Completed her Masters in Science in Oriental Medicine from the Institute of Taoist Education and Acupuncture, She is an NCBTMB approved provider of continuing education for bodyworkers and has been studying and practicing massage and nature-based medicine since 1996. Her studies have taken her to the Far East and throughout America and range from Native American, Chinese and Thai medicine, western science, therapeutic massage, acupuncture and herbalism. She has co-taught hundreds of students with Paul Pitchford, the author of Healing with Whole Foods, while living in-residence at Heartwood Institute.
Erica teaches classes in Classical Chinese Medicine, Acupressure, Thai Massage, Trigger Point Thai, Myofascial Release and Hot Stone Massage. She is skillful at training students in good body mechanics, identifying meridians by means of touch and Qi awareness. Erica provides a lively and aware learning environment to share, engage and receive in. She is currently in private practice in Aspen, Colorado and is the owner of “Beyond Massage Aspen,” a state and nationally approved school of in Aspen, Colorado.