Angela graduated from Healing Hands Institute in Westwood, NJ in 2010. She has earned New York, New Jersey, and Maine state licenses to practice both spa and medical massage therapies. Over the course of the last 9 years she has found her niche with myofascial release, trigger point therapy, and lymphatic drainage. She also has a BS in Sports Medicine, a MS in Epidemiology, and a MPH. Additionally, Angela is a certified personal trainer and group exercise instructor. She has found that the combination of her educational experiences and her personal life as an athlete has brought her an in depth understanding of the human body.
In 2016, Angela had an amazing opportunity to become a certified birth doula. Having been a dream of hers for almost ten years, she was able to make it a reality. She and her family live in Hancock County year round. They enjoy hiking in Acadia National Park, biking, swimming, and are total foodies!
Sanctuary on Church St
a safe space to uncover our true selves
For more information on rates and types of doula services and massages offered by Angela Balacco, please visit: Angela's Website
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