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Perry Holloman

Perry Holloman

Perry Holloman
has been a teacher and practitioner of Esalen® Massage, Deep Bodywork, and body-oriented approaches to Relational Gestalt Process work for more than 30 years. He teaches in the US, Asia, and Europe, and makes his home in Big Sur.

Beyond the Long Stroke: The Integration of Deep Bodywork and Esalen® Massage

Oct 08 - 13, 2017 Begins in 1 week
with Perry Holloman & Johanna Holloman

“In our previous classes, we’ve focused on teaching the practice of Deep Bodywork for specific segments of the body,” write the leaders. “In this seminar, we will focus on giving a full body massage, and integrating Deep Bodywork into the session as a whole. We will show you how to apply deep work on both sides of the body while maintaining the flowing, integrative quality which is the signature of Esalen Massage.

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The Healing Art of Deep Bodywork: Healing the Shoulder and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Dec 17 - 22, 2017 Begins in 2 months
with Perry Holloman & Johanna Holloman

Deep bodywork, practiced with great sensitivity, is one of the most effective healing modalities available to the bodywork practitioner. Through slowly opening the body’s deeper soft tissue layers, we connect the mind to normally unconscious "stuck" areas of the physical body, which can release enormous amounts of previously held energy. This energy then becomes available to support the body’s innate capacity to self-organize and self-heal, enabling practitioners to support clients in overcoming previously stubborn, seemingly intractable physical conditions.

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Healing Art of Deep Bodywork: Healing Acute and Chronic Back Pain

Apr 08 - 13, 2018 Begins in 6 months
with Perry Holloman & Johanna Holloman

Competent, deep soft-tissue work is an invaluable tool in the skill-set of today’s successful massage and bodywork practitioner. The number one complaint any bodyworker deals with over time is acute and chronic back pain. In this new Healing Art of Deep Bodywork seminar, we will continue to develop the practitioner’s knowledge of how to assess and relieve the different types of back problems that clients present. Up until now, all of the work on the back we have learned has been done with clients laying face up or face down.

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Healing Art of Deep Bodywork®: Deep Tissue Skills for Massage Practitioners, Advanced Hip-work, Feet and Lower Legs

May 27 - Jun 01, 2018 Begins in 8 months
with Perry Holloman & Johanna Holloman

Mastering the art of moving deeply into the body’s soft tissue layers adds a powerful dimension to the massage practitioner’s skill set. Bodyworkers who have learned to work slowly and with great sensitivity on these deeper layers are sought after both in private practice and in spas. Perry and Johanna Holloman have created a series of classes for massage professionals that are designed to teach deep tissue skills, which are readily integrated into participants’ current massage practice.

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