About

Erica Mary Johnson

When I was eleven years old, I discovered my gift for using my hands to help others heal. From that time onward, my life's purpose was clear to me. I started studying various forms of bodywork in my early twenties, and I became a Licensed Massage Therapist in Hawaii in 2004, and a Registered Massage Therapist in Toronto, Canada in 2010. I love massage, and throughout my career I studied many different modalities. But I was never a typical massage therapist because focusing on the physical body alone seemed incomplete. My real passion and gift was working with the subtle energetic body which encompasses all levels of our being, and in my experience works on a deeper level than massage by itself.

Now I have shifted the focus of my practice to energy healing primarily. I still may incorporate some massage or craniosacral techniques if needed by my clients, but my main focus is identifying and transmuting root causes of the issues for which they are want help.

I consider my work a path of sacred service, and find it deeply fulfilling to assist and support people on their healing journeys.

My Professional Training

Energy Healing Training: 

Qi Energy Work

Master Sifu Lee Chi Wai, Toronto, 7 hours, 2018

Bioenergy Therapy
Ellen Lewinberg, Toronto, 24 hours, 2017

Emunah Healing, Level 1 and 2
Rebbetzin Chana Bracha Siegelbaum, 20 hours, 2017

The Bengston Energy Healing Method
Dr. William Bengston, San Diego, California, 18 hours, 2015

Reiki – Level 2
Virginia Hart Nelson, Toronto, 12 hours, 2012

Quantum Touch
Level 1 – Cheri Ann Day, Toronto, 16 hours, 2011
Level 2 – Richard Gordon, Toronto, 13 hours, 2011

Integrated Energy Therapy (IET) – Basic, Intermediate and Advanced
Anita Knight, Toronto, 18 hours, 2008

Reiki – Usui System – Level 1
Shanti Scheidler, Maui, Hawaii, 12 hours, 2006

Spiritual Healing
Dr. Naseer Ahmad, M.D., Toronto, 300 hours, 2001 – 2002

Massage Therapy Training:

The Arvigo® Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy
Cathy Lipsky, Danville, California, 36.5 hours, 2017

Indian Head Massage
Andrea Olivera, Toronto, 20 hours, 2017

Dr. Vodder School, Manual Lymphatic Drainage and Combined Decongestive Therapy
160 hours
Basic level – Sandra MacDonald, Toronto, 2012
Level 1 – Linda (Koby) Blanchfield, Victoria, British Columbia, 2013
Level 2 & 3 – Robert Harris, Toronto, 2013

Lomilomi – Temple Style
Kimberlee Newton Tyler, Toronto, 35 hours, 2012

Thai Yoga Massage – Level 1
Shai Plonski, Toronto, 32 hours, 2011

Kikkawa College
Toronto, RMT Diploma. 2008 – 2010
2200 hours
*Awarded most relaxing touch

 

Craniosacral Therapy – Intermediate and Advanced
Robert F. Harris, Toronto, 60 hours, 2007 – 2008

 

Infant Massage
Cindy McNeely, Toronto, 20 hours, 2007

 

Lomilomi – Temple Style
Lavenda Schaff, Maui, Hawaii, 50 hours, 2005

 

Visceral Manipulation – Level 1
The Upledger Institute, Toronto, 24 hours, 2004

 

Syntropy – Insight Bodywork
Shari Sunshine, Maui, Hawaii, 64 hours, 2004

 

The Maui School of Therapeutic Massage
Maui, Hawaii, LMT Diploma. 2003 – 2004
600 hours

Lomilomi – Therapeutic Approach/Auntie Margaret Style – Level 1 – 2
Jackie Kapua Tyler, Maui, 32 hours, 2003

 

Craniosacral Therapy
Alix McLaughlin, Toronto, 24 hours, 1999

 

Shiatsu
Shiatsu School of Canada, Toronto, 50 hours, 1991

Other Qualifications:

Certified Angel Card Reader
Doreen Virtue – 20 hours
Online, 2017

Ayurvedic Facials
Andrea Olivera – 40 hours
Toronto, 2016

Sound Healing
Anita Knight – 16 hours
Toronto, 2015

Shamanic Practitioner
Daniel Leonard – 1 year training program
Toronto, 2013 – 2014

Certified Yoga Teacher – Sananda Devi Hatha Yoga
Anandashakti (Xenia Splawinski) – 500 hours
Toronto, 2010

Aromatherapy

The Institute of Aromatherapy – Standard Level Course
Jan Benham – 200 hours
Toronto, 1997

Palm Desert, California     760-883-8235     kalahealingarts@gmail.com

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