Education / Training
Certified Massage Therapist. California Certification # 24973
I am a graduate of the National Holistic Institute San Francisco Bay Area with a certificate of Massage Therapist and Health Educator.
My course work and training includes, Anatomy, Kinesiology, Meridian Anatomy, Massage, Nutrition, Ethics, Business and Marketing, and running all aspects of a massage clinic. Technique training includes Neuromuscular Therapy, Trigger Point Therapy, Deep Tissue, Swedish Esalen, Lymphatic Massage, Shiatsu, Pregnancy Massage, Sports Massage and PNF stretch technique.
Continuing Education and Advanced Clinical Studies
- Ongoing study of Human Anatomy and Kinesiology.
- Myofascial Release and Chiropractic Assisting Certification with Merri Harris DC 1991-1992.
- Body Mind Medicine intensive with Deepak Chopra MD, David Simon MD and Candace Pert PhD. , Boston, Ma, 1995.
- Chronic Pain and Trauma; and Integrative approaches with Leon Chaitow DO ND., Berkley CA 1996.
- Oncology Massage Contraindications Tracy Walton MA, 2011 certified AMTA.
- Oncology Massage and treatment Tracy Walton MA, 2011 certified AMTA.
- Fibromyalgia, Evidence Based Treatment with Leon Chaitow ND DO, 2011 certified AMTA.
- Healing, Mindfulness and Compassion; a 3 day retreat and seminar, with Ellen Barnett MD PhD, Ritch Addison PhD, Bob Dozor MD, and Gregg Troll MD, 2011.