“I never dreamed when I started massage therapy that I would be almost headache free, that a good nights sleep can happen or that I can hold my grandchildren without pain in my shoulder. ”

—Pat O.

about ron  

Ron is a life-long Bemidji resident and is happily married, father of two and grandfather of three. He opened his therapeutic massage practice in downtown Bemidji in August 2005. He is a nationally certified massage therapist and a professional member of the American Massage Therapy Association.

Ron enjoys meeting new clients and appreciates the opportunity to help them with their wellness goals. A personal goal of his is to attend as many continuing education classes as possible. He receives great satisfaction in learning as much as he can to help his clients.

Qualifications and Memberships

Continuing Education

  • Advanced Orthopedic Massage Training; James E Waslaski Upper Body Seminar; 5-Day Training and Certification (2010)
  • Advanced Orthopedic Massage Training; James E Waslaski Upper Body Seminar; Lower Body Seminar (2009)
  • CranioSacral Therapy Seminar (2008)
  • Anatomy Trains; Eli Thompson structural Integration Seminar (2007)
  • Medical Massage: Lumbar/Pelvis and Cervical Regions (November 2007)
  • Orthopedic Assessment Skills (April 2007)
  • Touch ProTechnique Seminar (November 2006)
  • Clinical Application of Ethical Issues (April 2006)
  • Myofascial Components of Low Back & Hip Pain (October 2005)

 

DID YOU KNOW?  

Massage therapy can relieve neck and shoulder pain caused by:

  • Sitting at the desk working on a computer
  • Working on an assembly line
  • Repairing autos
  • Cutting and styling hair
  • Cleaning