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Energy Touch: Custom Tailored Body Therapy

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Address: Playa Coco, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Phone Number: +505 8726 4493
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As you lie on the table under crisp soft cotton sheets, the hushed sound of...

As you lie on the table under crisp soft cotton sheets, the hushed sound of ocean waves and calming music draws you in. Slowly, you begin to relax. The faint smell of coconut oil helps center you, as the massage therapist gently warms the oil in her hands before beginning your massage. The tension and pains of your throbbing and overstressed muscles, together with the simple need for a healing touch cry out for therapeutic hands to start their work. As the massage session gets underway, the problems of your world are released, and you fade into 60 minutes of pure bliss–a wave of calm and relief brushes over you, allowing you to fall into a deep place of pure relaxation. You emerge from the session, peaceful, centered, and rejuvenated, ready to experience more of Nicaragua. Energy Touch was founded by Amanda VanderArk, who is a U.S. nationally certified massage therapist and body worker. Before relocating to Playa Coco Nicaragua in January 2012, Amanda offered professional therapeutic massage services for a chiropractic practice and spa in Michigan. Energy Touch creates custom tailored experience for the body and mind, using a range of therapeutic and all natural body treatments. The compassion at Energy Touch will assist in the relaxation of the body, rejuvenation of the mind, and in the renewal of the spirit.

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60 Minutes in Heaven

I've gotten several massages from Amanda and each one is as good as the last. She will come to you and set up anywhere, including on the beach. She knows exactly what your... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 September 2016
AlaskaBamaBelle
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Ketchikan, Alaska
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Ketchikan, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I've gotten several massages from Amanda and each one is as good as the last. She will come to you and set up anywhere, including on the beach. She knows exactly what your muscles need, and is able to really truly work out knots and problem areas in a calming and relaxing way. My body has several problem areas, and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I've had many massages in the past, as part of a physical therapy program and for body maintenance. I have a regular masseuse who does deep tissue massage. But I've never had a massage like the one I just had from Amanda. I must admit, I've been quite skeptical about anyone who claims to do 'energy work'. I'm a scientist... More 

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Thank FrequentAZvisitor
Grand Rapids, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Amanda is very gifted in asking questions and understanding needs and tension points. She drove to the house at which our group was staying, and willingly worked on all of us. What a treat to have a massage while listening to the ocean. I highly recommend her.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

Amanda is a very gifted masseuse. My husband and I have been getting massages every other week for months now and they have all been fantastic. When we first started I had a frozen shoulder and Amanda's massages were instrumental in resolving it. Amanda zeroes in on tension and melts it away. If you are ever in San Juan del... More 

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Thank Nancy O
Shoreline, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

Awesome experience, very relaxing and meditative, tranquilo if you will! Best massage experience I have ever had. Amanda was able to zero in on some tension points and while working those points with her hands, she was able to also talk with me about the source of the tension and provided some great advice on how to manage the source... More 

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Thank Andy W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

I recently visited Nicaragua with friends for our annual surf trip. We surfed non stop. Needless to say after a few days we were all in desperate need for a good massage. Amanda came to the house and took care of the whole group. She is awesome and I highly recommend her. As an important side note I was stung... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

SoWe are staying at La Veranera in Playa el Coco, and in our room was a flyer regarding Amanda and Energy Touch massage. My husband and I are always up for a massage when we travel, so we had our manager call her and set up 2, 90 min massages for my husband and myself. She came to us, and... More 

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Thank Karyn M
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

My wife and I were traveling through Panama and Nicaragua with friends. We pushed ourselves pretty hard for 40-somethings, kayaking, hiking, surfing, climbing, caving... So what better way to relax at the end of our trip than a massage? We contacted Amanda and she very kindly said she would drive to us in San Juan del Sur. she set up... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

As part of a welcomed treat staying at the Ranch for two nights, I had the fortune of enjoying Amanda's complimentary expert massage. While I am not fond of massages in particular, Amanda worked some magic and I may now be a convert! I had gone through a very stressful time preceding my trip to Nicaragua accompanied by some bad... More 

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Thank graciela f
Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015

My wife and I were a part of a group of volunteers working in the Coco area. Amanda provided her massage services to a number of our team. My wife and I were very pleased with the quality of the therapy and the flexibility Amanda provided us given our schedule. She is personable and caring with her services and I... More 

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