Massage Therapy


The universe can be characterized as the combination of a physical world and a spiritual world. For Tim Lisbon, this is the Yin and Yang. His unique style of massage therapy allows the Yin of the physical world to meet and find balance with the Yang of spiritual relaxation and healing. Tim Lisbon has been providing massage and relaxation therapies since 1993. A 2nd-degree black belt in Classical Jujitsu, Tim was encouraged to pursue the study of massage by his martial arts instructor. His passion for healing led him on a path rich with exploration and study into the unique ways of the body and mind. In 1993 Tim was one of the first to receive National Certification in Massage Therapy. Additionally, he was certified as a Chiropractic Assistant for the state of Maryland. For the next ten years he continued to practice the healing arts as a part-time therapist. During that time he also achieved his Bachelor's degree in Health Care Administration from Columbia Union College.


In 1998 Tim added to his list of modalities, CranioSacral Therapy. CranioSacral Therapy is a physiological process that requires only the lightest touch of the therapist. It focuses on the natural healing powers that exist within the communication pathways of the spine and the mind. CranioSacral Therapy has been used to improve the body's resistance to diseases including but not limited to, autism, migraine headaches, chronic fatigue, and chronic back and neck pain. Tim received his training from the Upledger Institute, the founder of which, John E. Upledger, pioneered and developed the process.Tim's practical experience in the physical world of modern-day America, along with his natural gifts and talents as a certified massage therapist, provide a unique experience for all of his clients. He understands the Yin and can easily provide the Yang to balance, center, and heal those who visit NOVA Alternative Wellness.