Rachael specializes in neuromuscular therapy, deep tissue sports massage, and myofascial and trigger point therapy. She received massage training in a nationally accredited 750 hour program at the New Mexico School of Natural Therapeutic in 2001. In 2003, Rachael earned Neuromuscular Therapy certification with the founder of the International Academy of Neuromuscular Therapies, Judith Delaney. Rachael is currently in the process of becoming qualified to help assist in teaching the classes with Judith Delaney. For the last two and a half years, Rachael has been massaging professional, Olympic, University of Texas, amateur, and weekend warrior athletes. In order to understand the process of injury more clearly and how to educate the client about how to help themselves, Rachael earned her Personal Training certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine in 2007. She is a self-proclaimed education junky who enjoys painting, exercising, and spending time with family. Before becoming a massage therapist, Rachael was a middle school teacher for ten years and in the Peace Corps in Costa Rica.
Certifications: Certified NMT; NASM Certified Personal Trainer; Kinesiotape practitioner
Joined the CHF team in: 2008