About Us

´╗┐Ms. Shields became interested in massage and bodywork while living and working in Hong Kong where she studied at The International Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Research Institute. Back in New York she attended The Swedish Institute School of Massage & Allied Health Sciences.

Since graduating from The Swedish Institute in 1990, Ms. Shields has attended many post-graduate workshops and classes, including:

  • Lymph Drainage Therapy (LDT) through The Upledger Institute, Palm Beach Gardens, FL.
  • Traditional Thai Massage at the Thai Massage School of Chiang Mai and at ITM ­ Institute of Thai Massage, both in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
  • Trigger Point Therapy/Deep Tissue Massage through The Chicago School of Massage.

Ms. Shields is always happy to answer any questions or address any concerns you may have. She can be reached by telephone at (212) 518-8990 or send an e-mail to susan@lymphaticmassagenyc.com