Tamra has been an Oregon Licensed Massage Therapist since 2003. With years of clinical experience, she gently and effectively helps relieve chronic physical pain during pregnancy. She also helps new mothers regain their strength, flexibility, range of motion, and vitality. Having helped thousands of people and given over 14,000 massage-hours, she is happily helping patients at Blossom with their fertility, pregnancy, and postpartum needs.
Tamra is a long-time student of Judith Aston and uses her body mechanics and a unique spiraling technique to address musculoskeletal complaints. This technique allows her to address issues with the most accuracy and least amount of tissue compression or discomfort. Together with clients, she finds simple and easy movement and posture solutions to help resolve body challenges and lay the foundation for long-term change. After bodywork sessions, clients often remark how they feel a little differently in their bodies. They feel more comfortable, and commonly feel a delightful sense of ease and joy in their movement- a kind of “homecoming”.
During her personal journey through perimenopause that thwarted her own fertility, she set upon her path of interest in women’s health and fertility. Then, through the transformational fire of menopause, her greatest perceived weakness- “being so sensitive”- became her gift as a highly sensitive, empathic intuitive. Her passion is to help women move through each phase of life by gaining a greater connection to and trust for the wisdom of their bodies. Tamra draws upon her extensive yoga training and years of personal practice along with massage training in Mercier Therapy for fertility, visceral manipulation, and pelvic floor health. She creates a safe space for women to heal, grow, reclaim their creative-regenerative capacities and their voice as they move into harmony with their true nature and the forces of the earth.
When Tamra’s not serving clients, she enjoys yoga and meditation, sharing meals with friends, gardening, cooking, and walking in Portland neighborhoods.
We are so happy to have Tamra Holder at Blossom Clinic. You can schedule a massage or prenatal massage with Tamra Holder on Monday, Tuesday, Friday or Saturday. Gift Cards for her services are also available. Tamra is an independent contractor at Blossom.