realized that there is more to us humans beyond muscles, bones, blood, and flesh which sparked her thirst for knowledge and desire to expand her scope to help people on a deeper level.
Upon expanding her own knowledge, Denise decided to add to the services she offered including: Bowen, Cranial-Sacral, Aromatherapy, and EFT. In 2006 she added essential oils to the mix because of the safe, natural and effective way they support our body systems.
“I no longer refer to myself as a massage therapist. I am a whole body wellness advocate” says Denise.
Denise now offers classes to educate and empower people – inform everyone that,
“YOU are in the driver seat of your own health!”