Jackie Hand is a superb massage therapist, connective tissue therapist, body movement analyst and movement teacher. She has a rare gift: the ability to combine extensive medical, anatomical and kinesiological information with truly attentive hands, and a caring mind. She is thoroughly committed to her work, her clients, her students, her colleagues.
She listens to each person and truly hears what they are saying."
—Willa C. Needler, Connective Tissue Therapist, Body Movement Therapist, Connecticut
License # 000172
As a Bodywork and Movement Practitioner, Jackie specializes in Movement Education and Connective Tissue and CranioSacral Therapies to minimize pain. Both Connective Tissue Techniques® and CranioSacral Therapy are fascia-based modalities.
Jackie as a Movement Educator, offers a variety of movement classes and workshops. On the Certificate Program Faculty at LIMS® in New York City as Senior Faculty for many years and currently teaching in the Module format, she has taught Laban Movement Analysis/Bartenieff Fundamentals on the faculties of New York University, Teacher’s College at Columbia University and Montclair University in New Jersey. She has presented workshops and classes in the US, Brazil, Germany, and Hungary. She has been on the Bates Dance Festival faculty, taught ballet and modern dance for many years and has been on the dance faculties at Emory University in Atlanta, GA and at Gettysburg College in PA.
Jackie has an holistic approach to movement. She integrates her years of dance training and teaching with her movement observation skills and bodywork training to educate clients in body and movement awareness and in their own ability to change their ineffective movement patterns.