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Practicing Eclectic Therapeutic Massage Methods since April 1990

...over 23,000 hours of experience...

In the late 90's I worked for Body Kinetics in SF
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I was working here when I met MTT (conductor for the symphony)

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1997 Grundig-UCI Mountain Bike World Cup kick-off in Napa, California

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Brian gave a sports massage to IronMan Max Burdick, oldest Ironman triathlete in the world (now over 80), after the 2002 inaugural Ironman Utah.

Click here to search for Brian's Massage Therapist Certificate in California - #24055

Click here to search for Brian's Massage License in Washington State 

(Health Care Provider, Massage Practitioner License #00018145)

Education Highlights:

California Department of Health Certified Activity Leader (1990)

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Sonoma State University (1994)

[while an undergraduate, Brian studied Athletic Training/Athletic Injuries, Somatic Psychology, Psychology of Yoga and Meditation, Human Physiology, worked as a Teaching Assistant to Dr. James Gale for the Human Anatomy laboratory course, as well as studying the psychology of child trauma, developmental psychology, the psychology of power, brutality, the Milgram Pain Experiment, Stanford Prison Experiment, etc.]

125 Hour Massage Technician Certificate, Body Tune Up School of Massage (1990)

50 Hour Sports Massage Certificate, School of Shiatsu and Massage at Harbin Hot Springs (1992)-Course Instructor: Ken Niehoff

36 Hour "Deep-Tissue" Massage Certificate, Course taught by Kim Santa at Alive & Well! Institute of Conscious Bodywork in 1994.  Introduction to John Barnes Myofascial Release, Rolfing, Lauren Berry, etc. concepts.  "Kim was a great man." - John Barnes, PT

525 Hour Orthopedic Massage Certificate, Institute of Orthopedic Massage (Began in 1994, training at IOM continued in 1996 and 1997) Primary Instructor, Tom Hendrickson, DC)

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, Integrative Yoga Therapy (1995)

Passed Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork exam (2001) (now resigned from affiliation with the NCBTMB due to irreconcilable differences)

Physical Fitness Specialist Certificate, Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research (2001)

Group Exercise Leadership Certificate, Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research (2001)

In 2003, Brian was accepted to study for a Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in Florida under the direction of Stanley Paris.  Brian was about to buy a $100k condominium in St. Augustine, and briefly attended USA until being disappointed by the University's policy of expelling male students with earrings.  Brian accepted his fate to move back to Marin County, CA (where his friend Jay is a PTA with earrings at the Marin Jewish Community Center...) to pursue other goals...

40 Hour training in Myofascial Relase (MFR 1 + Cervical-Thoracic) under John F. Barnes, PT (2011)

Certified Personal Trainer, National Academy of Sports Medicine, May 2013 

 

Other studies completed as of Fall 2006 (completing all prerequisites to attend any Chiropractic College in the USA): 
Physics A- Patten University
Physics B- Patten University

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Contact Information

Brian Keith Goodwin Longcor/Massagewell/Marinwell

3001 Bridgeway Blvd. Suite K, #269

Sausalito, CA, 94965

415-350-8893

email: brian@massagewell.com  

Work History Highlights:
 
#1 Most Popular Massage Therapist, Evo Spa ("Best Spa in Marin County"), Mill Valley, CA March 2009- March 2011
 
Massage Therapist, Osher Marin Jewish Community Center, San Rafael, CA January 2009-October 2010
 
Massage Therapist, Mill Valley Health Club, Mill Valley, CA January 2009- September 2009

#1 Most Popular Massage Therapist, Massage Envy San Rafael, CA April 2007-April 2008

Massage Therapist- 2002 Winter Olympics, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

**Recipient, "Award of Excellence" from the Utah Chapter of the American Massage Therapy Association
For participation on the 2002 Winter Sports Massage Team at the 2002 Olympic/Paralympic Winter Games
With Sincere Appreciation for "A JOB WELL DONE"

Massage Therapist- Ironman Triathlon, Utah, 2002

Massage Therapist- independent contractor, The Stone Clinic for Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, 2001

Massage Therapist- Body Kinetics Fitness and Pilates Centers, San Francisco, 1997/1998

Massage Therapist- Golden Haven Hot Springs, Calistoga, CA, 1992-1995

Yoga Instructor- Somatic Style, Rolling Hills Club, Novato, CA, 1995-1996

Assistant Preschool Teacher, Cotati-Coop, 1993.

Child Care Worker/Counselor, Massage Therapist, Greenacres Homes, Inc., Sebastopol, CA, 1990-1991. (Group Home for boys).

 

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Amy attended the Rhode Island Shool of Design,
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taking some courses from Brown University as well, as many RISD students do.

Brian often dreams about getting back together with his ex-girlfriend, the famous and beautiful artist, Amy Pfaffman...

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