Amy C. Zampella is the owner of Heartline Massage Therapy, with over 18 years experience as a massage therapist.  Originally trained in environmental science at Rutgers University, she spent 8 years in the environmental consulting business in New Jersey, specializing in hazardous waste investigations and remediation.  She realized the dream of a more fulfilling career when she moved to New Mexico in 1997 to attend Crystal Mountain Apprenticeship in the Healing Arts.

Amy was just awarded #3 massage therapist in the 2016 Albuquerque Journal Reader’s Choice Awards!

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Amy’s practice focuses on swedish, neuromuscular therapy, sports, deep tissue, and pregnancy massage.  A typical session integrates several styles of bodywork, using the appropriate assessment and technique for the individual at that moment. Amy also blends elements of reflexology and polarity into her treatments when appropriate. Custom blended aromatherapy massage is available at no extra charge using 100% pure essential oils from local company Aromaland in Santa Fe, NM. Organic and natural massage oil and cream are used in the treatments. Amy has many years experience in treating personal injury (car accident) cases, and has worked closely with chiropractors in the community. She brings a tremendous amount of  love and compassion to her work and is honored to be in this profession.

Amy holds the highest credential in massage therapy – board certification from the NPrintational Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB), and is licensed by the State of New Mexico Massage Therapy Board  (#2970). She is a professional member in good standing with the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), and is listed in their Find a Massage Therapist®  locator service.  Amy was  a member of of the Northern New Mexico Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) for 9 years, and served on the Board from 2003-2005.

Amamta-logoy is currently serving as President of the American Massage Therapy Association New Mexico Chapter.  Amy is the owner of Heartline Wellness Center, where she shares the space with another two other massage therapists, and a doctor of oriental medicine.

She has taken advanced courses in neuromuscular therapy, orthopedic massage, and deep tissue massage. Amy is a certified pregnancy/post-partum massage therapist.  Amy believes that education is the key to continued growth to help her clients.   In addition to the following, 2-4 credits of ethics are taken annually.  Self-care, business & marketing and other related topics are also the subject of her education.

Amy’s other passions include natural health and nutrition, cycling, and yoga.  She’s a connoisseur of food and loves to cook.

Continuing education:

2001

Repetitive Use Injury Therapy®, Michael Young

2002

Neuromuscular Therapy 1, Peter Lane

NMT for Cervical Strain/Sprain, Musculoskeletal Rehab Inc.

2003

Bodywork for the Childbearing Year® with Kate Jordan

2005

Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques®, Erik Dalton.

Orthopedic massage & assessment, knee, forearm/wrist/elbow, neck,  Ben Benjamin,

Neurostructural Integration Technique, Ralph Stephens

2007

Active Isolated Stretching (AIS), the Aaron Mattes Method, Ben Benjamin

2008

Assessment and Treatment of Common Knee Injuries, Ben Benjamin

Common injuries of the shoulder & elbow, Ben Benjamin

Neurostructural Integration Techniques, Phelan

Deep Tissue Massage w/Meridian Awareness.

2010

Aston Kinetics, Judith Aston.

Soft tissue release for the cranial base with Paul St. John,

Intro to Lympathic Drainage, Virginia Anthony-Barrow

2011

Orthopedic massage: Active Engagement Techniques, Whitney Lowe

Orthopedic massage for hip stabilization, James Waslaski.

Carpal Tunnel & Tennis Elbow, Gene Hummel

2012

Myofascial release, UNM School of Medicine

Neuromuscular therapy for the hand/arm & foot, Judith Delaney

Treatments & Triggers for Headaches, David Kent.

2013

Orthopedic Massage: Resolving Challenging Conditions, Whitney Lowe

Advanced Sports Massage, Steve Jurch

Cold Stone Therapy for Migraines, Kelly Lott

2014

Oncology massage (8 hr.)  with Lauren Muser Cates

Spinning the Hip: 360 deg. manual techniques, George Russell.

Talking to your clients about skin cancer, Dr. Newman.

2015

Orthopedic massage & assessment for neck pain,  Ben Benjamin,

Unlocking the foot: Improving foot & ankle mobility, Lee Stang

Basics of Research, Susan Salvo

Pharmacology & Massage, Susan Salvo.

Active Isolated Stretching, Lower Body, David Lang

2016

Precision Neuromuscular Therapy, Shoulder & Hip, Doug Nelson

Precision Neuromuscular Therapy, Lower Back, Christopher Sovereign

 

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