Bachelor of Health Sciences, Musculoskeletal Therapy; Bachelor of Arts in Education
Steven Goldstein holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education and a Bachelor of Health Science in Musculoskeletal Therapy.
I have been a leader in the field of massage education, with 30 years of clinical experience and 25 years of teaching in massage and manual therapy education, and for 21 years delivering international instruction in the form of a hybrid modality known as Integrative Fascial Release to practitioners of massage, osteopathy, physiotherapy, chiropractic and manual therapy on four continents.
I was nominated for the Ashley Montague Award from the Canadian Touch Institute in 2011. The winner was Leon Chaitow.
I am active in the industry and profession by virtue of membership and participation in AAMT, Australian Association of Massage Therapists.
I have chaired one of the most important national committees in AAMT in education and training from 2004-11. E&T role is to advise the board of directors on a host of HTP VET related topics, scope of practice and regulatory issues, continuing education decisions for provider approval regarding post graduate education, and numerous ethical, duty of care issues.
I have also chaired the Course External Advisory Committee for the MST degree at Endeavour College of Natural Health from 2006-2009
I have instructed in practical and theoretical course study in palpatory literacy, basic anatomy and physiology, surface anatomy, clinical pathology, Swedish massage, deep tissue, myofascial release, indirect osteopathic methods, orthopaedic physical assessment, joint play, joint mobilization including global and local regional assessment. I have clinically supervised countless clinics from fundamental Swedish massage to 3rd year MST students.
I instruct physiotherapist, osteopaths, chiropractor, manual and massage therapists in subtler advanced technique in the form of a hybrid modality known as ISTR Integrative Soft-Tissue Release
I would be interested in delivering myofascial release, anatomy, practicum or clinical supervision classes.