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Dr. Susan Salvo joins The Ayurvedic Institute with an extensive background in massage therapy. Having graduated from the New Mexico School of Natural Therapeutics in Albuquerque, she has an impressive career in both practicing and teaching massage spanning four decades. Susan has led and directed numerous massage program and continuing education courses using in-person and digital formats. She currently serves in multiple capacities on national boards and committees, including the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards, the National Certification Board for Massage and Bodywork, and the Massage Therapy Foundation.
Susan is a champion for research in complementary therapies and is a trusted educator. She has written multiple textbooks integral to the massage community and authored numerous articles and presentations promoting the benefits of massage.
Outside of massage, Susan enjoys spending time with her husband, Michael, and their children. Susan is a yoga enthusiast with a dedicated practice, and is frequently found walking her dog, Duke, at sunset.