Lluvia-AbyLluvia Lawyer Aby (License #1902) is a massage therapist who blends Deep Tissue, Swedish, Visceral-Somatic Shiatsu, Treager and Polarity in her work. She also use the energies of Reiki and Aka Doa. Her specialty is Core Synchronism which is a deeply relaxing, safe and gentle bodywork method. ‘Core’ is based on the philosophy of natural therapeutics, cranial osteopathy and polarity therapy combined to form a new approach. It works by balancing the tissues, bones,organs and fluids of the body with the energetic self thus bringing the person back into a stronger, more centered state where healing takes place naturally. Lluvia enjoys working on children and infants as well as adults.

Liza-CarsonElizabeth (Liza) Carson (License #2206) has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 1995. One of Liza’s strong points is her comprehensive understanding of the human anatomy. Her specialties include, but are not limited to: deep tissue and Lomi Lomi (traditional Hawaiian Massage, involving long fluid strokes using lots of hot oil). Although her body work tends to be deep and physical, she also brings a gentle sensitivity to her treatments. Liza loves doing Prenatal Massage. She is currently a midwife intern and will soon be a fully licensed midwife.


Maria Chilton (License #1830) has been a Massage Therapist since 1995. Her forte is her ability to spontaneously incorporate various modalities to suit the individual’s needs in the present moment. The techniques she calls upon include traditional Swedish massage, deep tissue, polarity therapy, shiatsu, Reiki, reflexology and cranio-sacral. For the past ten years Maria has made hot stone massage a specialty. “Bodywork is an art form. The client is the canvas while the body worker’s hands, heart and intuition are the medium. The healing experience is the finished piece.” Maria is also the owner and operator of Little River Remedies, a small herbal apothecary.


James (Hal) Dyer, (License #6329) has been a practicing therapist since 2009. Treating acute and chronic pain issues, he uses combinations of Manual Therapeutics (as taught by Jan Sultan), deep tissue, Swedish massage and reflexology to reduce pain in sensitive areas and to restore functional mobility and range of motion. Client/therapist communication and working together as a team throughout the healing process is an essential aspect of Hal’s work. Homeopathy and herbal remedies are other areas of interest and may be recommended as needed. Hal lives in El Valle with wife, Elektra, and sons, Chaske and Lucian.


Sarah-GrantSarah Grant (License #1038) practices a Japanese Acupuncture in the style of Kiiko Matsumoto. This style involves gentle touch of various areas, predominantly the abdomen, to get information about where to place needles. The needles are thin, and inserted to shallow depths, making the treatments quite painless. Treatments last 1 to 1 ½ hours. Acupuncture is good for a variety of bodily imbalances including pain, headache, insomnia, allergies/asthma, fatigue, hormonal issues, and autoimmune disorders. Acupuncture treatments can be used to maintain good health with no negative side effects!


Cathy-RobisonCathy J. Robison, (License #6599) is a licensed massage therapist who offers anatomy based therapeutic massage for health. Often times when recovering from injury or insult it is a challenge to sense the inherent health of our bodies. Through therapeutic touch, Cathy helps access states of relaxation that resource our creative connection. Holistic restorative services include nurturing massage, deep tissue massage, and reflexology.


Cindy-StoneCindy Stone, TTouch® Animal Therapy and Herbal Products in Dixon. Western Herbalism is based on the philosophy that the medicinal plants which grow in your area are most likely the ones that you will need for your well-being. Cindy’s herbal skin care, healing salves and teas represent this philosophy. Cindy is also a TTouch® practitioner, helping animals heal from injury, illness, behavioral problems or trauma, through various touches and wraps. TTouch® works on the nervous system and awakens the animal to its own intelligence through cellular communication.


Roderick Oknich,  offering Acutonics©, Sound as Healer

With the use of tuning forks on the meridians, to stimulate points, as used in acupuncture and acupressure, Acutonics© helps one to wholeness and well being. The forks bring the archetypes of the planetary bodies into play. The forks are tuned to the “ Music of the spheres” a Pythagorean term. Each fork is tuned to a planetary body, planetesimal, sun or moon frequencies. The forks are chosen, according to their energy to create balance in the meridians.

Throughout history humans have been utilizing sound. In listening to the music we hear, some energizing, some uplifting, others depressing and then there is Acutonics© for healing.

Roderick will be available at the Carnelian Center on Sundays and Mondays Call for an appointment.


JoAnne Dodgson 

With over 30 years of experience as a healer and teacher, JoAnne Dodgson offers guidance to transform the ways we live and relate with ourselves, each other, and the earth. Since 2000, she has been living and learning the kala keh nah seh lineage of Ka Ta See, a tradition from the Eastern Andes. A healer and teacher of these ancient medicine ways, JoAnne offers spiritual counseling, Bone Throws, traditional energy balancing, spirit journeys, and community ceremonial gatherings. JoAnne holds a doctorate in Counseling Psychology with a specialty in Holistic Health. JoAnne is writing and illustrating Spirit of Chocolate: A Woman’s Journey to the Rainforest in Search of Her Dreams. She has self-published several books including UnLeashing Love, Gifts of the Grandmother, and MoonDance Journal. More information on her website: To schedule as session, email or call.