Melissa Pulling is a Certified Massage Therapist, specializing in helping individuals and families through massage therapy and holistic health. Melissa graduated from The Virginia School of Massage in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2004. She is nationally certified by NCTMB and a member of AMTA - American Massage Therapy Association, a professional organization for massage therapists. Since obtaining her certification she takes additional continuing education to better serve her clients.
Melissa has been trained in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Reflexology, Medical Massage & Pediatric Massage, and Pediatric Massage for Autism. Her focus is targeted for women, men, and children with chronic conditions which can be managed through soft tissue manipulation and neuromuscular techniques to release chronic patterns and calm the nervous system.
Melissa is a native of Richmond, Virginia and mother to her 12 year old son Patrick who has been receiving massage therapy since birth. Melissa has incorporated her background in finance, event planning, and office management into her business to provide professional, affordable and effective services to serve those who want a non-invasive approach to their healthcare needs. Melissa and her son moved to Virginia Beach in 2013 to pursue the love of living near the water and sharing holistic healthcare with those in the Hampton Roads community.
One of the most exciting and growing forms of therapy is Pediatric Massage. Melissa has been trained and certified by the Liddle Kidz Foundation www.liddlekidz.com, an internationally accredited training program specializing in pediatrics and conditions which impact children and their families through nurturing touch and massage therapy.