Allison has been supporting moms in San Diego for the better part of two decades and is certified in Pre & Peri-natal massage by Carole Osborne. She is a sophisticated,experienced bodyworker who knows how to touch. Her work is deep, soothing and intuitive. She blends deep tissue and Swedish massage with a variety of breathing and energetic modalities to alleviate discomforts and help her clients deeply relax. She is a doula and has supported many moms and their partners through their pregnancies and births.
Allison has been supporting moms in San Diego since 1995 as a doula and massage therapist. Her training began in 1994 at the School of Healing Arts here in San Diego,and continued on through countless yoga trainings, birth classes and doula training. Allison is a Holistic Health Practitioner with well over 1000 hours of training, is certified massage therapist (CMT) with the State of California and has completed two yoga teacher trainings. She is a DONA-certified doula who has supported moms and families in over 70 births. She has trained in massage for pregnancy under Carole Osborne and has completed the Pre & Peri-natal Massage training, considered to be one of the most comprehensive and rigorous pregnancy massage programs in the country. Allison has recently been deepening her training in Cranio-Sacral Therapy, as well as training with Gail Tully’s Spinning Babies and Anna Verwaal’s Hormonal Physiology of Birth.
Inspired by the intention of the natural birthing process, Allison facilitates the body through the use of relaxation techniques such as toning, breathwork, movement and integrative therapies such as deep tissue, shiatsu and stretching to create a specialized journey for each session.
“I had the most amazing massage with Allison last night… every pregnant woman needs to see her! Simply amazing.” from Ali I. on our Facebook page.