Angus Vail

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  • Massage, OR #17044


  • Oregon School of Massage: Salem


Bodywork & Massage

  • Mindful Massage

Angus Vail

Mindful Massage and Energy Work

I am a “recovering academic,” the developer of the Mindful Massage technique and a Reiki practitioner.  Having been trained as a sociological social psychologist, I researched and taught about how people assign meanings to their surroundings, especially as they develop sophisticated taste in art.  While sociology provided a rewarding and interesting path of inquiry, the office and campus politics that are such a fundamental part of a career in higher education were less desirable.  After earn... more

Where I Work

The Celestial Dance, LLC  

2325 High St SE, Salem, OR 97302 Map it


Massage, OR # 17044



Oregon School of Massage: Salem
Western Massage Training


Notable Experiences

Oregon School of Massage -- Instructor
I continue to be involved with OSM, teaching courses in three different courses in Mindfulness practice, Massage Fundamentals, and tutoring in Kinesiology. I have also volunteered as a Teaching Assistant for Fundamentals, Massage of the Upper Body, Kinesiology (upper and lower body).
Meditation Instructor
I have designed and taught three different courses in Mindfulness practice, including Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at Oregon School of Massage, and I am working on developing a mindfulness curriculum for Indigo Wellness Center in Salem.