Karen Heyden, BA LMT CKTP

 

Karen very passionate about her work.  You found her website because you either need her expertise to heal or  would like to experience a relaxing massage. Whatever the reasons, you will enjoy her enthusiasm and appreciate the great variety of healing modalities. She is constantly learning new healing methods and  has traveled all over the country to expand her expertise. Several of her healing modalities such as Myokinesthetic System (MYK) and Cranial Release Technique (CRT) are new to the metro east area and she is excited to be able to offer them to you. She offers a wide range of services, including CranioSacral Therapy (CST), Lymphatic Drainage Therapy (LDT), and Swedish massage.  She is a Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner (CKTP), having completed the required courses and passing a three-hour on-line exam. She has recently added dry cupping  to her massage practice.

She encourages you to call or text. She will be happy to help you formulate a plan for your health and wellness.  You will benefit!

You know that you are ready to heal!

The office will be closed June 15-16, June 30-July 6, July 15-July 23, 2018.  She will be participating as a soccer referee for Illinois Special Olympics state games, National Special Olympics in Seattle, WA, and a referee assignor for the  International Special Olympics in Chicago, IL. 

She is a member of the Illinois Massage Licensing Board, serving her second term. She is on the front line making sure that massage remains a safe, professional, and viable healing modality. Currently, the board is addressing the issue of human trafficking. She has helped to close down unlicensed massage businesses, many of them suspected of human trafficking violations.

Her website is totally accessible for the sight impaired.

 

American Massage Therapy Association

American Massage Therapy Association

Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals

Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals

Rollins College

Rollins College

Special Olympics

Special Olympics

Education and Training

Bachelor of Arts:
Rollins College of Winter Park, Florida

Major:  French/German, minor in music

Graduate:
Midwest Institute of
Massage Therapy of Belleville, Illinois

Licensed
Illinois Massage Therapist
– license number 227.010975
Missouri Massage Therapist
– license number 2016007421
Michigan Massage Therapist
– license number 7501009455

Member:
Illinois Massage Licensing Board

American Massage
Therapy Association (AMTA)

Associated Bodywork
and Massage Professional (ABMP)

Trained in the following
healing modalities:

Swedish Massage

Dr. Chikly,
Lymphatic Drainage Therapy I

CranioSacral Therapy I,
Upledger Institute

Cranial Release Technique
Master Practitioner

Pranic Healing-student of Kim Fantini
and Master Co

Pranic Healing Crystal, Psychotherapy,
Pranic Self Defense,
Advanced Pranic Healing

Arhatic Yoga practitioner

MyoKinesthetic System Lower Body

MyoKinesthetic System Upper Body

MyoKinesthetic Certification

Kinesio Taping 1 and 2 and 3

Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner

Quantum Touch Certificate

Young Living Oils distributor and retailer

CranioSacral Therapy for
Small Animals-Upledger Institute,
Sandra J. Howlett DC,
CST-D Certified Veterinary Chiropractor EFL-IAHP

Additional information

Certified Special Olympics Soccer Referee-certified
in officiating at the Unified level.
Participated in two National Summer Special
Olympics and invited to the 2018 summer games
in Seattle. Also, invited to help assign the
International Special Olympics Summer
Games (soccer) in Chicago, 2018.

United States Soccer Federation
State Emeritus Referee,
State Referee Instructor,
past member of the
National Instructional Training Staff

Former president of People in Business
A Metro-East networking organization
(www.pibnetworking.com)

First degree black belt

Yellow belt ju-jitsu