Erin Sonnier, BCTMB

  

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Erin has practiced massage & bodywork therapy since 2001 and she believes in the healing effects of touch. Erin is Australian American, and she is a board-certified massage & bodywork therapist. Erin holds a Certificate IV Massage Therapy in Australia & is a Professional Massage Member of Massage & Myotherapy Australia.

Application of various therapeutic massage modalities, awareness of postural alignment within the body, coupled by daily self-care have been very transforming both for her clients and within her own life.

Erin has a broad knowledge of the application and treatment of massage and bodywork therapies as well as somatic education and movement therapy. Erin has helped facilitate healing with clients of all ages and conditions for over twenty years. Her passion is to facilitate therapeutic massage therapy for a better quality of life and to promote education, healing, and peace out into the world- Specifically for those with no voice.

Erin is a Certified Infant Massage Teacher and A Certified Paediatric Massage Therapist. She has also trained in touch therapy for childhood cancer. She is passionate about educating and serving children & their caregivers as well as fellow Professional Massage Therapists. Erin is hospital based certified with Liddle Kidz Foundation.  Erin also became certified to practice pregnancy massage with Pregnancy Massage Australia. In addition to her current specialised training with Liddle kidz, and pregnancy massage Australia, Erin has also completed a somatic teacher certification program in June 2011 which was led by one of Erin’s most trusted mentors, Carey Smith, MSC of Body Therapy Institute, Siler City North Carolina, USA.

Erin has practiced various relaxation & spiritual development techniques for over twenty years, she has integrated this knowledge within her current practice. The results of the sessions, both individual and group, have been healing for many clients. The ability to create a massage environment that reflects peace, healing, trust, and safety has always been a goal and special gift for Erin. It is her goal and honour to be able to continue facilitating clients and students through this work with dedication to education and a focused emphasis on creating a harmonious body, one that is balanced in mind and spirit alike.

Balancing a busy life with Self-care & Wellness along with understanding the vast and specific needs of clients are among the many strong points of Erin’s treatments and educational offerings.  She has a keen interest in massage and bodywork therapies, pre & post-natal massage therapy, managing clients suffering with chronic pain with an on-going care plan of massage & body work therapy, aromatherapy, holistic practices, sound healing, integrative medicine & naturopathy.  Over the years Erin has studied somatic therapy which has included integrating trauma resolution within an informed practice. Erin Volunteers with local Animal shelters & she is a passionate environmental activist. Erin also enjoys participating in current community environmental projects as well as researching about global conservation and land management initiatives including sustainable living.  Erin has recently created a new project to which she calls’ Epocha Earth’ this initiative aims to take action for environmental causes within the local NSW community and out into the world.

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