Stephen has been practicing Massage and Bodywork since 1975 and Acupuncture since 1986. His formal training includes:

• 1975 – Certified Esalen massage

• 1975 to 1979 – Studied with Lauren Berry (RPT) focusing on structural alignment and recovery from injuries.

• 1983 – Certified in Deep Tissue bodywork with Stuart Carlin

• 1986 – Licensed Acupuncturist

• 1997 to 1998 – Somatic studies with Randy Cherner addressing deeply-held patterns

• 2006 – Certified in Neuro Muscular Reeducation (NMR) technique which seeks to balance strong and weak muscles

During this time, Stephen has been an avid runner and sports enthusiast as well as a practitioner of Yoga, Tai chi and Aikido.