Amy Blickensderfer

Thai Yoga Bodywork, Platonic Nurturing Touch Therapy, Embodied Arts

Radiata Wellness

I am a Thai Yoga Bodywork practitioner working to balance the body, relieve muscle tension, increase flexibility, and improve range of motion. I also provide Platonic Nurturing Touch sessions.

Minneapolis, MN
In-Person Sessions

Recent Reviews

5.0 of 5 (1)
Amy does incredible massage work. I had my first Thai massage done with her today and I'm hooked! The combination of stretching and massage was exactly what I needed to release some tension in my legs and hips. She was really targeted with her work. Very thoughtful, she is wise beyond her years too. I can't recommend her work enough. You'll be happy you booked her.

License, Credentials & Experience

Amy has been helping people for 2 years
Thai Yoga Bodywork Level 2 Certification
Tanya Boigenzahn
Trained Cuddlist
Cuddlist.com
Relaxation Massage
Northwestern Health Sciences University
L322 Massage and Body Work Establishment, Home Based/Single Operator
City of Minneapolis, MN , #LIC393862

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Initial consultation
Free initial consultation.
15 Minutes   •   FREE

Thai Yoga Bodywork 1 Hour
TYB incorporates stretching, compression, and acupressure to release tight muscles, increase flexibility and improve range of motion.

Platonic Nurturing Touch Therapy
Also known as a professional cuddling. I am a trained Cuddlist and have completed the Universe Behind the Hug training, as well as many classes on quality of touch, nurturing touch, and the wheel of consent. I pair nurturing platonic touch with a nonjudgemental space to be yourself. I have also worked as a caregiver for ten years and my heart and soul are with those going through end of life/hospice care stages. Ask about cuddle care for your loved one. You can also inquire about longer sessions.

Endorsements

Abandonment
Endorsed by 1 person
Bodywork
Endorsed by 1 person
Bowel Health
Endorsed by 1 person

Practice Locations & Hours


Minneapolis
3020 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
Mon: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Tue: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wed: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thu: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Fri: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sat: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sun: 12:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Learn More About Amy Blickensderfer

About me

My aim in this life is to be a presence of healing. After a decade of caring for the elderly, I attended Northwestern Health Sciences University to study relaxation massage and clinical Trigger Point Protocol before finding my passion as a Thai Yoga bodywork practitioner. I am constantly learning new healing modalities (studying craniosacral therapy, Tantra, Breathwork, and PNF currently).

I also offer platonic nurturing touch services (professional cuddling). Sessions include extended hugging incorporating light scalp and neck massage. My clients enjoy a feeling of deep peace and safety. I know how to take care of people and believe hugs and platonic touch are crucial to dealing with isolation and loneliness, perhaps uniquely so in the Midwest. I have a heart for those suffering, and I share all my good energy with my clients. They say they sleep better, and feel more buoyant and resilient for days following a session.

I do combo sessions, too. Reach out for more info on that!

My Philosophy of Care

Everything done with love and care. Nonjudgement creates a safe-space for the soul to heal. I am here to ease suffering.

What You Can Expect On Your First Visit

Arrive in comfortable clothing, like sweat pants or athletic shorts.

Thai: After sharing what areas you'd most like work on, the session begins. Thai massage is done on a floor mat, and incorporates passive stretching, compression, and acupressure into a 1-2 hour session. I work with your breath utilizing PNF to get comfortable stretches and increase flexibility.

Pro cuddling sessions: Several types of hugging with soft blankets and comfy pillows. Usually laying down. Conversation welcome.

My Inspiration

My experiences working with elderly populations (starting at age 17) instilled a deep yearning to care for those suffering.


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Amy Blickensderfer Reviews

5.0 of 5 (1)
Amy does incredible massage work. I had my first Thai massage done with her today and I'm hooked! The combination of stretching and massage was exactly what I needed to release some tension in my legs and hips. She was really targeted with her work. Very thoughtful, she is wise beyond her years too. I can't recommend her work enough. You'll be happy you booked her.





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