Posted by: Rhett Hatfield | February 28, 2009

Brian Glotzbach: Teacher Spotlight

Body Widsom Massage School is happy to welcome out-of-state teacher Brian Glotzbach back to Des Moines once again.  Brian has headed up The Body Wisdom Clinical Sports Massage Program here at Body Wisdom for the last several years and provides cutting edge Orthopedic and Clinical Massage techniques taken straight from the training rooms of some of todays top sports team into the Body Wisdom classroom.   Thanks again Brian for making the trip two times a year from Atlanta back here to the Heartland of Iowa … 🙂

Brian Glotzbach

Brian Glotzbach

Brian’s impressive bio follows here …

Brian Glotzbach spends a great deal of his time during the football season traveling as an injury consultant for football players from all over the NFL. He has been on the massage therapy staff of the Atlanta Falcons since 1997, including the Super Bowl in1999. He has been a staff massage therapist in the Atlanta Hawks training room since 2002. He was the staff massage therapist in the Atlanta Braves training room from 1999-2001 seasons, including the playoffs in 2000 and 2001 and World Series in 1999. He was also selected by the medical staff of ACOG as one of the supervisors of massage therapy services for the US Track and Field Trials in 1996 and a supervisor of massage therapy in the Sports Medicine Clinic, the rehabilitation clinic within Olympic Village, for the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. He was also selected as a supervisor of massage therapy by the sports medicine staff for the Paralympics Games in Atlanta in 1996. A few of Brian’s teaching and educational accolades include lecturing internationally, as the only presenter from the United States at a massage symposium in Barcelona Spain in December 1996 to 1200 massage therapists from all over Europe. In addition he was invited as a guest presenter at the national sports massage conference in New Zealand in 1998. He has taught throughout the U.S. with OMERI, teaching orthopedic assessment to massage therapists. In 1997/98 he taught a 100-hour massage training course, one of the first of its kind in the United States, to the Sports Medicine Staff (a group of high profile physical therapists and athletic trainers) at the University of Georgia. Brian was a senior instructor in the Clinical Massage Program at the Atlanta School of Massage in Atlanta, Georgia, and is now an instructor at the Body Wisdom Massage Therapy School in Urbandale, Iowa. Brian received his massage training at the Atlanta School of Massage, and has a Masters degree in Sports Medicine “Athletic Training “ at Georgia State University. He also holds a BS degree in Architectural Engineering from Kansas State University, and before getting involved with massage therapy worked as a consulting engineer for ten years. Brian is a co-owner of Body Mechanics Sports Massage Therapy in Atlanta where he specializes in specific injury massage therapy, working with professional athletes from all over the USA.

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