Meet Raquel MA, LMT, CST-D

Raquel has been working with the Healing Arts Nationally and Internationally since 1986. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Raquel lived in Israel for 15 years practicing Art Therapy and teaching Creative Classes .
She has been living in the to USA since 1999 learning new healing modalities for her practice.
Fluent in English, Portuguese, Hebrew, Spanish & French; 
Raquel practices under an AZ and NCBTMB  massage and body work license and  under the California Massage Therapy Council( CAMTC).
Raquel is affiliated with the Upledger Institute where she participates as a Teacher Assistant and completed her CranioSacral Diplomate Certification.

She specializes in women's health, pediatrics care & Somato Emotional Release.
All the therapeutics modalities Raquel shares are significant to her own healing journey.
Each modality entered her life during personal transitions to create change and transformation. 

Raquel is honored to share her work with all!

Qualifications and Affiliations

* Soul Collage® Cards Facilitator. AZ 2018
* CranioSacral for Breastfeeding Infants. Dr. Alison Hazelbaker. Portland 2015
* CranioSacral Around Death and Dying. Don Ash. Pennsylvania. 2015
* Doula Workshop. Penny Bussel Standfield. Albuquerque. 2014
* CranioSacral for Babies & Children. Etienne Peirsman. Santa Fe 2013
* Watsu. Harold Dull. Santa Barbara 2012
* Aura Soma Color Therapy. Victoria Silks. Santa Fe 2011 
* Certified LifeLine Technique. Dr. Darren Weissman. Chicago 2011 
* National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage & Body Work. 2010
* Arizona State Licensed Massage Therapist. Sedona Massage School 2010
* International Association of Healthcare Practitioners. 2010
* Integrative Intentions. Comprehensive Therapy Programs. 2009 
* Diplomate Certified CranioSacral Therapy. Upledger Institute, Fl  2006 
* Feng Shui Consultant. Vision of Home, CO 2001
* Masters Art Therapy. Seminar Hakibutzim, Israel 1995
* Shiatsu & BioEnergy Therapy. Israel 1989
*Bachelor Theater Arts. Tel Aviv University, Israel 1988
* Certified Hebrew Teacher. Machon Grenberg, Jerusalem 1985

Work places experience
Wilkens Chiropractic Flagstaff
Massage and Craniosacral Therapist at Flagstaff Birth Center
Back to Basics Addictions Treatment Center, Flagstaff, AZ
Navajo Nation Head Star Counselor. Navajo Reservation
ASIS Massage School Communication Teacher, Flagstaff, AZ 
Arizona's Children Association Family Specialist, Flagstaff, AZ
Pre-school teacher and art specialist in Boulder, CO
Art Therapist in mental health hospitals, schools and mentally health children institutions in various places in Israel
Teacher of Drama and Director of performances in elementary/ high school in various schools in Israel