About Our Founder, Leslie Bruder

Founder of Phenomenal Touch ®



As well as developing this highly original form of bodywork and being an outstanding massage therapist in her own right, Leslie is an inspirational and highly effective teacher. She has taught at many schools and spas throughout the USA, Mexico, West Indies, and the Dominican Republic, helping Como Shambala to win World's Best Spa after her trainings. Leslie has also published seven articles for MASSAGE Magazine, and authored an indepth text book titled Hot Stone Massage: A Three-Dimensional Approach.

Leslie received her massage certificate from the Boulder School of Massage Therapy in 1983, and also holds a Master's Degree in Psychology and a Certificate in Integrated Body Psychotherapy.