Sarah Rhinelander is a licensed massage therapist who has had a private practice on Westport Island, Maine since 2008. She is now providing mobile table and seated massage for the Midcoast and Central Maine retirement communities, specializing in massage for seniors.
Education: Sarah graduated from the Downeast School of Massage in Waldoboro, Maine with a degree in Swedish Massage and Shiatsu.
She studied Shamanic Healing through the Center for Earth Light Healing©, and body based trauma recovery with Capacitar© Multicultural Trauma Healing. She has additional online training in oncology massage and bodywork for seniors through the Center for Compassionate Touch©. She is a member of American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) and is Nationally Certified by the NCBTMB©.
Experience: Sarah has experience working with a wide range of clients, including younger clients with have demanding physical jobs, active seniors well into their 90’s, as well as those who are limited in their activities due to health issues. Though she is equally skilled in working with those that need more aggressive deep tissue work, Sarah adapts her bodywork to suit the needs and preferences of every client. Over the years she has found herself working increasingly with seniors and caregivers, and it has been a natural and mutually rewarding progression for both her and her clients.
Community & Giving Back: Sarah has donated her time as a therapist at many local charity events, provided free massage for homeless veterans during Stand Down at Togus, as well as the YMCA and other charitable organizations. She has worked with the Maine Sports Massage Team to provide massage to athletes at fund raising events, and has provided hours of chair massage at doctors offices, craft fairs, and local shops.
Sarah is an artist, cyclist, gardener, sailor, volunteers for her island community, restores old wooden boats, raises a flock of laying hens, and travels as much as she can.
For more information or to schedule a massage you can reach Sarah at 207-882-4022 or 207-210-1325.