2 hrs/$90 perhr
- Full Name: Brian Pack
- Location: In the comfort of your home or vacation rental on a state-of-the-art massage table (heating optional)
- Phone: 250 538 7658
- Expires: 18 days, 11 hours
During my years of practicing massage on Maui, I met and learned from incredible talents of every stripe. That included some famous yoga teachers, such as these two gentlemen who kindly gave me written statements of recommendation.
This first one comes from Rodney Yee, the United States’ most famous yoga teacher at the turn of this century. He had made 28 videos when he wrote the following lines for me in 2001. Up to that point, I was the only therapist he’d ever endorsed with his workshop groups anywhere. He led workshops on Maui yearly.
‘Brian Pack is the only manual therapist to take me as deep as a profound yoga practice. He intuits the blocks in the body and proceeds to dismantle and untangle them. I hope he teaches his method and understanding to others.’
The following review was written right before I left in 2007 by the “Western father” of Ashtanga yoga, the most extreme and elite form of Hatha yoga taught in the world. It was originally created for acrobats and court performers and is now popular with athletes around the globe. David and I were surprised to discover that we shared many special places in southern India and Sri Lanka at the same point in time, and we became fast friends. I first learned yoga during my two years in India, both in a remote ashram and privately from remarkable men.
‘My name is David Williams. I am 58 years old. I have been practicing yoga daily for 37 years without interruption. I was the first non-Indian to learn the complete Ashtanga yoga syllabus from K. Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, India, and brought Ashtanga yoga to America and the West in the early 70’s. Gradually, my students and then their students have spread Ashtanga yoga practice all over the world. Now I travel globally presenting yoga workshops.
I am writing to recommend Brian Pack. He is the best bodyworker that I have ever met and received treatment from. I have had bodywork in many countries. I have visited 58 countries, getting bodywork quite often, but honestly, the best bodywork that I get is when I return home to Hawaii and have a session with Brian Pack.
In 2 hours, he can take all the pain away. He is very intuitive and has had years of practical experience. Brian Pack is the best. Actually, I hope he will not be moving from Maui because I will certainly miss him and his treatments. Nevertheless, I am sincerely writing this letter of endorsement.’
At the request of clients on Salt Spring in 1993, I developed the ‘Yoga therapy general intensive program’. I still stretch clients lying on the massage table for a short portion of most every treatment. Facilitated stretching is a remarkable tool for relieving much tension and opening places that you never could on your own. As well as my knowledge of restorative yoga, I draw on my years in Thailand and my apprenticeships in Lomi Lomi, traditional Hawaiian massage, to enjoyably lengthen you.
It’s part of what’s responsible for the wonderful ease this woman has been enjoying this summer:
‘What I appreciate the most about Brian’s skill set are the results.
I did myself a favor by listening to his advice about increased water intake, macro-dosing enzymes and adding gelatin to my intake daily, all of which helped get things moving.
After three sessions of him getting deeper and deeper into my calcifications, I have tangible and sustained improvement in the openness of my chest cavity, the mobility of my arthritic hip and hands, and in my problematic neck.
All of this has served to help remind me to be conscious of, and improve, my posture and breathing as much as possible.
I have one more session scheduled with Brian for him to work his wonders.
Thanks, Brian!’ – Anne Palmer
Everyone can benefit from just one treatment, function more pain-freely, and feel lighter with more energy.
Orthopaedic massage is the best, most enjoyable massage you could ever imagine having but couldn’t find. Incomparable with any other form of massage, it’s extremely effective in resolving acute and chronic conditions. It’s totally safe.
In developing my skills as a manual therapist, I started with six years of intensive studies in related disciplines throughout Asia before entering private practice. I now have twenty-eight years of broad-based clinical experience internationally in pain relief, joint release and spinal restructuring as well as delaying and avoiding surgeries.
*12 years accredited as Maui’s top massage practitioner. Many doctors’ first choice for their patients’ problems.
*Actively licensed in Hawaii as a medical massage practitioner (US and some private Canadian insurance reimbursable).
*Hawaii State registered in Lomi Lomi (traditional Hawaiian massage), specializing in its therapeutic forms.
*Canadian-born, globally taught.
There is a $10 per appointment laundry surcharge as the table linens go to SS Drycleaners.
All treatments are profoundly relaxing.
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