Always having a love of animals and riding horses from a young age, Karyn graduated with a B.A. in Equine Studies/Communications, from The University of Findlay in Findlay Ohio. She was then drawn to wanting to help horses to move and feel better, so enrolled in a 10 week, intensive Equine Trigger Point Myotherapy course from Equi-Myo located in Granby, CT. This course was a 250 hour course designed to cover anatomy and physiology of the horse as well as safe practices in handling, evaluating and massaging them. She became a Certified Equine Trigger Point Myotherapist.
After working therapeutically with horses for several years, it became apparent that horses and riders were often BOTH in need of massage therapy. Interested in expanding her knowledge and wanting to be able to address issues in both horses and their riders, Karyn decided to study Human Massage Therapy at the in Worcester, MA. There she gained a whole new understanding and perspective as how to help and treat people with Therapeutic Massage techniques to help restore balance and wellness to their lives as well as prevent injuries and aid in recovery.
Karyn uses a variety of techniques for much of her work. She utilizes palpation, NeuroKinetic Therapy® and Orthopedic Assessment to assess problematic movement patterns and painful or overcompensating muscles or muscle groups. Deep Tissue techniques are applied as well as Myofascial work, Trigger Point, and Swedish massage. NeuroKinetic Therapist and has also been an Assissant Instructor at NKT Level 1 seminars. She has completed over 60 hours of continuing education classes in Orthopedic Assessment & Massage with and has completed more than the 100 hours required for certification with for whom she is also a teaching assistant. She has also taken numerous hours in Neuromuscular therapy, CORE Sport Bodywork, myofascial and prenatal massage.
Karyn is an insured Professional Member of the (AMTA) and has been Board Certified by the (NCBTMB) since 2006. She is always taking new classes to keep up with current standards and expand her knowledge in order to maximize her performance as a massage therapist and help her clients.
When you are looking to reduce and find the cause of your pain, Karyn’s sessions will be very beneficial, as well as a learning experience.
"I am an avid student and believe that every client has something to teach me, whether equine or human. I am dedicated to always learning through continuing education classes as well as in my office everyday!"