jessica_headshotJessica was born and raised in Monmouth County, NJ where she currently resides with her husband and young son. She is a graduate of Montclair State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Women’s Studies. In 2006, after several years in the corporate world, she found her healing path through Myofascial Release. Since then she has trained extensively with John Barnes, PT and his team of expert therapists at their seminars and treatment centers, as well as an Assistant Instructor at their Mobilization and Pediatric seminars. Profoundly changed through bodywork, herbal support, and her holistic journey into motherhood, Jessica strives to support her clients in making informed choices for themselves and their families. She is a current student of the Herbal Medicine for Women distance learning course instructed by Aviva Romm, MD, herbalist, and midwife.

Jessica is Licensed in New Jersey as a Massage, Bodywork and Somatic Therapist #26BT00070500

Continued Professional Learning:

400+ continuing education hours John F. Barnes Myofascial Release Approach Seminars

The Organization of Labor Assistants for Birth Options & Resources (toLabor) Birth Doula Workshop

MotherMassageĀ® Massage During Pregnancy (Prenatal Care, Labor Support, Postpartum Recovery) Certification Workshop

Cheryl Chapman Healthy Breast Massage and Self Breast Care Instruction Certification Workshop

HVPS Professional Independent Placenta Services Provider Hands-On Certification Training

Rebozo Workshop with Gena Kirby

Spinning Babies Workshop with Gail Tully

Heal the Mother, Heal the Baby: Nutrition, Microbes, Gut Health, the Enteric Nervous System & Breastfeeding; Webinar with Jennifer Tow, IBCLC

Holistic Practices in Lactation: Holistic Modalities, Approaches to Common Breastfeeding Problems & Case Presentations; Webinar and Workshop with Jennifer Tow, IBCLC

An Integrative Approach to Tongue-tie, Lip-tie & Breastfeeding: the Interdependent Roles of the Lactation Consultant, Surgeon & Bodyworker; Webinar with Jennifer Tow, IBCLC

The Truth About VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean) Evidenced-Based Powerpoint Class