Meet Amy Wheeler
In 1997 I had a discectomy due to a ruptured disc that was causing debilitating pain. While the surgery was successful, the underlying causes for my disc injury were never addressed, and I was informed that it would most likely happen to me again. This led me to experiment with movement such as belly dancing, yoga, and Pilates, which began to transform my body. I then became interested in the role of manual therapy in initiating change in body structure. I graduated from Advanced Fuller School of Massage Therapy in Virginia Beach, VA in 1999 and became a certified massage therapist in 2000. I maintained a private practice in Virginia Beach for ten years before moving my practice to its current location in Ghent in Norfolk, VA. In 2005 I completed additional training and became certified in the St. John Method of Neuromuscular Therapy, specializing in pain relief. I received an A.S. from Tidewater Community College in 2007. In 2018 I completed the Anatomy Trains® Structural Integration 500-hour certification program, and passed the board exam given by the International Association of Structural Intergrators. I have been an educator in massage therapy since 2003, teaching at both the Cayce/Reilly School of Massage Therapy and Advanced Fuller School of Massage Therapy.