News & Events
March 2017, Natalie joined the International Alliance of Healthcare Practitioners! Here's her profile page.
Also, she completed SomatoEmotional Release 1 through the Upledger Institute, refining her CranioSacral Therapy skills and adding some great new techniques, as well!
Learn more here.
...In the Past...
2016: Started offering Massage for Couples Class as a private session for 75 minutes to learn how to keep everyday aches & pains at bay. There is more to massage than squeezing muscles with your hands!
Head over to the Rates page for more info.
New office space as of October 2014! It's IN Downtown Greenville, on the edge of the Historic Pettigru District and directly next to the Greenville Zoo entrance. I'm sharing space with excellent practitioners from various backgrounds.
August 2014: Certification in Integrative Reflexology - Natalie can now perform a full foot reflexology treatment, with the option to add hand reflexology, a foot soak, a sugar/salt scrub and even hot stones.
There are too many nerves to count in the hands and feet (potentially about 200,000) and there are great benefits to stimulating them. Achey feet, begone! ;)
March 8, 2014: Natalie spoke at the lovely 4th Annual Joyful Birth & Breastfeeding Expo at a talk entitled "Massage for Mamas: Prenatal Massage Tips and Tricks." The full day's events included INA MAY GASKIN, America's most famous midwife alive today. Presented by Upstate Birth Network.
2013 Postpartum home visits on the rise! Massage for the
new mum can do wonders for her psyche and ease her into motherhood with
confidence with a relaxed body.
Late September 2012
Speaker at the special free monthly event entitled Blessingway:
Gathering of New & Expectant Families put on by Upstate
BirthNetwork at Natural Baby in Downtown Greenville regarding 5 infant
massage techniques evry parent should know.
Early September 2012 Participated in The Swamp Rabbit Cafe & Grocery's One Year Anniversary Event with free & paid Chair Massages.
July 2012 New office location within
Stone Avenue Acupuncture.
attended a truly lovely QiGong & Healing Food Seminar in
Asheville, NC. You should really attend sometime, too: Qi Revolution.
April 2011 Natalie
spoke at the monthly Blessingway event about Infant Massage and the
powerful benefits of touch for the littlest people. Learn more about
these events provided by the
Upstate Birth Network, and held
Baby (where you can learn about cloth diapering and baby
October 2010 Hot Stone Massage
Sessions became available Tension melts away with the
assistance of heated basalt
stones, which are placed on the body, as well as swiftly danced across
the skin with organic, unscented oils. Click here for pricing
Therapeutic Massage & Childbirth Packages became available! Scroll
down to the bottom of the Rates page
for more information.
Select Tuesdays in April, June, August,
September & November 2010 Blissful Massage Therapy
provided the massages for Kat James' incredibly powerful Total Transformation Program in
Lake Lure, NC. Kat James is the author of The Truth About Beauty: Transform
Your Looks and Your Life From the Inside Out.
May 2010 BMT performed chair
massages for JMG's 2-day event.
Saturday, April 25th, 2009
Natalie donated her massage skills to the participants in the Third
Annual Wheels for Meals. This event was presented by Fluor to
benefit Meals on
Wheels of Greenville, SC and took place at Furman University.
More pictures of the event are available.
February 20th & 21st, 2009
Blissful Massage Therapy participated in the Health & Wellness
Expo at Haywood Mall at the inner entrance to Belk on the lower
level. Congratulations to Vik for winning the Free Hour
February 1, 2009 Blissful
Massage Therapy relocated to a bigger space in the Chick Hampton Office
Building. There is now a waiting room solely used by BMT.
November 7-9, 2008 Natalie
completed the continuing education course entitled
Nurturing the Mother
taught by Claire Marie Miller. She chose this class to
enhance her already "blissful" prenatal massage and to better service
her clients' whole families. She can now
assist women throughout their entire pregnancy: beforehand with a
Fertility/Preconception Massage, during each trimester (provided there
are no contraindications/complications), and afterwards with a
Postpartum massage. For fathers, Natalie can teach mothers how to
massage their partner while also strengthening their own
bodies. If that wasn't enough, Natalie can also teach parents
how to do yoga together, active labor massage techniques, and newborn
and infant massage strokes to help with colic and immunity. Ever so
soon, Natalie will become a Certified Nurturing the Mother Pregnancy
October 15-18, 2008
BMT was closed due to Natalie's attendance at Natural Products Expo
East in Boston, MA. What fun to learn about the
cutting edge of the natural products industry. So many likeminded
individuals working tirelessly towards sustainability, fair trade,
organic farming, biodegradable packaging, net zero carbon footprinting,
and most of all, quality of life for all peoples of the globe. Sure
hope she can make it to Expo West in Anaheim, CA in March...
September 29th, 2008 Natalie
donated chair massage to the participants at the Michelin-sponsored
12th Annual Fall Classic
Golf Tournament to benefit Meals on
Wheels. Out of the three golf courses involved,
Natalie was the official massage therapist at the Green Valley
Country Club course in North Greenville.
September 27th, 2008 Blissful
Massage Therapy gave a talk about the Benefits of Prenatal Massage with
some tips for Dads at Upstate Chilbirth's free monthly
Blessingway. The response was great and Natalie helped to
answer questions about aromatherapy during childbirth, as well.
September 20-21, 2008
BMT participated in Art
in the Park at West End Field in Downtown Greenville. Natalie
worked next to the Mother/Baby tent with Upstate Childbirth.
A beautiful weekend with a perfect temperature to do massage outdoors,
across from amazing artists!
July 26th, 2008 Natalie assisted in
setup and provided her amazing fruit salad for Upstate
1st, 2008 Blissful Massage Therapy LLC
moves from Garner's Natural Market's
Holistic Center to a new spot. The new location at 12 East Stone Ave,
is close to Downtown and is in a very attractive two-story brick
building built in 1905.
April 26th, 2008
Natalie volunteered doing chair massage with a friend at
Wheels for Meals, sponsored by Fluor, benefiting
Meals on Wheels of Greenville. That was a gorgeous day when
it was expected to storm.