BlueFern Massage Therapy
Jennifer is a nationally certified massage therapist and a 2005 graduate of the Muscular Therapy Institute, formerly in Cambridge, MA. Additionally, she holds a B.A. in Art History from Bates College. She is a long-time member of the American Massage Therapy Association and is a preferred practitioner with the Society for Oncology Massage.
Jennifer has a background in modern and improvisational dance, which enhances her massage training and understanding of the body. She constructs individualized treatment plans for her clients using a blend of bodywork techniques including muscular therapy, Swedish massage, neuromuscular therapy, myofascial release, gentle scar tissue mobilization, passive and facilitated stretching, sports massage and deep tissue.
In addition to general therapeutic and relaxation work, specializes in working with clients with more complex medical histories (such as clients with cancer histories, and people in the midst of diagnosis or current treatment) as well as gentle scar tissue work. Her advanced coursework includes training in oncology massage with Tracy Walton, Gentle Scar Tissue Mobilization for Post-Mastectomy and Radiotherapy with Jamie Elswick and Traumatic Scar Tissue Management with Nancy Keeney Smith and Cathy Ryan. Additionally, Jennifer has trained in pre and perinatal massage therapy with Carole Osborne and enjoys working with clients at all stages of their pregnancy.
To learn more about Jennifer’s services, pricing, and practice in Northampton please visit her page. Her health history form, to be filled out in advance of your first appointment, can be downloaded here.
Jennifer practices therapeutic massage (including Oncology, Prenatal/Postpartum and Scar Tissue Mobilization) at CLINIC on Thursdays 3- 9pm and Fridays 9am- 3pm.