We create moments for people to pause and reconnect with their most expansive selves.
We dream of a day when everybody takes pauses from their busy lives as a core part of health, happiness and personal prosperity.
Pause to honor your busy life. Pause to honor yourself. Pause to honor your future endeavors.
Re-engage the world with renewed energy, clarity and joy.
I’m Christina Pyktel, founder & creator of Pauseful. From prayer circles to Peace Corps, from organic farming to massage, I have always searched for answers, from a heart-centered perspective, about what it means to be a human on this planet.
There was a time when I found myself preoccupied with trying to accommodate everyone else’s needs. Plagued by perfectionism and co-dependence I felt stuck and deeply unsatisfied.
So I began searching, which for me, meant reading books, going to workshops, getting the support of a therapist, cultivating deeper relationships with myself and others, spending more time in nature, and generally doing things that make my heart sing. When I look back on my healing journey, I realize that I explored different forms of what I now call pauses, which have given me the gift of deep wonder and awe.
Today, I feel the freedom to live more from my whole self.
I experience more ease and greater joy.
In my work as a massage therapist, I’ve discovered that our bodies tell stories, stories of alignment and misalignment. If we listen, we can hear our deepest wishes and desires, and start to come home to ourselves.
I created Pauseful as a unique blend of mindfulness, therapeutic relating and massage. Pausing allows your creativity, resiliency and ease to emerge so you can get the most out of life.
Spaciousness is your birthright.
You deserve to live from your heart’s center.
So I ask you:
Are you willing to come with me? To explore with curiosity the reigniting of sweetness and joy in your life?
Who are you, what do you want and are you willing to let yourself have it?
Is your life full and you’re living it to the max, but it’s not fulfilling? What would happen if you paused?
A Pauseful Massage will help.
At Pauseful, we provide a sacred space of non-judgement – accepting that life is a process and you are not broken. Together let’s slow down, get intentional and ensure that all the things you’re filling your life with are filling you up in a meaningful way.
I invite you to join us.
Christina Pyktel, Or LMT #16564
Creator & Pauseful Massage Therapist
Everytime I get a massage with Christina I float away on a cloud. ~ Charlene Gernart
I feel as if my body has been rejuvenated – not from the outside in – but from the inside out. ~ Gail Young
The result is an enlivening of your cells and your soul. ~ Ariel Wolf
Not only was I relaxed and peaceful but Christina helped me address issues I’ve had for decades! I will use the affirmations she gave me to feel this way the rest of my life! ~ Alison P
Bows of gratitude for the deeply spiritual nature of her work and the healing-blissful experience. ~ Kenneth Enright
We need more practitioners like her in our hectic world to help us remember how to relax! ~ Jeremy Sappington
Pauseful Massage Therapists & More
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5 star customer reviews:
Jamie works wonders! I had an hour and a half massage with hot stones and aromatherapy. It was so nourishing, both physically and emotionally, because Jamie has the perfect touch — she knows just how to massage because her experience, know-how and caring all comes together when she is giving a massage. Jamie is the best! ~ Betsy M
Jamie asks and listens to my specific concerns each time, then intuitively listens to my body throughout the massage. Her quiet and calm presence lets me truly relax into the “zone.” A regular massage with Jamie is an absolute must for physical and mental wellbeing! ~ M.D.
5 star customer reviews:
Libby is wonderful! The whole experience was rejuvenating! Her wisdom surpasses massage! I will be back for sure! ~ Becky C
My massage with Libby was fantastic! Talked with me about problem areas to focus on, answered my questions during massage, left me to relax other times, let me set the pace of the massage, mentioned the oils she used and why she used them, showed me some stretches to take away. And answered my questions afterward. All while being super nice, open, knowledgeable, and positive. I will be returning sooner rather than later. A+ ~ Mitch W