Edward Portley Jr.

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  • Massage, PA #MSG002013


  • National Massage Therapy Institute


Bodywork & Massage

  • Medical Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Reiki
  • Deep Tissue

Edward Portley Jr.

Massage: Reiki: Intuitive Energy Healing

Ed - Pa License Number MSG002013

Ed Portley is an author and an award winning licensed massage therapist who is nationally certified by the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (http://www.ncbtmb.org/). He provides massage therapy to a wide range of individuals from various backgrounds. He utilizes techniques that have been proven effective for reducing or eliminating pain and discomfort due to medical conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia and scia...


Where I Work

Edward Portley Jr  

350 East Butler Ave, New Britain, PA 18901 Map it


Massage, PA # MSG002013



National Massage Therapy Institute
Swedish Massage


Notable Experiences

Massage Educator
From March 2007 to October 2012 Ed taught the massage therapy program at the National Massage Therapy Institute. During his tenure there, he received a Champion Instructors Award for accolades achieved in instructing individuals to become competent licensed massage therapists. From January 2012 to the present Ed has created, implemented and is teaching continuing education for massage therapists. The classes vary from Myofascial Release to Neuromuscular Therapy to classes that teach Energy work.
List of Qualifications
Published Author “Understanding the Body Language” Licensed Massage Therapist in Pennsylvania Approved provider of continuing education by NCBTMB & Florida State Massage Therapy Association Nationally Certified by the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodyworkers Reiki Master-Teacher Certification Pregnancy Massage Certification Over 5 years of experience teaching students enrolled in a 600- 900-hour massage therapy program Over 8 years of experience massaging a diverse group of clients with various medical conditions Developed a successful review course for prospective candidates for the national certification exam Developed 15 Continuing Education courses for massage therapists Advanced Certificate of Completion in Emotional Freedom Technique Touch For Health Kinesiology Level 1 Certification Certified CPR Instructor for American Red Cross Extensive knowledge in anatomy, physiology, myology, neurology, kinesiology
Massage Therapist
Ed has a thriving business as owner of Just This Side of Heaven Massage. His mission is "To create a healthier community with massage therapy, one person at a time". Although relaxation is a wonderful benefit of massage, Ed focuses his practice on pain relief and increasing range of motion in joints.
Sports Massage Therapist
Ed is currently on staff of a local professional sports team, massaging the athletes after games and practices.