Sam Garcia JR., is a native of New Haven Connecticut. He has studied extensively in Miami, Florida at the Educating Hands School of Massage Therapy, where he graduated in the top 10 percentile of his class. He is a nationally certified and licensed Massage Practitioner and Bodyworker in Washington. He has been in private practice and have worked in high end Spas in the East and West coasts for over 20 years. Sam is very passionate about his work. His work affects clients on the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual levels.
Unconditional love heals from moment to moment. The beauty of being present with people is the magic that happens in that moment.
Sam has had the wonderful opportunity to learn from many teachers over the years of practicing massage & bodywork, shamanic work and Open Floor Dance.
Sam has received Reiki level I & II certification from Reiki Master teacher, Joanne Bibb and Reiki level III certification from Chic Katherman in Richmond, VA.
Sam has trained in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome by an amazing massage teacher Carla Ennes! His training continued in European Hot Stone Massage, Healing Touch I in Richmond, VA.
Sam became a Massage Therapy Instructor's assistant then part time Instructor of his own class at the American Institute of Massage for one year in Richmond, VA. There he learned so much in how to share his experience with the school's ciriculume.
In 2005, Sam moved out to the great outdoors in Crested Butte, Colorado where has done a three month training in Transformational Neuromuscular Therapy and Transforming Trauma.
He has extensive experience with clients that have terminal illnesses, torticolis (stiff neck), acute, chronic pain, traumatic physical and emotional injuries.
He has done a specialty training for a caregiver mental health. And a revised Fundamentals of Caregiving. He worked at a home for mental health patients as a caregiver.
Sam has graduated from a 5 year intensive shamanic training at the Sundust Oracle Institute in Seattle, WA Check out the shamanic practice page for a better understanding what shamanic bodywork is. Sam continues to study and is a life long student of Sundust Oracle Institute.
Sam has studied with his Shamanic Elder Sarah McClean in her 4 directions class & mentorships.
He continues to learn more about the heart and healing presence of Great Spirit moving through him.
He continues to take workshops in presence meditations with teachers, Leonard Jacobson and 5 Rhythms, Open Floor dance movement meditation teachers. Christine Havens, Andrea Juan.
Sam creates a safe and comfortable space for his clients and is very much dedicated to the healing arts of Massage and Bodywork. He has been practicing since 1996. Sam is a shamanic practitioner for over 12 years. Sam is now transitioning from Bodywork to Spiritual Mentoring and continuing Soul Retrieval work.
Sam is now living on Maui, HI, a long time dream. He is deeply grateful to live on Maui with his husband Everett.
To make an appointment with Sam, please go to calendly.com/samgarcia. After making your appointment, please call Sam at 206.697.1357 to talk about what you want to work on in your session with him. His office location is conveniently located on 2657 Mo'olio Place, Kihei, HI. Click on Contact Me for maps & directions.
Many Blessings & Much Mahalo