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Women Leaders in Massage Therapy (with CG Funk, Ruth Werner, and Irene Diamond)

Summary: Women account for about 85 percent of Massage Therapists in the US. However, there isn’t always a corresponding representation of women as CE providers, conference headliners, or in other roles of visible leadership. Whitney and Til explore this phenomenon in discussions with three women leaders: CG Funk, Ruth Werner, and Irene Diamond, just a […]

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The Handspring Story (with Andrew Stevenson and Mary Law)

Summary: Til and Whitney talk with Andrew Stevenson and Mary Law, two of Handspring’s founders, about some very big recent news, and about their unique vision of a place where both long-established authors, as well as promising newer voices, could all share their knowledge and advance our field. Til Luchau: When I was looking for a […]

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Our Favorite Perspective Reversals

Summary: People change their minds– sometimes, radically. Learning, improving, refining, all involve changing how we saw things before. But is there a cost? And what makes changing our views such a challenge? Whitney and Til discuss the times their perspective took a 180° from how they used to think, and, about how that’s played out. […]

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Anne Williams and Eric Brown – Educational Innovations

Summary: Whitney talks with Anne Williams and Eric Brown about innovations in education, delving into topics such as early explorations of online education and the importance of instructional design.   Whitney Lowe: Hi, this is Whitney Lowe and welcome to the Thinking Practitioner podcast. This episode is sponsored by our wonderful friends at Handspring Publishing. […]

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Massage Therapy Research (with Niki Munk)

Summary: Whitney talks with Niki Munk about massage therapy research, delving into important topics such as levels of evidence, why massage therapists should care about research, and how to get involved.   Whitney Lowe: Hello, this is Whitney Lowe and Books of Discovery has been a part of massage therapy education over 20 years. Thousands of […]

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Physical Therapy Assisting and Massage (with Matt Gavzy)

Summary: Whitney talks with massage therapist and physical therapy assistant Matt Gavzy about working in a team practice with other professionals, and about integrating massage therapy with physical therapy approaches.   Whitney Lowe: Welcome to the Thinking Practitioner. This episode is sponsored by our wonderful friends at Handspring Publishing. Their catalog has emerged as one […]

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What Influenced You? (with Whitney Lowe and Til Luchau)

Summary: Whitney Lowe and Til Luchau compare notes about the major influences on their own careers in massage and education.   Whitney Lowe: Hi, this is Whitney Lowe and Books of Discovery has been a part of massage therapy education for over two 20 years. Thousands of schools around the world teach with their textbooks, […]

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Judith Aston – Two Guys Talking to Women: Outside the Box

Summary: Til Luchau asks pioneering movement and bodywork teacher Judith Aston “Do you think being a woman ever held you back?” Then, they talk about what she thought of that question.   Til Luchau: The Thinking Practitioner Podcast is supported by ABMP, Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals. ABMP membership gives professional practitioners like you a package, […]

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A Fine Irish Visit (with Aubrey Gowing)

Summary: Whitney Lowe and Til Luchau catch up with Aubrey Gowing about the practice of massage and bodywork in Ireland. Aubrey is Senior Instructor at the Holistic College Dublin and past President of the Irish Massage Therapists Association.   Til Luchau: The Thinking Practitioner podcast is supported by ABMP Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals. ABMP membership […]

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Working with Rib Issues

Summary: Til Luchau and Whitney Lowe talk through their hands-on approaches to rib issues including pain, ribcage restrictions, and related breathing issues.   Til Luchau: Hi, I’m Til Luchau. When I was looking for a publisher for a book I wanted to write, I fortunate to have ended up with two offers. One, from a […]

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