Licensed & Board Certified Massage Therapist

Shelley Green


Licensed & Board Certified Massage Therapist


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Meet Shelley

Shelley Green is a seasoned massage therapist with a variety of experience. Indeed, her career has ranged from clinical, to sports, to spa massage. Her current practice focuses on serving clients with Cancer as part of their health history and people seeking Lymphatic Massage. She also offers TMJ therapy.
Shelley has extensive training in both Oncology and Lymphatic Massage, including helping people with Lymphedema brought on by Cancer treatment. She also sees clients after surgery, including mastectomy and reconstruction. Of course, she certainly sees folks for Lymphatic Massage for other conditions and general wellness– she even offers a Lymphatic Facial!
In addition to Massage Therapy and Lymphatic Massage, Shelley also offers deep relaxation yoga classes and nutritional guidance.

Shelley has training and experience in:

Lymphatic Massage (Manual Lymphatic Drainage) for Lymphedema
Lymphatic Massage for Wellness
Lymphatic Massage (Manual Lymphatic Drainage) after surgery
Techniques (including intra-oral) for TMJ Dysfunction
Cancer and Massage
Working with Youth Clients
Restorative Yoga for Deep Relaxation
Nutritional Coaching– especially for gluten free living

Shelley has studied the following Massage Styles:

Oncology Massage
Lymphatic Massage/Manual Lymphatic Drainage
Reflexology & Reflexology for People Living with Cancer
Precision Neuromuscular Therapy
Myofascial Release
Deep Tissue Massage
Trigger Point Therapy
Swedish Massage
Prenatal Massage
Hot Stone Massage
Couples Massage
Massage Cupping

Shelley has additional training in:

Hatha Yoga
Kundalini Yoga
Health Coaching
Gluten Free Coaching
Nutritional Studies
Fitness Studies
Clinical Medical Assistant

Background and Education:

Graduated from National Massage Therapy Institute in 2008
Licensed Massage Therapist in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Board Certified Massage Therapist
Reflexology Certification. Baltimore School of Reflexology 2008
Reflexology for Cancer Patients, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center 2009
Massage for People Living with Cancer, Gayle MacDonald Oncology Massage 2010
Myofascial Release Certification, Howard Rontal, 2010
Manual Lymphatic Drainage, ACOLS 2022
Complete Decongestive Therapy, ACOLS 2022

Fun Facts

Shelley is a seamstress and has her own business for fabric arts called Creative Afro. You can see her at artisan markets around the area. You may have seen her work at Nimbus, she made face masks during COVID and added all the fun pockets to our aprons. Shelley loves to make (and eat) delicious and healthy natural foods… but she also has a sweet tooth for our local gluten free bakery!

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