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

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

May 18, 2022

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, as a way to acknowledge just a few of the many women who have made significant contributions and impacts on our field, and who continue to provide outstanding leadership and guidance for the future.

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(The Thinking Practitioner Podcast is intended for professional practitioners of manual and movement therapies: bodywork, massage therapy, structural integration, chiropractic, myofascial and myotherapy, orthopedic, sports massage, physical therapy, osteopathy, yoga, strength and conditioning, and similar professions. It is not medical or treatment advice.)

The Handspring Story (with Andrew Stevenson and Mary Law)

The Handspring Story (with Andrew Stevenson and Mary Law)

May 4, 2022

It’s no exaggeration to say that in its ten years of existence, Handspring Publishing has had a profound impact on the bodywork and movement therapy fields. Til and Whitney talk with two of Handspring's founders about some very big recent news, and about their unique vision of a place where both long-established authors (such as Robert Schleip, Leon Chaitow, and more), as well as promising newer voices, could all share their knowledge and advance our field.

Get the full transcript at Til or Whitney's sites! 

Resources mentioned  

Sponsor Offers: 

About Whitney Lowe  |  About Til Luchau  |  Email Us: info@thethinkingpractitioner.com

(The Thinking Practitioner Podcast is intended for professional practitioners of manual and movement therapies: bodywork, massage therapy, structural integration, chiropractic, myofascial and myotherapy, orthopedic, sports massage, physical therapy, osteopathy, yoga, strength and conditioning, and similar professions. It is not medical or treatment advice.)

Turnabout is Fair Play: Our Favorite Perspective Reversals

Turnabout is Fair Play: Our Favorite Perspective Reversals

April 20, 2022

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 compare notes about how their perspectives have taken a 180° from how they used to think, and, about how that's played out.

Get the full transcript at Til or Whitney's sites! 

Resources mentioned  

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About Whitney Lowe  |  About Til Luchau  |  Email Us: info@thethinkingpractitioner.com

(The Thinking Practitioner Podcast is intended for professional practitioners of manual and movement therapies: bodywork, massage therapy, structural integration, chiropractic, myofascial and myotherapy, orthopedic, sports massage, physical therapy, osteopathy, yoga, strength and conditioning, and similar professions. It is not medical or treatment advice.)

Educational Innovations (with Anne Williams and Eric Brown)

Educational Innovations (with Anne Williams and Eric Brown)

April 6, 2022

Whitney talks with Anne Williams and Eric Brown about innovations in education.
They delve into these important topics: such as:
-Early explorations of online education, podcasting, and the World Massage Conference
-Why instructional design and educational theory matter in education?
-New frontiers in the publishing of digital textbooks
…and much more.

Get the full transcript at Til or Whitney's sites! 

Resources mentioned  

Sponsor Offers: 

About Whitney Lowe  |  About Til Luchau  |  Email Us: info@thethinkingpractitioner.com

(The Thinking Practitioner Podcast is intended for professional practitioners of manual and movement therapies: bodywork, massage therapy, structural integration, chiropractic, myofascial and myotherapy, orthopedic, sports massage, physical therapy, osteopathy, yoga, strength and conditioning, and similar professions. It is not medical or treatment advice.)

Massage Therapy Research (with Niki Munk)

Massage Therapy Research (with Niki Munk)

March 23, 2022

Whitney talks with Niki Munk about massage therapy research.
They delve into these important topics: such as:
-What are levels of evidence and why does this matter?
-Why should massage therapists care about research?
-How to get involved with research
-Challenges of massage education existing outside traditional academic models
…and much more.

Get the full transcript at Til or Whitney's sites! 

Resources mentioned  

 

Sponsor Offers: 

About Whitney Lowe  |  About Til Luchau  |  Email Us: info@thethinkingpractitioner.com

(The Thinking Practitioner Podcast is intended for professional practitioners of manual and movement therapies: bodywork, massage therapy, structural integration, chiropractic, myofascial and myotherapy, orthopedic, sports massage, physical therapy, osteopathy, yoga, strength and conditioning, and similar professions. It is not medical or treatment advice.)

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