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About sonora

“You’re in good hands.  I will provide qualified therapy solutions and professional advice. Your health is my priority.” –

Sonora Byrd Hodges

Sonora has over 15 years experience as a Massage Therapist. She is a compassionate and highly educated therapist that takes time to get to the core issues concerning pain management, stress relief, misalignments, and mobility issues. Sonora has spent the majority of her career in a chiropractic clinic setting working to address acute pain, muscle, and soft tissue imbalances. In 2005, Sonora traveled to Thailand where she studied traditional Thai Massage at the Thai Massage School of Chiang Mai, Thailand. Sonora is educated in multiple modalities of human anatomy, muscle and soft tissue functions.  As a graduate of the National Academy of Sports Medicine, Sonora received her credentials as a Certified Personal Trainer with specializations in Corrective Exercise and Fitness Nutrition. Sonora has also spent the last few years studying Aquatic Integration (A.I.) , a form of Watsu aquatic therapy, at the Aquatic Integration Institute (A.I.I.) of California. She has apprenticed under Cameron West, the founder of A.I.I., and has shadowed A.I. therapists at Vernon Memorial Hospital of Wisconsin’s Aquatic Therapy Center.  A final fun fact about Sonora: is that she also has a great reputation with the Music Industry as a “massage therapist to the stars!” She has worked on various tours with artists such as: Alice Cooper, The Eagles, Kid Rock, Rod Stewart, Poison, Daughtry, New Kids on the Block and many others.

Specialties:

  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Myofascial & Craniosacral Therapy
  • FMT Kinesiotaping
  • Prenatal, Postnatal & Pediatric Massage
  • Cupping & Gua Sha
  • Thai Massage
  • Hot Lake Stone Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Lumbo-Pelvic Hip Complex, Sacral & Sciatic Dysfunction Treatments
  • Postural Alignment with Corrective Exercise
  • Carpel Tunnel and Tendonitis relief
  • Whiplash & Migrain tension release
  • Intra-oral TMJ release
  • doTerra Aromatouch Essential Oil Technique

Licensed Massage Therapist

Instructor:
Five Elements Integrative Therapy Academy, LLC

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National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer Corrective Exercise Specialist & Fitness Nutrition Specialist

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