Celebrating over 24 years in practice!

Amy C. Zampella is the owner of Heartline Massage Therapy, with 24 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 career in health when she moved to New Mexico in 1997 to attend Crystal Mountain Institute.


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

Amy’s practice focuses on swedish, neuromuscular therapy, orthopedic, 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.  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 (BCTMB 153164-00), 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 Past President of the American Massage Therapy Association New Mexico Chapter. Amy is the owner of Heartline Wellness Center, where she shares the space with two massage therapists and an acupuncturist.

She has taken advanced courses in neuromuscular therapy, orthopedic massage, neural manipulation, 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 courses, ethics and CPR/first aid are taken for every license renewal.  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 strength training at the JCC’s gym. She’s a connoisseur of food and loves to cook and travel.

Continuing education:


Repetitive Use Injury Therapy®, Michael Young


Neuromuscular Therapy 1, Peter Lane
Neuromuscular Therapy for Cervical Strain/Sprain, Musculoskeletal Rehab Inc.


Bodywork for the Childbearing Year®, Certified Pregnancy Massage Therapist with Kate Jordan,


Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques®, Erik Dalton.
Orthopedic massage & assessment, knee, forearm/wrist/elbow, neck,  Ben Benjamin,
Neurostructural Integration Technique, Ralph Stephens


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


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


Aston Kinetics, Judith Aston.
Soft tissue release for the cranial base with Paul St. John
Intro to Lympathic Drainage, Virginia Anthony-Barrow


Orthopedic massage: Active Engagement Techniques, Whitney Lowe
Orthopedic massage for hip stabilization, James Waslaski.
Carpal Tunnel & Tennis Elbow, Gene Hummel


Myofascial release, UNM School of Medicine
Neuromuscular therapy for the hand/arm & foot, Judith Delaney
Treatments & Triggers for Headaches, David Kent.


Orthopedic Massage: Resolving Challenging Conditions, Whitney Lowe
Advanced Sports Massage, Steve Jurch
Cold Stone Therapy for Migraines, Kelly Lott


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. Sabrina Newman.


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


Precision Neuromuscular Therapy, Shoulder & Hip, Doug Nelson
Precision Neuromuscular Therapy, Lower Back, Christopher Sovereign
Advanced Myofascial for Sciatica, Til Luchau
The Mystery of Pain, Doug Nelson


Myofascial for Headaches & Migraines, Til Luchau
The Ethics of Working with Trauma Survivors, Dr. Kamy Shaw
Neural Manipulation 1: Intro to Trauma, (founded by Jean-Pierre Barral), Jean Anne Zollars


Orthopedic Massage for Complicated Knee Conditions, James Waslaski 
Integrated Manual Therapy and Orthopedic Massage for Lower Body Conditions, James Waslaski
Pelvic Stabilization “The Key to Structural Integration” Low Back Pain, Hip and Sciatica, James Waslaski
Corrective Exercises for Lower Body, James Waslaski
Ethics: The Trans Body on the Table, Ellen Santistevan
Understanding the Endocannabinoid System, Julie Crispin
Neural Manipulation 2, Upper Body Peripheral Nerves (founded by Jean-Pierre Barral), Jean Anne Zollars
Neural Manipulation 3, Lower Body Peripheral Nerves(founded by Jean-Pierre Barral), Jean Anne Zollars


Neural Manipulation 4, Cranial Nerves (founded by Jean-Pierre Barral), Jean Anne Zollars
Introduction to Cupping Therapy, Scott Raymond
Structural Relief Therapy, Upper body, Taya Countryman


Research: Arthritis and Massage Therapy, AMTA
Ethical Dilemmas, Fully Exposed, AMTA
Dealing w/Ethical Gray Areas in Massage Therapy, AMTA
The Challenge of Upper Extremity Overuse Disorders, Whitney Lowe / ABMP


Ethics, Creating Safety, Using Physiology to Enhance Therapeutic Connection, Bhanu Harrison
Orthopedic Assessment Fundamentals, Whitney Lowe
Thai Massage for the Table, Graciela Lopez and Alexandra
Clinical and Orthopedic Massage for Shoulder, Whitney Lowe (in-progress)


Kinesio Level 1 & 2, Certified Kinesio Taping Technician (CKTT) Matthew Villegas, Kinesio Taping Association International.


Orthopedic Massage for the Shoulder, Whitney Lowe

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