Ellyn Vandenberg is a Certified Rolfer™, Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Functional Strength Coach, and has a B.A. in Psychology from Indiana University. She is a graduate of East West College of the Healing Arts in Portland, OR (where she also taught Pathology for 2 years), and The Rolf Institute® of Structural Integration in Boulder, CO.
For 15 years, she taught for Advanced-Trainings.com with Til Luchau, CAR™ and was an instructor of Communication & Ethics, Pathology, Anatomy, and Introduction to Myofascia at Sage School of Massage & Esthetics in Bend, OR for 9 years.
Ellyn currently teaches her own continuing education classes in Ethics and Myofascial Techniques.
A bodyworker since 1994, Ellyn’s skills, knowledge, attention to detail and sense of humor create a professional environment as a therapist, and have made her a popular teacher in leading regional massage schools since 1998.
Ellyn's experience in running, cycling, climbing, swimming, yoga, dance, and music all support her strong emphasis on movement, embodiment, and kinesthetic awareness. She has worked extensively with clients in chronic pain in her own practice as well as being a Medical Assistant for both an orthopedic and a naturopathic physician for many years. She is passionate about educating and being a facilitator for profound change on both physical and emotional levels.