testimonials


“Zinnia did several weeks of cranio on me while I was working full time and gigging weekly. Despite being exhausted every night I still woke up frequently, at least three times a night. Over the course of a few weeks my sleep became much more consistent and satisfying. I'm so grateful to be able to get a good night's rest, and Zinnia is hugely responsible for this!” – S.R. (musician)

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“Thank you, Zinnia! I haven't been this pain free in months.”
– D.M. (painting contractor)

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“Headaches. Where did they come from? What was causing them? Sinuses? Tension? Acetaminophen would shove them to a back burner, but the pain returned full force daily, and a diet of meds is never a good idea. My wife spoke to Zinnia by phone (we're in the northeast, she's in the northwest) to ask if she would apply her remote work to the issue of my chronic headaches. I knew she made the call; I did not know when Zinnia employed this technique. Then the headaches were gone. At 3 AM EST, midnight in the west, Zinnia did her work; that day I felt like something was missing – pain. Something that had become a familiar but unpleasant part of my day was gone, and I thank Zinnia for that.” – J.P. (author)

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“I recently developed a chronic pain in the back of my neck. I noticed it as I was reading a particularly heavy book and I kept bending my head forward to read, rather than holding the book up. I stopped reading the book and figured the pain would go away in a few days, but it continued for weeks. I mentioned it to Zinnia and she asked if I would let her try something. Frankly, it barely seemed like she touched my neck. In a few moments she was done and I was a little skeptical. It seemed to feel better at that moment, but the pain was always worst in the morning when I woke up so I couldn’t be sure it was permanently fixed. A few weeks later she asked me about my neck and only then did I realize that it hadn’t bothered me a bit since she “worked” on it. Amazing!” – J.B. (musician/entrepreneur)

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“I sprained my ankle 1.5 weeks before a tour.
Under Zinnia’s thoughtful treatment and guidance, I was back on my feet and performing just in time.” – S.T. (drummer/performer)

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“I helped a friend move into a new house and, possibly as a result, screwed up my back. It hurt and I was working a lot at the time and that may have aggravated it more. Eventually my girlfriend looked at my back and reported that it looked like my shoulder was out of place and she used the words, “very weird” and “really bad.” By this time I was in severe pain and turning my head to the left or right was a process that I avoided most of the time.
I told Zinnia I was hurting and asked if she could do any Reiki on me. To my dismay she said she was about to board a plane to Vermont for two weeks! But she said she’d do what she could from the plane. From an airplane flying at jet speeds thousands of miles away from me.
The next day my back was feeling better. A couple days after that it was completely back to normal. Apparently it looked normal too.
From an airplane! Zinnia even told me she could feel it was my shoulder and I never told her that! That was crazy!” – J.S.D. (cartoonist)

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“Zinnia’s ability to find the source of an injury or chronic pain is entirely astonishing and unerringly correct. She can be as gentle or as intense as is desired or required by a particular inflammation. She also has the wonderful ability to explain what might be happening in your body, as she fixes it. Over several years of periodic work she has permanently improved my posture and range of motion. She has helped to alleviate everything from intense neck and shoulder pain and low back injuries to tension headaches and ringing ears.” – J.P. (musician)

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“I truly enjoy massage with Zinnia. Her knowledge and experience are phenomenal. She knows how to tailor the massage to my specific needs and I always leave relaxed and stress free. I recommend her to anyone who wants quality service.” – S.K. (office administration)

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“For years I've been using a variety of capsaicin products on my lower spine (for osteoarthritis), and recently acquired a T.E.N.S. unit, all of which provide temporary pain relief. Zinnia used Reiki to treat my lower back. The first thing I noticed was the amount of heat she generated, and the depth to which it penetrated (capsaicin tends to be a surface heat). In the days following, I was pain-free; in the several weeks since, I've been more mobile, less uncomfortable.
Highly recommended!” – J.P. (retired psychologist)

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“As an actor, I learned the importance of how we treat and take care of our bodies and feel everyone could do more of it in their daily lives. You will feel and look better, and your body will appreciate it. When I first began working with Zinnia, I had horrible posture and didn’t even realize it. I thought it was normal and didn’t think there was any way of changing that. Now, people think I am a dancer because of my physique (trust me, I am not)
and I am more aware of how my body feels and moves.
I live and die by Zinnia’s treatments. She has the medical background to teach you what exactly she’s helping you with and how, which helps you take better care of your body and treat it better. Muscles you have never heard of may be mentioned, but don’t worry, you’ll pick it up eventually. She also provides the close personal attention and care as if she was treating herself. I have gone to her with everything from “Why does my leg feel this way?” to “What’s a good way to stretch your calf?” Most importantly, she does not believe in massage needing to hurt or be painful! She knows how to work out whatever ailments/trigger points you have through measured care and precision. If you’re tired of going to those random Thai Massage places and leaving like a beaten up piece of pizza dough, Zinnia’s your answer. In short, she is my doctor, trainer, and general wellness center wrapped into one small, lovely package.
If you get a massage with Zinnia, you’ll never want to go to another masseuse again!” – E.S. (actor/writer)

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“For those of you who haven’t experienced the healing hands of Zinnia I highly recommend you begin dialing now for an appointment. I’ve had the good fortune of massages across the planet in many styles but have yet to find anyone better than Zinnia. Her extensive knowledge of human anatomy and perfect pressure have relaxed me into that blissful state of zen on many occasions. Each time I could feel the muscles release and the tension leave my body which always whisked me away to the place between sleep and awake. My only regret now is that I live more than 1200 miles away from her magic skills.
Do yourself a favor and treat yourself to a session and I promise it will be the beginning of a long relationship.” – D.F. (world traveler/entrepreneur)



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