About Kate Jordan

katephotoKate Jordan has practiced as a massage therapist since 1972.  She was trained in Edgar Cayce massage at the ARE Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona, where she worked in the early 1970’s, and with Dr. Harold Reilly in Virginia Beach, VA.  She apprenticed in Hawaiian lomi-lomi massage with Hawaiian Kahuna Margaret Machado, and completed programs of study at the Namikoshi Shiatsu School, the Arica Institute, and the Laban Institute of Movement Studies.  She has had extensive training in osteopathic soft tissue techniques with Dr. Ruth Gotch, D.O., Dr. Lawrence Jones, D.O. and the Jones Institute, where she is a certified Strain Counterstrain practitioner, and Dr. Loren Rex, D.O. and the Ursa Foundation, and has studied Myofascial Release with John Barnes, RPT.  She was a student of Continuum Movement with Emilie Conrad from 1979 to 1991, and of the Alexander Technique with Marjorie Barstow in Lincoln, Nebraska from 1984 to 1987.  She trained in the use of visualization and guided imagery for medical conditions with Dr. Carl Simonton, M.D., the Academy for Guided Imagery and with Dr. Rebecca Martin, Ph.D. (Regenesis).

Kate has been the senior therapist at the Moss Center of Integrative Medicine in La Jolla California since 1978, where she specializes in working with individuals with complex medical problems, those experiencing acute and chronic pain, and in pregnancy, labor, and post-partum massage.  Kate combines postural and movement re-education with imagery oriented neuromuscular therapy.  She  taught at the International Professional School of Bodywork in San Diego from 1979 to 1991 and has presented numerous programs for state and national professional associations.

Kate is the developer of the Bodywork for the Childbearing Year® certification training for pregnancy, labor and post-partum, as well as the SpaMassage for Pregnancy℠ programs which she has presented throughout the United States since 1987. She has been a student and practitioner of Jones Strain Counterstrain since 1992.