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I hold high value in the motto "Do No Harm" in my practice. If you are unsure if you have a condition that is contraindicated for a service, please reach out via email at

Service Contraindications


  • Signs or symptoms of infectious diseases, skin rashes, flare ups, fever or unknown, untreated suspicious symptoms.

  • If the service would exacerbate the condition or worsen the symptoms of the condition. 

  • While intoxicated or on illegal drugs.

Bodywork is Contraindicated in the case of:

  • Within 6 weeks of any surgery without a doctor's clearance.

  • Within the 1st Trimester of pregnancy unless you were a client prior to pregnancy. 

  • While receiving radiation treatments or topical cancer treatments of any kind.

  • If body is currently fighting off a known infection or if there are signs of infection present (heat, swelling, lethargy, fever)

  •  While taking blood thinners or NSAIDS 

  • During or just after a stroke, or heart attack. Requires doctor's note of clearance.

  • While in shock. (sudden drop in blood pressure)

  • Meningitis

  • Presence of severe internal unexplained pain

  • Hemorrhage

  • Severe Atherosclerosis

  • Acute Pneumonia

  • Pregnant and experiencing Eclampsia

  • Hemophilia

  • Advanced Kidney Failure

  • Respiratory Failure

  • Liver Failure

  • Appendicitis

  • Metastatic Cancers (Lymphoma, Malignant Melanoma)

  • Diabetes Type 1 or 2 with advanced heart, kidney disease, or advanced vascular complications

  • Advanced Organ failure

  • Pitting Edema

  • Chronic Active Hepatitis

  • Endocarditis/Pericarditis

  • Lung Abscess or Tumor

  • Sepsis or Bacteremia (blood stream infections)

  • Severe burns including Sun burns


Reiki is not contraindicated and is regarded as a completely safe and gentle practice. However, please ask about a distance reiki session if you are showing signs of illness to avoid spread to the practitioner. 

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