Ralph R. Stephens, LMT, NCTMB, Certified Sports Massage Therapist, Certified Neuromuscular Therapist – St. John Method. Ralph Stevens is well known in the medical and sports massage industry, and is a 2008 inductee into the Massage Therapy Hall of Fame. He originally studied at the New Mexico School of Natural Therapeutics in Albuquerque, and later opened Iowa City’s first massage teaching school. Ralph has been an active volunteer in The American Massage Therapy Association. He founded the Iowa Sports Massage Team in 1986 and served as Iowa AMTA Chapter President, First Vice President, Convention Chairperson, Education Chairperson and Sports Massage Team Chairperson. He served three terms on The AMTA National Board of Directors, three terms as a Trustee of the AMTA Foundation and two terms on the AMTA National Nominating Committee. He is founding member of the Alliance for Massage Therapy Education (AFMTE) and a founding member of the AFMTE National Board of Directors. You can read Ralph’s editorial column every other month in Massage Magazine, and expand your massage career with his contributions to textbooks like his 2005 book Therapeutic Chair Massage. Ralph also has numerous medical and sports massage DVDs available here, including Seated Therapeutic Massage- 3 DVD Series, The Feel Great! Hands-On Health Series, Event Sports Massage, Therapeutic Sports Massage for the Lower Extremity, Anatomy of the Lower Extremity, Side-Lying Therapeutic Massage, Medical Massage for the Cervical Region, Medical Massage for the Lumbar Region, Medical Massage for the Abdominal Wall, Medical Massage for the Shoulder Girdle, Golf-Flexology and How to Grow a Massage Therapy Business. You can learn more about Ralph Stevens and his seminar series by visiting his website.