MASSAGE Magazine All-Stars are a group of body therapy masters and experts who have dedicated their lives to empowering and informing massage professionals.
These innovative therapists and teachers are lined up to educate MASSAGE Magazine’s community of massage therapists. Get to know them below!
Featured All Stars
Issue 267 • August 2018
Til Luchau developed Advanced Myofascial Techniques, and presents his trainings in workshops held all over the world. He has worked in manual therapy, post-secondary education and somatic psychology, as well as organizational and leadership development. He became certified in massage at the Esalen Institute and is a Certified Advanced Rolfer® and a former Rolf Institute instructor. His private practice is based in the Boulder-Denver area, and includes myofascial work, practitioner supervision and professional coaching.
Erik Dalton, PhD
Issue 269 • October 2018
Renowned myoskeletal therapist Erik Dalton, PhD, has a broad therapeutic background in massage, Rolfing and manipulative osteopathy. He is widely regarded for his innovative and entertaining pain-management workshops, books, and videos. He is the executive director of the Freedom From Pain Institute, developer of Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques, and author of Dynamic Body: Exploring Form, Expanding Function.
Whitney Lowe, LMT
Issue 270 • November 2018
Whitney Lowe, LMT, directs the Academy of Clinical Massage, through which he offers continuing education and advanced clinical massage. He also offers an online training program in orthopedic massage, and he authored the books, Orthopedic Assessment and Massage Therapy and Orthopedic Massage Theory and Technique.
Anatomy Trains' Thomas Myers
Issue 271 • December 2018
Thomas Myers is the founder and creator of Anatomy Trains, a method rooted in structural integration that provides a system of understanding the fascia and how the human body negotiates between stability and mobility. He has practiced bodywork for more than 40 years in Europe, the UK and the U.S., and has presented frequently at the prestigious International Fascia Research Congress and many other bodywork and massage conferences.
Issue 273 • February 2019
Anita Shannon is the founder and creator of ACE Massage Cupping & MediCupping, a company she began in 2001 to provide education on a distinctive approach to bodywork using vacuum cups. Anita has been in the cosmetology and massage field since the early 1980s, and she has worked as a therapist in spa settings, psychological facilities, functional medicine practices and private practice. She continues her studies to develop ACE techniques, tools and applications.
Issue 275 • April 2019
Gael Wood has more than 20 years of experience in the massage and spa industry, including day spas, resorts and office settings; owning a therapeutic massage office and day spa; and currently, in an outcall practice. Gael specializes in educating massage and spa therapists in marketing, business start-up, customer service and spa services through her business, Gael Wood Massage and Spa Success.
Issue 279 • August 2019
James Waslaski, LMT, CPT, teaches orthopedic and sports massage to practitioners including massage therapists, chiropractors, physical therapists, osteopaths and athletic trainers. His integrated manual therapy program was developed to bridge the gap between all health care professionals who specialize in eliminating chronic pain and sports injuries and to help optimize performance potential. James has created numerous training materials, including lessons on DVD and in written form. He teaches about 40 seminars around the world every year and authored the book Clinical Massage Therapy: A Structural Approach to Pain Management.