Joy Johnson, BCTMB, LMT is a Board Certified Massage Therapist, Certified Advanced Pre & Perinatal Massage Therapist and Certified Arvigo Practitioner in the Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy®. She is also a Certified Manual Lymphatic Drainage Therapist. Joy offers sessions in Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Swedish & Integrative Massage, Pregnancy & Postpartum Massage, Maya Abdominal Therapy and CranioSacral Therapy for Adults & Children.
Joy became a Certified Massage Therapist at Colorado's Boulder College of Massage Therapy in 1992. She has taken numerous trainings in Upledger CranioSacral Therapy as well as Maya Abdominal Therapy with the Arvigo Institute. After attending professional training and the advanced course in Supporting Pregnancy, she traveled to Belize in 2014 to study with Dr. Rosita Arvigo, completing her certification in the Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy®. She is a professional member with the Abdominal Therapy Collective as well as the Arvigo Institute. She became certified in Manual Lymphatic Drainage (Vodder Method) in June of 2022 and is excited to offer this service to new and existing clients.
Prior to becoming a massage therapist, Joy received her Bachelor's of Science from Montana State University in Fish & Wildlife Biology and was a wildlife biologist in a variety of national parks throughout the west. When not working, Joy loves caring for her family, practicing meditation and hiking in the surrounding mountains. She treasures the beauty of the Gallatin Valley and is grateful everyday to serve the people of this great community!