Specialties include Organic, Triple Grade AAA Therapeutic based Aromatherapy, as formulated and taught by Dr. Gary Young, founder of Young Living Essential Oils located in Utah. Having been recognized within the mainstream media for his expertise in Aromatherapy, he custom blends therapeutic grade oils for clients for treatment of a variety of conditions, and also for "The Teyf Method", a massage technique developed by Glenn Teyf and utilized on Russian Olympic Athletes. These methods in combination with his Deep Tissue and Trigger Point Therapy techniques are the signature trademarks that have set him a cut above others within the Kentucky and New York massage industry.
Other disciplines include Prenatal, Myofascial Release, Sports and Medical massage.
Joseph is a self-educated herbalist and has been featured in New York Magazine as one of the Top 10 Alternative Healers in NYC, for his Aromatherapy skills.
1991–1992 Institute of Psycho-Structural Balancing S.M., CA. Certified Massage Therapist
Graduated head of the class.
1992 Institute assistant guest instructor to Teacher Laurie Stewart 1995 - 1996
Swedish Institute of Massage NYC, NY, NYC Licensed Massage Therapist & Graduate Media
Profiled numerous times in major newspapers and magazines as one of the Top Therapists and Alternative Healers in New York City, a partial list of which includes:
Harper’s Bazaar - Oct 2001
Who's Healing Hollywood? www.hipguide.com - 2000
Best Massage in NYC New York Magazine - May 1999
Best Massage in NY New York Magazine - Apr 1999
Best Aromatherapist in New York New York Post - Apr 1998
Best Massage Therapist in NYC Fashion Almanac - Dec 1997
Featured Exercise for Men Only - Oct 1997
Best Massage in New York Top Model - Oct 1997
Featured Professional Experience
1998-Present - Hands from Heaven: KY / NYC - Owner From 1998 until present has attended a busy private practice in NYC and Lexington, KY
2006-2009 - Refresh Body: Premier on-demand, on-location wellness concierge service NYC Chief Therapist and Trainer - Interviewed, hired, trained and created initial massage therapy teams during NYC Company launch. Assign, Train, and mentor Lead Supervising Practitioners in NYC - Conduct demo interviews and evaluate applicant technical assessment of various pathologies and aptitude of hands on skills and technique - Conduct orienting Welcome Sessions to educate new contractors - Monitor therapist's performance and check in regularly keeping a pulse on team morale - Mentor and assist in fine tuning and strengthening multiple modalities and techniques through practice sessions.
Creation and development of Company equipment and product line 1996-1998 Miano Viel Salon & Spa NYC, NY
Head Massage Therapist Member of Miano Viel Salon Team in 1996, and their busiest massage therapist.
During his tenure, he was introduced to "The Teyf Massage Method” studying and practicing this discipline, under Mr. Glenn Teyf during his two year tenure. The “Teyf Method” is a system of stretching and stripping the muscle belly with deep tissue & trigger point using pinpoint accuracy to cause a release in chronically contracted muscles and adhesions.
1992 -1994 Private Practice LA, CA Owner Continued working on and developing own brand and style of massage.
Studied, developed and refined essential oil combination treatments for his clientèle
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709 Hill Rise Court Suite 208
Lexington, KY 40504
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