Shirley McElfish

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License

  • Massage, AZ #MT-01804P

Education

  • Bonnie Prudden School of Myotherapy and Exercise Therapy
  • Canterbury Career School
  • Pro Set Inc.
  • NCTI
  • Desert Institute of the Healing Arts

Specialties

Bodywork & Massage

  • Custom massage
  • LaStone Hot and Cold Stone massage
  • Bonnie Prudden Myotherapy

Shirley McElfish

Helping People help themselves

Welcome! 

I am a graduate of fitness pioneer Bonnie Prudden's  School of Myotherapy and Exercise Therapy in continuous private practice since 1998.  Not too many people knew of this technique so I cross trained in Massage Therapy at The Desert Institute of Massage Therapy and Licensed in 2004.  i also am trained in LaStone hot and cold stone massage, Hawaiian Lomi Lomi and am just starting to learn about SMRT (Spontaneous Muscle release technique), a very ef...

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Where I Work

Desert Palms Massage Therapy  

101 S. La Canada, Suite 28, Green Valley, AZ 85614 Map it

Licenses

Massage, AZ # MT-01804P

 

Education

1998
Bonnie Prudden School of Myotherapy and Exercise Therapy
Myotherapy and Exercise Therapy 1300 hours
1993
Canterbury Career School
Back Office Medical Assistant
1995
Pro Set Inc.
EMT-1A
1992
NCTI
EMT- 1A
2004
Desert Institute of the Healing Arts
Cross trained 3 months to License in Massage

 

Notable Experiences

Bodywork
Medical and Chiropractic back ground
My previous experience as an EMT, Medical, Chiropractic Assistant, Spinal Rehabilitation and Pain Management has been a vital part of how I approach Bodywork in General.
Sacred Lomi - Hawaiian Temple Bodywork Seminar
This 3 day workshop both Greg and I took 9/14 was incredible. It is a fluid, forearm massage that is both relaxing yet addresses pain issues on every level. We do full sessions and as part of our custom massage.