Cathy R. Walker MA, L.AC, LMT, owns Austin Ashiatsu and is a Life Coach who has been actively working in the healing field for over 15 years. She received her bachelors degree in Psychology from the University of Texas, and her masters degree in Chinese Medicine from the Academy of Oriental Medicine. Cathy is trained in a number of massage styles including Ashiatsu, Shiatsu, Deep tissue, Tuina, and Swedish. She has combined these techniques into the therapeutic style that is currently practiced exclusively at Austin Ashiatsu. Cathy’s Life Coach training is founded in Martha Beck’s Life Coach training, Byron Katie’s “The Work”, and a 20 year meditation and yoga practice. Cathy draws on her experience and knowledge to meet each client where they are and to facilitate the changes they are ready to make in the body, mind and spirit.
Andrea is an LMT, PTA and mastery level ashiatsu therapist. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and working in the advertising industry in LA and NYC. Upon moving to Austin, Andrea embarked on a career change to the field of Health and Wellness. After experiencing the incredibly positive impact massage and ashiatsu had on her own body, she wanted to share these benefits with others. Andrea seeks to constantly expand her knowledge and advance her skills through continuing education in the healing arts so that she may continue to help her clients achieve their optimal state of well-being. Most recently Andrea completed the Physical Therapist Assistant Program and is now a Licenced PTA. When she is not at Austin Ashiatsu, she is treating patients in the acute care setting. Her attention to detail and caring nature of the health of all those she has the pleasure of working with make her a truly exceptional therapist.
Mandy Wolfson LMT has been a licensed massage therapist since 2006. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science from Northwestern University, she moved to Austin to pursue a career in therapeutic massage. Mandy’s focus from the beginning has been healing deep tissue work. As an Ashiatsu specialist, she has been able to take her healing results to a whole new level. Specializing in stress and tension release from neck, shoulders and lower back, Mandy has a natural ability to listen and meet the individual needs of her clients. Mandy is a top notch therapist and we are proud to have her exceptional skills serving our clients at Austin Ashiatsu.
Sarah Wendtlandt LMT was born and raised in Germany and moved to Austin, Texas fifteen years ago. She brings nine years of healing through massage therapy with her. She is specialized in Ashiatsu and is licensed in many massage techniques including Swedish, Deep-Tissue, Sports, Myofascial Release, Neuromuscular and Lomi Lomi massage. Sarah has a nurturing spirit and a healing touch. She is attentive to her client’s needs and caters the session according to those specific needs. We are are truly blessed to have Sarah as a part of our team!
Jackie Trevino LMT is a native Austinite. She has been a body worker for seven years and is currently attending St. Edward’s University for her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. She specializes in Ashiatsu and is proficient in deep tissue, prenatal, sports, and Thai massage. She has a deep passion for helping others and brings that passion to all areas of her practice.