Nearly 20 years ago, in 1998 in Boston, Julie went to her first Zen Shiatsu session as a birthday
gift to herself, and thus started an intensive, 10-year period of immersion in traditional healing practices from Japan, China,
and India with four different personal teachers with different backgrounds (Zen Shiatsu, Craniosacral therapy, Reiki, and
immediately felt the power of these deeply relaxing and educational healing sessions, and she felt inspired by the vast system
of knowledge underlying them that was clearly a science—as demonstrated by the results of her sessions. In 2005 she
was certified in Reiki.
Of her own healing practice, she says, "I offer these healing sessions myself because I Love what all of my
work did for me."