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Karen Fokes, CMT

Certified Massage Therapist


Karen Fokes is a Certified Massage Therapist. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts with an Acting Option from California State University, East Bay in 2013, and obtained a certificate in Sports Massage upon completing the 900-Hour Core Program at the National Holistic Institute (NHI) in San Jose, CA in 2016.

From a young age, she always wanted to make a difference in people's lives. Karen learned various massage modalities ranging from Swedish and Deep Tissue to Shiatsu and Thai Massage. Karen also had the opportunity to work on weekend warriors and athletes. After graduating from NHI, Karen additionally got her feet wet in the corporate world through chair massage for various places throughout the Bay Area Silicon Valley (i.e., Quantumscape, Nordstrom, Santa Clara University, and Cogswell College).

Karen founded her private practice, From Eyes to Hands Massage in 2016, and from there, she was able to launch a three-year corporate massage program for the staff at the California School for the Blind. She is a lifelong learner and is always looking for her next challenge. In her spare time, Karen enjoys traveling, hanging out with friends, drinking a good cup of coffee, and spontaneous road trips.

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