Vashon At Home
Massage Therapy

by James Cottrell, MA, LMP

My Experience

2010-2015: Currently working as Soigneur (care-giver) on international tours with prominent vocal artist & band.  Continuing work as Massage Therapist and an Organizational Development (OD) consultant with Praxis Associates, LLC

1994-2010: Continued private massage practice, earned Masters degree in Applied Behavioral Science.  Trained and worked as Leadership and OD consultant in corporate and non-profit sectors.  Also worked as professional bicycle tour guide/wine educator in France.

 Moved to Vashon Island, WA., helped found Vashon Massage Community to promote professional development and networking among Licensed Massage Practitioners.

Developed successful On-Site Massage & Workplace Wellness consulting business.  Worked as assistant to the physician and Massage Therapist in Integrative Osteopathic medical practice, Ann Arbor, MI, continued private massage practice.

Worked in private massage practice and as Massage Therapist at spas in Napa Valley, CA. Joined American Massage Therapy Association.

Earned massage license after 1,000 hrs of study in Massage, Hydrotherapy and Gestalt therapy at Florida School of Massage, Gainesville, FL.

Studied and worked in winemaking in Napa Valley, CA; Burgundy, France.  Began self-directed study of massage and wellness.

Received first professional massage at Dr. Wilkenson’s Spa, Calistoga, CA., had EUREKA! experience, decided to study massage.   

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