When our eyes see our hands doing the work of our hearts, the circle of creation is completed inside us, the doors of our souls fly open, and love steps forth to heal everything in sight.Â ~ Michael Bridge
Mission Statement of Two Roads 4 Kids
To improve the quality of life for children and young adultsÂ through relaxing and restorative pediatric massage therapy that is safe and effective;
To address specific needs of cancer survivors, for children and young adults, through gentle, comfort-oriented pediatric massage therapy that may ease side effects from the disease, cancer treatments and side effects;Â
Through pediatric oncology massage therapy and other gentle bodywork, to support healing of the mind, body, and spirit of children and young adults who have been affected by cancer and other health issues; and
To educate my clients, family members, caregivers and the public about the benefits of pediatric massage therapy and pediatric oncology massage therapy, which are gaining recognition from the medical community.
Â Professional NonProfit OrganizationsÂ Â
Â St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
Wonders & Worries -"Helping Children Cope When a Parent Faces a Serious or Life-threateningÂ Illness"Â Wonders & Worries works with families in all stages of survivorship, who are affected by any serious or chronic physical illness. They provide individual and group support services for children ages 2-18 and parenting support for parents and caregivers.
Society for Oncology Massage (S4OM) The Society for Oncology Massage addresses the varying needs of massage therapists, consumers, and health professionals, and provides resources for advancing the knowledge and understanding of oncology massage.
National Lymphedema NetworkÂ The National Lymphedema Network (NLN) is an internationally recognized non-profit organization founded in 1988 to provide education and guidance to lymphedema patients, healthcare professionals, and the general public by disseminating information about risk reduction and the management of primary and secondary lymphedema.
Massage Therapy Foundation - The Massage Therapy Foundation was founded by the American Massage Therapy Association in 1990 with the mission ofÂ advancing the knowledge and practice of massage therapy by supporting scientific research, education, and community service.
American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA)Â National and Texas Chapter, Austin Unit
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