Massage Podcast – Episode 005

Topic: Interview with Ruth Werner – President of Massage Therapy Foundation.

RUTH WERNER, LMP -: Ms. Werner is a massage therapist, writer, and educator with a passionate interest in massage research and the role of bodywork for people who struggle with health. Her groundbreaking textbook, A Massage Therapist’s Guide to Pathology was first published in 1998; keeping it current is now her main occupation. In addition, she writes a column for Massage and Bodywork magazine and teaches continuing education workshops all over the country. She has served on committees for the Utah Department of Public Licensing, the AMTA, the National Certifying Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, and the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards. Ruth was extremely honored to be selected for the AMTA Council of Schools Teacher of the Year Award for 2005, but her greatest honor is to serve as the president of the Massage Therapy Foundation. The Massage Therapy Foundation is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 charitable organization that works to advance the knowledge and practice of massage therapy by supporting scientific research, education, and community service.

Some of the links mentioned on this podcast:

Ruth Werner

Massage Therapy Foundation

James Waslaski

Episode 39 – Interview with Chris Balsley

Chris Balsley MA, LPC, PCC has maintained a thriving and diverse professional coaching, presenting and somatic counseling practice for almost thirty years. Chris’s clients include leaders at all levels in organizations, from high-level government and military officials to executives in Fortune 500 companies. He has presented in the United States, Asia, Mexico and Europe and he has been interview on television and radio shows. Chris’s present focus is on inspiring leaders to become the most effective leaders they can become, especially in the face of workplace stress, daily adversity and overwhelm. He is a veteran of the U.S. Military (Hon. Discharge 1983) and has taught psychology, counseling skill and somatics at the University and College level since 2001.

Chris studied directly with the Tension Release Exercise (TRE) founder David Berceli Ph.D for three years during which they trained over 6,000 high performance individuals in these revolutionary exercises. Since the beginning of 2012 Chris has personally guided over 300 Singaporean, Indonesian and Malaysians through the TRE process.

S. G. “Out of everything I’m doing to help my body heal, I’ve found that TREs all by themselves are 75% of the success I’m experiencing… The training you provided me is not only less expensive (especially compared to the surgeries and medical co-pays I was paying), it is lifelong, applicable to my career success, bettering my parenting, and helping me be a better spouse.”

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Some of the websites mentioned on this episode:

Massage Podcast – Episode 012

State of the massage therapy profession with Elaine Calenda. If you are looking to reduce some of your phone related expenses then you might want to listen the tip of the week.

Note: We just want to make clear that we refer to getting a free PHONE NUMBER,  not a free phone. Thanks!

Episode 18 – Moore Massage a male therapist success story

Interview with Michael Moore, sharing the story behind his business Moore Massage which was named “Best of Boston” 3 years in a row.

We dedicate this podcast to all male therapists out there.

Episode 28 – The Chanda Plan Foundation and Massage awareness week with Jill Brekken

Today we had Jill Brekken, RMT who is the Clinic Director from Boulder College of Massage Therapy. Who came to talk about the Chanda Foundation and Massage awareness week.

Links mentioned during podcast:

The Chanda Plan Foundation

The ZIA Project

Peaceful Retreats

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 17 – TMJ Temporomandibular joint disorder

TMJ – Temporomandibular joint disorder with our massage expert: Elaine Calenda