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Joseph Muscolino, DC

By NCBTMB Admin | July 31, 2017 | Comments Off on Joseph Muscolino, DC

My Massage Therapy Journey My journey in the world of massage therapy began while I was still in middle and high school, well before any formal training in bodywork. I was just always comfortable using my hands to give family and friends massage. For this reason, when I entered chiropractic school in 1981, I was…

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Lauren Jaekle, LMT, BCTMB

By NCBTMB Admin | June 30, 2017 | Comments Off on Lauren Jaekle, LMT, BCTMB

My passion for Massage Therapy started at a young age. My younger sister, Melissa, was born prematurely and has a number of challenges. Our family was told to expect the worst but, fortunately, we saw how physical therapy and massage helped her progress well beyond all expectations. I was amazed to witness how massage relaxed…

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Douglas Nelson, LMT, BCTMB

By NCBTMB Admin | May 31, 2017 | Comments Off on Douglas Nelson, LMT, BCTMB

My Massage Therapy Journey My journey in massage therapy began in 1977. I had just finished a year-long training. As I was leaving, my new roommate was a new massage therapy graduate, and asked if he could practice on me. I remember encouraging him that, “If you want to be really good at this, you…

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Ann Swanson

By NCBTMB Admin | April 30, 2017 | Comments Off on Ann Swanson

Massage Scientific Research Massage for Arthritis & Chronic Pain Ann Swanson, M.S. in Yoga Therapy, BCTMB, E-RYT500, LMT My journey started after art school with a trip around the world–studying yoga and Ayurvedic massage in the Himalayas of India and tai chi in China. I returned to the U.S. devoting years to furthering my study of…