Get to Know Us
Licensed Massage Therapist, Reiki Master-Teacher, Kirtan Wallah,
Wedding Officiant, Yogi, and Martial Artist
Shiva graduated from East-West School of Massage and Integrative Medicine’s 1000hr - Advanced Massage Therapy program with a focus in Holistic Therapeutic Massage and Pain Relief in 2016.
In January of 2017, Shiva became a certified Reiki Master Practitioner and Teacher through Mary Thompson, a highly respected Senior Reiki Master-Teacher based out of Illuminations in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Shiva also had an opportunity to seek further study in December of 2017 with Rupa Majmudar, a highly respected Senior Reiki Grandmaster based out of Sivananda Yoga Ashram in Ahmedabad, India. This fulfilled a desire to develop a deeper understanding of the body’s energetic system and how it can be used to interpret imbalances within the body.
In 2017, Shiva took a 6-month sabbatical to live and study in India, where he received a 225hr Yoga teacher Certification through Shivananda Yoga Ashram and Gujarat University in Ahmedabad, India.
Shiva began teaching Personal Wellness and Eastern Studies at Dancing Prairie Massage Therapy College in 2018, and in 2020 Shiva became the Head Instructor for Eastern Massage Therapy Practices and Studies, in addition to Massage Therapy, during this program Shiva taught students Yoga, Meditation, and Eastern philosophical approaches to health, wellness and lifestyle.
In 2021 Shiva began a 500hr Yoga Teacher certification course with internationally renowned Yogi, Kirtan Wallah and Teacher Saul David Raye, who has been a dear friend and teacher to Shiva since 2018.
Shiva has always been a student of the world, with a goal to nurture a greater sense of wellbeing and health within our communities.
Sierra Schwanebeck (Formerly Lamb)
Licensed Massage Therapist & Owner of Hanuman Healing
Sierra graduated from US Career Institute in Fort Collins, CO in 2018, where she studied Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, Neuromuscular (active release) Therapy, Intra-Oral TMJ Therapy, Pre/Post Natal Massage, Thai Massage, and hydro, thermo and cryotherapy. Throughout school she offered solely donation-based massage (2015-2018) to give people affordable healing and receive practice and feedback. Since moving to Salida in 2019, she has started Hanuman Healing, studied Cupping Therapy, is currently studying Personal Training, and received Medical Massage training in March 2021.
Beyond healing others, she loves to continue to learn (currently pursuing a career in Physical Therapy), practice yoga, teach and perform circus arts, soak in hot springs, and spend time with her family and animals.