BARBARA RICHE, LMT   

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Your Ultimate Massage is a comprehensive massage therapy and bodywork provider. Located just off Thomasville road in Tallahassee, it is easy to access from anywhere in town. A full selection of massage therapy and bodywork services are available including lymphatic drainage, medical/orthopedic, sports, myofascial, aromatherapy, reflexology, raindrop, warm bamboo, LomiLomi, Shiatsu, Thai, Tui Na, tuning fork therapy, and Tibetan sound bowl, as well as traditional Swedish/relaxation massage. Other services include kinesiology raping, Reiki, Therapeutic Touch, Chakra balancing, Whole Body Vibration, and Biomagnetic Pairing. ETPS therapy is also available for myofascial and chronic pain.

The quality and success of any massage establishment relies highly on attention to detail as well as the education and dedication of the staff. Our owner and senior massage therapist, Barbara Riché, is committed to making sure both her and her staff have the best possible training.

Barbara Riché Bio
Barbara is a former massage therapy instructor with training in numerous areas of bodywork. Barbara has been a Physical Therapist for more than 28 years. In 1988 she graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of South Alabama where she received her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. Listed below is a brief summary of her certifications and other areas of professional experience.

Certifications
ISFTA Personal Trainer
Reiki Practitioner, Second Degree
Basic Primal Reflex Release Technique
CORE Myofascial Therapy Certification
Sports Massage Certification
Diploma of Massage Therapy
Sports Massage Certificate of Appreciation

Areas of Continuing Education
Biosonic Repatterning and Healing with Pythagorean Tuning Forks, Level One
Rehab Fitness Specialist
Kinesiology Taping, Manual Therapy, and Neuromuscular Reactivation
Lymphatic Massage for the Body
Therapeutic Gemstones: Healing
Body, Mind, and Spirit
Cellulite Massage
Therapeutic Touch Invitational Mentorship
Sound Healing
Basic Therapeutic Touch:Part I and II
Usui System of Reiki Healing, Second Degree
Usui System of Reiki Healing, First Degree
The Spine : Easing Pain, Gaining Function
Biomagnetic Pair Therapy
Integrating Energy Medicine and Massage
Chinese Ear, Hand, and Foot Reflexology
Integrated Manual Lymphatic Drainage with Acupressure
Energy Medicine 102
Energy Medicine 101
Foundations of Thai Massage
Thai Foot Reflexology
Thai on the Table
Shiatsu Level 1 and Shiatsu Level 2
Reflexology Phase 2
Advances in Preventing Cognitive Decline: Getting Old, Thinking Young
Tui Na
LomiLomi Hawaiian Massage
How Nutrients Affect Mental Health and the Brain (Food for Thought)
Bamboo Fusion
Treating Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, and Depression with East-West Synergistic Massage
Art of Japanese Zen Facial Massage with Aromatherapy
Craniosacral Therapy I
Sacroiliac Joint Mobilization
Orthopedic Massage for Complicated Knee Conditions
Introduction to Craniosacral Therapy
ETPS Neuromechanical Therapy
Tibetan Singing Bowl Sound Massage
Qi Gong, Levels I - IV
Orthopedic Massage Treatments for Elbow, Wrist, and Hand Conditions
Pelvic Stabilization: The Key to Structural Integration
Orthopedic Massage for Complicated Lower Extremity Conditions
Orthopedic Massage for Thoracic Outlet and Frozen Shoulder Release
Primal Reflex Release Technique / PRRT
Cranial Release Technique
Anatomical and Lymphatic Approach to Posterior Neck and Shoulder
Medical Massage for Thoracic Strain/Sprain
Advanced Sports Massage Program I
Advanced Sports Massage Program II
Advanced Sports Massage Program III
Core Massage Instructor Training
Medical Massage for Lumbar Strain/Sprain
PNF Stretching / Active Isolated Stretching
Heartsaver AED
Continuing Education for Fitness Professionals
Shoulder Stability
Spine and Rehabilitation Center Skills Enhancement Program
Introduction to Spinal Evaluation and Manipulation
Foundations of Clinical Orthopedics
Reflexology

Classes of Instruction
Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Kinesiology
Anatomy and Physiology
Clinical Pathology
Functional Assessment Skills for the Massage Therapist

Professional Organizations
   Florida State Massage Therapy Association
   American Massage Therapy Association





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