Listed below are the Trager® Core Level Instructors, Elective Teachers, Anatomy Teachers and Mentastic® Teachers
Has been exploring Trager Psychophysical Integration and Mentastics S for more than 20 years, studying extensively with Dr. Milton Trager. Henry came to Trager after deciding that a career as a lawyer was not his cup of tea. He brings to his teaching his passion for fun and play, his interest in music, movement and self-development, and his enthusiasm and curiosity about the Trager Approach and the Mentastics process.
Came from a background of over 20 years as a structural analyst. From that background he brings a unique perspective of the structural principles involved in movement of the musculo-skeletal system of the body. He has been teaching since 1983 and took a particular interest in the Reflex Response aspect of The Trager Approach. He teaches all levels of the curriculum including Basic and Advanced Reflex Response. His teaching style is with humor and fun in a safe space. So be prepared to learn a lot as you have a lot of fun.
Practicing 25+ years; teaching since 1985 using varied teaching methods to meet individual needs. Students say she's organized, clear, soft, warm, safe, inspiring and fun. During her 19 years with Dr. Trager, he kindled a love of movement and a deep respect for the body/mind's intelligence and the harmony that's possible. Gwen is a co-founder of Abintra Wellness Center in Seattle, WA and she has been a guest lecturer at John Bastyr College of Natural Medicine.
Luca di Napoli is learning to ride a unicycle, and he realized that the learning process is happening during the pause. He has been a Trager Practitioner since 1988, and teaches Level 1 Trager Trainings. he is a Biodynamic farmer and fluent in Italian, French and English. Mentastics and breathing are the same for Luca, and his main interest is discovering balance everywhere.
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Is a Trager Instructor and practitioner. He lives in Seattle and has been in practice since 1986 and teaching for 7 years. He had the pleasure of studying with Dr. Trager for over 10 years and has assisted in numerous trainings. His interest in bodywork was sparked byTrager work received when recovering from a serious accident and was/is part of an ongoing process revolving around maintaining health and heightening awareness. This path has led to the study and practice of other related fields which include exercise, weight training, diet, natural health, Tai Chi, meditation, communication and conflict resolution skills. Prior to his passion for bodywork he has run a small business and has done manual labor in many fields working as a wilderness fire fighter, merchant seaman, commercial fisherman, timber faller and commercial carpenter. He enjoys backpacking, sea kayaking, reading, and playing with his grandchildren.
She is an experienced educator in early childhood and massage therapy. A level 1 Instructor, Kathryn emphasizes collaborative relationships and the essence of Trager principles. As owner of Touching Lives, LLC, Kathryn teaches and writes about the power of presence, being of service, and outreach to special populations.
Has been exploring Trager Psychophysical Integration and Mentastics for more than 20 years, studying extensively with Dr. Milton Trager. Gae brings to her teaching over 25 years experience in curriculum development and teaching in the public schools, her passion for fun and play, her interest in music, movement and self-development, and her enthusiasm and curiosity about the Trager Approach and the Mentastics process.
He has been a professional bodyworker since 1974. Originally trained at Esalen Institute, he was a member of the massage crew and workshop leader staff there for seventeen years. In 1977 at Esalen he met Dr. Milton Trager, and began training with him, a pursuit that lasted until Dr. Trager's death in 1998. He is currently a Trager practitioner with a private practice in Mill Valley, California. He is the author of Job's Body: A Handbook for Bodywork, and has developed a wide variety of seminars for bodyworkers of all kinds concerning the anatomy and physiology of touch and the increasing role of massage in the health care system.
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She has a M.S. in Human Development and Family Studies from Pennsylvania State University. She is a co-founder of the Sterling Healing Arts center, a collaborative of complimentary health specialists, where she has an active practice with individuals and groups. She teaches Level 1 trainings as well as Movement and Anatomy of the Trager Approach.
She has been a Trager Practitioner since 1988. She comes from a background in music and dance. She hasworked extensively with children with Autism and other special needs. As a Trager Instructor her focus is on the principles of Trager ,building community and “The Pause”. She is presently living in Italy, traveling the world to share Trager and speaks Italian and English.
She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. She trained in Somatic Therapy with Peter Levine and taught at the Gefion School of Massage. Gail has been a Trager Instructor since 1977.
He has a B.A. in Theater/Movement, and brings to his teaching a fluidity, playfulness and elegance from 15 years of professional dancing. From his dance and Trager background, his extensive study with pioneers in the field of movement education, and his personal practice of movement meditations, Roger has developed a series of workshops in "Movement and Transformation". Since 1989, he has been teaching these workshops in addition to all levels of the Trager Professional Certification Training Program.
Eva Maria Willach, TI
Anatomy Teacher since 1994, living in Cologne, Germany. She has been teaching the Trager Anatomy and Physiology classes in German, English, Spanish, and Portuguese if requested for over 10 years now. She has a background of 20 years of teaching languages in High school, naturopathy, various psychotheraputical approaches, and communication techniques
She initially taught yoga and massage therapy. International Instructor of the Trager Approach since 1990, she privileges a joyful and creative pedagogy, bringing forward clarity and precision. She presents the various elements of her teaching with fluidity and creates a learning context facilitating global integration. Amrita regularly studied with Milton Trager, over a period of 14 years. She upholds a successful Trager practice in Québec, since 1983.
She has a background as a Medical Laboratory Technologist in Immunology Research, Biochemistry and Microbiology. She also has a 35 year foundation in Transcendental Meditation® and is an associate teacher of TM®. Audrey became interested in the body's role in Self-awareness, which lead her to earn her Trager Psychophysical Integration certification in 1985. She became a Trager Tutor, Supervised Practice Leader,Mentastics Self-Movement and Introductory Workshop Leader in 1993. She was Canada's representative on the TragerTutor Committee for 2 1/2 years and was a former member of the transitional TRAGER International Board of Directors. Audrey has recently published a book, Trager for Self Healing.
He studied with Milton Trager beginning in 1981 and has been teaching the Trager® Approach since 1982 years. Bill has been a camp counselor, historian, elementary school teacher, businessman and farmer. His approach to teaching creates a space that is engaging, safe, and playful.