Karla Linden, a graduate of Atlanta School of Massage, has had a private practice, “Masterpiece Massage”, for over 20 years. Karla relocated to Albuquerque, New Mexico two years ago and recently opened a new 1400sq. foot massage studio.
Since graduating from Atlanta School of Massage in 1990 Karla has pursued advanced training including certification in Trager, Hakomi, NMT, and pregnancy massage. She is also a practitioner of the Arvigo Technique of Maya Abdominal Massage. Currently she is pursuing her Master’s Degree at the Southwest Acupuncture College and plans to complete it and become a Doctor of Oriental Medicine by age 50. Additionally Karla is about to complete her Transformational Life Coaching training at SWIHA in Tempe, Arizona.
Karla has a wide range of experience, working with hundreds of pregnant women, assisting in labor as a Doula, and providing high-level VIP bodywork services for celebrities, touring acts (dancers, musicians, road crew), on-site massage services for film crews, and much more. She appreciates referrals from doctors and other medical professionals, and accepts LOPs for personal injury cases. Karla’s rates are on the higher end and she does not discount her services.
Karla contributes her ongoing successful practice to her initial study and certification at the Atlanta School of massage. “I’ve always said that the Atlanta School of Massage was one of the best things I’ve ever done, and I’m a big supporter of the school. “ Karla encourages therapists to find their “niche” or specialty. Karla said that as a practitioner of the Arvigo Technique of Maya Abdominal Massage she receives a lot of referrals. The Arvigo technique is an external non invasive manipulation that repositions internal organs. It is beneficial towards healing and treating fertility issues, C-sections, hysterectomies, abdominal surgeries and endometriosis.