Erica Blackburn


Erica is a Certified Yoga Teacher, Yoga Life Coach, and Reiki Teacher/Master. She is a fully Certified BodyTalk Practitioner and is registered with the International BodyTalk Association. Erica completes on-going continued education in BodyTalk and other forms of advanced yoga, energy medicine and spiritual development. She is passionate about elevating consciousness and well-being for individuals one-on-one and in group settings. Erica leads speaking events and workshops on how to incorporate more wellness into your daily life. This includes teaching Reiki Attunements (Level 1, 2 and 3 a & b). Erica’s formal education is in business. She received her BBA from St. FX and her MBA from Saint Mary’s.

What is Energetic Lymphatic Drainage (ELD)?

The body-mind-spirit is a dynamic unit. The body is meant to be in motion. This includes the fluid that surrounds your cells. ELD assists the body in releasing waste so that oxygen and nutrients can enter your cells. 
Imagine having a closet full of clothes. No more can be put in, and it is challenging to get the clothes in the closet out. ELD clears space at a cellular level so that what the cells need can easily get in, and what the cells do not need can easily get out. It removes congestion at the interstitial level of the body. 

ELD engages the subtle senses in a non-invasive and relaxing treatment that treats the upper body and lower body. 

How is ELD done?

ELD can be performed lightly on the body while clothed, or off the body while clothed, resting on a massage table. 

  What are the benefits of ELD?
– Reduction of swelling – Decrease in joint pain
– Weight loss
– Increase in energy 
– Sinus drainage 
– Regulation of bowel movements 
– Reduction of fine lines and wrinkles 
– Detoxification/Purification
– Emotional release 

Please note, this ELD technique is specifically designed by Dr. John Veltheim, founder of the BodyTalk System and the International BodyTalk Association. It is not the same technique as Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD), which must be provided by a Registered Massage Therapist.

What are sessions like?

A typical session is 60 minutes in length. This includes a check-in with you, the client, as well as a full session and recommendations for follow-up

Sessions are conducted in a private room. The client rests on a massage table, fully clothed. The practitioner only requires a gentle touch of the client’s hand or arm to administer the biofeedback technique. The practitioner can perform all other techniques either by gently placing hands or, tapping on the body, or by hovering hands or, tapping over the body, depending on the comfort level of the client.

Hours & Cost:

Tuesdays 4:15pm-5:30pm
Thursdays 2:30pm-8:30pm
Fridays 8:45am-11:30am and 1:45pm-4:30pm

* Some flexible hours and days available. Please call 902.406.9642 or email

Session 60-min $75+hst

*24-hours is required for cancellation/change of an appointment. If under 24-hours is provided the session will be charged in full.

Please print and fill out the Intake Form and bring with you on your first session or you can arrive 15mins early and fill out your form at the studio.

Get Intake Form Here!

Cancellation Policy

Since we turn away other clients holding your reservation, we require a minimum of 12 hours notice to cancel or reschedule.

If you do not show to your appointment you will be charged the full value.

If your appointment is cancelled or missed with less than 12 hours notice, you will be charged a $40 fee and/or gift certificates will be void.

Please note missed appointment fees will not be billed to your insurance company.

To cancel appointment kindly call us at 902.406.9642 and follow up with an email to ensure we receive your message. We kindly ask that you do not email cancellations as we may not get them in time.

Thank you in advance.

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