Pain Relief in Paradise

Erik Dalton


Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques for Neck, Shoulder, Low Back, Hips and Legs

Paul Kelly, Senior MAT Instructor | 16 Hour Massage Training


Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques

Dave Clinger, MAT Instructor | 16 Hour Massage Training

Dalton Myoskeletal Instructors

Massage Education on Vacation

Combine beautiful destinations with the highest quality massage education available, and you’ll find yourself at a Dalton Myoskeletal Alignment Technique workshop. Offered multiple times in various locations throughout the year, these workshops will immediately revolutionize your massage practice.

Get personalized attention from senior instructors and learn the latest advancements in MAT technology, all while taking a break from your routine in a refreshing setting. All workshop courses count toward the Master MAT Certification as well as satisfy Continuing Education requirements for the NCBTMB, IASI and most state bodywork certifying agencies.


Pain Relief in Paradise

This annual workshop focuses on the latest advancements in Dalton’s Myoskeletal curriculum. Bringing together information from cutting-edge research on the mind-body connection with specific manual therapy techniques, these 8 days will transform your massage practice. You’ll learn in-depth bodywork tools integrating deep tissue, myofascial and neuromyoskeletal techniques to relieve pain and recreate healthy alignment in the body.

When not in class, participants in this workshop enjoy adventures in the Costa Rican forest, fresh organic meals, and relaxing spa treatments. Join the Dalton Gang in paradise!

November 26-December 3, 2016 in Costa Rica

Leveling the Head and Tail

There’s never a dull moment at Dalton’s annual Oklahoma City workshop. These three days are packed with in-person demos, research-based lectures and hands-on practice with instructor feedback. Build your network with other professional bodyworkers and take home freebie goodies from companies such as Biofreeze, Theraband and Bon Vital.

This year’s workshop covers Erik’s new pinched nerve and tendinopathy techniques that will show you how to correct spinal reflex problems, identify the anatomical source of specific types of pain, improve your own body mechanics, as well as to speak more effectively with your clients. Don’t miss your only chance to learn directly from the MAT founder himself in the United States.

June 30-July 2, 2017 in Oklahoma City, OK

Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques

This 2-day workshop covers foundational MAT techniques that will up-level your massage skills immediately. A team of four senior-level instructors from the Dalton Gang, headed up by David Clinger, teach how to assess and treat pain caused by poor alignment along the entire length of the spine, skull, and pelvis.

Outside of class, participants in this workshop can enjoy time on the beautiful South Carolina beach of Hilton Head.

April 29-30, 2017 in Hilton Head, SC

Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques for Neck, Shoulder, Low Back, Hips & Legs

In this 2-day workshop, senior instructor Paul Kelly covers how to combine home retraining exercises with in-office manual therapy treatments. You’ll learn how to assess and treat several of the most commonly seen problems for your clients, including scoliosis, headaches, neck cricks, low back pain, and more.

Learn breakthrough retraining exercises to teach your clients what to do at home, and gain deeper understanding of working with the brain’s perception in retraining muscle groups.

March 10 –11, 2017 in Portland, OR

April 22 – 23, 2017 in Houston, TX

May 20 – 21, 2017 in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

August 6 – 7, 2017 in Minneapolis, MN

October 7 – 8, 2017 in Las Vegas

November 4 – 5, 2017 in Boston, MA

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