Episode 17 – TMJ Temporomandibular joint disorder

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

Episode 38 – Interview with Susan G. Salvo – Mosby’s Pathology author

Susan G. Salvo is a massage therapist with 30 years of experience. As an author,Susan has written several best selling massage textbooks, online courses, and instructional youtube videos. She is currently working on her Masters degree in Educational Leadership and Instructional Technology. Susan was a task force member for the Massage Therapy Body of Knowledge Project. She is on the advisory board for the American Pregnancy Massage Association. In 2011, Susan was named Teacher of the Year during the World Massage Festival. She holds membership in several prestigious associations and societies and is very passionate about massage therapy and massage education.

Links mentioned during podcast:

www.susansalvo.com

www.youtube.com/user/lamassageschool

massagepassionista.blogspot.com

www.facebook.com/susansalvo

Effects of Massage Therapy

Episode 13 – Taxes and your massage practice

Topic: Taxes and your massage practice with special guest: Harriet Klapper, CPA

If you have questions for Harriet you can contact her at:

Phone: (303) 827-3032

Email: hklapper at aol.com

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

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

Episode 41 – Orthopedic Massage with Boris Prilutsky

Boris Prilutsky has been teaching and practicing medical and sports massage for the last 40 years. He is the founder of the South California Health Institute school of massage, physical therapy aide and chiropractor  assistants program in Los Angeles, California. He graduated from the Pedagogic Institute of Higher Education in Vinnitsa, Ukraine, degree in physical education, completed postgraduate physical rehabilitation study at Lesgofft Institute of former Leningrad, graduated from Medical College in Ramat-Gan, Israel, with a major in chiropractic medicine. The first 20 years of his career, he spent working with Olympian teams of the former Soviet Union. Boris has trained thousands of therapists worldwide. He also treats patients with various neural, muscular and skeletal disorders at his offices  at San Fernando Valley as well as at Beverly Hills, California. When teaching  classes, Boris sharing not only book knowledge, but most important clinical experiences from the treatment room.

Note: due to some difficulties during recording we decided to reduce the time of the interview, but we’ll have Boris for another session soon.

Some of the websites mentioned on this episode:

MedicalMassage-Edu.com

Massage Podcast – Episode 004

Topic: Interview with Dr. Stephen Melis, chiropractor and massage therapist.

For more information on Dr. Melis please visit his website:

www.pro-active-chiro.com