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

University Education 

SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY

  • B.A. in English with Creative Writing Emphasis (1993)

Training in Massage & Integrative Healthcare

BODY THERAPY CENTER ~ 108 hrs


 

LAUREN BERRY METHOD OF CORRECTIVE MASSAGE ~ 222 hrs

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

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

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

  • The Elbow: Anatomy, Berry Method (2013, again in 2019, 2020, 45 hrs) Lynda Caesara

  • The Wrist: Anatomy, Berry Method (2019, again in 2020, 30 hrs) Lynda Caesara

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

FELDENKRAIS METHOD TEACHER TRAINING~ 1020 hrs

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

 

TOUCH  SKILLS  FOR  TRAUMA  RECOVERY~ 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

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

PROFESSIONAL MENTORS:

  • (2006-2008) Seth Linn, DO 

  • (2004-2010) Dr Claude Arnett, PhD was the director of Vaya Mental Health Resources. Vaya was a successful wraparound team outpatient clinic with an educational, family systems, client-centered approach. I worked with people age 15-25 who struggled with emotional issues, addiction recovery and body image issues. This was a gifted and wholehearted team of counselors, mental health coaches, healing arts therapists. Dr Arnett was the director and psychiatrist. Vaya made a lasting impression on me of the positive results possible in engaged team heathcare, and my role in this work.

AYURVEDIC MEDICINE PRACTITIONER  ~ 750 hrs

CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY ~ 24 hrs

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

POLARITY  PRACTITIONER CERTIFICATION ~ 220 hrs

TRADITIONAL THAI MASSAGE THERAPIST CERTIFICATION ~ 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

 

MASSAGE THERAPY TEACHER TRAINING,  NORTHWESTERN TECHNICAL COLLEGE~ 160 hrs

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

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

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

       (Fertility Wisdom by Angela Woo, LAc )

PIEDMONT SCHOOL OF MASSAGE COURSES in PIEDMONT, VA~ 64 hrs

MASSAGE THERAPY INSTITUTE CLASSES in DAVIS, CA~ 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

ADDITIONAL MASSAGE THERAPY:

  • Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT) Level 1 certification (2015, 15 hrs) David Weinstock, CMT

  • Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT) Level 2 certification (2015, 15 hrs) David Weinstock, CMT (NKT book)

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

  • Self study: Chi Nei Tsang, Hot Stone, Reflexology, Tui Na, Tom Myers' Anatomy Trains Myo-fascial techniques

HUMAN ANATOMY OUTSIDE OF TRAININGS:

  • CURRENT: Integral Anatomy Dissection (May and Sept 2020, 10 hrs) Gil Hedley, PhD

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

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

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

MINDFULNESS & MOVEMENT TRAININGS:

Licenced Massage Therapist - 30 Yrs Exp

Guild Certified Feldenkrais Teacher

Injury Prevention and Healing Support

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(415)205-6395

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Redwood City, Ca 94061