Sophia Heckman, LMT
Nationally Certified and State Licensed Massage Therapist
Sophia moved to the Gallatin Valley in 1989, later she became an honor graduate of Belgrade High School. In 2004 she used her passion to help others and drive to make a difference, to completed the massage therapy program at Southwest Health Career Institute in Albuquerque, NM. She is certified by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB), a licensed massage therapist through the state of Montana, and a member of Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) since 2005.
She has expanded her knowledge and experience in bodywork by taking additional courses in Neuromuscular Therapy, Medical Massage Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy, and Structural Integration. Sophia has gained experience working along with other practitioners and insurance companies to effectively treat soft tissue trauma. Her calming professional demeanor and strong technique make for a very effective yet relaxing therapeutic treatment.
In 2012 Cloud 9 Studio was opened in downtown Belgrade. Currently, Sophia resides in the Horseshoe Hills with her husband and animals. In continuing her education and experience she is in the process of becoming certified through Upledger Institute for Craniosacral Therapy. Also, she is entering classes in Somato Emotional Release to further her knowledge of the body’s nerve and energy systems to more adequately treat the effects of trauma on the body.
Sophia works by appointment allowing for flexibility in scheduling to fit bodywork into anyone’s busy schedule. Call today to see how bodywork can help you reach your goals of health and wellness.