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:: OUR STORY::

THE ROOTS AND PRACTICE OF YOUR EXPERIENCED THERAPIST, EMILY.

MEET EMILY

OWNER & LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPIST

Emily is the head, heart and hands behind Body + Breath.

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planting the seed

EARLY ON

Growing up, Emily observed her parents operate their construction business from their old Vermont farmhouse. She was drawn to the challenges, rewards and creativity one’s business brings forth and it became her lifelong dream to one day have a business all her own. 

breaking ground

GROWING PAINS

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In 2015, upon graduating massage school in Florida, she knew her dream’s foundation would be rooted in massage. She moved to Massachusetts days after graduation and fought through the years at multiple start-up attempts. Time and again, the moment just wasn't right. At the end of 2019, three years into massaging full time, Emily experienced personal heartbreak and chose to put massage on hold until further notice.

 

During this period, the only things Emily knew she needed were time, space, sunsets and mountains. She was guided to fully uproot and move away from everyone and everything she had ever known. With the help and support of her parents and sisters, she moved to Asheville, North Carolina in December 2019 with mounds of uncertainty and yet, equal parts trust. 

Driving alone around the wild landscape, listening to  music and journaling for hours on end, the noise that was once life silenced and things became clearer. Day by day she could hear her Self again and began to breathe fully and stand steady on her own two feet.

 

In the Spring of 2021, Emily packed her life up once more and said goodbye to her west facing apartment - where she watched the sun set behind the mountains every night from her massage table she used as her bed. She said thank you to the Blue Ridge Mountains and, after 12 years of being away, headed north to settle in the Green Mountains once again. She set her sights back on opening her massage business in the place she learned it was destined to open all along…at home in Southern Vermont.

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" The noise that was once life silenced and things became clearer. "

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our practice

FEEL HOME WITHIN BODY + BREATH

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Emily's practice is here to help you find your foundation and home within your Self.

 

She expands on the concepts of safety, support, freedom, and exploration within her clients path of healing.

 

Her intuitive and intentional work goes beyond relieving aching muscles and calming busy minds. She creates space needed for nurturing discovery and remembering self-trust. 

She invites you to build a healthier relationship with your very foundation - your body + breath.

To welcome softness to tension, stillness to action

(or vice versa) and compassion to pain.

Her clients are an essential part of her practice. She prioritizes that they feel heard and seen while sharing time together.

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OUR APPROACH

MASSAGE DESIGNED TO YOU

Our approach is simple - we meet you where you are. 

Emily believes massage goes beyond tending to physical aches and pains. It holds space to work through traumas, emotions and other weights we carry that may surface.

 

Whatever you are experiencing, she is here to support you.

Our approach is also gentle. Emily's work stems from the realm of slow and steady. Her technique encourages your mind to quiet and muscles to soften at their pace, never forcing or rushing through any portion of her clients sessions.

OUR COMMUNITY

A PART OF THE FAMILY

Within Body + Breath, you have a spot at the table.

Emily's compassion, intuition and professionalism

afford her the ability to work with clients from

all walks of life.

Wherever you are on your journey, rest assured you belong here.

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our values

. RESPECT .
. COMPASSION .
. PROFESSIONALISM .
. INTEGRITY .
. SAFETY .
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READY to feel supported?

EMILY IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING & INVITING NEW CLIENTS
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