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WORKSHOPS

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 massage workshop. Learn the latest advancements in MAT technology, all while taking a break from your routine in a refreshing setting. These workshops will immediately revolutionize your massage practice.

All workshops count toward the Master MAT Certification and provide CE credits for NCBTMB, IASI and most state certifying agencies.

Oklahoma City is the only workshop in the USA taught by Erik Dalton personally. The Costa Rica retreat, also taught by Erik, is the premiere event for therapists who are on track for the Master Myoskeletal Therapist designation.

These massage therapy workshops sell out fast, so register ASAP.

2023 WORKSHOPS:

Discover new approaches to treating neck cricks, thoracic outlet, sciatica, low back pain, and sport injuries.  MAT workshops embody the work of Erik Dalton and his Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques.

SAVE THE DATE!  JANUARY 1, 2023 we open registration to all MAT Workshops.

Click “MORE INFO” for any of our 2023 Workshops and we will send you a reminder to alert you when registration begins.

Corvallis, Oregon

February 18-19, 2023

Heather Norlander

Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques for Upper and Lower Body

Nate Fay

Norwalk, Connecticut

March 10-12, 2023

Nathan Fay

Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques for Neck and Back Pain

Gulfport, Mississippi

March 4-5, 2023

Scott Oglesbay

Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques for Upper and Lower Body

Kathleen Benanti

Dallas, Texas

March 7-9, 2023

Kathleen Benanti

Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques for Prone, Supine and Sidelying

Nate Fay

Warwick, Rhode Island

March 25-26, 2023

Nathan Fay

Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques for Upper and Lower Body

Tammy McCue

Orlando, Florida

April 14-16, 2023

Tammy Mccue

Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques for Neck and Back Pain

San Francisco, California

April 15-16, 2023

Aubrey Gowing

Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques for Prone, Supine and Sidelying

San Diego, California

April 22-23, 2023

Aubrey Gowing

Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques for Upper and Lower Body

Nate Fay

Wilmington, Delaware

April 22-23, 2023

Nathan Fay

Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques for Prone, Supine, Sidelying

Las Vegas, Nevada

April 29-30, 2023

Damon Bolden

Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques for Upper and Lower Body

Clinton Merrifield

Frankfurt, Germany

May 6-7, 2023

Clinton Merrifield

Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques for Upper and Lower Body

Tammy McCue

Tampa, Florida

May 6-7, 2023

Tammy McCue

Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques for Upper and Lower Body

Kathleen Benanti

Dallas, Texas

May 26-28, 2023

Kathleen Benanti

Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques for Prone, Supine and Sidelying

Tammy McCue

Niagara Falls, New York

June 10-11, 2023

Tammy McCue

Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques for Upper and Lower Body

Erik Dalton

Oklahoma City workshop

June 30-July 2, 2023

Erik Dalton

Three-day workshop learning Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques with Erik Dalton. Click the button below for more info.

Tammy McCue

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

August 5-6, 2023

Tammy McCue

Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques for Upper and Lower Body

Tammy McCue

Peoria , Arizona

September 9-10, 2023

Tammy McCue

Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques for Upper and Lower Body

Kathleen Benanti

Dallas, Texas

October 3-5, 2023

Kathleen Benanti

Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques for Prone, Supine and Sidelying

Tammy McCue

West Palm Beach, Florida

October 27-29, 2023

Tammy McCue

Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques for Neck and Low Back

Erik Dalton

Costa Rica

November-December 2023 (exact dates TBC)

Erik Dalton

Celebrate education and nature with Erik Dalton’s 23rd annual “Pain Relief in Paradise” retreat at Costa Rica’s stunning Pura Vida Resort. 

INSTRUCTORS

Erik Dalton

Erik Dalton

Erik Dalton is widely regarded as one of the foremost innovators in the massage and bodywork profession. He has studied with some of the professions leading thinkers, like Ida Rolf and famed osteopath Phillip Greenman. He is the developer of Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques, a system of manual therapy that addresses and heals pain patterns at their very core. Armed with a comprehensive understanding of the intricate interplay between mind and body, structure and function, massage therapists who’ve studied Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques with Erik Dalton are changing the face of chronic pain the world over.

Aubrey is a Master Myoskeletal Therapist (MMT), an orthopedic massage therapist and the owner of Orthopaedic Sports Therapy Clinic. He has been teaching for 24 year and serves as director at Holistic College Dublin. He has three decades of clinical experience and has gained 40+ qualifications and certifications through that time. Aubrey is a senior MAT instructor who teaches MAT courses throughout Europe.

Jane Detert

Jane Detert has been a physical therapist assistant for 27 years and has been teaching massage for the past eight. This dedicated practitioner takes pride in helping clients, whether it is chronic back pain or helping an athlete perform at their optimal level. After studying MAT, getting her Master Myoskeletal Therapist (MMT) certification and successfully implementing MAT in her personal practice, she is eager to share her knowledge and teach advanced techniques to other practitioners, whatever their background. She brings as much energy to the classroom as she does into her treatment room!

Nathan Fay

Nathan Fay’s passion for massage therapy and MAT has led him to run a very busy practice over the years with clients ranging in age from 8 to 85! He has earned the Master Myoskeletal Therapist (MMT) designation and is excited to bring his passion for this work to new and continuing students. Nathan is a highly experienced technician with a calm, easygoing demeanor, and a great sense of humor.

Tammy McCue

Tammy McCue is a Master Myoskeletal Therapist (MMT) with a Physical Therapist Assistant degree. After a formal education in athletic training, physical therapy and massage she started advanced Myoskeletal Alignment Therapy training. MAT has given her the tools to look at her clients differently. Now she looks for patterns rather than simply following pain.

Clinton Merrifield

“I have a passion for  massage and specialize in assessments, pain relief, and educating clients towards pain free movement.  As a Master Myoskeletal Therapist, I provide better health, well-being and knowledge to clients through positive pain-relief therapies and movement training programs.”  My three favorite words are “educate, educate, educate!” I am currently living in Germany preparing to teach MAT workshops in 2023!

Kathleen Benanti

Kathleen Benanti is a Master Myoskeletal Therapist (MMT) and Certified Ergonomics Specialist (CES). Her formal education in research science provides her the unique ability to understand and incorporate current findings and best practices into workshops. Kathleen has a unique ability to break down and disseminate complex information into an easy to understand format. In addition, she feels the best learning environment should be fun, relaxed and never short of snacks and caffeine.

Scott Oglesbay remembers attending his first Myoskeletal seminar and how it opened his eyes to a type of manual therapy that was specifically designed to assess and treat clients in an approachable, easy way; It changed his life and his practice. Now, as a Master Myoskeletal Therapist, he dedicates his time to treating, educating and encouraging clients presenting in a variety of injuries and pain patterns with enjoyment in one of his two locations in the Atlanta area.

Damon Bolden, MMT has been practicing MAT techniques since 2012. The positive response he experienced in helping his clients using MAT encouraged him to learn more. His massage practice is thriving thanks to the skills he has learned in MAT courses and workshops. He completed his MMT certification in 2018 and is now teaching MAT workshops in Las Vegas, Nevada.   

Heather Norlander, MMT is the kind of massage therapist who is interested in helping her clients experience long lasting results. Its what she is known for in the medical and rehab community where she practices in Lebanon, Oregon. Learning MAT was a perfect fit for Heather and she is inspired and excited to share this practice with other therapists in her MAT Workshops.