Julie is a certified massage therapist and got her start in northern Thailand in 1994 studying Thai massage. Since then she has studied massage in California, Oregon, Alaska and Hawaii. She practices several modalities: Swedish, trigger point therapy, acupressure, energy medicine and aromatherapy. She is a long-time meditator and has been practicing hatha yoga for many years.
Julie has been living and working in Alaska since 1990 and has had a private massage practice in Southeast Alaska for fourteen years. She’s been a park ranger, wilderness kayaking guide, retreat coordinator, and naturalist. She is a writer and sometimes artist and has a homestead near Glacier Bay. She travels and works in the winters and sometimes hangs out in her vintage travel trailer.