Maureen is the originator of Fusion Massage Technique, combining fascial release and deep tissue massage with a structured focus on treating the hands, feet and head to release tension in the rest of the body. When not writing or teaching, Maureen runs retreat workshops in the USA and Indonesia.
Maureen has spent over 25 years teaching in the UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Mauritius, South Africa, and Israel.
Dr. Jonathan Kuttner M.D. is a chronic pain specialist who is widely recognized as a leading authorty on the subject of trigger points. When not treating or teaching, Jonathan is likely hiking in the hills around his home in New Zealand, or practicing Aikido.
In 2014 Jonathan received a lifetime achievement award from the National Association of Myofascial Trigger Point Therapists (NAMTPT).
Andy is a human and equine therapist, with a passion for trigger point therapy, and the discovery of new techniques for the treatment of animals. When Andy isn't teaching or treating, he spends much of his time working on film sets as an animal safety representative for the American Humane Association.
Andy has successfully adapted a number of NAT techniques for the treatment of horses.
In 2002 Mike joined the Ireland Rugby team as Head of Strength and Conditioning after being head-hunted by Eddie O’Sullivan. In his tenure of 8 years he totally revolutionized the training structures and systems of the squad laying the foundations for what has become the most successful Irish Team ever.
Mike is widely considered as one of the best strength and conditioning coaches in the business.
Yoni Kedem is a former professional skateboarder who turned to yoga whilst still a performing athlete to help improve his balance, flexibility and power. It quickly became natural to Yoni to share what he learned and after his skateboarding career ended he turned to studying yoga, and touch and movement therapy with a view to teaching. In addition to founding his studio, Yoni is a frequent guest teacher at international yoga events, and works regularly with dancers and dance groups.
Dani holds a Bachelors Degree in Political Science and a Masters Degree (MSc) in Business and Organisational Leadership, and is a former Varsity Soccer Captain of Penn State where he played in the Big Ten Conference for 4 seasons. In addition to captaining the team for 3 years, Dani was the recipient of the Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award (2016); Big Ten Sportsmanship Award (2017); and All Big Ten Academic Award (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018). Dani regularly lectures and presents on campuses regarding issues concerning athletes and mental health.
Paul holds a Masters Degree (MSc) in Neuromusculoskeletal medicine, and is a member of the Manipulative Association of Chartered Physiotherapists and the International Federation of Manipulative Therapy. Paul is qualified as an ESP (Extended Scope Practitioner) and a university lecturer and teacher in the United Kingdom. In a career spanning more than two decades Paul has worked with elite athletes (including Physiotherapist for Crystal Palace FC - EPL) and has provided specialist physiotherapy services and consultancy to the military.
In addition to being an NCBTMB certified massage therapist, Heidi is also a licensed and federally accredited veterinarian and is certified in veterinary acupuncture.
Heidi specialises in proof reading and editing of medical documents and has been NAT Education Editor-in-Chief since 2017. When not treating humans, animals or editing texts, Heidi can be found running in Connecticut where as a member of the Run 169 Towns Society she has so far run a road race in 84 Connecticut towns.
Vicki is an adjunct professor of Thai Medical Massage & Cupping at the New York Institute of Massage in Buffalo, Onondaga School of Massage in Rochester & Syracuse, and is a core teacher for the L.M.T Success Group.
Combining the knowledge of Cupping learned in the east with classes through International Cupping Therapy Association, Vicki has developed a unique Cupping system that combines Thai, TCM and Modern Cupping techniques.
Karen Vizueta holds a BSc (Hons) from the University of Rhode Island. She has the following fitness certifications; STOTT Pilates Mat; Reformer, NASM CPT, AFAA Primary Group Exercise, AFAA Step, TRX, BOSU Kids, and Precision Nutrition L1. She is also trained in Balanced Body Jumpboard, Power House Pilates Integrated Tower, IMX Pilates Mat & Reformer. In addition to being a fitness coach she runs an online virtual workout and wellness platform and had been featured on Cosmopolitan.com and feedspot.com.
Phillipa Butler, is a Chartered Physiotherapist with many years of experience in the NHS and private sector helping people recover from accidents, illness or injury. Her passion is teaching and Phillipa loves working with people to help them exercise in a correct, safe and effective way and discover the life enhancing power of movement. Phillipa is a Certified Pilates Mat and Reformer teacher, Certified Hatha Yoga and meditation teacher and she uses her many and varied skills to generate and enhance well-being.
NAT certification is recognized worldwide as a sign of excellence in education, with NAT certified members practicing in over 40 countries. Most NAT courses are accredited for Continuing Education credits in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Australia. NAT certification is available to qualified/licensed massage therapists, physical manual therapists, and athletic trainers, worldwide.