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. 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 is the premiere event for therapists who are on track for the Master Myoskeletal Therapist designation.

These workshops sell out fast, so register ASAP.


Costa Rica

Nov 30 - Dec.7, 2019

Northwest Ohio

July 13 or September 21, 2019

Learn Erik Dalton’s favorite sidelying techniques and effective techniques for treating trapped nerves in this special one day class.

West Palm Beach, Florida

July 27-28, 2019

Learn innovative Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques for chronic neck, TMJ & migraine pain. slipping rib syndrome, 
Dowager’s hump, head forward postures and more. Optional PhysioKinetic Training workshop available. 

Northwest Ohio

August 10, 2019

Discover MAT techniques for whiplash, sacral torsions & reactive muscle spasm through special video animation, anatomy dissection and dozens of head-to-toe hands-on techniques.

Melbourne, Australia

Aug 17-18, 2019

Learn practical and effective approaches for finding and treating chronic pelvic, lumbar and lower extremity pain problems.

Gold Coast, Australia

Aug 24-25, 2019

Learn practical and effective approaches for finding and treating chronic pelvic, lumbar and lower extremity pain problems.


Aug 31-Sept 1, 2019

Learn practical and effective approaches for finding and treating chronic pelvic, lumbar and lower extremity pain problems.

Bend, Oregon

Sept 7-8, 2019

Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques for upper and lower body to treat neck cricks, thoracic outlet, sciatica, low back pain, and sport injuries.

Dublin, Ireland

Sept 7-8, 2019

The new Myoskeletal Therapy™ Treating Trapped Nerves seminar will allow you to incorporate exciting and effective new myofascial deep tissue techniques, joint mobilization and nerve flossing into your existing skill set. 

Asheville, NC

Sept 14-15, 2019

Discover innovative massage and  home retraining techniques for assessing and treating whiplash, sacral torsions, reactive muscle spasm and more. 

London, England

Sept 14-15, 2019

Learn practical approaches for finding and treating chronic cervical and pelvic dysfunctions that cause neurological pain problems. Become proficient at Neurological Tensioning and Neural-Flossing techniques.

San Diego, CA

Oct 26-28, 2019

Learn innovative Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques for thoracic outlet, carpal tunnel, plantar fasciitis, low back & sacroiliac joint pain. Optional PhysioKinetic Training workshop available. 

Mullingar, Ireland

Nov 20-22, 2019

Join Aubrey Gowing and Til Luchau for this Shoulder, Neck and Head workshop where you will learn practical and effective approaches for finding and treating chronic cervical, cranial and shoulder pain problems. 

Boston, MA

Nov 23-25, 2019

Discover new myoskeletal techniques for kinetic chain pain. You will learn head and neck pain routines, new ways to treat rotator cuff tendinopathies, and joint-by-joint stretches for reactive muscle guarding.

Oklahoma City, OK

TBA 2020

Learn head-to-toe hands-on techniques for pinched nerves, strained tendons & reflex spasm. This is Dalton’s only USA workshop and it sells out fast.


Erik Dalton

Erik Dalton is widely regarding 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 Greene. 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.

Paul Kelly

Paul Kelly is a Master Myoskeletal Therapist (MMT) and senior instructor. He holds an exercise science degree from the University of Tennessee. Paul has been mentoring and teaching with Erik Dalton for nearly two decades and brings a wealth of knowledge to his dynamic hands-on MAT workshops. Owner of The Temple Human Performance Center in Knoxville, Tennessee, Paul has an international reputation for treating injuries and restoring function to business professionals, celebrities, iron-man athletes, PGA professionals, and NFL athletes.

Aubrey Gowing

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.

Andy Libert

Andy Libert is a Master Myoskeletal Therapist (MMT) and Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques (MAT) instructor. In his words:  “Having been a long time bodyworker, one of the most amazing things to me about MAT theory and practice is its accessibility to both beginners and seasoned professionals. I’ve been through the standard higher educational system and have spent time studying many different systems of thought and always refer to MAT as where ‘the rubber hits the road’. It is taught in a very easy, accessible way that is immediately applicable.”

David Clinger

David Clinger is a Master Myoskeletal Therapist MMT) and Senior MAT Instructor. In his words: “My focus on lifelong learning has led me to the most innovative practitioners of medical massage, thereby enlarging my capacity to treat a wide spectrum of problems. As a therapist with a ‘wide-angle’ view of the body from experiences and education, I know that our ‘bodies live for healthy movement’. Without exaggeration, my passion for massage – especially Erik Dalton’s MAT above all other modalities – has fueled my desire to help others achieve healthier lives and lifelong wellness.”