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Cindy Tan

            As a child, Cindy was very curious and would like to take toys, pens and things apart and put it back together again. Growing up in a single parent family, she had to learn to take on more responsibility at a young age and is a giver.She started on …

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Travis Alligood

Several years ago, after becoming a licensed massage and bodyworker, I was invited by a fellow therapist to join ABMP’s “Community of Massage Practitioners.” During the first few months I spent a lot of time researching the organization’s very sophisticated social network. It was there I met Erik Dalton and learned about the Freedom From …

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Brian A Davis

My educational journey has been constant because I always strive to be the best version of me. I served in the Army with the 101st Airborne Division in 1987. In 2003, I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Law Enforcement from Concordia University. I was a veteran police officer specializing in SWAT, Defensive Tactics and Firearms …

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Eric Schmelzer

In 2010, I graduated the University of Findlay with a B.S. in Exercise Science and immediately began my professional career as a personal trainer. After 4 years, my practice became fairly successful, but it seemed my biggest problem was my strong “know-it-all personality.” In 2014, I attended my first MAT workshop with Paul Kelly in …

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Angela Jackson

As the former director of Pyramid Holistic Wellness Center, a large destination resort spa and fitness center in Rutland, Vermont, I felt I needed to better understand the knowledge and skill set required of my massage staff. Once I began to engage in the clinical hands-on work, there was just no turning back. A year …

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Michelle Coash

In 1993, I graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and am a licensed Physical Therapy Assistant. I’ve been practicing manual bodywork and massage therapy for nearly 30 years and have been an ACE Certified Fitness Professional for more than three decades. In 2013, I became owner and operator of MC …

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Thomasina Larkin

After teaching yoga, fitness classes and personal training for several years, I became a Registered Massage Therapist of Ontario in 2011. I feel like I’m really just at the start of my career and I am so grateful, honored and proud to be part of the MMT team. I heard about the program one year …

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Lisa Susalla

I’m a 2005 graduate from the Flint School of Therapeutic Massage. While researching new ways to take my manual therapy career to the next level, I came across Erik Dalton’s website. I began reading his blogs and viewing his Myoskeletal Alignment Technique videos and then decided to try some of his techniques with my clients. …

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Mal Williams

My background is 25 years in the Army Physical Training Corp during which I trained as a remedial therapist, followed by 14 years as a college lecturer. During this time, I have worked with British athletes in the sports of judo and archery and have been fortunate enough to compete internationally in both sports.While attending …

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Diane Pineault

Originally from Mystic, Connecticut, I began my massage therapy career in 1990. At the time I was midway through a Master’s Degree in Public Administration at the University of Connecticut. Instead of spending my time working on my master’s thesis I was otherwise distracted with my interest in holistic healing. Even though I had never …

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Anne Hooter

I began my journey in bodywork in 1999 by enrolling in a clinical massage therapy program at Blue Cliff College in the state of Louisiana. Most of the curriculum at the time was based in New Age philosophies and my passion leaned more toward the Western model of manual therapy and movement in dealing with …

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Tammy Shaw-Sykes

My health & wellness journey began a few years after being diagnosed with fibromyalgia, arthritis and other painful conditions. In 2009 I attended St Paul College for Massage Therapy and graduated in 2012 with AAS degrees in clinical sports massage and personal training in addition to becoming a certified yoga instructor. By 2012 I opened …

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Dawn Sheppard

You may now call me Master! About a month after obtaining my massage therapy license in 2012, I happened to attend an AMTA function a block away from where I worked. During the 3-hour meeting, James Waslaski gave an amazing presentation that inspired me to enroll in his 5-day intensive orthopedic massage class and this …

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Roger Walker

As the first MMT in Canada, I know my patients are appreciating it. I’m forever grateful that my massage college instructor, Lisa Mousseau DC, suggested I pursue this MMT program. Myoskeletal Therapy has proven to be the most practical training I’ve taken for helping people feel better and perform their best, and is the basis …

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