Articles

At McKinnon we believe in a personalized education. We take pride in creating a learning atmosphere grounded in technical competence that fosters intuition, creativity, and individuality.

Lactating Mythers – Massage and the Lactic Acid Myth (Keith Grant, HTML)

There is a persistent myth that massage relieves muscle soreness by flushing out lactic acid. In truth, excess lactic acid does not persist beyond 30-60 minutes following strenuous exercise. This article summaries lactic acid physiology and then examines it in more depth.

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The Practice of Massage

An Interview with Bodywork Pioneer Judith McKinnon. HTML, reprinted from Open Exchange Magazine, October-December, 1998.

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Could Touch Become Illegal? — The Massage Licensing Debate

An interview with Judith McKinnon from Open Exchange, October-December 2003.

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Body and Soul – Touching Human Needs

by Judith McKinnon, from SKIN Magazine, June 1998

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Trauma and Healing, by Keith Eric Grant, Ph.D., NCTMB

Reprinted from Open Exchange Magazine, January-February, 2002

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Learning at the McKinnon Institute: Proficiency with the Bricks

by Keith Eric Grant, Ph.D., NCTMB, reprinted from Open Exchange Magazine, Summer 2001

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Learning Styles and Competence:
Sometimes those we love have a lot to teach us about learning

by Keith Eric Grand, Ph.D [HTML]

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Technology, Change, and Massage Governance Activism

by Keith Grant

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McKinnon Institute a Leader in Green Business Practice

McKinnon Institute featured in Massage Magazine On-line for its innovation in Green Health Care practices.

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Facilitated Stretching Has Something to Offer You and Your Clients

Mark Frederick, Instructor, McKinnon Body Therapy Center

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Feet: Connecting to the Earth and Connecting to the Body

Reflexology – one of the best kept secrets of the world – by
Carl Johns, Director, McKinnon Body Therapy Center

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State Licensure for Massage Therapy – Not quite…

SB 731 is a Title Act, which means it will restrict the right of someone advertising themselves as a Certified Massage Practitioner or Therapist to those who are certified through the CAMTC. Even with this, you will not be state certified or licensed.

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Manual Lymphatic Drainage & It’s Benefits



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Lymph Massage-Armouring the Immune System



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The Benefits of Lymphatic Massage-Fuel Wellness with a Healthy Lymph System



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New Techniques for the Diagnosis of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome



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Bone Meditation

Anatomy, Physiology, & Pathology-Bones, Breath, & the Belly Bone Meditation.

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