Jeannine has been practicing massage since 2003 after graduating from New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts (NHITA) in Bridgton, Maine. She holds a BA from Colby College and a MS in school psychology from University of Southern Maine and recently became a Certified Personal Trainer. Jeannine served as the website coordinator (2011-2016) and Sports Massage Team Chair (2015-2016) for the Maine Chapter of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA). She has been part of the faculty at her alma mater, teaching Anatomy and Physiology to aspiring massage therapists. In addition to NHITA's 800 hour accredited program, Jeannine has continued her education taking classes every year and has completed advanced training with Joe Rodin, James Waslaksi, George Kousaleos and Jeff Mahadeen. She holds certifications in Advanced Active Myofascial Mobilization, Neurokinetic Therapy and CORE massage. Additionally, she has advanced training in treating TMJ disorders, cupping and ScarWork. As a former All-American collegiate runner and cross country coach, Jeannine understands the demands an active lifestyle can put on one's body. She is aspiring to become a triathlete (when not running after her three wild children) and loves to be part of Portland’s vibrant athletic community.
About Products used
The products used at Foster Wellness have been chosen carefully. We're all about fostering your wellness so only products that are safe with ingredients you can read are used. Here's a list of what's in the office:
CORE Butter (Cocoa Butter, High Oleic Safflower Oil, Beeswax, and Natural Vitamin E)
Muscle/Joint Relief Shea Butter from Loving Scents (Shea Butter, Coconut Oil, Ravensara, Lavender, Marjoram, Eucalyptus)
Joboba from Jojoba Care
Foot Balm from my bees! (olive oil, beeswax, essential oil)