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WATCH: 'Snake priestess' Serpentessa uses snakes to massage you

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY (WFLA/CNN) -- Getting over your fear of snakes might be as easy as going for a massage. 

Boa constrictors, some longer than six feet, slither all over Pam Kelly's body. 

We witnessed her first snake massage with Serpentessa at Dreaming Goddess in Poughkeepsie, New York. 

Serpentessa shows her four snakes intertwined, all possible participants. 

Psyche's the chosen one, for now. 

"Enjoy them and feel them on you," Serpentessa says. 

Ultimately, Serpentessa guides three snakes onto Pam. 

She can't force them to do anything.

Each serpent chooses its own path -- gliding over her, wrapping around her feet, her head, even resting on her neck. 

"They tone and stimulate the vegas nerve in our body and that releases endorphins and oxytocin. Those are the feel-good hormones," Serpentessa says. 

This snake priestess specializes as an interspecies facilitator over the past 25 years. 

How safe is it?

"So you know, there are no guarantees with a wild animal. You are the one who's going to choose if this is safe for you or not. So, no one has ever been hurt by one of my boa constrictors," Serpentessa says. 

She tells us people typically reach out to her for one of three reasons -- healing, empowerment, or to get over their fear of snakes. 

In the end, she said her session helped.

"It was a lot calmer and peaceful than I thought it was going to be. There was as point it felt like they were just hugging me around the shoulders and then it just became very calm. I could've just fallen asleep," said Pam. 

At this particular establishment, a snake massage, which runs an hour and 15-minutes, will cost you $300. 


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