Maureen is the originator of Fusion Massage Technique, combining fascial release and deep tissue massage with a structured focus on treating the hands, feet and head to release tension in the rest of the body.
When not writing or teaching, Maureen runs retreat workshops in the USA and Indonesia.
Maureen has spent over 25 years teaching in the UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Mauritius, South Africa, and Israel.
Michael is a Nationally Board Certified Massage Therapist with NCBMT, with broad clinical experience in medical massage, Swedish, Deep Tissue and myofascial work.
Michael has a special focus on treating chronic pain, especially with regard to the treatment of CRPS/RSD and was recently invited to present some of his techniques at the 33rd annual NAMTPT conference.
Paul holds a Masters Degree (MSc) in Neuromusculoskeletal medicine, and is a member of the Manipulative Association of Chartered Physiotherapists and the International Federation of Manipulative Therapy.
Paul is qualified as an ESP (Extended Scope Practiotioner) and a university lecturer and teacher in the United Kingdom.
In a career spanning more than two decades Paul has worked with elite athletes (including Physiotherapist for Crystal Palace FC - EPL) and has provided specialist physiotherapy services and consultancy to the military.
In addition to being an NCBTMB certified massage therapist, Heidi is also a licensed and federally accredited veterinarian and is certified in veterinary acupuncture.
Heidi specialises in proof reading and editing of medical documents and has been NAT Education Editor-in-Chief since 2017.
When not treating humans, animals or editing texts, Heidi can be found running in Connecticut where as a member of the Run 169 Towns Society she has so far run a road race in 84 Connecticut towns.
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Rachel Shear is Israel’s leading female Krav Maga expert. Formerly head of Krav Maga training in the Israel Defence Forces (IDF), Rachel holds a BA in Economics and Business from the IDC where she was a fellow at the "Argov" Honors Program and competed on the Martial Arts competitive team.
In addition to her work as a visiting lecturer and running a busy studio, Rachel teaches workshops for self defence with a focus on Women's empowerment in the workplace.
Shannon is an award winning clinician and educator. She is expert in the use and integration of bio-physical devices including dual channel microcurrent, single channel microcurrent and PEMF. Many of her cases are published in the 7th and 8th Annual Microcurrent Case Conference Proceedings for which her presentations were awarded 1st place in 2013. Shannon has served on multiple boards including the Academy for Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy, the National Association for Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist executive committee (Vice President & President) from 1999-2004, the international editorial board for the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapy (2001-2012).
Shannon is a pro-bono advisor and director of education for the National Foundation of Integrative Medicine (NFIM).
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Desmond is a nationally certified, State Licensed Massage Therapist and AFFA Certified Personal Fitness Trainer. Desmond is skilled in various massage modalities, including Deep Tissue Massage, Neuromuscular Therapy, Swedish Massage, Orthopaedic and Sports Massage.
In addition to his role as sports therapist at Orlando City FC (MLS), Desmond has acted as lead therapist at such events as: the Disney Marathon, Radio Disney’s Diva’s on a Dime Event, NKKU Karate and Kung Fu Olympics, and March of Dimes Mudd Volleyball.
Desmond is also a 6th degree black belt in martial arts with over twenty (20) years as an instructor, training all age groups. He has used self-defence and high-intensity training regimens to prepare himself and his students for tournament competitions. Currently, he is a member of the US Martial Arts National Team, is a 2x Gold and Silver Medalist at the TAFISA World Martial Arts Games.
Vicki is an adjunct professor of Thai Medical Massage & Cupping at the New York Institute of Massage in Buffalo, Onondaga School of Massage in Rochester & Syracuse, and is a core teacher for the L.M.T Success Group.
Combining the knowledge of Cupping learned in the east with classes through International Cupping Therapy Association, Vicki has developed a unique Cupping system that combines Thai, TCM and Modern Cupping techniques.