Therapists

Janice Weitzer – Massage Instructor

Janice has been a student of massage, yoga, and herbalism since 1976.

Her studies include Jin Shin Do Acupressure, Cranial Sacral Therapy using the Upledger Method, deep tissue massage, Swedish massage, and Touch for Health methods of Kinesiology.  Chi-Nei-Tsang abdominal massage.

She received her Oregon Massage License in 1988, has been certified in Herbalism since 1980, and has had her Yoga Teacher Certification since 1993.

Following passing her Massage board, she has studied Sports Massage 1, 2, & 3 with Patrice Morency.  On-Site Massage Certification with the David Palmer Method.  Level I Certification in Pranic Healing and Level I Certification in Spiritual Response Healing.  Certification Levels I & II in Reiki.

She received her first Thai Massage in 1990 and studied privately and then with Peng Sarnkham in Chaing-Mai (A former instructor of the Old Medicine Hospital in Chaing Mai).  She has been an instructor since 1998 and returns to Thailand yearly to study with her Master Teacher Pischett Boonthumme, her teacher since 1995.

Her Herbalism training started in 1980 at the Naturopathic College with Cascade Anderson Geller.  She has continued her studies yearly at the intensives of the California Studies of Herbalism at Brietenbush.  Hot Springs, Wise Woman Symposiums, Gaia Nautropathic retreats.  Since 1999 she has been studying Ayruvedic Medicine home study course and Intensives in Albuquerque, New Mexico with Dr. Vasant Lad.  Panchakarma and Vata management studies with Dr. Sunil Joshi also in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Janice has been practicing Hatha Yoga and meditation since the 1970’s and has been a certified Hatha Yoga Instructor since 1993.  She has since studied with many renowned Yoga teachers around the country to keep her practice opened to all possibilities and styles.

David Weitzer – Massage Instructor

David Weitzer has been an avid student and practitioner of massage since 1976 when he first began studies and practice of foot reflexology by the Ingram Method.

His studies continued, including training in Jin Shin Do Acupressure, Cranial Sacral Therapy using the Upledger method, deep tissue massage, trigger point release methods, and general Swedish Massage techniques. He received his Oregon LMT (Licensed Massage Therapist) in 1988.

Following passing the Oregon Massage Board Exam in 1988, David studied Sports Massage and became certified as an On-Site Massage Practitioner using the David Palmer Method, engaged in introductory level trainings in Polarity Therapy, Rolfing, Acrossage and Traeger. David also completed Level One Certification in Pranic Healing and Level One Certification in Spiritual Response Therapy.

After receiving his first Thai Massage in 1990, David studied privately and at the Old Medicine School in Chiang Mai, Thailand, and became a certified Thai Massage Instructor in 1996. He returns to Thailand regularly to study.

David has been practicing yoga since 1972 and became a Certified Yoga Instructor in 1993. He has been a Certified Herbalist practicing since 1980.

With a wide range of experience as a practitioner and teacher David brings a group of students together to practice this ancient art in ways that deepen their understanding of the sacred nature of bodywork, both in the students’ own bodies and the bodies of those on whom they work.