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This healing journey is unique to you and I am here to support and guide you on your path but you are in the lead; you are your own best healer and we will work together collaboratively to create a treatment plan that serves you and fits into your lifestyle so that you have the freedom to discover what wellness look like for you. 

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from Jen L

Her skill is honed expertly and her intuition is unparalleled, but most importantly for me is Amy's commitment to bodily autonomy and how she affirms your boundaries and comfort every step of the way. As a result, massage with Pura Vida is a holistically therapeutic experience.

"Amy's commitment to bodily autonomy and how she affirms your boundaries and comfort every step of the way"

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Tami M

Amy's ability to incorporate therapeutic and energetic techniques into her massage gives you the space to truly relax. I love how she understands the mind, body and spirit connection during your massage.

"I love how she understands the mind, body and spirit connection"

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James Y

As a Vietnam veteran with health issues from war-time chemical exposure, I have found little relief for pain and immobility in my joints until I started receiving massage. Amy is the best massage therapist I have found in 30 years. Her personal attention and use of variety of techniques has provided me with a new outlook and attitude. The relief has been immediate and long-lasting. I recommend her highly.

"As a Vietnam veteran with health issues from war-time. Amy is the best massage therapist I have found in 30 years."

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Owen C

Amy is the most “in tune” therapist I’ve ever had.
Her fingers are magic, And her elbows and knees are life changing. Nothing else will do.

"Her fingers are magic, 
And her elbows and knees are life changing."

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Mary G

I didn’t know what truly restorative massage felt like until I laid my trust in the hands of Amy. I like a firm and rigorous massage and she delivers on this front if that’s what you want. The benefits of her massage last for weeks after-something I could never say about previous experiences. I can literally feel the weight of my world lifted after leaving a session!

"The benefits of her massage last for weeks after-something I could never say about previous experiences"

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Ryan M

Pura Vida offers the perfect blend of luxury services and customer care that I look for in massage therapy. The new location is beautiful and Amy really takes the time to provide bespoke treatments to serve your particular needs. While anyone can go to the big spas in the downtown hotels, I would take a trip to Pura Vida over that any day as you get the same level (if not better) service at a better price. If you are looking for massage therapy in NOLA, look no further than Pura Vida.

"If you are looking for massage therapy in NOLA, look no further than Pura Vida."

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Janet M

I have been going to Amy for Lomi Lomi massages for years. She is amazing! Consistently gives strong but relaxing massages that always leave me feeling renewed. I have recommended Amy to friends who have also loved her massages. She is simply the best!

"I have recommended Amy to friends who have also loved her massages. She is simply the best!"

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Mac C

Amy has been my go-to massage therapist for years. She moved her office to her house in Mid City in order to give her clients better service. Her service is the best in the city, and her massage studio is really ideal. She has worked on my tennis elbow, by rotator cuff, and my stress. I usually get so relaxed that I fall asleep on her table. I have been with her for years, and my wife loves her service, too. The studio in her back yard is wonderful. She keeps it very clean, and it is completely relaxing. She is really pleasant to be with, and we always love our visits.

"I usually get so relaxed that I fall asleep on her table"

"Each morning we are born again. What we do today matters most"-Buddah

Value Presence 

"The natural healing force within each of us is the greatest force in getting well"-Hippocrates

Cultivate Body Awareness

"When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy"-Rumi

Cultivate Body-Mind-Soul Connection

"Our body is precious. It is our vehicle for awakening. Treat it with care"- Buddha 

Discover Joy in Embodiment

"When I dare to be powerful- to use my strength in the service of my vision- then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid."
-Audre Lorde

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