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Hi Scott!

This is Richelle Garman from this past weekend at Cortiva-PA. I just wanted to shoot you a quick e-mail to say thank you again for the class. I thoroughly enjoyed learning all the new things and I'm really looking forward to the lower body MFR next year.

I've been practicing on all my clients and so far everyone absolutely loves the new technique!...As long as I let them know that I'm not using cream and it may be a little uncomfortable they can usually set their mind to that and be okay with the work and they are all amazed by the end how awesome their bodies feel!!!

The class really put a spark back into my work and now the hour massage breezes by so quickly that it's just not long enough and I'm going to have to talk my clients into scheduling longer appointments :)

I also wanted to let you know that I have super bad plantar fascitis and I simply just used the techniques we learned and applied it to my achilles and all around my heel and ankle and I can JUMP out of bed in the morning now instead of crawl on the floor for 20 min!!

It is absolutely amazing and I wish I could have learned all this along time ago. I had surgery on my ankle in 2005 because I damaged and killed the cartilage in it from a sport injury and I now don't have any cartilage in my ankle joint. Now as a result, I have learned a new gait pattern that has brought on the plantar fascitis and many other foot/ankle problems. So just doing a little bit of work on myself for just 5 min I have almost cured my pain that I've had since 2002!

Anyways, just wanted to let u know i loved the class and thanks again for all your experience and knowledge that is going to better myself and my business! Hope to see you next year for the lower half!

In good health,
~Richelle G~
Head to Toe Harmony Therapeutic Massage


Since January 2005, I have lived with pain in my left heel. I went to the foot doctor because I wanted to find out what was causing the pain. He taped my foot and took an X-Ray on my first visit. I returned 10 days later telling him the tape on the foot did nothing for the pain.

The X-Ray showed that there was no bone spur forming. That was good news! He offered to give me a shot of cortisone in my heel as standard protocal. I refused asking for an alternative therapy. He prescribed a 'boot' that I would wear to bed to keep my foot nice and straight to help stretch out those tendons along the bottom of my foot.

I faithfully wore the 'boot' and iced my foot frequently during the day while I was sitting and studying. I had a little relief as a result and decided to just live with the pain. It is most painful when first getting out of bed in the morning. As you move around it improves a little bit.

In November 2005, I was fortunate to attend your seminar for Myofascial Release Lower Body. We learned and practiced the strokes on the ankle and foot during this seminar and I can honestly tell you I have NOT had any pain in my left heel since that night.

It is a miracle! I have shared my story with many people who have the same condition and have opted for the very painful shot in the heel which is only a temporary solution.

Thank you for your excellent seminar and the awesome procedure you follow to ensure that EVERYONE in attendance learns each stroke properly before moving forward.

Look forward to seeing you in the future.
Laura McSweeney


I want to thank you for all the great work you've done on me in the past few years. This work has helped straighten my body out.

I regained a half inch of height in a couple of our sessions where you reduced a kink in my spine that had probably been there for forty years. It no longer takes so much muscular effort to maintain a standing position and I even feel more relaxed laying in my bed at night. In some ways, I feel twenty years younger.

I also want to thank you for the training that I've taken from you. The techniques are easy to apply and Immediately give one the ability to help others. While learning the strokes for the feet and lower legs, I was able to give relief to a couple of clients who had been under treatment for plantar fasciitis for years.

Both said they had received no relief even though they had gone to a therapist once or twice a week for over two years; bought special shoes and expensive orthotics. After 5 or 6 sessions, the symptoms were almost completely gone. I've done a few follow-up sessions since then, and it's amazing how well their feet are doing. These were two people who had almost given up hope.

I've seen some students achieve almost miraculous results while being worked on In some of your classes. After the advanced class, I came out of there walking on air, after the ten hours, more or less, of body work I received from some of your advanced students, who were themselves excellent body workers - all included in the price of tuition.

Michael O'Rourke

Howard Rontal demonstrates MRM Massage