Rich Nelson, LMT, BCST
Rich Nelson has been teaching massage and bodywork since 1994. With a degree in general psychology and seven years as Director of Education for an international school of therapeutic bodywork, Rich has coordinated educational programs on a national level. His practice integrates Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy with Myofascial Release, Trigger-Point Therapy and Deep Tissue. He has also provided HIV continuing education programs for a variety of professionals. He is gifted at teaching complex material in a way that enables students to reach their full potential.
Raphiell Nolin, LMT
Raphiell has been practicing massage since 1980, working in chiropractic and physical therapy clinics, resort spas and private practice. He has been on the faculty of MSTM since its opening in 1995. He teaches Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Spa Treatments, Hot Stones, Treatments of Common Conditions and Business Practices.
“From relaxation to specific therapeutic treatments, massage allows us to touch peoples’ lives in so many deep and wonderful ways. It is truly a gift to both the practitioner and the recipient.”
T. J. Frank, L.Ac.,M.Ac.O.M
T. J. Frank is an internationally renowned body worker with over 14 years of experience in western biomedicine, and 14 years of experience in Oriental Bodywork Therapy. He is nationally certified in herbology, acupuncture, bodywork, and auricular detox therapy. His sessions are a combination of Zen Shiatsu massage and acupuncture. He teaches Introduction to Acupressure and offers a full 50-hour Zen Shiatsu training course for those interested in becoming practitioners.
Kurt Miyajima, LMT
Kurt is a certified Tai Chi, Qi Gong, & Longevity Breathing instructor on island with over 29 years of study & training. He is also a graduate of MSTM and a Licensed Massage Therapist.
Kurt teaches Qi Gong within the program, is a Clinical Supervisor, and teaches technique in the Massage Technique course, as well as Neuromuscular Therapy.
He has taught publicly on Maui since 1991 for various groups & private organizations, ranging from luxury resorts to state funded organizations, medical clinics & groups, senior communities, spiritual groups, and private tutoring as well. He has performed in numerous public demonstrations, for private organizations, and has made several television appearances.