Tracy’s massage treatments contain great structural knowledge as well as an exceptional level of compassion for her clients. She began her career working closely with Dr. Ryan Hewitt in the office of Merrimack Valley Wellness Center for 4 years before she opened Merrimack Valley Bodywork. Tracy trained with the industries leading experts in therapeutic massage. She as been trained in medical massage, deep tissue therapy, trigger point therapy, and has been certified in oncology massage by non other than Tracy Walton. She is one of the area"s only LMTs to become certified in the care of cancer patients. Tracy is anatomically savvy and in tune with finding the underlying issues that cause us to live in pain. Her practical approach to bodywork as a successful measure for pain relief is certain to bring you back to a more comfortable place in your body and your mind.
In her spare time, Tracy enjoys learning about Ayurveda, healthy recipes and gardening. When she is not at the office she can be found enjoying time with her family and pets. She is truly happiest while gardening and hiking in the woods.
Marie delights in working one on one with people to gear them toward a more healing oriented, self aware path. Her attention to detail will likely leave you comfortable and convinced that receiving massage on a regular basis is an outstanding way to nourish yourself. Her nurturing approach balances structural precision and anatomical understanding with an intuitive heart. She takes great pleasure in guiding anyone on her table to a more comfortable state in their body and their mind.
She asserts "Massage allows time to reflect inward, to be present with oneself, and become self-aware. Not often do we shut off the stress of the outside world. Bodywork is a profound way to plug back in to what matters most."
Since entering the world of massage in 2011, Marie has expanded her understanding of the body, continuing her education with classes like Thai Massage for the Table, Structural Relief Therapy, Orthopedic Massage for Complicated Cervical Conditions, The Missing Link in Assessment and Treatment of Chronic Neck Pain, Medical Massage for the Neck, Shiatsu, Reiki and Polarity to name a few.
When she’s not massaging, Marie enjoys furthering her education about the body mind, practicing yoga, preparing fresh whole foods, spending her time in nature and with her family.