Licensed by Educating Hands School of Massage in Florida, a comprehensive 1200 hr program, then Certified in California. While in the Sunshine State I spent 2 years as Research Consultant with The Touch Research Institute, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital alongside Dr Tiffany Fields, MD. There I directed three clinical studies on how massage effects Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia & Bulimia, published in The Journal of Clinical Rheumatology and JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association). 

Later I studied under Judith Delaney, founder of the Neuromuscular Center in St Petersburg FL.

Other courses & studies have included:

Completed several Vipassana 10 day silent retreats & studied with different non-dualistic teachers such as Adyashanti, Mukti, Gangaji, Jack Kornfield, & Debra Chamberlin-Taylor. Sound & Ancestral Healing with Jill Purce in the UK.

In Miami, I worked almost exclusively with a high end private clientele for 17 years. Occasionally on-call for resorts such as: Eden Rock, Delano, Fischer Island, and Musha Cay the Islands of Copperfield Bay, Exumas Bahamas. Here in the San Francisco Bay area, my services have extended from San Francisco, Marin and Sonoma Counties where I enjoy receiving doctor referrals and ongoing clientele from my beautiful Sebastopol office.

                                                                                                                                                                              My unique yet effective therapy, decades experience & awareness can be made available                                   wherever its needed s/a private residential sessions, anywhere in the world.                        Please inquire to learn more.

"Wow,  your treatment was you!"                                                         - Robin Williams, Oscar winning Actor and Legendary Comedian


"That was the very best massage session I'd received in a very long time....Thank You!"  -

Dr Andrew Weil MD., pioneer of Integrative Medicine


"Her wonderful touch is like a spiritual birth. Ananda is not just a masseuse, she's a healer who puts all her love and skilled expertise into every session. Exceptional!"                           - Rudy Perez, Grammy winning Producer