Certified Massage & Bodywork Therapist
Zone Therapy Practitioner
Renee loves her work. Each session is a unique and personalized integrated touch experience. Utilizing a foundation of Esalan Massage, similar to Swedish Massage, Renee folds in balancing of energy through Polarity work, and Foot Zone to complement wellness for each person. In addition, Aromatherapy and Hot Stones are offered as well.
Renee began her studies of bodywork and wellness in 1974 living in Boulder, Colorado. She began her massage career in 1976 at the Glenwood Springs Hot Springs and Vapor Caves. Moving to the Northwest, Renee then attended the Seattle School of Massage and became certified in 1978. She continued her studies at the Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington focusing on Alternative Healing Modalities -- working with Polarity Therapy, nutrition, naturopathic medicine, herbology, color and sound therapies. She continued Advanced Studies in Polarity Therapy while in the Seattle Area. She is a member of Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals.
After many travels in Hawaii, Montana, and Washington; Renee and her family settled into the Kickapoo Area in 1988. She has been practicing massage in Viroqua and LaCrosse for twenty-one years. Recently, Renee completed a year-long Zone Therapy training and received her certificate in 2007.
Renee works with a wide range of people and enjoys sharing her life work with each person. She enjoys raising herbs in the family garden, and together with her husband, James, have raised a son and two daughters that live in Arizona, Colorado, and Maine, and another two daughters at home. Each year she travels West to reunite with a hot spring.