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