Effie J. Spurlin, L.M.B.T., NC #501

Effie is a Licensed Massage and Body Therapist, CranioSacral (CST), SomatoEmotional (SER), Pediatric CranioSacral therapist, Lymphatic Drainage therapist, Breast Health Coach and Teacher Assistant with the Upledger Institute.  She is a member of The International Association of Healthcare Practitioners. Certified Face Reflexologist,  a member of NC Reflexology Association and The International Institute of Facial Reflexology, Barcelona Spain. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the University of Louisville, KY and worked as a Pulmonary Function Technician and Certified Respiratory Therapist.

She has been a Licensed Massage and Body Worker, L.M.B.T., in Charlotte, NC since 1999 where she has incorporated alternative healing techniques of CranioSacral (CST), SomatoEmotional (SER), Intr-Oral Mouth work, Lymphatic Drainage, Breast Health Education with Thermography, Cancer massage, Medi-Cupping, Face Reflexology, Reiki, Temprana Therapy and Therapeutic Massage into her practice.

Her practice serves as an adjunct to Medical, Chiropractic and Dental care, Physical, Speech, Vision and Occupational Therapies. As her experience expands, she has developed a passion in several very specialized areas.

Effie J. Spurlin partners with Gaye Walden with Holistic Breast Health to give women a more comprehensive breast exam, empowering them to be aware of how their breasts feel so they can be alerted if there are any changes. Effie does Lymphatic Drainage, Breast Exams, Breast Massage, Medi-Cupping and teaches women how to take care of their breast heath. She assists women to be proactive toward better breast health: literally getting into better touch with her breasts.

With Lymphatic Drainage she helps with pre and post surgeries: Liposuction, Tummy Tucks, Beast Augmentations and other surgeries.

Using her expertise in Intra-Oral mouth work, CranioSacral Therapy, Lymphatic Drainage, Reflex therapy and massage she assists in the release of pain and restrictions in the mouth, neck and shoulders, Temporomandibular Joint, (TMJ), Headache and Clenching (Bite) Disorders, Ankyloglossia (Tongue Tie) and assist in reducing snoring.  Effie treats children and adults of all ages.

Her education in the healing arts started many years ago as she grew into a more conscious awareness of her own healing journey. She is grateful to be able to offer her clients an opportunity to be “heard”…. and to assist them in their journey to health.




Susanne Boatwright-Young BSN, RN, L.M.B.T., NC #04646

Susanne is a South Carolina Register Nurse, North Carolina Licensed Massage and Body Therapist, Licensed Reiki Master/Teacher with the Reiki Education and Research Institute – Charlotte NC, a Lymphatic Drainage Therapist and Breast Health Educator. She has worked at the Ballantyne Spa and Resort since 2004. She graduated from Southeastern Institute of Neuromuscular and Massage in 2004 and taught at Southeastern Institute of Neuromuscular and Massage from 2007 to 2017. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1996 from East Carolina University and completed her Reiki Master in 2012.

Susanne has worked as an RN from 1996 to 2005 in the Medical system providing care in the Behavior Services, Mental Health and Psychiatric Departments for adults and children. She was introduced to massage therapy after living with chronic pain for 10 years from an auto accident in her late teens. This prompted her to expanded her educational background into neuromuscular therapy. Graduating from Southeastern Institute of Neuromuscular and Massage broadened her understanding of the value of Eastern and Western medicines combined.

She provides very specialized services, Massage, Neuromuscular Therapy, Lymphatic Drainage and Cupping.

She provides Neuromuscular support for those in chronic/acute pain, head, neck and shoulder pain and restrictions, migraines, scoliosis, carpel tunnel syndrome, plantar fasciitis, scar tissue release and all structural concerns.

She uses Lymphatic Drainage and Cupping to help woman’s breast health. She teaches woman how to do a better Breast Exams, Breast Massage, and uses Cupping to assist women to be proactive toward better breast health.

Lymphatic Drainage and Cupping is used with pre and post surgeries: breast cancer, mastectomies, breast augmentation/reduction, liposuction, tummy tucks, Brazilian Butt Lifts (BBL’s) and additional plastic surgeries.

She has a passion to help her clients broaden their understanding of self-healing, empowering her clients with options to better health through the Mind, Body and Spirit connection.