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Ruth Newnam brings over 20 years of health care experience to your yoga, self care, and massage therapy practices.

Video and Class Offerings 2023

Introduction to Lymphatic Massage

Continuing education for Massage Therapists


Offered through Integrity Trainings

Date: September 20 – 21, 2024

Location: Old Murphey School, 3717 Murphey School Road, Durham, NC 27705

Ruth Newnam is a Dr. Vodder School trained lymphatic massage therapist and leads this introductory workshop. Lymphatic massage is a gentle, non-invasive and highly effective way of reducing many types of inflammation. It can be used to aid in the recovery and treatment of various types of inflammatory conditions and minor pathologies.

This two-day course will explore:

  • anatomy of the lymphatic system including superficial and deep structures

  • the lymphatic system’s relationship to immune function

  • the application of lymphatic massage in the treatment of minor pathologies

  • strategies for integrating lymphatic techniques into traditional massage sessions

  • hands-on techniques and sequences to complete a full body lymphatic focused session


Cost: $325 (early bird special $292.50 through July 20)

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Upcoming Classes:

Roll and Restore via Zoom 


Just click on the meeting ID link up to 10 minutes before the start of class to join. 


Payment (recommended $12/class) can be made through venmo @cmtherapy or by using the 'pay here' link below.


Sundays 11am-12pm

Foam rolling, gentle stretching, and restorative postures for athletic balance, rehabilitation, self care, and ease in the body and mind. Email Ruth for the zoom link:

$12/class; venmo is the easiest way to pay @cmtherapy

Check Ruth and Laura's instructional videos here:

Private/Semi Private Instruction


By Appointment

One on one (or with a partner) tutorials for massage, lymphatic issues, personalized yoga.


Contact to schedule.​


Yoga and PT with Laura Terry can be found at

Laura and Ruth will be collaborating again soon!

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Self Care


Massage Therapy



Ruth Newnam
Massage Therapist
Yoga Instructor

Ruth has developed a specialized blend of techniques to help heal chronic and acute pain issues and to maintain health and wellness in her clients. She blends deep tissue and relaxation techniques with a strong anatomical awareness of strength imbalances as well as areas of tightness or restriction.


She works with athletes (endurance, collegiate, and professional athletes) and clients recovering from injury, surgery, and illness, such as cancer, fibromyalgia, autoimmune issues, repetitive stress injuries, plantar fasciitis and more.


She emphasizes self care in her private practice and group yoga classes. Class offerings include instruction on foundational poses, foam rolling and self massage, joint stability work, and restorative postures. 

A native of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Ruth received a B.A. from the College of William and Mary and a M.A. from UNC-CH before attending the Body Therapy Institute in Silk Hope, NC, and the Dr. Vodder School lymphedema and lymphatic massage.


Contact Us

Practice Well

Chapel Hill and Carrboro, North Carolina


Contact Ruth Newnam

Phone: 919-593-1630



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