Touch of Chico 2019 Bodyworkers, Healers, Astrologers & More

Touch of Chico 2019 Volunteer Bodyworkers, Healers, Astrologers, Tarot Card Readers & Sound Healing, too

KZFR appreciates all the volunteers who make The 18th annual Touch of Chico possible. The healers, teachers, musicians and crew. Thank you all! Much appreciation goes to Diane Suzuki (One world Music host) for coordinating all people and details for the bodywork & skill share areas of The Touch.

~ Nichole Ashley: Bodywork by Nikki-Every massage is customized to each individual client, every single session offering a finely tuned detection for strain in muscle and fascia. Utilizing a variety of styles: Deep tissue, Swedish/Relaxation, Pre-Post Natal, Sports Therapy, Active Release Technique, Myofascial Release, Reflexology, Trigger Point therapy, Women's Health, and Aromatherapy. Nikki believes massage is a perfect therapy that combines conscious kindness and technical understanding to provide lasting results.

~ Cornelia Coppock: She gives Intuitive Massages, using techniques such as Reiki, Cranial-sacral Therapy, Aromatherapy and Swedish Massage. Her goal for each treatment is to remind your body how to relax so that your body-mind-spirit can be in balance.

~ Elizabeth Daniels: Happy Feet Reflexology - Foot and hand massage with use of essential oils, reiki and sharing “insights” into what’s”ailing you” or “what’s out of alignment/balance”. She works with ‘you’ AND your ‘inner you’ to bring you back into balance.

~ Robert Dresden: Experience the benefits of acupressure/shiatsu massage while comfortably seated on a massage chair. Using gentle pressure and/or deep tissue work, chair massage focuses on areas of your back, shoulders, neck, arms and hands. Relieve pain and tension, decrease stress, lower anxiety and blood pressure, increase circulation, boost immune function and improve sleep quality - all while supporting the mighty KZFR!

~ Erika DuPlooy: Erika is a Retired RN who has chosen to follow the holistic pathway. She is a “Body Stress Release Practitioner” - the only one in California. Body Stress Release is a hands-on technique that offers a gentle and effective way to help the body to release stored tension from the muscles i.e. 'body stress' It works with the body's natural desire to be stress-free. By applying a gentle and precise pressure to affected areas, the body is encouraged to 'release' the tension. This method relieves back pain,neck pain,headaches, sciatica and muscle spasms. Body Stress Release is for everyone - from infants to the elderly.

~ Victor Estrada: In his  practice he provides acupressure, sports massage, release of tension spots, and general bodywork. He is a retired registered massage therapist and we are honored that he comes out of retirement to join this year's event.

~ Aaron Fetty: His massage style blends Swedish, deep tissue, sports, Lomi Lomi, and other styles into a nice therapeutic stew. He has  more than 10 years of experience as a massage instructor under his  belt as well.

~ Maria Gonzales: Offering Reiki sessions. Reiki is a healing technique based on the principle that the therapist can channel energy into the patient by means of touch, to activate the natural healing processes of the patient's body and restore physical, mental, and emotional well-being.

~ Ken Blaze Hanson: Stress Less, Smile More Relaxologist - His full body, blended Swedish/Lomi Lomi style with organic coconut oil, is the perfect gateway for stress reduction and deep relaxation. Ken's been practicing since the late 80's and his intuitive style has evolved over the years.

~ Robert Helliesen: Based on a series of sophisticated hand movements and pulse readings, Tibetan Cranial Therapy offers a chance to do more than unwind.   Combining spiritual practice, healing touch and Mantra, Tibetan Cranial has the capability to produce dramatic change. Recipients of the work often report transformation on many levels; physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual.

~ Laurie Howard: 27+ yrs. experience as a wholistic CMT  with a variety of modalities to offer an intuitive, warm, compassionate, and personalized approach to your overall well being whether for relaxation, rehabilitation, or rejuvenation.

~ Jason Jacques: Jason will be offering “Access Consciousness Bars” which is a series of light intentional touch to the feet, hands and 32 points on the head. The intention is to clear and open channels for healing, expansion, joy, peace and calm to name a few. It's very relaxing at the very least, and can absolutely bring on a lasting change and expansive openness. Please plan on experiencing Jason's offering for at least 20 minutes.

~ Jeff Johnson: Trained at the Healing Arts Institute with a focus on acupressure, resistance-release, and essential oil therapy. I will be offering a combination of the three for people's feet, with an added bonus of hemp-infused balm and massage oil to aid in releasing plantar tension. We all need some love for our feet! 916-850-0836

~ Kozmic Kev Readings: Astrological as well as tarot readings at the Touch of Chico. People who would like astrology readings should be prepared with time and place of birth. Tarot readings require nothing other  than  a question perhaps not even that. Kev has over 35 years of experience  and welcomes all. Listen to him on KZFR on Bohemian Express Wednesday mornings. He can be contacted at 530-781-2300 

~ Tanene Kurtenbach: Tarot Readings. As a devotee of the teachings of Donato and Sri Donato, Tanene Kurtenbach, MA brings a dedicated commitment to walking the spiritual path with practical, principled intent. Raised in the Christian tradition, Tanene’s quest for truth led her to combine Eastern and Western spiritual teachings as a student of metaphysics, meditation, and all things mystical. Since 1973, Tanene has utilized the sacred sciences—astrology, tarot, dream interpretation--as healing modalities in which to coach individuals to create a future that calls them into being. She engages others to view life’s lessons as “stepping stones”—a bridge to our inherent wholeness and Soul purpose. 

~ April Mangino: details soon

~ Megan Moffitt: A Reiki Master who works with women to help them relax and release stress in order to improve their overall well-being. Her mission is to be of service to others through the use of her gifts of compassion and empathy, and to make a positive difference in the world. You can reach Megan online at

~ Adam Moes: A California state licensed acupuncturist and practitioner of Chinese Medicine. He has been in private practice as an acupuncturist and herbalist for 17 years, and a practitioner on the Buddhist Path for over 30 years.  He graduated in 2001 from Five Branches University in Santa Cruz California. His undergraduate degree is in psychology from Sonoma State University.

~ Rain Aliza Scher: Acupressure, Deep Tissue, Swedish, Therapeutic and Relaxation. You can find them at Chico Community Acupuncture.

~ Suzanne Sheridan Soothing Touch: Offering a "hodgepodge' of modalities  within any one massage unless the client lets me know there are certain issues they are concerned about. These include but are not limited to; reflexology, shiatsu, pressure point, myofascial, and deep tissue.

~ Austyn Shirley: Certified Massage Therapist ten years ago in Denver, CO. Working with a variety of clients and conditions he has developed a massage style that eases the pain and stiffness of auto accidents, as well as sports and general injuries. In addition, he specializes in chronic pain management, TMJ release, and managing migraines.

~ Beth Sisk: Integrated Style Tuina- Active Acupressure Release style combined with Swedish,Reiki and other energetic release techniques. Energizing and relaxing effects. Beth has been practicing for 40+ years.

~ Sound Baths with Jesse Spallina and Justin Smith: 432 will be offering 10 minute sound immersion sessions. Relax in a zero gravity chair as gongs are played at your head and feet. Crystal singing bowls, didgeridoo, metal bowls, and chimes will add layers to the experience. These vibrations will help allow you to slip into a deep state of relaxation.

~ Pia States: Vibrational Healing. The power of various tuning forks has the ability to create a resonance through the body, mind and emotions and help you find the Still Point allowing for the body to work on its own healing. You will feel a sense of total relaxation and restore balance and perfect harmony of your whole body.

~ Diane Suzuki: Enhanced Health includes Shiatsu, Reflexology, Myofascial Release and other blended therapies. Her specialties are Prenatal massage and End of Life Massage care. She practices at American Chi Center in Chico. This year she will be offering tuning fork options.

~ Justin Urrutia: Deep tissue therapeutic massage with  Hawaiian and Japanese roots. I am also offering cupping, acupressure, moxa pressure and athletic stretching.

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