BODYWORK  TRAINING 

LAUREN BERRY METHOD OF CORRECTIVE MASSAGE ~ 192 hrs

  • The Pelvis: Anatomy, Berry Method  (2014, again in 2019, 42 hrs total) Lynda Caesara

  • The Knee: Anatomy, Berry Method (2013, 2019, 30 hrs) Lynda Caesara

  • The Ankle : Anatomy, Berry Method (2013, 2018, 2019, 45 hrs) Lynda Caesara

  • The Shoulder: Anatomy, Berry Method (2013, 2019, 30 hrs) Lynda Caesara

  • The Elbow: Anatomy, Berry Method (2013, 2019, 30 hrs) Lynda Caesara

  • The Wrist: Anatomy, Berry Method (2019, 15 hrs) Lynda Caesara

TOUCH SKILLS TRAINING FOR TRAUMA THERAPISTS ~ 90 hrs

  • 1: scars, surgery, injury, regulation of ANS physiology (2019, 30 hrs) Kathy L Kain, SEP

  • 2: falls, high velocity injury, threat response cycle, fluid-based trauma (2019, 30 hrs) Kathy L. Kain, SEP

  • 3: complex injury/trauma structures, early trauma, syndromes  (2019, 30 hrs) Kathy L. Kain, SEP

FELDENKRAIS METHOD TEACHER ~ 800 hrs

       Includes F-I (functional integration) hands-on bodywork and ATM (awareness through movement lessons) teaching

 

AYURVEDIC HEALTH PRACTITIONER  ~ 750 hrs

 

POLARITY ENERGY BALANCING PRACTITIONER ~ 220 hrs

 

TRADITIONAL THAI MASSAGE THERAPIST~ 210 hrs

  • Fine Art of Thai Massage School in Chiang Mai, Thailand (2002, 60 hrs)- Mac Therdachai

  • Old Medicine Hospital School in Chiang Mai, Thailand (2002, 60 hrs) Ajahn Sintorn

  • Private Study in Pai, Thailand (2002, 45 hrs) Anna Mekias, L.Ac, instructor OMH and UHT

  • Private Study, Wat Po style (2002, 15 hrs) Pen Si, CMT

  • Intro Class, Massage Therapy Institute (2001, 30 hrs) Tim Holt, CMT

 

TEACHER TRAINING TO TEACH MASSAGE THERAPY AT NORTHWESTERN TECHNICAL COLLEGE~ 160 hrs

  • Swedish Massage Certification (2006, 80 hrs) Ted Celeste, LAc

  • Shiatsu Massage Certification (2006, 80 hrs) Ted Celeste, L.Ac

BARRAL VISCERAL MANIPULATION TECHNIQUES (Work of Pierre Barral, D.O., manual osteopath)~ 141 hrs       

 

MASSAGE PRACTITIONER TRAINING ~ 108 hrs

ACUPRESSURE & TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE TECHNIQUES/ASSESSMENT SKILLS~ 80 hrs

       (Fertility Wisdom by Angela Woo, LAc )

PIEDMONT SCHOOL OF MASSAGE COURSES~ 64 hrs

MASSAGE THERAPY INSTITUTE CLASSES~ 32 hrs

  • Deep Tissue Massage (2001, 20 hrs) Tim Holt, CMT

  • Myofascial Advanced Structural Technique for Shoulder (2001, 8 hrs) Ken Bluntyn, CMT

  • Myofascial Advanced Structural Technique for Hip/Low Back (2001, 8 hrs) Ken Bluntyn, CMT

  • Pregnancy Massage, prenatal/ postnatal (2001, 8 hrs) Bridget Scadeng, CMT

  • Chair Massage (2001, 8 hrs) with Megan Lawson, CMT

 

NEUROKINETIC THERAPY (NKT) ~ 30 hrs

CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY COURSE ~ 24 hrs

  • Upledger Craniosacral Therapy Level 1 certification (2006, 24 hrs​) Eric Moya, CST

ADDITIONAL TRAINING~ 370 hrs

  • UPCOMING: Integral Anatomy Dissection, Unfixed Form, 10-Day Lab (June 2020, 80 hrs) Gil Hedley, PhD

  • Infant Massage Workshop (2019, 2 hrs) Reenie McCaffrey, CIMI

  • Post-grad training in Feldenkrais Method (2016-present, 220 hrs) Larry Goldfarb PhD,  Karen Zindars, FP, PT

  • Compassionate Touch w/ Bosnian Refugees [Healing Arts Institute] (2006, 10 hrs) Michele Herling, CMT

  • Osteopathic soft tissue techniques and principals of functional medicine (2006-8) Seth Linn, DO

  • Vaya Mental Health Resources (2004-10, wraparound team outpatient clinic, family systems approach) Dr Claude Arnett, PhD

  • Human Anatomy [Sacramento City College] (2001, 30 hrs)

  • Human Anatomy [Cabrillo College] (1998, 30 hrs)

  • Holistic Health Western Perspectives [San Francisco State University] (1992, 30 hrs)

  • Learned informally through colleagues and self study: Chi Nei Tsang, Hot Stone Massage, Reflexology, Tui Na, Vibrational Healing/Toning, Tom Myers' Anatomy Trains Myofascial Meridian techniques 

MINDBODYSPIRIT & MOVEMENT PRACTICES

General Education 

SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY

  • B.A. in English/Creative Writing (1993)

Licenses and Insurance

NATIONAL CERTIFICATION OF THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE AND BODYWORK 

  • NCTMB exam passed in 2011

CALIFORNIA MASSAGE COUNCIL CERTIFICATION (CAMTC #45308) 

  • City licensed and state certified to practice massage therapy in Redwood City, CA

ASSOCIATION OF BODYWORK AND MASSAGE PRACTITIONERS (ABMP #823692)

  • Full liability insurance held in California to practice and teach massage therapy and related skills 

certified massage therapist, 32 yrs

client-centered, hands on bodywork

attunement ~ alignment ~ resilience

61 Renato Court, suite 15

Redwood City, Ca 94061

tessbradley@gmail.com

(415)205-6395

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