In addition to being relaxing, massage therapy provides many health benefits. Studies have shown that massage therapy can improve emotional health as well as physical health – which is just one more reason to schedule a massage today!
Massage therapy at the Wellness Center is offered by Deborah Fox. Cost is $60 an hour. Deborah Fox is a nationally certified trained massage therapist with almost two decades of experience. She has a 1,000 hour diploma from Michigan’s Health Enrichment Center and studied at the Institute of Thai massage in Chiang Mai, Thailand. She completed her spa training at the New York Institute of Massage. She has received advanced training in prenatal and postnatal massage over the years. She is a certified Infant Massage instructor able to teach families to better connect with their baby through touch therapy.
Deborah taught couples massage class at University of Evansville in its continuing education program. During the last four Senior Olympics she has been the personal massage therapist for the multi-gold medal winner women’s softball team “California Spirits.” She has volunteers her time and works with cancer survivors and hospice patients. For appointment information please call the Wellness Center at 812.485.5725.
Reflexology is a therapeutic practice that uses controlled pressure, massage and movement to specific areas of the feet with the intent to restore the client to a state of balance and relaxation. It is based on the principle that reflex areas on the feet correspond to all parts of the body and stimulating these areas reduces stress, relieves symptoms and promotes total body relaxation.
Reflexology is offered at the Wellness Center by Cindy Goodwin, RN, MSN, CR, CHTP. Cindy retired from University of Southern Indiana, where she worked as a nurse educator. She has also been an Evansville hospice nurse. She is a certified practitioner of Reflexology. Cindy has special interest in the use of sound, music, movement, art, journaling and creative writing as tools to promote healing, stress management and personal growth for herself and others.