Episode 20 – Massage marketing with Jessica Abegg

Jessica Abegg is the owner of Practice Attraction, an educational website and coaching practice. Jessica works with intelligent and conscious massage therapists, holistic practitioners, and heart-centric entrepreneurs who find either time, money or energy is missing from their work/life mix. She works collaboratively with clients to create prosperity with meaning.

She is the author of The Business of Massage Therapy (Pearson 2011) and the owner of Denver’s own Sanctuary Massage & Wellness.

Jessica has helped multitudes of massage therapists and holistic practitioners to create spiritual, emotional, and financial wealth through holistic entrepreneurship. She works with passionate and intelligent wellness practitioners to transform their gifts and passions into serious profits. They are then able to live a prosperous life while making a tremendous and lasting impact in the world.

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 16 – Tui Na and Chi with Brandon Drouillard

Brandon Drouillard, M.S.T.O.M., L.Ac., C.M.T.

Brandon Drouillard began practicing martial arts in 1995 at the Hsing-I Martial Arts Institute of San Diego, CA.  He received a first degree black belt in Hsing-I Chuan, under Master Mike Patterson.  He competed in full-contact mixed martial arts tournaments from 1996 to 2000.  In 1999 he ranked 3rd in the US.
After studying martial arts for a few years, Brandon enrolled at The Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and graduated with a Master of Science and Traditional Oriental Medicine degree, in 2003.  Currently, he is a Diplomate in Acupuncture and a Certified Massage Therapist.  Brandon’s area of expertise is treating musculo-skeletal disorders, menstrual disorders, infertility, digestive disorders, headaches, migraines and pain management.
Brandon has practiced acupuncture, oriental medicine and massage therapy in many of the country’s leading integrative health care facilities; including, UCSD School of Medicine Sports Rehabilitation Center, UCSD Hospital HIV Clinic, Rady’s Children’s Hospital Hematology and Oncology Department, Grossmont Medical Center Acupuncture Clinic, Robek Chiropractic and Sports Rehabilitation Center and Massage Specialists of Denver.

Some of the websites mentioned:

hsing-i.com

You can contact Brandon by email:  Brandon@bdAcupuncture.net

Massage Podcast – Episode 006

Eeris Kallil is an established Massage Therapist and healing-arts practitioner. She has practiced in America and abroad since 1986. She graduated the Boulder School of Massage in 1988 and became a faculty member there in 1999, teaching Shiatsu, Movement and Massage for Breast Cancer.

Her background includes extensive studies of Zen Shiatsu, Chinese Medicine Theory, and Energy work. She has developed her own unique intuitive style of work, and founded the Core Alignment Technique.

As a breast cancer survivor she is committed to working with and helping women through their treatments and recovery and to teaching breast cancer massage to certified massage therapists.

Some of the websites mentioned on this episode:

BodyworkWisdom.com

Self Care for Post mastecomy lymphedema – Video

MassageProfessionals.com

Massage Podcast – Episode 010

Beck Stephens, BA, RMT, CI, AOBTA
Beck began practicing bodywork in 1982, studying Zen Shiatsu privately and attending the Swedish Institute. She studied with Pauline Sasaki and Nelita Po’Okui Anderson Cook and built her work on two systems of energy medicine: Shiatsu and Mana O’Hana, the healing art form based in traditional Hawaiian Medicine. In 1997, she co-founded Digital Press Publishing and produced two anatomical charts of the Loving Anatomy Series to help instructors and practitioners teach about the human body. In 2003, she began studies with Dr. Gregory Antyuhin, a medical intuitive from Russia who has practiced medicine as a psychiatric doctor and shamanic healer. Beck’s passion and life work is to help people find their way to a positive outlook and a sense of wellbeing and passion and for life to be lived with love, gratitude, consciousness and kindness. She has a private practice in Boulder with Heart Fire Healing Center.

Episode 33 – Interview with Michael Rosen-Pyros, D.C.

Michael Rosen-Pyros, D.C., received his bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from the SUNY College at Old Westbury, New York, in 1975. He attended New York Chiropractic College, receiving his doctor of chiropractic degree in 1983. He has 21 years of experience teaching life sciences at the Sarasota School of Massage Therapy, as well as many years of experience as a former owner/director of the Sarasota School of Massage Therapy in Florida. Rosen-Pyros currently practices an eclectic synthesis of chiropractic and Thai massage in Boulder, Colorado. He is a musician and singer, a yoga and tai chi instructor and writer.

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 009


Lauriann Greene, CEAS, is co-author of Save Your Hands! The Complete Guide to Injury Prevention and Ergonomics for Manual Therapists, 2nd Edition, the leading self-care guide for manual treatment professionals, with over 100,000 copies sold worldwide.  A former massage therapist, Lauriann has written numerous articles on work-related injury prevention for all major massage publications, speaks regularly at leading conferences including the AMTA National Conference, and co-authored the first study to produced reliable statistics on work-related injury among American massage therapists. With Save Your Hands!, Lauriann now offers injury prevention and ergonomics continuing education courses, consulting and training services, and the Certified Injury Prevention Instructor (CIPI) program.

Some of the websites mentioned on this episode:

SaveYourHands.com