Massage 517 & Yoga
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About the Practitioner

Lisa M Ackim, LMT 

Lisa is Licensed by the State of Ohio Medical Board since 2004.  In addition to practicing Therapeutic Swedish-Based massage, she also practices Thai Massage also known as Thai Yoga Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Pre-Natal or Pregnancy Massage, Reiki and teaches yoga.

Lisa is a 2004 graduate of Cuyahoga Community College and received her Thai Massage training in the Cleveland area from ThaiCleveland.com, Studio 11 in Tremont and The Studio Cleveland in the Flats.  She received her Reiki Master Practitioner status through Julie Sylvestro - Reiki Master/Teacher. Lisa received her Certification as a Yoga Instructor at the 200 hr level through Pink Lotus Yoga in Lakewood in the Summer of 2014.  Under Marcia Camino and Julie Brown's tutelage, she was trained in eight different styles of Yoga.

"Do No Harm" is her practice philosophy.  Lisa believes that harder and deeper aren't always the answer and she prefers to allow the client's tissue to dictate how she will proceed with the massage.  Lisa feels that bruised and sore clients are not only bad for business, but are counter productive in a client's therapy.  Same goes for her yoga teacher philosophy.  She feels that listening to your body is the best way to go when you're on your mat. 

Health & Wellness are Lisa's passions.  Being a Massage Therapist & Yoga Teacher, she feels, are the "Best Jobs in the World".  

In addition to receiving massage, Lisa enjoys running, practicing yoga, hiking, gardening, reading and music.  

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