Nancy's passion for the Eastern healing arts and Holistic medicine began over 25 years ago, launching her many spiritual and educational travels abroad to South East Asia. Nancy is a licensed Massage Therapist through Montana Training Institute and has specialized Thai Bodywork training through Mama Lek Chaya and Thai Healing Massage Academy(Chiang Mai, Thailand) Soaring Crane Thai Massage in Seattle, WA. and Thai Massage and Medicine through the Naga Center, Portland, OR. Her bodywork sessions often integrate the use of Thai Herbal compresses, eastern medicinal balms, tuning forks and alternative techniques to open the channels of the body, decrease inflammation and improve circulation and tissue health. Nancy provides both traditional Thai massage on the floor, and Swedish table massage that includes deep tissue and relaxation. Nancy has been a longtime certified Ayurvedic Practitioner, and spent 6 months in India, 2007, studying the wisdom of this ancient medicine. She opened her Ayurveda practice in 2008 in Portland, Oregon and has taught numerous Ayurveda workshops at The Bhakti Yoga Center, Yoga Pearl and The Mac Club. She offers personalized Ayurvedic health consultations based on the 5 elements, the seasons and Vedic principles that promote longevity and wellness.
As a sister science to Ayurveda, Nancy is a practicing Vedic Astrologer. Her insightful natal chart readings shine a light onto the clients dharmic path, career, health, relationships and psychology, and can illuminate potential challenges in the chart and how to work with them. Nancy has been a practicing yogi since 1995 and is a certified Yoga Instructor through Bodhi Yoga International, a Buddhist based yoga training, centered on meditation and mindful asana. She is a holistic educator and teaches seasonal yoga-meditation retreats and Ayurveda workshops in the Flathead Valley, MT. Nancy is a life long learner and is currently diving into Vedic Palmistry and Medical Astrology.