Episode 25 – Thai-Yoga massage with Sunny Klaber

Sunny Klaber, CMT, MS is a devoted massage therapist and educator, an enthusiastic yogini and dancer, and a passionate environmentalist with a penchant for adventure travel. Sunny’s favorite massage medium and the common thread flowing through the Integral Travel programs is Thai Yoga Massage. Since 2001, Sunny has been making annual journeys to Thailand to continue her studies, and has returned to develop and teach the Thai Yoga Massage curriculum at several institutions including the Boulder College of Massage Therapy, Cortiva Institute, The Center for Massage and Natural Health, and the Costa Rica School of Massage Therapy.

Sunny’s contagious passions for yoga, dance, Buddhist philosophy and massage strongly influence her unique approach to practicing and teaching this ancient healing art. Her extensive knowledge of and respect for these disciplines creates an environment which honors the sacred roots of Thai Yoga Massage, while infusing it with fresh applications and innovations.

Links mentioned during podcast:

Integral Travel

Episode 35 – Interview with Rhonda Reich about Animal Massage

Rhonda Reich, MA, RMT

Rhonda is a 1982 graduate of BCMT and since then has spent her time as both a massage therapist and educator. “Massage Therapy has been my life’s mission and I am thrilled to be bringing this passion back to the school where it all started.” She has also spent 15 years as a dedicated canine and equine massage therapist and instructor. Aside from originating the Canine Massage Certificate Program at BCMT in 1999, Rhonda has also established a 100-hour Equine Massage Certificate Program. She spent 5 years massaging horses in Lexington, Kentucky before returning “home” to Colorado.

Massage Podcast – Episode 002

Topic: Challenges that we face as massage therapists. With Elaine Calenda, Dawn Adkins & Jorge Cisneros. If you are looking for ways of including credit/debit cards payments in your practice without outrageous charges, then listen the TIP of the week.

Some of the websites mentioned on this podcast:

www.massagetherapyfoundation.org

www.massagenet.org

www.squareup.com

MyoFinder iPhone app demo

Check the demo of the MyoFinder iPhone app, if you are interested then you should listen Episode # 14.

Massage Podcast – Episode 007

Whitney Lowe is a recognized authority on pain and injury treatment with massage therapy. His contributions to the massage field are wide-ranging and include, professional publications, teaching, clinical work, consulting, and participation in national boards and committees.

He is the author of the books, Orthopedic Assessment in Massage Therapy, and Orthopedic Massage: Theory and Technique, which are used in training programs and schools nationally and internationally. He has also been a contributing author to several  other books. 

In 1994 he founded the Orthopedic Massage Education & Research Institute (OMERI) to provide massage therapists the advanced education they would need for treating orthopedic soft-tissue disorders. He is currently a member of the editorial advisory board of the Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies and has been a regular featured author in publications such as Massage & Bodywork, Massage Magazine, Massage Today and The Journal of Soft-Tissue Manipulation. He also produces one of the profession’s most innovative online continuing education training programs in orthopedic massage.

Some of the websites mentioned on this episode:

Orthopedic Massage Education & Research Institute (OMERI)

Episode 40 – World Massage Conference with Eric Brown

Eric Brown MT, known to some as the Grand Massage Poobah, is an internationally recognized massage business expert and writes regularly for massage magazines and trade publications internationally. He has been featured on national TV, radio and print media. Thousands of massage professionals and bodyworkers subscribe to his free Marketing Tips newsletter available at BodyworkBiz.com. He is a co-founder of World Massage Conference, a host of Massage Therapy Radio, owns a chair massage school in Canada and has recently launched a new massage product: Thermal Palms, which is a soft alternative to hot stone massage. He lives in Toronto, Canada and loves rock climbing and French food.

Some of the websites mentioned on this episode:

Episode 15 – Maya Abdominal and Uterine Massage with Shelley Torgove

Interview with Shelley Torgove, who will share her expertise on Maya Abdominal and Uterine Massage.

Shelley is a practicing Clinical Herbalist and Certified Massage Therapist. She is a nationally recognized botanical medicine practitioner and teacher with over 19 years of experience, specializing herbal medicine for women, fertility issues, menstrual cycle problems and pelvic pain. She is the founder of Denver’s Apothecary Tinctura. She is the owner of Artemisia & Rue…the new botanical medicine store in the retail space of MassageSpecialists Denver. It is a traditional herbal pharmacy focusing on therapeutic uses of essential oils, pure aromatic perfumes, unique & delicious elixirs, traditional tincture preparations, custom formulations & herbal nutritive teas. Shelley was one of the first students trained in Maya Abdominal Massage by Dr. Rosita Arvigo, Hortence Robinson & Beatrice Waight in Belize.

If you would like to contact Shelley, please send her an email:

shelley @ massagespecialists.com

Episode 19 – Sports Massage with Nate Butryn

Interview with Nate Butryn, RMT talking about Sports Massage and working with athletes.

Nate attended the University of Albany in New York studying kinesiology and athletic training. He graduated from BCMT in 1998 and completed the Orthopedic and Sports Massage Certificate in 2000. In his private practice, Nate specializes in orthopedic and sports massage, treating chronic pain, whiplash, postural dysfunction, and other injuries. He works with athletes and has worked with multiple Olympic athletes, professional runners/triathletes and football players.