Tom is an Esalen trained Massage Therapist and Esalen Deep Body Worker. Esalen Massage is well-known for its long flowing strokes over the whole body, helping release the stresses of everyday life, leaving the receiver feeling whole, integrated and deeply relaxed in a natural state of wellbeing. Tom’s style can include the relaxing, nurturing Esalen long stroke or the Esalen deep tissue massage depending on the needs of the client.
An Interview with Tom
What has been your toughest or most interesting patient case?
What treatment areas interest you the most and why…. is there a story of why it interests you… please share.
Deep tissue massage and finding the knots that are trapped in our bodies. When the tightness is released it feels like there is new freedom in your body.
What inspired you to become a massage therapist?
I wanted to work on self-healing and a develop a deeper understanding of the body and how to be healthy.
What is your favorite ailment to treat?
To find relief where there is tension or pain in the body.
Do you have interests outside of work that seem to make you a better practitioner?
Energy healing and understanding our emotional patterns and how they impact our lives.
What is something you have dreamed of doing?
Understanding the deeper meaning of life
If you could have dinner with anyone in the world, who would they be–what would want to ask them?
Albert Einstein, I’d love to talk with him about his understanding of the universe.