Training and Certifications

Curriculum Vitae

Tammy Mundy, LMT, CZB, CIMI
VA License #0019008685
Private Practitioner, 2009 – present

Professional Licenses & Certifications

  • Licensed Massage Therapist, Virginia Board of Nursing
  • Certified Zero Balancer, Zero Balancing Health Association
  • Certified Practitioner Level 1 in Manual Pediatrics (Babies), Kindred Academy
  • Certified Infant Massage Instructor, Institute of Somatic Therapy
  • Pregnancy Massage Certificate
  • Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques, level III Certified

Education

Professional Massage Therapy Training. Virginia School of Massage, 620 hour program. Coursework included anatomy and physiology; massage theory and technique; structural bodywork; trigger point therapy & rehabilitation massage; sports massage; seated massage; craniosacral therapy; lymphatic drainage; hot stone therapy; aromatherapy; Eastern bodywork therapy including shiatsu, acupressure, and reflexology; business and career development.

Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies, with Highest Distinction. University of Virginia. Coursework focused on creative writing, religious studies, cultural anthropology, and women’s studies.

Associates Degree, Liberal Arts, summa cum laude. Piedmont Virginia Community College.

Craniosacral Therapy/ Trauma Healing

Classes:

  • In progress:  Healing Early Developmental Trauma, Myrna Martin
  • Exploring the Vagus System & the Health that Is Never Lost, pts I, II, & III (polyvagal resilience & trauma healing ), Janet Evergreen (54 hours)
  • Exploring the Abdomen and Organ System: Balancing Visceral Dynamics, Dominique Clothiaux (20 hours)
  • Birthing Yourself Process Workshop, Janet Evergreen & Zakira Beasley
  • Biodynamic Approach to Craniosacral Therapy pts. I, II, & III (included skills for working with trauma, and with babies), Janet Evergreen (54 hours)
  • Alchemical Alignment I: Bodywork for Trauma Resolution & Embodiment of Spirit, Brigit Viksnins (27 hours)
  • Cranosacral Balancing, Beth-ellen Zang (16 hours)
  • Craniosacral for Massage Therapists, Margie Schaeffer (6 hours)
  • Craniosacral Muscle Massage, Margie Schaeffer (6 hours)
  • The Fluid Dynamics of Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, Dominique Clothiaux (30 hours)

Bibliography:

  • Stillness: Biodynamic Cranial Practice and the Evolution of Consciousness, Charles Ridley
  • Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma, Peter Levine
  • Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma & Restores Goodness, Peter Levine
  • The Body Keeps the Score, Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D.
  • The Heart of Listening: A Visionary Approach to Craniosacral Work Vol. I & II,  Hugh Milne
  • Foundations of Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, Vol. I & II, Franklyn Sills
  • Wisdom in the Body, Michael Kern
  • Craniosacral Therapy, John Upledger
  • CST Video curriculum, Athena Jesik
  • CST Video curriculum, Mary Sullivan

Zero Balancing

Certified Zero Balancer – written/practical exams completed and passed December 2015

Classes:

  • Core Zero Balancing I, Judith Sullivan (25 hours)
  • Core Zero Balancing II, Tahira Haroon (25 hours)
  • Geometry of Healing, Judith Sullivan/ Tahira Haroon (25 hours)
  • Alchemy of Touch, Tahira Haroon (25 hours)

Bibliography:

  • Zero Balancing – John Hamwee
  • Zero Balancing Expanded – Judith Sullivan
  • Experiencing the Power of Zero Balancing – Eds. Veronica Quarry and Amanda King
  • Alchemy of Touch, Fritz Smith
  • Inner Bridges – Fritz Smith
  • Deep Massage Book: How to Integrate Structure & Energy in Bodywork – David Lauterstein

Perinatal & Babies

Classes:

  • Pediatrics: Core Babies Syllabus, Jonathan Evans, D.O.,  Kindred Academy
  • Communication with Parents, Jonathan Evans, D.O., Kindred Academy
  • Certified Infant Massage Instructor, Institute of Somatic Therapy (16 hours)
  • Supporting Babies to Recover from Birth Trauma, Dennis Hertenstein, D. C. (20 hours)
  • Participated in a year-long program of weekly seminars in perinatal studies through The Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health. Each seminar was one hour, and seminars completed are listed below.
    • Neurosocial Evolution
    • Why Can’t Our Babies Breastfeed?
    • Supported Attachment
    • Birth’s Hidden Legacy
    • Somatic Tools for PPN Educators. Pendulation as an Art Form; Plus the Use of Humor
    • Prenatal Bonding During Pregnancy: A New Paradigm in Childbirth Education
    • The 9 Principles of Conscious Early Parenting
    • How Beliefs, Expectations and Cultural Influences Affect Infant Sleep
    • The Origins of Love and Violence
    • Somatic Tools for PPN Educators: Naming, Modeling, Resourcing, Differentiation
    • Supporting The Development Of A Coherent Narrative In Young Children Of Loss And Trauma
    • Emerson Pre and Perinatal Psychology Recapitulation Theory
    • Somatic Tools for PPN Educators: Tempo, Pacing, Self Regulation, Co Regulation
    • Polyvagal Theory and Pre and Perinatal Work
    • The Pre- and Perinatal Blueprint – Is Our Neurobiology Our Destiny?
  • Infant Massage, Kelly Lott (3 hours)
  • Pregnancy Massage, Lili Gill (16 hours)
  • Pregnancy Massage, Laurie Andrews (8 hours)

Bibliography

  • Working with Babies, John Chitty
  • Craniosacral Therapy for Children, Daniel Augustoni
  • Craniosacral Therapy for Babies and Small Children, Etienne Peirsman, Neeto Peirsman
  • Pre- and Perinatal Massage Therapy: A Comprehensive Guide to Prenatal, Labor, and Postpartum Practice, 2nd Edition, Carol Osborne
  • Nurturing Massage for Pregnancy: A Practical Guide to Bodywork for the Perinatal Cycle, Leslie Stager
  • Video Curriculum, Mastering Pregnancy Massage, Leslie Stager

Cupping Therapy

Classes:

  • MediCupping Therapy Level 1- CAM Applications for VacuTherapies in Bodywork, Anita Shannon (16 hours)
  • ACE Massage Cupping – Level One, Anita Shannon (12 hours)

Other Therapeutic Bodywork

Classes:

  • Working with Whiplash, Til Luchau
  • Working with TMJ, Til Luchau
  • Core Alignment Technique, Eeris Kallil (8 hours)
  • Thai Yoga Massage on the Table, Michael Buck (8 hours)
  • Pelvic Stabilization-The Key to Structural Integration, James Walaski (4 hours)
  • Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques, Erik Dalton (22 hours)