Abby Buchanan, BM, LMT (OBMT #16035)
Co-founder of Veda Collective, Massage and Sound Therapist, Licensed Desire Map Facilitator
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Abby Buchanan, LMT is a holistic body worker specializing in massage therapy and sound therapy. She is also the creator The Luminous Wild: Natural Habitat for Adventuring Souls. She is a member of the Association for Size Diversity and Health and advocate for the Health At Every Size approach to care.
Abby's sessions merge the power of sound with skilled, compassionate bodywork. As a trained musician and a Licensed Massage Therapist, she has served over 2,000 clients since 1999. In 2013, she studied Sound Therapy with Singing Bowl Master Teacher Shree Shahi in Nepal at the Kathmandu Center of Healing. She utilizes an antique set of singing bowls handcrafted in Nepal.
She has received massage training from Midland College, Avalon School of Massage, Coleman College of Health Sciences, East West College of the Healing Arts, and numerous workshops and seminars including Aromatherapy, Ashiatsu, Prenatal Massage, and Massage for Individuals Living with Cancer. Abby also holds a Bachelor of Music in Composition and is an accomplished guitarist and pianist.
Abby is a highly trained and experienced provider of Sound Therapy, and Custom Therapeutic, and Prenatal massage. She incorporates Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sound Therapy, Reiki, and Reflexology techniques into each session. She believes that providing truly skilled bodywork is both a science and an art. She finds great joy in the challenge of creating customized sessions to support her unique clients on their journey.
In addition to her work as a body worker, Abby is a avid painter and traveler. She is in love with Portland, great coffee, her husband, musician Daniel Buchanan, and their beautiful kiddos. She was featured in Portland Monthly Magazine's Top Doctors issue (Jan. 2014) as a Top Natural Practitioner.