About Leigh

"You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves." - Mary Oliver

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Leigh Bender is certified and highly trained in Equine Sports Massage Therapy, Canine Massage Therapy, CranioSacral Therapy, Acupressure, Therapeutic Horsemanship, and Reiki. She holds multiple degrees including a Master of Arts in Teaching. She offers Therapeutic and Energetic Bodywork, as well as Laser Therapy.

Leigh's style is compassionate, intuitive, methodical, and focused. Sessions are individually tailored to suit the needs of each recipient. She has a deep interest in providing services to those being rehabilitated, suffering with chronic pain or disease, exhibiting behavioral issues, and in the end stages of their lives. She is available for private individual sessions, group workshops, demonstrations, and special events. Owners and caregivers are more than welcome to attend and participate in all sessions. 

In addition to being a bodyworker, Leigh has worked professionally as a public and private school teacher, performing musician, critical care veterinary technician, horse exercise rider and trainer, and PATH-certified therapeutic riding instructor. She received her training through the Johns Hopkins University, Upledger Institute International, Jaques-Dalcroze Institute, Equissage International, International Center for Reiki Training, Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship, and many intensive certification clinics and trainings over the years including TTouch and the Masterson Method. Leigh continues to seek the wisdom of other professionals in the field of bodywork, communication, and training...and the animals are her greatest teachers.

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For more information, please contact Leigh directly.

(410)662-2079
leighbender@gmail.com