Ep 426 – 5 Words to Inspire Any Practitioner with Kristin Coverly

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Join Kristin Coverly, ABMP director of professional education, as she asks four leaders in the massage and bodywork field, “What’s your five-word piece of advice for practitioners?” Gain inspiration you can immediately apply to your professional and personal lives! 


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“A Field Guide to Color” by Lisa Solomon, http://www.lisasolomon.com/books.html  

“From Strength to Strength” by Arthur C. Brooks, https://arthurbrooks.com/from-strength-to-strength  

“Functional Anatomy of Movement” by James Earles, https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/717664/functional-anatomy-of-movement-by-james-earls/  

“Passionate Minds” by David Bodanis, https://www.amazon.com/Passionate-Minds-Enlightenment-Featuring-Scientist/dp/0307237206  

“The Book of Joy” by Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, and Douglas Carlton Abrams, https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/533718/the-book-of-joy-by-his-holiness-the-dalai-lama-and-archbishop-desmond-tutu-with-douglas-abrams/  

 “Tribe of Mentors” and “Tools of Titans” by Tim Ferriss, https://tim.blog/tim-ferriss-books/  

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Kristin Coverly, LMT is a massage therapist, educator, and the director of professional education at ABMP. She loves creating continuing education courses, events, and resources to support massage therapists and bodyworkers as they enhance their lives and practices. Contact her at ce@abmp.com.  

Dr. Joi Edwards is both a licensed massage therapist and a licensed physical therapist. She works full time as a physical therapist, owns her own continuing education company, Owlchemy Education, and successfully fuses the science of orthopedics with the art and intuition of massage, bridging both worlds together with the magic of silicone cups! Learn more at owlchemyeducation.com.  

Douglas Nelson is Board Certified in Massage Therapy and Therapeutic Bodywork, beginning his career in massage therapy in 1977.  He sees over 1,200 clients annually, is the owner of BodyWork Associates, a 22-therapist massage therapy clinic in Champaign, IL, and is the author of three books. He is the founder of NMT MidWest, Inc., providing training in Precision Neuromuscular Therapy™ across the USA. Learn more at https://www.pnmt.org/  

Ann and Lynn Teachworth of Trunamics integrate structural, functional, and energetic concepts to help good therapists be great. Ann Teachworth is director of education at Inspirit School of Healing Arts. She integrates manual therapy, energetic modalities, the Franklin Method, yoga, breathwork, meditation, and mindfulness to help people understand and experience their design and function more fully. Lynn Teachworth has been a licensed massage therapist for over 25 years, and he specializes in pain, sports injuries, and sports performance. One of only a few therapists in the world with advanced training in structural bodywork, biomechanics, movement, and energy medicine, Lynn is able to address a wide variety of acute and chronic injuries. Learn more at www.trunamics.com



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Anatomy Trains is a global leader in online anatomy education and also provides in-classroom certification programs for structural integration in the US, Canada, Australia, Europe, Japan, and China, as well as fresh-tissue cadaver dissection labs and weekend courses. The work of Anatomy Trains originated with founder Tom Myers, who mapped the human body into 13 myofascial meridians in his original book, currently in its fourth edition and translated into 12 languages. The principles of Anatomy Trains are used by osteopaths, physical therapists, bodyworkers, massage therapists, personal trainers, yoga, Pilates, Gyrotonics, and other body-minded manual therapists and movement professionals. Anatomy Trains inspires these practitioners to work with holistic anatomy in treating system-wide patterns to provide improved client outcomes in terms of structure and function.             

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