Essential Healing Energies was founded and is solely owned and operated by Rachel A. Pinard, LMT, MLD-C.
Rachel is a professional Licensed Massage Therapist, and Manual Lymphatic Drainage Therapist certified in "The Vodder Technique" by the prestigious Academy of Lymphatic Studies. She is currently focusing her practice on Lymphatic & Oncology work.
Our passion is to deliver nurturing, highly specialized treatments working with women living with Auto-Immune Conditions, Anxiety, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, complications from Lyme, Grief, PTSD, Chronic Pain, Pre / Post Surgical, Rheumatoid Arthritis and challenging Hormonal Changes.
She received her initial education from Spa Tech Institute in Ipswich, MA. Graduated 2012.
Rachel has received specialized training in Aromatherapy, Manual Lymphatic Drainage & Oncology Massage
Always informed of the latest research and current information, Rachel is committed to Healthy Living and Professional Development, and actively participates in various workshops, Health Expo's, Symposiums and other current events pertaining to complimentary alternative medicine therapies, integrative medicine and continuing education in the Holistic Healing Arts.
As a woman of faith, Rachel brings reverence, kindness and compassion allowing her to enhance bodywork sessions on an ever deepening level, striving to positively affect the lives of everyone she may touch.
In addition to Holistic Healing, Rachel presently divides her time balancing a career as a 25 year professional flight attendant with a major airline.
Rachel currently holds a certification in Critical Incident Stress Management from the International Stress Management Foundation, and serves as a volunteer peer support advocate on a Critical Incident Response Team for Airline Flight Crew Members. She is passionate about assisting individuals in crisis and directing them to appropriate care.
In her spare time Rachel enjoys singing, music, reading and writing, art, sports & fitness, aviation, cars, retreats, all that is nature and spending time with beloved family and friends.
Rachel is a native of Massachusetts, residing on the North shore, born and raised by a loving family in the Merrimack Valley
Rachel is a proud member of the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals, and National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy.