Lesha Krantz Nelson is a registered and licensed Occupational Therapist with a special focus and education in Craniosacral Therapy. She is also certified as a Craniosacral Therapist from the Upledger Institute. Lesha currently works in the field of Pediatrics and works with children from birth to 18 with a focus on birth trauma, breastfeeding issues and tongue tie, sensory integration disorders, and neurological disorders. She has taken numerous classes specializing in pregnancy and birthing, newborns, and pediatrics directly related to Crasniosacral Therapy. When working with adults she can address chronic neck and back pain, head injury, immune system disorders, infertility and pregnancy, and stress and tension disorders. Lesha has experience in the medical field and has worked in both hospital and outpatient settings as well as in skilled nursing facilities.
Lesha was born and raised in Salt Lake City and resides in the Millcreek Area. She attended the University of Utah for her undergraduate degree in Behavioral Science and Health and for her masters degree in Occupational Therapy. Just after graduate school, Lesha had an ankle injury that was not healing. When Western medicine was unable to help, she had a Craniosacral session. Not only did she get better but she knew Craniosacral Therapy was something she needed to learn to help others to heal as well. She enjoys spending her free time mountain biking, skiing, practicing yoga and Kalari, and hanging out with her husband and her dog.
Wendy Kate Rolfe has been working with kids (and loving it) a long time. She is an internationally Certified Pediatric Massage Therapist, a licensed massage therapist in Utah, and Board Certified for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. Her career working with children spans over 30 years as a child advocate in the private and public sector, child care teacher, child care provider, and pediatric massage therapist. In addition to private practice she is the Pediatric Massage Therapist for the Integrative Medicine Department at Primary Children's Hospital in Salt Lake City. Her focus is helping children treat the symptoms associated with the following diagnoses and their associated treatments: cancer, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, POTS, post-NICU trauma, and traumatic brain injury.
She graduated from The University of Colorado with a degree in English and an emphasis on Child Development and Dance (BA). Her massage and pediatric massage therapy education began with The Body Being Massage Center in Truckee, CA (CMT) and continued with The Healing Mountain Massage School in Salt Lake City, UT (LMT), The Upledger Institute, The Healing Arts Institute, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, The Massage in Schools Association, the Ursa Educational Institute For Manual Therapy (originally known as: the Ursa Foundation in WA), and received her Certified Pediatric Massage Therapy Training, Touch Therapy for Liddle Kids with Cancer Training, and international certification from Tina Allen, The founder of the Liddle Kidz Foundation (CPMT). She has maintained First Aid/CPR/AED certifications for 20 years, and holds her Board Certification for Massage Therapy (BCTMB).
In addition to her career she spends her free time with her family and friends and can often be seen in a ballet class, downhill skiing, snowshoeing, hiking with her dog, and attempting to play tennis. She believes "learning" is never-ending and that a child who sees him/herself as a capable human being can become empowered in all things.