A 1983 graduate of the Florida School of Massage, Bernadette has had a massage therapy practice in Ithaca for over 25 years. She has been an instructor at the Finger Lakes school of Massage since its inception in 1994 where she currently teaches Kinesthetic Awareness through Movement, Energy Palpation and Shiatsu. She is a 1995 graduate of the IM School of healing arts. Passionate about her work, Bernadette skillfully blends many techniques and approaches to create an individualized session that is not only therapeutically effective but personally rewarding and pleasurable for her clients. Her advanced studies include the Trager Approach, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Shiatsu and Continuum Movement. She is certified in Reflexology, Polarity Therapy, Integrated Energy therapy and Level lll Reiki. Bernadette has a special interest in Sound Healing and is certified in Biosonic Repatterning which utilizes specially designed tuning forks in conjunction with body work to assist the Body/Mind's natural return to harmony.