Philosophy

​Dedication to providing effective and informed care is the foundation of every session with each client. Founded in 2012, Thrive mind.body.massage integrates techniques from multiple and complementary modalities  to customize sessions for each client.  Research and clinical studies reveal therapeutic bodywork offers many benefits to our health!

 

Offering Therapeutic and Relaxation Massage, Reflexology,  Lymphatic Massage,  Pregnancy Massage, Aroma Acupoint Therapy, Mindfulness Practice and Guided Self Study integrating principles and techniques of the Hakomi method provide an opportunity to meet you where you are, and provide you with resources to help you begin to create positive change.

Introduction

 

Rita Johnson,   BCTMB, CLT

  • Board Certified Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork - National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork 

  • Licensed  Massage Therapist - Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Health Professions

  • Certified Lymphedema Therapist - Monarch Continuing Education

  • Certified Pregnancy Massage Therapist - Nurturing the Mother (Prenatal/Labor/Postpartum/Infant Massage)

  • Certified Reflexologist - Advanced Balance Reflexology

  • Graduate of the Hakomi Method - The Hakomi Institute

  • NADA Acu-Detox Specialist - National Acupuncture Detoxification Association

  • Aroma Acupoint Therapist