After spending 25 years in the corporate world of business and finance, Patricia set her sites on a lifestyle that was more beneficial to herself and others. Having always had an interest in natural health, Patricia earned a license in massage therapy through a year-long program at Brenneke Masssage School in Seattle in 1999. This practice, and further education in body work, increased Patricia’s awareness of her own body and the impact of stress on her daily life. This awareness compelled her to want to help others to reduce the impact of stress in their lives. In 2001 she moved to Ventura, California. She ran her own Healing Center for several years and then maintained a private practice providing massage therapy to many personal clients as well as for residents of a local Senior Living Center. Patricia has also received certification as a Personal Fitness Trainer and a Pilates trainer. This knowledge has helped her with her continued interest in the human body both at rest and in motion
Self-awareness is the key to a healthy body. Many people are so focussed on taking care of things around them - doing and achieving things outside themselves - they lose the connection with their body. Through mindful practices such as yoga, relaxation and various types of bodywork, we can bring that connection back to enhance our quality of life on a daily basis. Massage offers both relaxation as well as awareness of parts of our body from which we have become disconnected.
Contact Patricia to schedule a massage:
143 NW “E” Street
Grants Pass, OR 97526
(541) 660-7701 (call or text)
For services rendered in the Wise Roots Yoga treatment room
30 Minute Massage
60 Minute Massage
90 Minute Massage
Orthopedic & Regular
Massage (90 minutes)
Patricia Johnson, BA, LMT
*Orthopedic Massage is a technique that helps to provide increased mobility in the entire spine by working on the muscles that attach to each vertebra. It allows for more space and movement in the spine itself, releasing pressure and restrictions that can cause pain and immobility. The client does not need to undress for this treatment, unless they are also getting a regular massage.
** Polarity therapy is a very gentle form of bodywork that addresses imbalances and blockages of energy flow within a body. This type of work, although beneficial for anyone, is especially helpful for individuals who need light touch. For example, it has aided in easing the side effects of chemotherapy for cancer patients. The client is fully clothed for the session while the practitioner touches various spots on the body to balance the energy between the points, or poles. Energy work is also extremely relaxing and a very effective stress reducer.
Massage Therapy at Wise Roots offers:
Deep Tissue/Therapeutic Massage