NYC Bodyworks, LLC
Manual Therapy & Lifestyle Medicine
Susan Shockett MS BCSI DIP-IBLM
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/analytics, 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.
Her professional experience includes Therapeutic Massage with elite athletes at Chelsea Piers Fitness, and Rolfing® Structural Integration bodywork in a specialty Rehabilitative Medicine center. Susan completed Health and Wellness Coach certification training with Mayo Clinic, has a background in Exercise Science, and earned certification in plant-based Nutrition with Cornell. She initially learned to work on herself 20 years ago, to resolve debilitating back and neck pain.
About the Work
Susan’s Manual Therapy work is customized to individual needs, ranging from deep tissue to more subtle and gentle techniques. Her approach is informed by advanced trainings in Western and Eastern Massage Therapy and the Dr. Ida Rolf Method of Structural Integration. In addition to hands-on bodywork, Susan incorporates posture and movement evaluation and education to help resolve chronic strain and pain.
Susan's Coaching work is based on over 25 years of education and experience in integrative Holistic Health, including a teaching position grounded in developmental psychology at NYU Langone Hospital. She utitilizes a range of techniques including motivational interviewing to help clients optimize their health and improve their lives.
In addition to proving immediate support and relief for acute and chronic health issues, Susan helps her clients feel better, longer. Benefits include:
Structural Integration: 10-Session Series or Individual Session
Therapeutic Massage: including Orthopedic, Prenatal, Myofascial
Integrative Health Consultations (remote)
Gift Cards available
Licensure & Accreditation
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