About Us

Come relax and get away from the days worries in this sacred healing space!! Approximately a half-mile away from the American River Parkway, Nectar of Life Self Care Sanctuary is conveniently located in the heart of Old Fair Oaks near shops, restaurants and the village park.  Have you tried Sunflower CafĂ© ? Enjoy a delicious lunch before or after your session, vegan options available. 

Take pleasure in knowing you are in great hands. With over 10 yrs of experience as a Holistic Practitioner and Esthetician, Karina understands the importance of treating the whole of the person, taking into account mental, physical and social factors, rather than just the symptoms of dis-ease. By listening to your needs, we will apply integrative techniques for your individual health journey. She believes in the commitment to using conscious products in all skin care and massage treatments. The products used are produced with organic, natural, and wild-crafted ingredients, whole fruit and plant extracts.

Shortly after graduating from Paul Mitchell The School Sacramento in 2009, Karina received a certification in Advanced Bowen Therapy (Lashell). She then went on to receive her holistic massage practitioner certification from Fair Oaks Holistic Institute in Fair Oaks, CA. She expanded her knowledge and technical skills in complementary and alternative training with advanced bodywork, such as Brain & Heart Centered Therapy, Energy Healing, and extensive training in Lymphatic Drainage Therapy (Chikly).

In 2018, Karina became a teacher at the Fair Oaks Holistic Institute where she loves instructing students about Manual Lymphatic Drainage Therapy and Spa. " The Lymphatic system is our inner ocean playing a major role in the health of our mind, body, & spirit. " She explains. 


*Lymphatic Drainage Therapy     

45 MIN $90     60 MIN $120     90 MIN $170

A specialized hand technique that consists of very gentle rhythmic movements. Beneficial in correcting numerous health conditions; as well as use in preventative health maintenance. Works to help recirculate body fluids, stimulate functioning of the immune system, and balance the autonomic nervous system.

*Botanical Facials      

Basic 60 MIN $90    Add Peel or Enzyme $10

Advanced 60 MIN $120

 *Teen Botanical Facial    

 45 MIN $60

Customized basic facial includes; skin analysis, deep pore cleanse, exfoliation, extractions, face mask, & face massage integrated with Lymphatic Drainage Therapy and Thai herbal poultice followed by rose-quartz crystal face roller.

*Heart Centered Therapy     

60 MIN $120

A gentle process that reveals the deeper, hidden causes of individual, family, and ancestral trauma. A loving approach to physical-emotional healing.

*Brain Therapy     

60 MIN $120

Manual techniques that directly address specific structures of the brain and spinal cord. Injuries/concussions/trauma head injury (TBI), whiplash, headaches, dyslexia, cerebral palsy, chronic meningitis, cognitive behavioral dysfunctions, learning disabilities, ADD/ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, allergies, and detox.

*Energy Healing (Reiki)    

 60 MIN $120

A stress reduction and relaxation technique that also promotes healing of mind, body, and spirit using life-force energy. Balance of the chakras.

Integrated Body Work Available- as no body, mind, or spirit has had the same life journey, I understand the importance of creating a plan that fits your unique healing path. 

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