My name is Stephanie Goddard. For the past 20 years, I have focused on helping and restoring balance to people through Physical Therapy. My experience in neuro re-ed, strength impairment balancing, myofascial release, manual therapy, aquatics, cranio-sacral therapy and other non-traditional treatments has decreased pain and improved function in many clients.
I have spent my life learning about and discovering the horse. I am a hands-on manual bodyworker as a Licensed Massage Therapist and a Certified Masterson Method Practioner. I am also certified in Equine/Human Myofascial Release, Equine Kinesio Taping and Functional Movement Techniques taping in humans. I was drawn to these studies due to its ability to release tension and pain below the horse's natural bracing response. It draws into the parasympathetic nervous system to globally heal the horse. I am also a Coach and Mentor for Integrated Equine Performance Bodywork The Masterson Method®
I am a Masterson Method Instructor, Mentor, Coach and Practioner. I am an educator with a passion of teaching in simplified versions with demonstration to help you understand how to take care of your own body or your horse/dog.
This blog is an ongoing journal of my training, experiences, and reflections of seeking balance and pain relief in the horse, human and canine. My goal is to educate owners to become more in tune with their horses, teach them to identify pain and restrictions, balance out their natural caregiving for their horses, enhance the relationship and to improve performance. I also am passionate about teaching people how to become in tune with their own body and how to restore balance within the structures.
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