I provide therapeutic massage to clients to support their continued good health, fitness and resistance to disease or injury.
Ayano Nixon, owner of Ayano Massage & Healing Arts, is licensed by the City of Saint Paul as a massage therapist. She is also Board Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork. She received her therapeutic massage certificate from Saint Paul College.
Ayano is certified to practice therapeutic massage, including Swedish or relaxation massage, myofascial release, deep tissue, trigger point therapy, and passive and active stretching techniques. These modalities are for the purpose of improving client body fluid circulation, flexibility of muscles, mobility of joints and general relaxation, which reduces stress, a major contributor to disease and injury.
Ayano is also a National Academy of Sports Medicine certified personal trainer; a NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist; An American Council on Exercise Pilates Reformer trainer; a certified yoga instructor; and a Tai Chi teacher with 25 years of experience in the Yang Style lineage. She practices these healing arts at Core Studio or in your home or office.
Ayano combines her knowledge of these different bodywork modalities to give each client the individualized massage therapy session that addresses his or her expressed needs.