Danielle is originally from Minneapolis Minnesota. Danielle enjoys cycling, music, camping, yoga, swimming, and spending time with her daughter.
Danielle first experienced massage in 2004 after she was hit by a car while on her bike. . Danielle strongly believes her mobility in her neck and shoulders would have been worse off today if she has not received massage after her accident.
Danielle began her studies in 2009 in the United States attending East West College of Healing Arts in Portland, Oregon. She studied Swedish massage and kinesiology.
In 2011 she moved to the United Kingdom, settling in Cardiff. Danielle has since studied at Bristol College of Massage and Bodywork. She graduated in 2012 with a level 4 diploma in Holistic Massage from the Massage Training Institute and also completed a level 5 Remedial and Sports Massage diploma in 2018 ( Massage Training Institute).
Danielle is always working on new skills to help her clients. She often goes back to America to train with John F Barnes the pioneer of myofascial release. She completed MFR1 in 2021, and just recently completed unwinding and MFR2 in autumn 2022. Danielle has began her training in visceral manipulation at the Barral institute in spring 2022 and attended VM1. She plans to attend all 6 visceral seminars.
Danielle is currently one third of the way through her 500 hour yoga teacher training diploma with British Wheel Of Yoga and will be offering a few regular yoga classes from her West Bute Street Studio in Cardiff Bay in from winter 2023.
Danielle started her business in Cardiff in 2012. She varies the kind of work she does between corporate massage, private clients and festivals.
Danielle specialises in injury recovery. Her massage treatments cater to each individual client’s needs. She treats the body as a whole using a variety of techniques; such as deep tissue massage, kneading, draining, compression, cross fibre friction, joint mobilization, simple lymphatic drainage and fascia release. Danielle also integrates many advanced massage techniques into her work such as muscle energy technique (MET), soft tissue release(STR), positional release, trigger point therapy (TrP) and neuro-muscular technique (NMT).
Danielle can work with the mobility and motility of different organs, i.e. stomach, liver, gallbladder, duodenum, large intestines, small intestines.
Danielle works with her clients to come up with a plan suitable for their needs whether it be for needing help through injury recovery, times of change, to get through a pregnancy, to reduce stress and provide relaxation.