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Marci Javril, B.C.T.M.B., C.S.T., C.M.T.
Board Certified in Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork
Certified Somatic Therapist with A.B.M.P.
(Association of Bodywork & Massage Professionals)
Certified Massage Therapist in California
Certified in Bodywork for The Childbearing Year™
Movement Therapist & Performing Artist: B.A. with Honors
Certified in Hoopnotica® Dance Hoop Fitness
Ordained Minister: Church of the Messengers of Light
B.C.T.M.B. -Board Certified in Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork since 1996 #053659-00
Approved* Category A Continuing Education Provider #295823-00 – 64 CEU’s in Lymphatic Massage, Internal Organs, Post-Surgical, Pregnancy, Labor, Infant Massage – through the National Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (*from 1998-2004)
A.C.S.T. -Certified Somatic Therapist & Professional Member since 1992 #124678
– with A.B.M.P: Associated Bodyworkers & Massage Professionals, Golden, CO, USA
Certified Massage Therapist in California #30816 since 2012
Certified in Bodywork for The Childbearing Year™ – with Somatic Learning Associates, La Jolla, CA 1992
Ordained Spiritual Minister Certificate #117 -with The Church of the Messengers of Light, Inc (501c Non-Profit) 1996
Los Angeles City Business Tax Registration: Health Professional #850391-01, L-190
Worthwhile Referral Sources (previously Women’s Referral Service) – Active Member from 2002-2006
Institute of Integral Health (Lauren Berry Method®), Professional Member since 1981
Certified Massage Technician – SOMA School, Oakland, CA 1980
Certified in C.P.R. and Red Cross – Los Angeles, CA 1992, 1994, 1996, 1999, 2014
American Dance Therapy Association – Associate Member from 1976 -1982
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Ms. Javril offers healing touch education for everyone, and has developed a combined curriculum: Melting Touch Method© based on techniques derived from lymphatic drainage massage; colon cleansing detox; progressive program in how to heal scars after surgery; myofascial release; cranio-sacral balancing.
Marci combines her many talents as a versatile Seminar Leader, Therapist & Trainer. She has spent her life merging opposites ~ dual paths of artistic exploration and scientific investigation have woven many disciplines together into her diversified repertoire and unique approach.
Ms. Javril has been in private bodywork practice since 1981, teaching massage professionals since 1986, and currently offers customized programs in Dynamic Vitality Training, tutorials, seminars, conferences, playshops, and group experiences. She also coaches couples in pregnancy, labor, infant & postpartum massage.
Marci received her B.A. with Honors in Dance + Dance Therapy from Columbia College, Chicago, IL in 1978. (Career details in Performing Artist Resume)
She maintains a Professional Membership with the Association of Massage Therapists and Bodyworkers (A.B.M.P.) as a Certified Somatic Therapist (C.S.T.) since 1992.
Ms. Javril became Board Certified in Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (B.C.T.M.B) in 1998 by the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (N.C.B.T.M.B.) with over 2600 hours of study & practicum.
Marci apprenticed from 1981-83 with Lauren Berry, R.P.T., and is a member of the Institute of Integral Health, Truckee, CA. The Lauren Berry Method® includes Orthopedic Massage, range-of-motion corrective stretches, structural re-education, lymphatic drainage and internal organ releases.
video clip from 1996 interview
Ms. Javril has been teaching advanced massage techniques since 1990, and developed Lymphatic Clearing© Massage into a 16-hr Certificate Course at the Institute for Psycho-Structural Balancing (I.P.S.B.). Her courses were Approved C.E.U. Provider Category A # 053659-00 by N.C.B.T.M.B. (continuing education units active from 1998-2003).
Ms. Javril’s Advanced Course (21 hours) in Lymphatic Clearing & Abdominal Integrity integrates Internal Organs re-positioning and myo-fascial release along with yogic and energy practices. Included are colon cleansing, juice fasting, healthy guidelines for becoming more fluid, and adjunctive holistic therapies.
Ms. Javril has also created a protocol for scar softening and Post-Surgical Intervention through hundreds of case studies during her affilliation from 1984-1992 with surgeon and women’s health rights advocate, Dr. Vicki Hufnagel, OBGYN (author: “No More Hysterectomies”, New American Library, ©1988. Co-creator with Senator Diane Watson CaSB106: written informed consent law).
With Dr. Hufnagel’s support, Marci wrote the ground-breaking article “Post-Surgical Massage for Female Disorders”, Massage Magazine, Davis, CA ©Jan1989, which has been reprinted and quoted in numerous publications & presentations.
Ms. Javril has been teaching her Certification Courses in Lymphatics, Internal Organs, Post-Surgical Therapy, Pregnancy and other healing arts since 1986. (This content has been now developed into Melting Touch Method©, featured in her BOOK – Feel Like Yourself Again ©2013).
She has taught for many health conferences, and been a faculty member of several professional schools:
•Massage Schools in Southern California:
Institute for Psycho-Structural Balancing, Culver City, CA:Joyce Gass, Director
Touch Therapy Institute, Encino, CA: Maria Grove, Director
BodyTherapies of Santa Barbara, CA: Katie Mickey, Director
•Massage Schools in the Hawaiian Islands:
Maui Academy of Healing Arts, Kihei, Maui: John Sanderson, Director
Hawaiian Islands School of Body Therapies, Kona, Hawaii: Lynn+Peter Wind, Directors
Honolulu School of Massage, Honolulu, Oahu: Kathy Robinson, previous Director
•Massage Schools in Australia:
Om Shanti College in Canberra: Sandra Morgan, previous Director
South Autralia Health Education Center: Kevin Watkins, Director
Association of Massage Therapists of New South Wales: Diane Glazer, past President
Marci has been a labor coach for ten births and been an integral part of many pregnancies. She has taught Mommy & Baby massage classes as well as a 35 -hour Pregnancy Courses at several massage schools.
Ms. Javril became Certified in Bodywork for the Childbearing Year™ in 1992 through Somatic Learning Associates with then Co-Founders:
Kate Jordan of Kate Jordan Seminars
– 8950 Villa La Jolla Dr. #2162 La Jolla, CA 92037 (619)-760-436-0418
and Associate: Carole Osborne-Sheets of Body Therapy Associates
– 11650 Iberia Pl #137, San Diego, CA 92128, (619)-748-8827
Ms. Javril participated in a three year apprenticeship in advanced studies in Human Energy Systems with Fatima Abate, PHD, MFCC,a spiritual healer from Sao Paulo, Brazil. Upon Graduation in 1998 of the Transpersonal Center of Holistic Integration (T.C.H.I.), she became an Ordained Spiritual Minister with the Church of the Messengers of Light (501c non-profit).
Marci’s spiritual path began with Initiation into Mantram, Pranayama & Hatha Yoga in 1972 with Sri Sri Gurudev Swami Satchidananda of Integral Yoga Institute, now based in Buckingham, VA. She has continually explored a variety of styles (Iyengar, Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Restorative) with numerous yoga teachers during her entire lifetime. Ms. Javril received Initiation into Babaji’s Cosmic Cobra Breath with Sunyata Saraswati in 1997, and received advanced training in White Crane Qi Gong and Kriya Tntric Yoga.