From a very early age Alyssa was drawn towards holistic medicine and healing, and made it a part of her daily life. She has spent the last ten years developing her skills as a Massage Therapist, Reiki Energy Healer, and student of Yoga. She has been fortunate to share her gifts with the community and helping many people on their personal paths to wellness.
Alyssa’s goal is to assist her clients to nourish their bodies, release stress, cultivate proper alignment through a deeper mind-body connection, to raise their potential. Having experienced a chronic childhood illness, Alyssa is able to connect to those who have suffered ill health, stress, and anxiety. She has great compassion for those in chronic pain, seeking a deeper connection to their bodies for self-healing.
Alyssa is passionate about holistic healing, and has created a product line of Essential Oils, Crystals, and Gemstone Jewelry that assist with the more subtle layers of self-care and healing. Her product line, OPEN HEART APOTHECARY, is stocked in stores throughout Connecticut and sold online. Follow Alyssa on Facebook and Instagram to learn about her product line and sign up for her newsletter for recommendations for self-healing practices.
She is a Licensed Massage Therapist in the state of Connecticut (#7087), Nationally Certified by the Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, and a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. A graduate of the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy, Alyssa has completed more than 1000 hours of training in hands-on technique, anatomy and physiology, pathology, and energetic foundations. Her continuing education includes Aromatherapy, Reiki, Polarity, Thai Massage, Deep Neck Release, and certification in MotherMassage® During Pregnancy, a practice to help women feel comfortable throughout the journey of pregnancy and postpartum recovery.
Alyssa is a graduate of Pranotthan Yoga School's 200-hr training program. A student of yoga for 16 years, she has been blessed with the opportunity to study yoga, meditation, and healing around the world. Rooted in the lineage of Kripalu yoga, Pranotthan exemplifies the path of love, compassion, and transformation. She brings an authentic, creative voice and loving presence to her classes. Believing that yoga is everyone, Alyssa is passionate about guiding students to a deeper mind-body connection that releases stress, nourishes the spirit, and leads to a more empowered and integrated life.