John Marasigan AOS BA LMT CMT

John Marasigan has been a massage therapist for over 15 years and has been teaching for 13. His specialty is Deep Tissue Sports and Medical Massage Therapy. After graduating with degree in Massage Therapy from the Swedish Institute in New York City, John became licensed to practice massage in the states of New York & California. He is also Nationally Certified and is an approved provider for continuing education through the NCBTMB. John has owned Sports Massage Clinic and school where he administered massage to athletes and sports active individuals, and taught licensed massage therapists  John is very excited to be a part of the Somatherapy Team.


John Marasigan AOS BA LMT CMT instructs the following:
  • Deep Tissue Massage II
  • This class teachers techniques to release the connective tissue involved in hyper-contracted tissues plus appropriate stretches to help the muscles return to their resting length. Contraindications, how to work with acute and chronic conditions, postures associated with biomechanical dysfunctions, muscle memory and emotional release.

    Prerequisite: Swedish Massage and Kinesiology
    Requirements for completion: Instructor evaluation of the techniques learned and completion of all course hours. Pass/Fail.

    Duration: 36 hours (clock hours) 32 classroom and 4 clinic

  • Deep Tissue Massage III
  • This course continues the principles of Deep Tissue I and II Stretching Flexibility and PNF by incorporating them with passive and active stretching techniques .  Students will learn advanced palpation and assess different fascial layers and apply advanced mobilization techniques.  Students should bring their Muscle Manual for reference.  32 Clocked Hours - 4 hours clinic