Andrea Shanti, NCTMB, C.M.T., mother, Holistic Practitioner
Andrea Shanti is a mother, a healer and herbal alchemist
extraordinaire. With the confidence of a Goddess, Andrea relies upon her
physical and intuitive senses to collaborate with natural rhythms, and produces Shasta region’s finest in herbal body-care products.
Continually awakening to her own place in the cosmic order, Andrea inspires and facilitates self-healing in the body-mind-spirit of her clients and community.
Her hands, head and heart unite to embody and radiates joyous health
and beauty through plant-based therapies and luxurious scentuality.
The majority of her practice has been private, specializing in athletes
and women. Andrea has training in Swedish massage, sports massage, Thai
medical massage, deep tissue, shiatsu, hydrotherapy, reflexology, yoga,
breathwork, meditation, polarity, reiki, on-site chair massage,
myofacial release, addictions recovery, pregnancy massage, and infant
Andrea works with her clients to increase a feeling of focus and
relaxation in their healing process. She uses various methods of massage
therapy, bodywork, yoga techniques, energy balancing and plant wisdom
to increase awareness of the mind- body-soul connection and to promote
the last twelve years Andrea has apprenticed with world-renowned
herbalists: Christopher Hobbs; Kami McBride at the Living Awareness
Institute; and Robin Martin of Olala Farms to whom she attributes much
of her alchemical wisdom.
While expanding her external alchemy practice and business, Andrea
broadened her shamanic studies with her mentors Peggy Dylan at Sundoor
School of Transpersonal Education and Heather Ash at the Toltec Center
for Creative Intent.
Andrea is gifted with heightened sensual perception, categorical
precision and the intuition to serve the benefit of all sentient beings.
She embraces her human-ness in the spiritual path, and encourages all
to please the senses and fulfill earthly desires as we aspire to reach
more reflective states of oneness.
Andrea lives with her husband and 2 sons in Mount Shasta, where she
directs her rapidly expanding Holistic Body Therapy business and is
anchoring down the HOME node in Northern California.