NYC Bodyworks, LLC

Manual Therapy & Lifestyle Medicine

Susan Shockett MS BCSI CPT LMT

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About Susan

Susan's private practice is located in Manhattan. Her clients include artists, athletes, yogis, and business professionals. A cross-sport athlete, environmental activist, and former violinist with a previous career in research and teaching, Susan brings to bear a wealth of perspective and experience. With a unique combination of skill, sensitivity and creativity, she helps her clients feel their best and enjoy active, healthy lives.

About the Work

Susan’s hands-on work is customized to individual needs, ranging from deep tissue to more subtle and gentle techniques. Her manual therapy approach is informed by advanced trainings in Western and Eastern Massage Therapy and the Dr. Ida Rolf Method of Structural Integration. In addition to providing immediate relief, Susan helps her clients get at the root of chronic issues to feel better, longer. Benefits include:

  • Reduced pain and strain
  • Improved ease and alignment
  • Greater energy and wellbeing

Service Options*

Structural Integration: 10-Session Series or Individual Session

Therapeutic Massage: including Orthopedic, Prenatal, Myofascial

Health & Wellness Coaching and Consultations

Gift Cards available

Scheduling & Rates

See 'Schedule Now' (also above) for service rates & descriptions

Safety precautions are required for in-person sessions *

Email with any questions: susan@nycbodyworks.com


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  • BA, Columbia University
  • The School of Integrative Therapies (SI)
  • Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences (MT)
  • MS, Exercise Science & Rehabilitation, Brooklyn College, City University of New York (CUNY)
  • MPH Nutrition, CUNY Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy: expected 2022

Licensure & Accreditation

  • Board Certified Structural Integrator (BCSI)
  • Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT)
  • Board Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (BCTMB)
  • Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
  • Level 2 American Canoe Association (ACA) Kayaking Instructor
  • Advanced Certifications

    • Plant-Based Nutrition, eCornell
    • Biomechanics of Alignment
    • Rolf MovementĀ® Integration
    • Advanced Occupational Ergonomics
    • Visceral Manipulation
    • Medical Massage

    Additional Training


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