Wendy's Massage Therapy
Advanced Therapeutic Massage and Deep Relaxation
Wendy's Education

MASSAGE EDUCATION

    ASHA School of Massage, December 2008

Certified in Swedish, Sports, and Neuromuscular massage. Graduated at the top of my class.

840 total program hours included 72 hours of hands-on clinic, 165 hours of anatomy and physiology, 210 hours of training in neuromuscular therapy, 129 hours of training in sports therapy

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

   GA LMT #MT005643, issued February 2009

   Member of ABMP and AMTA professional associations

   Listed as a "orthopedic certified student "of James Waslaski, in a 100-hour program (including practice sessions), at

http://www.orthomassage.net/find-a-practitioner/?state=Georgia&profession=Orthopedic+Certified&x=27&y=13

    Listed as a certified student of Michael Sitzer in Thai Yoga Bodywork, in a 50-hour program (including practice sessions), at

http://www.thaiyogatrainings.com/therapists.html

NOTABLE CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR MASSAGE

Trained in A New Zealand Approach to the Lumbo-Pelvic-Hip Complex: Evidence-Based Assessment and Manual Therapy Treatment by Gavin Hamer, March 2016 (6 hours)

Trained in Facilitated Pathways Intervention 2 by Flo Barber-Hancock, May 2015 (16 hours)

Trained in Facilitated Pathways Intervention 1 by Flo Barber-Hancock, April 2015 (16 hours)

Trained in CranioStructural Integration 2 by Dallas Hancock, March 2015 (16 hours)

Trained in CranioStructural Integration 1 by Dallas Hancock, February 2015 (16 hours)

Trained in CranioSomatic Foundation 2 by Flo Barber-Hancock, October 2014 (16 hours)

Trained in CranioSomatic Foundation 1 - The 13-Step Protocol by Flo Barber-Hancock, September 2014 (16 hours)

Trained in Advanced Orthopedic Massage Training Five Day Intensive Seminar by James Waslaski, June 2014 (40 hours).  This, along with a test, completed my certification program.  Listed as a certified student at http://www.orthomassage.net/find-a-practitioner/?state=Georgia&profession=Orthopedic+Certified&x=27&y=13

Trained in Intro to Kinesiology Taping by Drew Freedman, May 2014 (4 hours)

Trained in Thai Reflexology by Heath & Nicole Reed, May 2014 (4 hours)

Trained in Corrective Exercises for Pain-Free Living and Performance Enhancement by James Waslaski, May 2014 (3 hours)

Trained in Elite Sports Therapy - Clinical Sports Massage, Corrective Stretching & Strengthening Exercises for Performance Enhancement by James Waslaski, May 2014 (3 hours)

Trained in Advanced Orthopedic Massage  - Upper Body Orthomassage by James Waslaski, November 2013 (20 hours)

Trained in Advanced Orthopedic Massage  - Lower Body Orthomassage by James Waslaski, July 2013 (20 hours of training)

Trained in Thai Yoga Bodywork - Therapeutic Stretches by Michael Sitzer, May 2013 (12 hours)

Trained in Active Isolated Stretching and Strengthening by Aaron Mattes, May 2013 (3 hours)

Trained in Integrated Manual Therapy for Complicated Lower Extremity Conditions with Emphasis on Ascending Syndromes by James Waslaski, May 2013 (3 hours)

Trained in Integrated Manual Therapy for Complicated Cervical Conditions and Complicated Shoulder Conditions & Multiple Crush Phenomenon by James Waslaski, May 2013 (8 hours)

Certified in Thai Yoga Bodywork by Michael Sitzer, March 2013 (24 hours) and listed as a certified student at http://www.thaiyogatrainings.com/therapists.html

Trained in Swe-Thai Massage by Margie Meshew, June 2012 (16 hours)

Trained in CranioSomatic Foundation 1 by Flo Barber-Hancock, February 2012 (16 hours)

Trained in Table Top Thai Massage by Margie Meshew, January 2012 (16 hours)

Certified in Cancer Massage by Alissa Boucher, February 2011 (24 hours)

Certified in Lymphatic Drainage by Mercedes Jordan, September 2010 (18 hours)

Trained in Reflexology by Roz Zollinger, September 2010 (12 hours)

Certified in Arthritis Massage (Arthrossage) by Adrian Carr, April 2010 & August 2010 & February 2011 (16 hours of training, taken three times, for a total of 48 hours)

Certified in Integrative Cranio-Sacral Therapy by Tony Preston, January 2010 & August 2010 (56 hours of training, taken twice, for a total of 112 hours)

Trained in Active Isolated Stretching and Strengthening by John Howard, November 2009 & August 2010 (32 hours of training, taken twice, for a total of 64 hours )

Certified in Pregnancy Massage by Carol Osborne-Sheets, April 2009 (32 hours)

Completed Training in Watsu Water Therapy by Minakshi, October 2009 (160 hours of training, plus the appropriate number of practice sessions for certification)

PREVIOUS EDUCATION

Southern Methodist University, December 1996
      M.S. in Computer Science
      GPR: 4.0/4.0

Texas A&M University, August 1991
      B.S. in Computer Science, minor in Math
      Overall GPR: 3.3/4.0 Major GPR: 3.7/4.0
      Graduated in just three years

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
From 16-years experience as a software engineer, I bring these qualities to my massage practice:
* Remarkable intelligence and attention to detail
* Time-tested, extensive people skills
* Ability to quickly adapt to unpredictable real-world situations
* Exceptional leading, mentoring, training, and motivating abilities
* Proven ability to learn quickly and creatively solve problems

 

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