Valerie Cherrin, LMT
EDUCATION Desert Institute of the Healing Arts, Tucson
SPECIALTIES Deep tissue massage, pain relief
Valerie: (302) 588-9204 • email@example.com
Rooted: (520) 326-8300
Valerie's credo is compassion, courage, and curiosity. Having practiced bodywork for more than 20 years, she continues to be fascinated by humans and our bodies. Valerie utilizes her extensive training in fascial, musculoskeletal, and energy therapies to help clients find opening and movement in stuck places. By bringing her communication skills and holistic views to the table, she supports clients in releasing ongoing holding patterns for increased freedom and ease.
Valerie is an Open Floor movement instructor, guiding people to learn more about themselves through conscious dance. She has taught massage skills internationally for over 15 years and fully enjoys educating people about the art and science of therapeutic touch. When she's not teaching, dancing, or practicing bodywork, Valerie goes out into the natural world to get revitalized.
She holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Delaware. To learn more about her offerings, please visit www.bodywisdom.us.
Q&A with Valerie!
What is your hometown?
What is the farthest place you have traveled to?
Tasmania or possibly Ladakh, India.
What's the last book you finished?
The Untethered Soul, by Michael Singer
What's your favorite thing about Tucson?
Saguaros, sunsets, and amazing humans!
What would you choose as your last meal?
Dark chocolate and a shot of good tequila.
What’s your favorite movie?
What’s your massage superpower?
Making gravity easier!
What do your clients say about you?
"She's got strong hands!" and "That was one of the best massages I've had in my whole life!"
If you weren't a massage therapist, what would you be doing instead?
In an alternate life, I've imagined being an eco-travel writer or the owner of an artsy not-quite-so hipster coffee house.
What’s one thing that surprised you after you became a professional massage therapist?
The unique bond created between me and my clients. I didn't expect it to be such a gift and a privilege it is to get to know someone as part of their wellness team.