Sara Light-Waller, LMP

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Sara Light-Waller, LMP

Sara Light-Waller, MA, LMP, LAMP, SAMP, ESMT is a certified Acutonics® instructor, Licensed Massage Practitioner, and Washington state licensed Small and Large Animal Massage Practitioner.

Her work in the healing arts began more than 20 years ago when she studied TTOUCH and learned how therapeutic bodywork could vastly improve the lives of people and animals. Since then she’s studied a wide variety of bodywork techniques including ­— Swedish Massage, Sports Massage, Deep Tissue and Treatment Massage, Myofascial Release, CranioSacral Therapy, Shiatsu, Acutonics®, Acupressure, Energy Work, Animal Communication, Equine Motion Analysis, and the roles of sound, tone & harmonics, herbs, flower essences and homeopathics in the healing process.

Sara has been in practice in Seattle, WA since 2001. She teaches classes in animal massage and animal wellness, Acutonics® and sound healing, vibrational healing and the uses of flower essences, as well as specialized horseback riding clinics designed to help riders overcome physical restrictions in the saddle.

Sara served as head instructor for the Brenneke School of Massage (Seattle, WA) Small & Large Animal Massage Programs from 2011-2005.

Credentials – Massage & Bodywork

  • Licensed Massage Therapist – LMP (WA State License # MA16634)
  • Certified in Pre & Perinatal Massage Therapy (Body Therapy Associates, Carole Osborne-Sheets, San Diego, CA)
  • Acutonics® Practitioner (Kairos Institute of Sound Healing, Llano de San Juan, NM)

Credentials – Animal Massage

  • Large Animal Massage Practitioner (WA state) – LAMP
  • Small Animal Massage Practitioner (WA state) – SAMP
  • Equine Sports Massage Therapist (Equissage) – ESMT

Bodyworker Education

  • 2012 – CranioSacral Therapy 1 course given by Einat Arian, ND, PhD, CST-D and Nancy Witt, PT, MSW, CST-D, Bastyr University, Seattle, WA.
  • 2008 – YiRen Qigong 1A course given by Guan-Cheng Sun, Institute of Qigong & Internal Alternative Medicine, Seattle, WA.
  • 2006 – Pre- & Perinatal Massage certification course given by Carole Osborne-Sheets, Body Therapy Associates, San Diego, CA. Course hosted by Cortiva / Brian Utting School of Massage, Seattle, WA.
  • 2004 – Structural Decompression, course given by Dawn Schmidt, Brenneke School of Massage, Seattle, WA.
  • 2002 – Large and Small Animal Massage Practitioner Endorsement (LAMP & SAMP), Olympia, Washington.
  • 2002 – “Acutonics – III: Harmonic Attunement,” course given by Donna Carey, MS, LAc. and Marjorie de Muynck, LMP, of the Kairos Institute of Sound Healing, Llano de San Juan, NM.
  • 2001 – LMP (Licensed Massage Therapist), degree from Brenneke School of Massage, Seattle, WA. NCTMB (Nationally Certified Massage Therapist) by the National Board of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork.
  • 2001 – Completed teacher certification training for the Acutonics – Integrated Healing System given by Donna Carey, MS, LAc. and Marjorie de Muynck, LMP, of the Kairos Institute of Sound Healing, Llano de San Juan, NM.
  • 2001 – “Acutonics II: Higher Harmonics and the Inner Nature of Tone,” course given by Donna Carey, MS, LAc. and Marjorie de Muynck, LMP, of the Kairos Institute of Sound Healing, Seattle, WA.
  • 2000 – “Acutonics I: Acutonics for Bodyworkers,” course given by Donna Carey, MS, LAc. and Marjorie de Muynck, LMP, of the Kairos Institute of Sound Healing, Seattle, WA.
  • 2000 – “Sound Healing Rooted in the Past and Leading the Future of Medicine,” Introduction to Acutonics, workshop given by Donna Carey, MS, LAc., of the Kairos Institute of Sound Healing, Seattle, WA.
  • 1999 – Certified by Equissage as a Sports Massage Therapist. Certification course given by Mary Schreiber, Equissage®, Round Hill, VA.
  • 1998 – “Equine Acupressure and Motion Analysis,” workshop given by Susan Tenney, CMT, Keene, NH
  • 1997 – “Basic Equine Shiatsu,” workshop given by Susan Tenney, CMT, Keene, NH
  • 1990 – Master’s Degree in Comparative Zoological Analysis / Zooarchaeology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
  • 1989 – 3-day TTEAM clinic with Linda Tellington-Jones exploring the benefits of TTOUCH and Feldenkrais exercises for horses, Tucson, AZ.
  • 1986 – Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA.
  • 1982 – 3-day TTEAM clinic with Linda Tellington-Jones exploring the benefits of TTOUCH and Feldenkrais exercises for horses, Ijamsville, MD.

General

  • Extensive training in Dressage, Eventing, Hunter/Jumper and Racing preparation. Familiarity with most western riding disciplines.
  • Experience riding with and assisting veterinarians in their rounds

Professional Affiliations

  • Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP)
  • The Flower Essence Society (FES)