Massage Therapy for Vocal Health
& TMJ Therapy
Welcome to Lifelight Massage! As professional singers, we understand the demands that are placed on the voice in today's competitive music industry. We look at the professional voice user as an elite vocal athlete. The mission of LifeLight Massage Therapy PLLC is to provide knowledgable, compassionate therapy for rehabilitation and maintenance to help facilitate optimal vocal function.
Thank you for your interest in vocal health. We wish you great happiness and success!
Meet the LifeLight Team
Christine Schneider has been a pioneer for manual laryngeal therapy in the US for almost a decade. Her private practice in NYC, LifeLight Massage Therapy PLLC, specializes in laryngeal and TMJ treatments for professional voice users. Working alongside New York’s top Laryngologists, Speech Pathologists and Voice teachers, she provides the manual component for vocal rehabilitation and vocal health maintenance. In addition to her practice, she created The Visceral Voice, a program and podcast which bring her passion and knowledge for vocal health and anatomy to the wide variety of vocal athletes throughout the world.
With the Barral Institute, Christine also has extensive training in Visceral Components of the Neck and Thorax, Visceral Manipulation, and Neuromeningeal Manipulation. Her other specializations include Myofascial Assessment and Release, Treatment of Whiplash and Related Disorders, and CranioSacral Therapy.
Graduating from Oklahoma City University with a Bachelor’s in Music in both Vocal Performance and French Horn Performance, Christine’s first expression of love for the voice was as a professional performer all around the world. She is a proud member of SAG/AFTRA, AEA, AGVA, and is a Voting Member for PAVA (Pan American Vocology Association). She is also The head of Research and on the Advisory Board for The Academy of Noise.
A graduate of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in lower Manhattan, Lauren Sadkin brings a creative and diverse skill set to the ever-developing field of massage therapy. Her style of treatment is integrative, combining Deep Tissue, Thai, Acupressure, Tui na, Reflexology, Myofascial release, Sports and Swedish techniques, utilizing essential oils and stretching when indicated. Lauren is certified in Prenatal massage, through the NCBTMB. She seeks to serve clients by influencing a decrease in pain, and an increase in whole body wellness. Outside of practice, Lauren holds a BA in Theatre and Music from the University of Alabama, and has worked as an AEA actor/singer for over ten years. Lauren was drawn to massage therapy after experiencing Christine's healing and transformative work, during a medical leave while performing on tour. She is pumped and honored to be working with LifeLight in this profound work for professional voice users.
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