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 BCTMB instructs the following:
  • 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

  • Kinesiology
  • Kinesiology is the science of human movement. It is a health profession that focuses on physical activity. The student learns to apply science-based medical principles to the analysis, preservation and enhancement of human movement in therapeutic massage technique. Basic understanding of the anatomy of the human body is taught. Students will learn to identify the origin, insertion and actions of 120 muscles studied, as well as how to locate them by palpation.

    Textbook and Workbook are required: Requirements for completion: Class quizzes and a palpation examination must be passed in addition to completion of all course hours. Pass/Fail.

    Duration: 48 hours (clock hours)