Dana Russell

Owner, NYS Licensed Massage Therapist

My mission is to help people improve their health and experience peace and relaxation through massage therapy and other healing arts.
I have successfully completed over 1000 hours of clinical and classroom training at the Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy located in Albany, NY.

I am licensed by the New York State Department of Education and keep my massage therapy skills and knowledge current through a variety of continuing professional education programs in the following techniques:

  • Therapeutic Reflexology
  • Himalayan Salt Stone Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Oncology Massage

and the following certifications:

  • Certification in Pregnancy Massage through MotherMassage® with Elaine Stillerman
  • Advanced Certification in Caring for Clients with Cancer with Tracy Walton
  • Certification in Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy with Margery Chessare
  • Reiki I and Reiki II with Dawn Judkins
  • Certification Lomi Lomi 48 hours in Pahala Hawaii 1/2016 with Dale Perry & Nicole Morris

Robin Dygert

NYS Licensed Esthetician

My desire to learn about skin care followed my attempts to find the perfect skin. Through my education, mentors, and my own personal skin transformation. I now know skin care can be a challenge.

Skin care can also be a relaxing, calming, and refreshing experience.
I utilize the Jurlique product line in my facial and offer this wonderful, all natural product line for retail.

Bryan Bauer

NYS Licensed Massage Therapist

www.bryanshiatsumassage.com

My vision is to provide a safe, compassionate, healthy, and spiritual environment for all who wish to experience the benefits of total relaxation and peacefulness through therapeutic massage with holistic healing.

I am an assistant instructor and graduate of the Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy located in Albany NY since 2009. I specialize in Shiatsu/Acupressure, Swedish, Hot Stone, Sports, and Chair Massage.

I am licensed by the New York State Department of Education and involved with ongoing professional training to keep my skills honed and my knowledge of alternative healing therapies current.

My additional certifications are:

  • Advanced Five Element Shiatsu Massage and Cupping Techniques
  • Hot Stone Massage
  • The Chakra System and the Human Energy Field for Massage
  • Reiki I, Reiki II, and Reiki Sound Healing through the Red Pines Training Center at the Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy located in Albany.

Pamela Friers

Reiki Master/Teacher

Uniquely Yours Reiki

I have been practicing Reiki for over eight years. In June of 2014 I retired from my public school teaching job, and now am able to devote more time to helping people heal, as well as continuing to help others by teaching Reiki and providing mentorship to those I have taught.

I am a certified Usui/Holy Fire II Karuna® Reiki master. This allows me to give my clients awesome sessions as well as teach classes to others who wish to follow the Reiki path. I consistently work to upgrade my skills and in the fall 0f 2016 upgraded my skills to the new level of Holy Fire II. There are very few people in the Capital District that have this level of training and certification.

Reiki (Ray-key) is an ancient Japanese healing art that helps promote well-being on a physical, emotional, and spiritual level. Reiki is a universal life force energy that is transmitted through the healer’s hands to the client through very light touch. Holy Fire II Reiki is a very powerful, yet a safe and gentle energy that helps the client heal on a very deep level. Reiki is safe for everyone and is known worldwide. Reiki is relaxing and it compliments other healing modalities as well. I have witnessed positive results in those who receive Reiki and wonderful changes to those who receive Reiki on a regular basis on physical, emotional, and spiritual levels.

My four Master level certifications were obtained under William Lee Rand, president of the International Center for Reiki Training (ICRT) and Publisher of the Reiki News Magazine. William Rand has over 20 years’ experience and is world renown in the Reiki community. I am committed to a set of standards for practice and teaching set by the Reiki International Organization to insure consistency with the content taught, while adhering to a strict moral philosophy for services as well.

Uniquely Yours Reiki is Reiki designed with your specific needs in mind. Because of my extensive training and practice I have a wide range of abilities to help my clients with their particular needs. If you are interested in learning Reiki for yourself, call me to discuss opportunities for classes. Reiki is a wonderful way to start your own personal healing.

Continuing to learn and grow my skills through education, and daily personal practice is important to me. By doing this, I am honoring myself and my commitment to the heritage of Reiki, as well as allowing me to spread the wonderful joy that comes through Reiki.
Be well and I hope to see you soon!

Kathryn Smith

Massage Therapist

I believe that massage is a great gift and I enjoy helping people relax while becoming more aware of their bodies and teaching self-maintenance skills. I think the human body is amazing and I am driven to find natural ways to help the body heal itself.

I specialize in sports, deep tissue, pregnancy, visceral (belly) massage and TMJ (jaw) specific massage. I would classify the type of massage I do as therapeutic, because I believe a great therapist is able to vary the pressure and utilize a variety of skills to meet the expectations of any client.

I graduated in 2004 with my Bachelors in Sports Medicine, and moved to California. I went to massage school in Santa Barbara and got licensed in 2006. Over the last 10 years I have been working in California. Upon returning home to New York I finished the state required hours at Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage in Albany. In the duration of my career I have worked in spas and homes, on professional athletes and movie stars, as well as many average people.

My Sports Medicine background has given me a great understanding of how the body works and I believe that helps me to address and assist the needs of a client.

From gentle to firm pressure and the in-between, I can do it all.

I am excited for the new place to build my business and more people to help.

Dawn W. Judkins

Belly Casting

Dawn Judkins became a Reiki Master in 2014 under the tutelage of William Lee Rand and has been a Reiki practitioner since 1999. Together with Dana Russell, the wellness center On the Right Path was created. They worked in sync to develop a place of healing, balance and rejuvenation. After adding Belly Casting to her repertoire, Dawn’s underlining need to tap into her artistic abilities surfaced. As a result, she stepped away from the day to day working of On the Right Path to pursue her degree in the Arts.

Dawn graduated in the Spring of 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts with a Concentration in Oil Painting. Armed with a paint brush and palette, she eager to create lasting keepsakes of your pregnancy. You can visit Dawn’s website dwjudkinsgallery.com for ideas and pricing.