Tracy Elizabeth Hawes, CLMT, CLC
Owner and Primary Therapist
Having completed a dual degree in Education, Psychology and Expressive Therapies through SMU/UMass and after spending 10 years in that arena working with physically and mentally challenged children and adults, Tracy decided to pursue healing in another direction. She graduated from the Muscular Therapy Institute, Cortiva Inc. in Cambridge, Massachusetts where she completed a 1600-hour program in the application, theory, and practice of massage. Continuing her training through the Benjamin Advanced Training Program, she focused on injury evaluation, assessment and treatment as profiled by Dr. James Cyriax, as well as through Grace Chan’s Advanced Sports and Athletic massage.
Over her twenty plus years of practice, Tracy has trained in a wide range of modalities including Lomi Lomi Hawaiian Massage, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Emotional Freedom Technique/EFT, LaStone “hot stone” Therapy, African Healing, Quantum Touch, Kinesiology, as well as meditation and breathing techniques. She has also trained as a Doula (labor and birth coach) and as an Ayurvedic and Herbal Medicine practitioner.
Tracy holds national certification through the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and is a professional standing member of the American Massage Therapy Association. She has apprenticed with the New England Patriots and the Boston’s Women’s Beantown Rugby Team as well as conducted private work with elite athletes in cycling, hockey, marathons, golf, tennis and water sports.
Tracy brings an integrated approach to her treatment style combining the recommendation and use of aroma, vitamin, herbal, homeopathic and exercise therapies; facilitating wellness through alternative means as well as through integration with general health care. Her clients, including pre- and post-natal women, the terminally ill, active seniors, athletes, physicians, and individuals in need of general relaxation, are benefitted by her network of professional therapists and practitioners who help restore wellness and wholeness of being.
Tracy adds to her Muscular Therapy practice in Nutrition, Wellness and Empowerment Coaching. Having done her initial training through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition with Joshua Rosenthall as the founder, as well as many other leading-edge practitioners in the fields of nutrition, wellness, positive psychology, and whole-person coaching. Appointments are scheduled in series and bi-monthly.
She has most recently certified as a Mindfulness Educator through the Mindfulness Schools in Berkley, CA. Having previously trained with Jon Kabat-Zinn at Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare, and Society at UMass Worcester.