Let's change the way you feel! At your first session you will be asked to fill out a confidential health history form. It is important to be as detailed and honest as possible. It is also important to realize that instant relief from pain or discomfort is not always possible. When receiving therapeutic bodywork, recognize that physical conditions often have been accumulating over quite some time. Depth builds session over session, and healing takes time. The problem area will not necessarily be worked on first. Often the area with the most pain may not be the origin of the problem. The approach is in balancing the systematic functions of the entire body progressively.
Effort, patience and persistence are required to recover from injury or illness and to reposition the body into good health especially with chronic conditions. Full Body Balancing is a valuable addition to proper nutrition, exercise, healthy relationships and mindful work in achieving and maintaining balance in our lives.
Alie Miller, LMP
Alie has over 19 years of experience relieving pain, improving circulation, and accelerating healing. She has always been drawn to the healing arts, and after experiencing the profound effects of massage therapy after surgery she knew she had found her calling. Alie is committed to creating lasting results for each client, every session is a unique experience tailored to achieve this goal. By combining a variety of techniques she is able to bring the body back to its natural state of health and balance. Her approach to bodywork is to share with clients knowledge of how the body works and to get them engaged in their own process of healing.
Alie Miller is a graduate of Brian Utting School of Massage and has completed more than 1800 hours of specialized training in Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology and Massage Therapy Techniques including advanced certification in: Structural Integration, Myofascial Release, Shiatsu, Deep Muscle Therapy, Lymphatic Drainage, Post-Operative Massage, Orthopedic Massage and Chinese Cupping. She is a fully accredited Professional Health Care Provider, and is licensed by the state of Washington to provide Massage Therapy, as well as a member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) and the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB).
What keeps clients coming back to Alie again and again? The quality of her work. Alie is professional and personable, you’ll find her approach extremely helpful and her presence warm, compassionate, and inviting. Each session she gives you her all!
Be prepared for a truly unique, exceptional, and transformative massage experience. During your session you will be asked to leave any stressful thoughts at the door. Enter your massage with a clear mind and utilize your time on the table to generate positive and peaceful thought. It is helpful to have one simple image that you absolutely love to focus on and return to during your session, for Alie that image is a sunflower. Generating positive thought while you are on the massage table is a meditation that will allow your mind to release mental stress, and stop the production of stress chemicals that lock in muscle tension. Clearing your mind of negativity will also flood your body with healing endorphins.
You will be draped appropriately. If there are certain areas you prefer left untouched such as: buttocks, inner thighs, abdomen, hair or feet, simply communicate this at any time before, or during your session. You will be encouraged to verbally communicate, to breathe and to let go. After your session you will have private time to relax, dress and bring yourself into awareness. When you emerge you may choose to talk about the session and schedule another appointment.