Til Luchau

Til Luchau is a lead instructor and the Director of Advanced-Trainings.com. With a diverse background that includes manual therapy, somatic psychology, transformative education, as well as organizational and leadership development, Til's ability to connect interdisciplinary, big-picture ideas to practical, real-world applications has made his talks, trainings, and events popular worldwide.

As a Certified Advanced Rolfer™, Til was on the faculty of the Dr. Ida Rolf Institute® for 20 years, where he served as Coordinator and Faculty Chair of the Foundations of Rolfing Structural Integrationprogram, and where in the early 1990's he originated Skillful Touch Bodywork (the Rolf Institute's training and practice modality). The author of the Advanced Myofascial Techniques textbook series (which has been translated into 6 languages), his regular Myofascial Techniques andSomatic Edge columns have been featured in Massage & Bodywork magazine since 2009. Additionally, his articles have been published in numerous magazines and peer-reviewed professional journals in Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Poland, the UK, and the USA.

Formerly a resident practitioner at the Esalen Institute, Chair of the Dr. Ida Rolf Institute®'s Teacher Training Committee, and Adjunct Faculty member of Naropa University's Somatic Psychology Department, he has trained thousands of practitioners in his popular courses at schools and centers in over twenty countries spread across six continents. A 2015 inductee into the Massage Therapy Hall of Fame, and in 2018 named Massage Magazine's "first Massage All Star Til is the co-host (along with Whitney Lowe) of The Thinking Practitioner Podcast. His private practice is based in the Boulder, Colorado area, and includes manual therapy, as well as online consulting and coaching related to personal well-being, business development, and professional supervision with practitioners and teachers from around the world. Since 1985, over 8,000 professionals have trained in the Advanced Myofascial Techniques series. They live and practice in 51 US states and territories, in more than 20 countries, and on all 7 continents.

This series of brief, modular, state-of-the-art trainings presents a comprehensive system for working with the body in its entirety, encompassing over 30 session sequences and more than 250 techniques, tests, and procedures. Drawing from a wide range of disciplines, the focus is on unusual, interesting, and fresh approaches that will increase effectiveness, expand technique repertoire, and inspire creativity and innovation.

Designed for manual and movement therapy practitioners (including physical therapists and physios, PTAs, osteopaths, massage therapists, occupational therapists, Rolfers and SI practitioners, bodyworkers, chiropractors, naturopaths, acupuncturists, movement teachers and movement therapists, etc.), practitioners of all levels will gain valuable tools and perspectives they can immediately put to clinical use.

Training topics include:
• Specific techniques for commonly encountered complaints
• Relieving pain, restoring lost function, and getting lasting results
• Utilizing both active and passive movement to enhance effectiveness
• Precision in working with specific tissue types and body layers
• Combining indirect or subtle work with deep or direct work
• Ways to work sensitively, safely, and comfortably at all levels of depth.

Related

Allison Ishman

Allison Ishman

Allison Ishman is an instructor who has offered lymphatic drainage care for 30 years & has taught this work since 1995. She is also a business and branding coach with over 30 years of experience running health and wellness practices and retail brands, and a busy...

read more
Melissa Malm

Melissa Malm

Melissa Malm has been a practitioner of massage and bodywork since1997. She studied at the National Holistic Institute and the Acupressure Institute. Melissa is an Advanced Practitioner and in 2020 became a Registered Instructor of Ortho-Bionomy. Melissa's teaching...

read more
Leslie Stager

Leslie Stager

Dedicated to serving women using the Power of Presence and Touch, Leslie Stager RN, lMT provides quality In-Person and Online education focused on advanced, holistic, bodywork skills that support women's health. Leslie’s bodywork philosophy is: “The best bodywork...

read more
Tatyana Richmond

Tatyana Richmond

Founder Of Trinity Therapeutics CEU, LLC. Author And Instructor Of Calcium Deposits & Power Point Deep Tissue. Massage Therapist Licensed In 2005 By NCBTMB And Florida Board. Currently Holds a PA License #MSG012137 NCBTMB Approved Provider #1000579. Certified...

read more
Arnold Askew

Arnold Askew

Arnold Askew has more than 30 years in bodywork and movement education. He was on staff at the Doleys Pain Clinic in Birmingham, Alabama for 17 years teaching classes in movement awareness and seeing patients individually. He was also co-founder of Red Mountain...

read more
Heather Norlander

Heather Norlander

Heather Norlander has been a practicing medical massage therapist since 2007, and has been practicing in Oregon since 2012. Her passion is myoskeletal work, including manual therapy and myokinesthetics. She has been a certified MyoKinesiologist since 2015 and has...

read more
Gayle MacDonald

Gayle MacDonald

Gayle MacDonald, MS, LMT, is the author of Medicine Hands: Massage Therapy for People with Cancer, 3rd Ed. (2014, Findhorn Press) and Massage for the Hospital Patient and Medically Frail Client (2005, Lippincott Williams and Wilkin). It was after suffering ill health...

read more
Jim Gilkeson

Jim Gilkeson

Jim has been a bodyworker and instructor of subtle energy work since 1983. He is the author of Energy Healing: A Pathway to Inner Growth and A Prilgrim in Your Body: Energy Healing and Spiritual Process, as well as a monthly internet newsletter. He currently practices...

read more
Marty Morales

Marty Morales

Marty Morales is a Professional Massage Therapist and the Founder and Owner of the Morales Method, a manual therapy and body conditioning business based in the San Francisco Bay Area and in Los Angeles, California. Marty has over 16 years of massage therapist...

read more