About

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Through our commitment, expertise, and customer support, A Touch of Solitude has established a business relationship with our customers that will last a lifetime!

ANGIE – MASSAGE THERAPIST / OWNER
Nationally Certified – Licensed – Insured

 

Associated Bodywork & Massage ProfessionalsABMP– American Bodywork & Massage Professionals
ABMP is a national membership association that provides comprehensive liability insurance and practice support for massage/bodywork practitioners and students.

 

The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and BodyworkNCTMB– National Certification for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
NCBTMB is an independent, private, nonprofit organization founded in 1992 to establish a certification program that would uphold a national standard of excellence in the field.

In 1990 Angie studied Small Business Management. Angie than went on to study Therapeutic Massage full-time at the accredited massage therapy school: Florida College of Natural Health located in Pompano Beach, Florida. Among the topics included in her 624 hours of study were:

Human Anatomy / Physiology / Kinesiology / Clinical Pathology / Theory Assessment and Application / Professional Standards / Ethics / Swedish Massage / Draping / Reflexology Techniques / Hydrotherapy / Sports Massage / Sanitary Practices / Deep Tissue / HIV Awareness / Business Practice for Massage

Thank you for voting us #1 of the Wakefield and Reading surrounding locations. A Touch of Solitude has now been a successful business for over fourteen years in the North Shore.

As a small business owner Angie is dedicated to continuing her education in diverse areas to better serve her clients and continue to grow as an individual. Some of these studies include:

Graduated from Melrose Beauty Academy 1989. Cosmetologist with over 20 years experience and continues to study and instruct cosmetology.

ENHANCED MASSAGE EDUCATION:

  • Prenatal Massage Fundamentals June 24, 2005
  • Stretch Your Clients (ROM) 2006
  • Myokinesthetic System 2006
  • Business and Professional Ethics 2010
  • Myofascial Release Part 1 Upper Body 2010
  • Professional Ethics 2010
  • Insurance Billing & Practice Building 2010
  • Result-based therapy for head, neck and shoulder pain 2011
  • How we cope with stress: Focus on adversity, suffering and disease 2011
  • HIV/AIDS review 9/12/2002

Other Diplomas and Certificates

  • Boston Bartenders School of America in Midcology and Bar management – Serve Safe certified
  • Dale Carnegie Course  April 6th 1995
  • Dale Carnegie Course – 1995 Graduate Assistant
  • John Robert Powers School – Drama  January 8, 1992

Community Service and Charitable Work

  • 2007 Certificate of Appreciation from the Wakefield Fire Fighters Union Local #1478
  • Greater New England Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society climb to the top of the John Hancock Tower. September 26, 2010. The National MS Society helps each person address the challenges of living with MS through our 50 state network of chapters. The Society helps people affected by MS by funding cutting-edge research, driving change through advocacy, facilitating professional education, and proving programs and services that help people with MS and their families move their lives forward. The Society also reaches out to politicians and legislation to champion the needs of people with MS.

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  • Multiple Dystrophy Lock up for charity 2011

PAWS (Protection of Animals in Wakefield Society)

  • A Touch of Solitude helped raise over $300 for PAWS
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PAWS (Protection of Animals in Wakefield Society)

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