How Massage Changed My Life
It’s been a while since I introduced myself! My name is Nikki, and I am Licensed Massage Therapist and the owner of Mindful Touch Massage & Wellness. I became a massage therapist
and created Mindful Touch because I had very personal experience with massage therapy changing my life. Regular massage helped me to live a life with less pain and tension, manage my stress better, and live a life where I could thrive, and be my best self.
Circa 2000, I was a single mom, living in Washington State. I was going to college to earn my BA, and working full time, and raising my young daughters. I was too busy, too stressed, and experiencing too little relaxation. It was taking a toll on my body-mind-spirit and effecting me negatively. My body was tense and in pain all the time, and my mindset was less than peaceful. I was bitter and I didn’t even know why! I just thought I was doing all the things I was supposed to do: working to get me and my children out of poverty by going to back to school, getting a degree, and getting a job! I was just grinding away and doing all the things. All the while, my body-mind-soul was disconnected, I was in pain, and I was not thriving. I was far from it.
It was during that time that I started receiving regular massage therapy. The pain and tension in my body resolved, and I noticed a deeper connection to my whole being. I began to understand and embody the value of of rest and relaxation, and listening to my body. In addition to my monthly massages, I began to implement daily rest and relaxation and not allow myself to feel guilty about it. I started to view my monthly massages as an investment in my health and wellness. I had an epiphany: Rest and relaxation was just as important to my health as exercise, good nutrition, and sleep. Massage therapy helped me to understand this, and to live a life with less pain, and it helped me manage my stress.
Now, I help others who suffer from pain, tension, and unmanaged stress. I guide them on their journey to their best selves, and to live their healthiest most harmonious life. I am deeply honored to be doing this healing work! If you are looking for a massage therapist, I encourage to book with me or one of the talented massage therapists at Mindful Touch today!
Sending love, light, and lots of good vibes!
Nikki Terry, LMBT
Owner l Licensed Massage Therapist
Mindful Touch is a small, locally owned business offering Morganton high quality, massage, bodywork, and spa services. We believe our mission of improving the overall health and wellness in our community is a valuable one, and our services will be needed more than ever once a reopen of our economy happens.Read More
I encourage my clients to practice self-care in a way that prioritizes their health needs (this includes mental health!!!). Our bodies need good nutrition, exercise, rest, and relaxation to thrive. When you incorporate all of these pillars of health into your daily life, the best of you will flow out into the world to your loved ones and others.Read More
At this time we are still required by the NCDHHS to make sure that all parties are wearing a mask during massage session. We are bound under our licensure to follow the laws of our local governing bodies. It would be unethical and illegal for us to operate and not follow these guidelines.Read More