dynamic balance bodywork therapy

About Niseema...

 I am a NYS Licensed Massage Therapist, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner SEP and Board Certified Polarity Practitioner, BCPP.  I have been in Private practice for over 12 years and I have been practicing at The Positive Mind Center since 2013. I also teach at the Swedish Institute, in NYC.  I have additional training in Therapeutic and Ayurvedic massage, Bodynamic Skills, Body Centered Counseling, Gross and Energy Anatomy, Somatic Intuitive Dialog,  Polarity Yoga and Polarity Nutrition.


•  Adjunct Faculty, The Swedish Institute, September 2007 - Present

  • Introduction to Polarity Therapy, Professional Development
  • Swedish Massage Level Two: Integrating Anatomy
  • Supervisor - Off-Site Internships - level one and level three
  • Core Curriculum Tutor

 • Associate, The DiMele Center for Psychotherapy and Counseling, June 2013 - 2015

 Featured Massage Therapist, Allure Magazine, June 2012

• NYS Licensed Massage Therapist, License #018259-1, March 2005

Registered Polarity Practitioner, APTA,  May 2011                 

Somatic Experiencing Practitioner SEP, Trauma Healing Institute, Oct 2016           

Adjunct Faculty, Soma-Psyche Institute, Ellen Krueger, founder

  • Teaching Chakra Balancing, Structural Balancing, Clinic Supervisor
  • Assistant Advanced Level Polarity Therapy Training - November 2010 - present

• Participant, Advanced Intuition and Somatic Training,  Ron De-Angelo, PhD, founder and director,  2010 - present.

 • Graduate, Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences, December 2004(1200hrs)     Course work included Myology, Anatomy, Physiology, Neurology, Pathology, Soft Tissue Assessment, Clinical Applications of Advanced Level Massage Therapy.

Associate and Registered Polarity Practitioner Training, Soma-Psyche Institute, August 2005 - April2011(721 hrs). Course work includedBody Centered Counseling, Structural Balancing,Energetic Assessment, Elemental Balancing, Introduction to Bio-Dynamic Craniosacral Technique, Energetic Reflexology, Somatic Intuition.

Additional Training

• Ayurvedic Yoga Massage Therapy Training - November 2000, Pune India (70 hrs)

• Bio-dynamic Breath Therapy Intensive Training - February 2001 Pune, India (464 hrs)

                                                                                    - July 2003 Lesvos, Greece (assistant) (464 hrs)

• Hypnosis For Meditation and Relaxation Training March 2002, Pune, India (110 hrs)

• Certified Infant Massage Instructor January 2007, Swedish Institute, New York, NY (25 hrs)


Member Professional Organizations

• American Massage Therapy Association  www.amtamassage.org

• New York State Society of Medical Massage Therapists www.nysmassage.org

• American Polarity Therapy Association www.polaritytherapy.org

• International Polarity Education Alliance www.polarityeducation.org

SE Trauma Institute www. traumahealing.org