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Meet Austin

Baltimore’s only Craniosacral Therapy Practitioner who is also an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Specializing in bodywork for infants using an individualized approach for each client and family.


I NOURISH clients and families by deeply listening to their concerns, operate with the respect that you are the expert of your body, and hold my client's best interests at the forefront of care.

 I ALIGN by restoring balance and well-being in mind and body with a personalized care plan.

My Story

I grew up with responsive parenting, physiological birth, and breastfeeding modeled to me as my mother was a La Leche League Leader, lactation consultant, and midwife. Peer-to-peer parenting support circles were held in my home where I observed parents constantly meeting their children’s needs with the support of a community. 


In college I studied pregnancy, birth, and lactation through independent studies while completing my degree in biology at Hollins University. Upon graduation, I enrolled at Lotus Professional College (formerly known as American Institute of Massage) to become a Licensed Massage therapist. 


Following the birth of my second child I began assisting parents with breast/chest feeding support in 2005 as an accredited La Leche League Leader. Eventually I became an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) in 2011. 


As an IBCLC I saw firsthand how Craniosacral Therapy (CST) contributed to improvements in latch, comfort at the body, and changes in the infant’s tongue and jaw movement. It became evidently clear and a natural next step for me to combine my massage therapy and lactation backgrounds and become a Craniosacral Therapy Practitioner.  


I am the mother of 4 children and am married to an Army Veteran. After homeschooling for 7 years, we moved to Maryland from Virginia so our children could attend a democratic, self directed school. Since then we have grown roots in this community and I founded Nourish and Align. 


My passion to facilitate introspective and integral retreats stems from my upbringing in circles, in community.  My current project is creating a program to enhance individual journeys to the highest vibration along with teaching what I do.

Certifications & Education


Hollins University- BA in Biology

Lotus Professional College (formerly American Institute of Massage)

International Board Certified Lactation Consultant # L-27541

Licensed Massage Therapist # M06032



Craniosacral Therapy 

  • Craniosacral Therapy Level 1 & 2

  • Subtle Hands on Skills 

  • Craniosacral Therapy for Infants

  • CST Touching the Brain: Stimulating Self-Correction Through the Glial Interface

  • Total Motion Release for Torticollis: From Feet to Feeding

  • Cranial Nerve Dysfunction in the Precrawling Infant

  • SomatoEmotional Release 

  • Prenatal and Birth Psychology, Exploring Embryological Potential and Prenatal Psychology 

  • Level 5 Craniosacral Therapy for Lactation: Infant Suck and Feeding Challenges



  • TOTs: Tethered Oral Tissue Speciality Training Professional

  • TummyTime! Method Training Certified Professional & Advanced for Bodyworkers

  • Impact of Tongue and Lip Ties on Breastfeeding

  • La Leche League International

  • Suck Anatomy and Physiology



  • Foundations & Progressions Certified- Center for Babywearing Studies

  • Newborn Babywearing

  • Kangaroo Care

  • International Babywearing Conference - Presenter



  • Usui Reiki Master Practitioner

  • Kundalini Reiki Master/Teacher

  • Holy Fire® Karuna Reiki® Master

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