Friday, October 31, 2008

Welcome to the Team, Tamara!

YAY! Finally finally there is a person who can make my back stop hurting! WOO HOO! This woman totally "gets" treatment based work, but she's so damn good at what she does that it feels like a "relaxation" massage. Intense, but never painful, I'm SUPER psyched to say thanks to Tamara for joining my team!

For more on Tamara (who YOU can find at European Massage Co in Bozeman), read on!

Tamara graduated from an intensive 1100 hour Massage Therapy Program in Mitchell, South Dakota in Jan. 1996. She had a private practice in SD following her schooling prior to moving to Montana in 2000. She worked in conjunction with a chiropractor and started massage services at a local hospital, Tamara also began teaching at the massage school.

Moving to Montana in 2000, Tamara wanted to expand her therapeutic approach and worked with some local resorts to include Spa Services for a year. Missing the treatment based work, she joined a practice that focused on treatment based massage for clients involved in automobile or work related accidents and injuries.

Tamara has also been involved for the past 4 years teaching a variety of classes at Health Works Institute, a massage therapy school in Bozeman. She has taught Anatomy, Body Mechanics, Chair Massage, NMT, Clinical Anatomy and Supervises the Student Clinic.

Tamara has taken numerous continued education seminars to expand her breadth of knowledge including, Craniosacral, Reiki I, Healing Touch, MFR, several Advanced NMT classes, LaStone, Reflexology, Trager, and Introductory Energetic Healing, (Adv. Classes start in 2006.)

Tamara s pursuit of education does not end there. She is finishing up her undergraduate degree in Pre-Med. at MSU. With her wealth of experience (10 years) and knowledge Tamara is an asset to the European Massage Team.

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