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 19 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.
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 is deepening his Shaman studies with his Elder Sarah McClean. He continues to learn more about the heart and healing presence of God moving through him.
He continues to take workshops in presence meditations with teachers, Leonard Jacobson and 5 Rhythms movement meditation teachers.
Sam is now hosting his "Shamanic Transformational Dance Events the last Friday of every other month. This is an amazing dance event of prayer, intention setting through meditation, then dancing those intention everyone creates that is connected to the theme of each dance event.
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 10 years.
Call 206.697.1357 to make an appointment with Sam. His office location is conveniently located on 4000 Aurora Ave N., Suite 210, Seattle, WA 98133. Click on Contact Me for maps & directions.