Lisa began her study of body work at the New England Shiatsu Center in Boston, MA. She graduated from the 500 hour program in 1990. She then went on to study at the Muscular Therapy Institute in Cambridge, MA. She graduated from the 1200 hour Massage Therapy program in 1992. Lisa then went on to study Hawaiian massage (Lomilomi) with kahuna/Harriet Sakuma on the Big Island of Hawaii. She also studied with Laurie Grant the founder of ARCH Ancient Rainbow Concious Healing based on ancient Hawaiian healing methods. She has studied sound healing with Jonathan Goldman, author of several books on sound healing and the founder of the Sound Healers Association. She then went on to study with the French accupuncturist and sound healing pioneer Fabien Mamen who teaches the use of tuning forks on the accupuncture points instead of needles.
In terms of movement work, she has studied with Emile Daoud creator of the profound movement work Continuum which is based in the wave motion in the body. She has studied Kundalini Yoga with Yogi Bhajan, Tai Chi with Master William Chen, African dance at Alvin Ailey in New York, drum and dance with Heidrun Hoffman creator of DiRRid (Dance in Rhythm Rhythm in Dance based in California).
In terms of Energy work, Lisa has studied with Dr. Richard Bartlett founder of Matrix Energetics, the Art and Science of Transformation. She also studied with Dr. Eric Pearl creator of Reconnective Healing. Both are profound healing modalities accessing the full healing spectrum.
Lisa is a percussionist who sometimes performs in the Boston area. Her many years of study and 13 years of practice in the bodywork field have taken her on an amazing journey into the mysteries of the body.
” I love my work and I love the body. It carries so much wisdom, love and joy.
It can be a magical place to live. If I can assist in the unfolding of that process I feel honored.”
– Lisa Lawler