Renee Folnsbee is a Massage Therapist Licensed by the State of Maine and Board Certified by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. She is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. Renee has well over 1,500 hours of education and holds a B.S. in Mental Health Human Services with a significant portion of her studies devoted to the allied health field.
Renee graduated from the Therapeutic Bodywork Learning Center in 2009 as a Licensed Massage Therapist. She completed Reiki I and II training and incorporates this practice into most sessions. . Renee was introduced to craniosacral biodynamics through Lynne Jameson and began studying the art in 2007 in Colorado. She completed an apprenticeship program with Joyce Harader, RCST, of Soaring Spirits in Arizona. Renee studied Polarity Therapy at the Wellness Institute in Brooklyn, NY with Roger Gilchrist and became a Certified Polarity Therapist in 2009. Renee’s passion to grow as a practitioner led her to pursue 220 hrs. of advanced training through the Muscular Wellness Institute in New Hampshire with Jeff Mahadeen, LMT, KMI, NCBTMB, WITS. This included certifications in Neuromuscular Therapy, Myofascial Release, and Strengthening Therapeutics. Most recently, Renee traveled to North Carolina to study Neural Reset Therapy with Ralph Stevens, a 2008 inductee to the Massage Therapy Hall of Fame, and completed the advanced training with the founder of NRT, Lawrence Woods.
Renee’s passion for growth and healing arose out of great personal struggle and experiencing the benefits of energetic bodywork. These experiences combined with a daily meditation practice, therapeutic movement, the study of The Way of Mastery, and a deep desire to live authentically from the heart center lead Renee to the discovery of her life’s purpose in the field of energetic bodywork and massage.
Renee currently resides in the Brewer area. She thoroughly enjoys mountain biking, road biking, cross country skiing, stand-up-paddle boarding, and anything else that allows her to immerse herself in nature.