About Us

Lori Batcheller, licensed physical therapistLori Batcheller LMT, MPT, MA, CYT-500 is a licensed massage therapist, licensed physical therapist, Reiki Master, and certified Kripalu Yoga instructor with over 25 years of experience helping to reduce people’s stress and pain and improve health and well being.

Lori has been fully vaccinated against Sars Cov-2 and operates under Colorado Medical guidelines for safe practice. She will always be wearing a medical grade mask during your session. You are also required to wear a KN95 or N95 mask throughout your time in the office. A limited number of medical grade masks are available for purchase at $3 each if you do not have one.

Lori uses a gentle yet effective eclectic approach to inviting the body/mind to release patterns of stress, tension, pain, and restricted range of motion and return her clients to optimal health. Lori is committed to ongoing education and leads the Boulder/Denver Myofascial Release Study Group.

Education:

Expert level Myofascial Release (MFR) therapist with John Barnes, PT, 2021

CranioSacral Therapist trained through the Upledger Institute 

Medical Massage for the Back and Neck LMT Success Group 

200-Massage Therapy Certification, Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health 2008

500-Hour Certified Yoga Kripalu Yoga Teacher 2007

Masters in Physical Therapy, Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA (Now Drexel) MPT, 1986

Other Trainings and Experience

Lori served as a teaching assistant for Kripalu’s School of Massage and taught massage and modalities for Fort Morgan Community College‘s Physical Therapy Assistant Program.

Prior to establishing her private practice in Boulder, CO in 2009, Lori taught yoga and offered massage and private yoga therapy in the Healing Arts Department at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health.  While a staff member, she took dozens of workshops and trainings with world-renowned teachers in yoga and healing modalities including Somatic Mind/Body Therapy, Medical Intuition, Positional Release Therapy, Yoga Therapy, Chakra Yoga, and became a Reiki Master in the Usui tradition.

Lori practiced as a physical therapist in traditional medical settings for 10 years before shifting her focus to massage and manual therapies. Lori brings an extensive understanding of the body/mind to her holistic practice through her education and her own personal journey to optimal health.

Lori teaches gentle yoga through the City of Boulder Parks and Recreation.