Jim Reid specializes in Deep Tissue work, which can encompass a variety of pressures. He likes to focus on specific areas and symptoms and will incorporate different techniques to get results. Techniques drawn from include Myofascial Release, connective tissue work, Trigger Point Therapy, Swedish Massage, Polarity Therapy, and Reflexology.
A session with Jim may also involve movements and stretches as needed to help work out the kinks and improve flexibility. He provides education and supports your own body awareness when appropriate. He is an attentive listener, compassionate and highly skilled.
Jim is currently studying Advanced Myofascial Techniques and has completed 95% of the core curriculum for certification. A long-time student of Tai Chi Chuan and Chi Gung, he has completed instructor training in a spinal chi gung method.
Jim started massage part-time in 1989. In 1995, after 20 years as a mechanical engineer, he began to concentrate entirely on massage and has never looked back. He believes bodywork is his calling, a great pleasure, inspiration, and a source of discovery and learning.