Mercedes Nepute Welcomes You
Natural healing at its best...
Mercedes received her initial massage training from MECCA in Manchester, MO. She has continued her training with Touch for Health with Norma Harnack, RN, BSN, LMP; 60 hours of Myofascial Release with John Barnes, PT; Meridians and Reflexology with Inge Dougan; Sports Massage and Medical Massage; Russian Fibromyalgia Massage with Kurashova Institute; and initial Cranial Sacral Therapy hours with Upledger Institute. She also holds a Master and Instructor certification with Reiki.
She comes to the Northwest with experience in opening her own business first in retail and instruction and again as a massage therapist in the Midwest. Mercedes has worked in many fields including teaching special education and grades K-12. She was the first instructor in massage for Ivy Tech State College, Indiana, as they set up their program – the first in western Indiana as that state began the process of regulation. She has taught the core subjects of massage including, Swedish massage, pregnancy and infant massage, Oriental massage basics, hydrotherapy, ethics and business practices. Mercedes currently presents several continuing education classes for massage therapists.