Nyssa Hanger, MA, LMT, RA, RYT is an inspirational healer, teacher, and writer based in her hometown of Tampa, FL.
Her dream is to help others heal what needs healing, learn what is ready to be learned, and find the space to love [everything] with a full heart.
This begins by understanding this journey herself.
Personal History & Acheivements
2016 :: Aromatherapy Columnist for Massage Today (to present)
2016 :: Completed Certificate in Aromatic Medicine under Mark Webb
2016 :: Traveled to India
2015 :: Opened the Upward Spiral Center in Seminole Heights
2014 :: Completed 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training under LeShan Barrios/Ananda Yoga
2014 :: Opened the first Upward Spiral Store in Lutz, FL
2013-2016 :: Columnist for Aromatherapy Thymes
2013 :: Columnist for Nomos Journal (to present)
2012 :: Instructor and Assistant Director of the Atlantic Institute of Aromatherapy (to present)
2011 :: Trained as a doula through DONA and obtained certification in Prenatal Massage from Elaine Stillerman's MotherMassage Program.
2010 :: Poetry Editor for Moonshot Magazine
2010 :: Offered my first original workshop through the Bridge of Tampa Bay
2010 :: Graduated with MA in Religious Studies from USF; my focus was South Asian Religions, Sanskrit, and Religious Healing
2009 :: Founded Upward Spiral Therapy Inc
2009-2011 :: Trained as Structural Energetic Therapy Teaching Assistant and Workshop Administrator for their Integrative Structural Therapy Program.
2008 :: Began to work in the Arts Council's Poetry Jam program which goes to high schools to teach students about poetry and performing (to present)
2008 :: Completed Structural Energetic Therapy Training
2008 :: Founded the 3-times awarded Best of the Bay Best Open Mic, the Open Mic at Cafe Hey (to present)
2007 :: Graduated with Bachelor's in Religious Studies and Women's Studies at University of South Florida
2005 :: Obtained massage license and began massage practice
2002 :: Named one of YM Magazine's 20 Coolest Teens in America for the volunteer work we did in NY after September 11
2001-2002 :: Volunteered with CERMT and UAE in New York
2001 :: Attended Blake High School for Performing Arts for Creative Writing
the 90's :: Survived Middle School
1984 :: BORN - That's a feat in itself!
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