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Frequently Asked Questions

How do i sign up for a workshop?

Contact Diane!

What is a workshop?

Where we come together as a group and I teach couples how to massage each other. You will receive instruction in the Kriya Massage techniques. I start by showing you how to massage, then you do the massage. Kriya is about intention, flow, and energy.

Are the massage techniques difficult?

No, not at all. Actually, they are as easy as washing your own body.

Will we be naked?

Yes, but only while on the massage table.

Will others see me/us naked?

Possibly, but to the best of my intention, you will have your privacy. This is the most difficult logistic to handle. There is the possibility women may see other women, and men will see men naked.

What do we wear?

It's best to wear casual clothing which you are able to get in and out of easily. Bear in mind, we will be using massage cream and it may not be fully absorbed when you put your clothes on.

Are the workshops sexual?

Not at all. There will be no “hanky panky” during the workshops. Save your lovefest for the privacy of your own home.

How long do the workshops last?

Up to three and a half hours. Remarkably, the time we spend together goes very quickly.

What if we are not enjoying the workshop?

You are free to leave at any time. Receiving massage is one the most vulnerable positions in which to be, so I want very much for you to feel safe.

How much personal instruction will we receive?

I will do my best to move among the couples, equally. I encourage you to ask questions if and when you have them. During the retreats, I will have designated time during which you may receive private instruction, if you feel you need/want more attention.

What makes you an expert in working with couples since you’re not a couple?

I’ve been licensed since 2001 and working predominantly full-time. I feel I’ve surpassed that 10,000 hour mark where one becomes highly proficient in their art/work.

What are the benefits?

You have the opportunity to love, connect and grow through touch as a couple. I really mean this - from my own experience as a therapist and working with clients. I’ve learned, firsthand, I have to trust my client, and they have to trust me. To me, magic happens in that space. The magic becomes love and intimacy. Pure connection. Kriya.

Is this workshop for professionals?

This is not a course which offers continuing education units. This is strictly non-professional. You will not receive a professional certification by taking this course.

Is this workshop available to singles?

At this time, I find it is best if you come to the course with your loved one or a very good friend whom you trust emphatically.

What do you - Diane - love most about the workshops?

In short, I truly believe you get to have the pure, physical, experience of love while indulging in Kriya Massage. That is, if you look at it as a practice….and you practice. Like any spiritual work, it becomes a practice to achieve different levels of consciousness. Kriya massage is no different. Therefore, I love that I have the opportunity to share this experience with couples who are either madly or mildly in love with one another, or the couple who has at least an ounce of desire to get back to where they once were with one another.

How do i sign up for a workshop?

Contact Diane!

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  • She's the best! I have seen Diane every Friday for 90 minutes for nearly 12 years now. That says it all!!

    R. J. Steiner
    Chicago, IL & Sarasota, FL

  • I am an avid squash player and have played football, basketball, participated in field events, and played many years of club tennis. Ms. Lane has kept me showing up three times a week to play squash when many friends have fallen by the wayside due to hip and knee injuries and repairs (one friend has had all four joints replaced). I take no medications, play pain-free, and credit it all to the superb massage therapy I have received over the years from Ms. Lane. I recommend her without reservation.

    Byron J Masterson, M. D.
    86 years young

  • Thank you for the peace you so graciously bring to my life through massage….1 and 1/2 hours of healing to my mind, body and spirit. The gift of nurturing hands as a professional massage therapist is very much appreciated from the heart! World travel and many spa experiences have given me the opportunity to compare the bliss of your talent…you are the best!

    Jeanne Babcock
    Weekly client for nine years until she passed on 2017

  • A unique massage experience, Diane has extraordinarily sensitive fingers with which she found those places where I unconsciously carry tension. Using light stretching and joint movements, combined with continuous massage of affected muscles, she relieved various pains and tightness's I typically ignore. This she did without asking me where to she would like me to focus.

    James Wright

  • My massage was nothing less than amazing and I cannot imagine ever going to see someone else now. I was totally relaxed with you - not easy to get me there. You're about as good as one can get.

    Dave Sobieski
    Chicago, IL

  • I saw Diane for the first time on a recent trip to Sarasota. It was a revelation. A healing experience and a restoration. Her energy is amazing. Cannot recommend her more highly. If you want to restore and relax and heal this is the place to go.

    Paul F.
    Sarasota, Fl

  • Diane is very thorough, passionate about her work, and takes the time to make her treatment the best in the business.

    Roy Mimbs
    Weekly Client - Two Hours

  • If I could give 6 stars I would. I was in town for work and was looking for a good massage after a long week. She was a quick walk from the Ritz to downtown on Main Street. Her style of great deep pressure and stretching was perfect. The hot towels at the end are a nice touch! Go see Diane, you won't regret it.

    Greg G.
    Olmsted Falls, OH

  • You never know what you're going to get when you book a new therapist so I didn't have big expectations when I booked with Diane while I was in Sarasota for vacation. She was amazing! And quickly/intuitively figured out just what my body needed! Would see her all the time if I could...

    Jamie Barrutia

  • Her expertise coupled with her clients' wellness is amazing. I received so much healing so much healing through her.

    Jane Caseyn

  • I have had numerous 2-hour deep tissue massages with Diane and all were superb. As I am getting older my exercise routine is taking more of a toll on my body, but Diane's skills are keeping me going strong! The finest massage I have ever had.

    Rob
    Sarasota, FL

  • One of the best massages I've ever had. Very relaxing, she makes you feel at ease. The essential oils are wonderful, too.

    Crissy Albanese
    NYC, NY

  • My husband and I both have been getting regular massages from Diane for seven or eight years now. We've had a number of masseuses over the years, and we both feel Diane offers the best experience and outcomes. It's no surprise to us that Diane has been named top masseuse in Sarasota.

    Meredith Rutter
    Sarasota, Fl