Trish Kountchev, BA, LMT – Hydrotherapy & Spa Techniques
Starting in 2012 Patricia (Trish) became interested in the healing arts. While living in Europe, for over 25 years, she pursued Traditional Chinese Medicine at the school of Shen Ling becoming a certified acupuncturist and additionally learned to work with body energy as a healing method. She has continued to pursue “alternative” healing methods to her skill sets, adding certifications in hypnotherapy, yoga and massage therapy. With a wide knowledge of various healing methods, Trish has a unique ability to approach therapeutic treatments that are specific and targeted while understanding the body in a holistic way.
In teaching, she plans to pass on knowledge of essentials upgrades that LMTs can utilize within massage therapy which will include cupping, gua sha, reflexology, hot stones, body wraps, body scrubs, essential oils, hot towels, etc.
She likes to consider her class a “fun Class” while guiding students to discover additional possibilities for becoming more effective as therapists.
In her free time, she likes to garden and grow her own herbs which she converts into essential oils for self-use and loves spending time in the mountains hiking with her dog, or rock climbing. As she is always looking to learn new things, she is in the process of also becoming certified in barefoot massage both with Ashiatsu and Sarga bodywork.