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There is a court case that just concluded in Pennsylvania, one in which I know not of the therapist’s true innocence or guilt. The therapist, who specializes in Myofascial Release, was convicted of…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Gordon J. Wallis yesterday.
I am having the pleasure of Peter spending a few days with me in Rochester, NY. He's teaching me some fascinating information that he has uncovered over the past ten years and hoping to begin to…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Lelean Feb 12, 2011.
How do you feel about giving up weekday time vs. weekend time for continuing education? As a seminar provider, meeting the needs of the student/therapist is most important. What are your thoughts?Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jordan Meyer Dec 21, 2010.
If there were one map of the body for all to follow, a map that showed all areas of injury, trauma, and pain, along with the necessary route to take to eliminate those issues, life would be simple.
I received a new GPS this past Christmas. My old GPS had become unreliable due to a few quirks and I did not have full trust in my iPhone’s GPS, given a few wrong turns along the way. While my new GPS offers me nearly a nearly foolproof ability to find my way around while traveling, it…Continue
Posted on March 3, 2013 at 2:30pm
“I don’t see how knowing the science behind my work will improve what I do…”
“I don’t care about the science behind it, as long as it works…”
“The evidence does not matter, it is results that matter…”
“Stop talking about things I don’t care about…”
Do any of these statements sound familiar? Have you said any of them yourself? It may be the places I frequent on the internet,…Continue
Posted on November 16, 2012 at 12:48pm
I was recently listening to a radio show from a local NPR affiliate. The interview was with the director of a dance company that pioneer an innovative form of dance done while dangling from ropes on the sides of buildings. She described their work as a “cross pollination of various dance forms”. That term resonated with me and where I am attempting to evolve my Foundations in Myofascial Release Seminars.
These of you who have been following my posts for the past few months may see a…Continue
Posted on September 22, 2012 at 4:28pm — 1 Comment
What if today was the first day of your education in bodywork, where you were sitting down in your first class as a budding MT/PT/OT/Whatever T? Your instructor started the lecture with “You know all of those hard/ropy/toughened areas that we feel under the skin? Well the best thing to get rid of those is light, sustained pressure. Make it light enough so that the nervous system does not view it as a threat. If you dig in too deeply, you are only exacerbating things.”…what would you think?…Continue
Posted on September 13, 2012 at 1:47pm