Downeast School of Massage Presents: 
Continuing Education Opportunites 
Do You...
  • Get tired easily giving chair massage?
  • Feel your body mechanics need a tune up? 
  • Need more chair massage techniques?
  • Want new innovative marketing tips?
Featured Article
At the 2013  World Massage Conference (WMC) David debuted his first webinar entitled The Future of Professional Touch. After the presentation and discussion, they premiered a video interview that had been shot in April 2012. You can  view it here. In it David describes some of the personal experiences that led him to the path of chair massage.
TouchPro Chair Massage
David Palmer

July 12, 13, 14, 2013

Friday 6:30-9:30 pm; Saturday & Sunday 9:30 am-5:30 pm

   Cost: $275        17 CE Hrs 

TouchPro International was founded in 1986 by David Palmer, whom Massage magazine calls the "Father" of contemporary chair massage. 

This intensive Chair Massage Technique Seminar includes:  

  • the upper body system of Japanese acupressure points and techniques that can be adapted into 5- to 30-minute formats;
  • a versatile approach that fits the broadest range of customers and practitioners;
  • a system that revitalizes through circulation and relaxation;
  • a fast and thorough client screening protocol;
  • self-care and ergonomic techniques for having an injury-free massage career;
  • 2 DVD's, 1 CD, and a 60-page Student Manual.
Email TouchPro!
 has trained more than 12,000 chair massage practitioners in 16 countries. More people are giving and receiving versions of

TouchPro Chair Massage than any other style of seated massage in the world. The TouchPro massage is a highly refined sequence of      traditional Japanese acupressure points and techniques that is designed to have the greatest   

impact with the least practitioner  




David Palmer began experimenting with seated massage in 1982 as a way of developing stable income streams for graduates from his school of Japanese massage in               San Francisco. His massage business was the first ever featured on the front page of the Wall Street Journal. He developed the first massage chair in 1986 and is the recipient of the AMTA's National President's Award. Palmer has authored many articles and maintains an active blog on chair massage and other industry issues.  


To register or for more information,
contact Downeast School of Massage, 207-832-5531.