Who Am I

MASSAGE and Rolfing® EXPERIENCE

Michael
07/2001–present full–time private practice out of my home
07/1994–6/2001 part–time private practice out of my home
07/1993–08/1996 massage volunteer for ELLIPSE, SF Peninsula AIDS Services • San Mateo, CA

TRAINING and CERTIFICATIONS

04/2001–06/2001 CranialSacral and Myofascial Release • Body Therapy Center • Palo Alto, CA (125 hours)
05/2000–08/2000 Rolfing Advanced Certification • Rolf Institute • Boulder, CO (192 hours)  
08/1996–08/1997 Rolfing Certification • Rolf Institute • Boulder, CO (480 hours)  
10/1995–02/1996 Advanced Massage Practitioner • Body Therapy Center • Palo Alto, CA (175 hours)  
03/1994–11/1994 Shiatsu Practitioner • Body Therapy Center • Palo Alto (121 hours)  
01/1993–06/1994 Massage Therapist Certification • Body Therapy Center • Palo Alto (136 hours)  

CONTINUING EDUCATION

10/2012 Resolving Acute and Chronic Back Pain • Rolf Institute (32 hours)  
02/2011 Neural and Visceral Mobilization • Rolf Institute (32 hours)  
07/2010 Neural Mobilization, Level 2 • Rolf Institute (32 hours)  
10/2009 Neural Mobilization, Level 1 • Rolf Institute (32 hours)  
03/2009 Working With Knees • Rolf Institute (8 hours)  
03/2008 The Art of Rolfing • Rolf Institute (24 hours)  
07/2005 Rossiter Work Level 1 • Body Therapy Center (14 hours)  
12/2001 Including the Viscera in the Rolfing process (Level II) • Rolf Institute (48 hours)  
03/2000 Resolving Back and Neck Pain within the Rolfing 10 Series • Rolf Institute (48 hours)  
01/2000 Biomechanics of the Spine and Pelvis • Rolf Institute (24 hours)  
11/1999 Including the Viscera in the Rolfing process (Level I) • Rolf Institute (48 hours)  
02/1999 Rolfing Movement Theory and Techniques • Rolf Institute (24 hours)  
08/1998 Techniques for the Neck and Shoulders • Rolf Institute (32 hours)  
08/1997 Rolfing Techniques and RSI • Rolf Institute (24 hours)  
05/1996 The Trager® Approach • Body Therapy Center (12 hours)  
04/1996 Introduction to the Enneagram • private tutor (20 hours)  
06/1995 Embodiment for Bodyworks • Body Therapy Center (16 hours)  
04/1995 Advanced Techniques in Massage • Body Therapy Center (48 hours)  

EDUCATION

09/1979–06/1981 postgraduate study in chemistry • CSUN • Northridge, CA  
07/1975–12/1977 B.S. in chemistry • UCLA • Los Angeles, CA