Diana (she / her) uses both Western & Eastern bodywork techniques to assist a patient’s ongoing process of recovery and renewal. As a massage therapist, she aims to listen well and act precisely, drawing on scientific evidence, practical experience, and emotional intelligence.
A native New Yorker and Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT), Diana graduated from Irene’s Myomassology Institute in Michigan before returning to her home city to study at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. She believes that clear communication is the key to a satisfying session. Her goal is for each person she works with to feel empowered about their own health process.
A life-long yoga student, she currently practices Mysore-style Ashtanga yoga. Diana is on a path of discovery through the study of Vipassana meditation, Tibetan Buddhism and energy-based healing practices such as Eden Energy Medicine and Brennan Healing Technique. She also studies, teaches and writes about art history, with a focus on the relationship between art and healing practices in medieval and renaissance Italy. Diana is a Peer Advocate for sexual health at the Gay Health Advocacy Project and Women’s Health Advocacy Project at Columbia University.
Diana is able to conduct sessions in French and Italian.
Areas of Specialization:
- Myofascial Release
- Trigger Point Therapy
Degrees and Certifications:
- Licensed Massage Therapist, New York & Michigan
- Member, Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals, since 2012
- Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, 2017
- Diploma in Massage Therapy, Irene’s Myomassology Institute, 2013
- First Aid / CPR / AED Certification, American Heart Association, 2017