A Touch of Napa is a part of Laura's Fitness & Beauty.  A full service salon offering cuts, color, styling, manicures, pedicures, massage, tanning and Girlfriends Fitness Center.  For more information on pricing and services, visit LaurasFitnessandBeauty.com

TRAINING:

A Touch of Napa is pleased to recommend Laura Samford for your personal massage therapist.  Laura has completed training in Napa Valley, CA, and worked under Dr. Daniel Andrews, Dr. of Cardiology and owner of the Napa Valley School of Massage.  Laura completed a course in Health Culture and passed the examinations in the Art of Restorative Massage, Medical Gymnastics, Hydrotherapy, Hygiene and the Underlying Principles of Anatomy and Physiology.  This comes after an additional six months of study at another massage therapy school.  While in Napa Valley, Laura worked with patients in two different spas.   

Napa Valley School of Massage
Massage Therapy Certificate 250 Hours

Additional Certifications:
  • Hot Stone Massage - 16 hrs
  • Prenatal Massage - 12 hrs
  • Hands, Thumbs, Forearm?  Choose the Right Tool for the Job:  Learn Basic Body Mechanics of Forearm Dance Massage - 1.5 hrs
  • Sports Massage for Peak Performance - 1.5 hrs
  • Vedic Thai Yoga Massage - 8 hrs
  • Intro to Craniosacral Balancing - 8 hrs
  • Skinny Massage - 3 hrs
  • Intro to Bamboo Fusion Massage - 2 hrs
  • The Impact of Temporomandibular Dysfunction (TMD) on body function - 3 hrs
Additional Training:
  • Reflexology
  • Spa Treatments
  • Salt Scrubs
  • Hydration Wraps

Holistic Nutrition

Fundamentals of Holistic Nutrition
  • Nutritional Concepts and Research
  • Macronutrients
  • Energy Metabolism and Body Weight
  • Micronutrients
Enzymes, Phytonutrients, and Antioxidants
  • Essential Enzymes
  • Phytonutrients and Antioxidants
  • Flavonoids and Foods
Biochemical Individuality
  • Biochemical Individuality
  • Metabolic Typing
Nutrition for Life
  • Preconception, Pregnancy, and Lactation
  • Infants, Preschoolers, and Preadolescents
  • Adolescents, Adults, and Elders
Labette Community College
Associate in Science
  • Major:  Early Childhood Education
Labette Community College
Certificate In Gerontology
  • Physiology of Aging
  • Mental Health and Aging
  • Healthy Aging
  • Pain Assessment and Management in the Older Adult
  • Pain Assessment and Management in the Older Adult
  • Death and Dying
  • Sleep and Aging
  • The Older Woman
  • Elder Abuse
  • Aging and Disorders of Communication
  • Alzheimer's Disease:  Mysteries and Possibilities
Pittsburg State University:
Bachelor of Science Degree
  • Major:  Industrial Psychology
  • Minor:  Business Technology
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      NOTES ABOUT YOUR VISIT:

      • First visits should arrive 15 minutes prior to treatment to allow time for an initial health assessment.
      • We invite you to arrive fifteen minutes prior to your scheduled treatment so you can begin the relaxation process.
      • We recommend that you leave jewelry at home and bring a contact case for your lenses.
      • Appointments begin promptly.
      • The full service fee is charged for cancellations or no-shows without 24 hour notice.
      • We serve bottled water with all services.
      • This is your time to relax and escape.  Please turn off your cell phone.  During your service if you like chatting, we'll chat.  But if you prefer to relax in silence, we want you to feel comfortable doing so.

      INTAKE & CONSENT FORMS:

      At the time you book your first appointment you will be asked to complete an intake and consent form.  This provides the therapist with the most up to date medical history on you and insures your safety and health needs are met.


      GIFT CERTIFICATES & REFUND POLICY

      We do not issue refunds for massage gift certificates purchased or for services provided. We are not responsible for damaged & illegible, lost, stolen, or expired gift certificates.

      Cancellations made less than 24 hours before the appointment or no-shows will forfeit the full gift certificate.


      CANCELLATION POLICY:

      We have a 24 hour cancellation policy. Appointments made with credit cards are subject to charges for the full service amount for "no shows" or for cancellations made less than 24 hours prior to scheduled appointment time.  Kindly call to give 24 hour notice.

      If you are booking your massage within 24 hours of the actual appointment, there is no cancellation and you will be charged the full amount of the appointment.


      PROFESSIONAL MASSAGE:

      The massage provided is strictly a therapeutic massage.  The session will be terminated upon any remarks or advances the massage therapist deems to be inappropriate.  A refund will not be issued, and further action may be taken.


      RIGHT TO REFUSE:

      The therapist reserves the right to refuse potential clients for any reason.