Testimonials

Teaching

"Your teaching was an amazing inspiration for me and had amazing results here. Thank you so much, very lucky to have met you, not just your skills, but your genuine approach and real care for the work is rare."

Veronika Kees
Massage Therapist
May 2017

"I just completed the SEA foundation course with Mike in Los Angeles, it was a great experience! Mike is a wonderful teacher. He is so knowledgable about the body and has so much passion for his work. Being around him inspires me to learn and grow as a bodyworker. I will definitely take more SEA courses with him in the future!"

Paulina Maliniak
Massage Therapist & Yoga Teacher
August 2015

"Mike has a great attitude and passion for the subject and he is able to transmit that to us. He is very patient with everybody and treats everybody the same. He is also very focused on teaching the right way, which is very good for us because we need correction form the beginning. High quality and very good value."

Elena Gallego Fernández
June 2015

"If you are around Chiang Mai and want to gain much clearer and deeper understanding of the human body, body awareness and mechanics, I HIGHLY recommend you this course. This experience has had a great impact on how I feel the body structure nowadays, its anatomical alignment and how I "apply" bodywork sessions to prevent long term and even chronic issues."

Julie Calvert
Massage Therapist
March 2017

"Hoped to learn about energetic lines and their role in our musculoskeletal system. Course has given me good jumpstart on this. Mike, you are truly living your purpose… it is evident in the way you approach both practice & teaching. I gained knowledge about practicing SEA, but also about teaching, patience, approach and efficient organization & presentation of material. Thank you!"

Katie Goroncy
Physiotherapy & Massage Therapy
June 2015

Treatments

"Mike saved me from surgery, a lifetime of prescriptions and has profound impact on my quality of life and career. All I can say is thank you for being who you are."

Jacob M
October 2016

"This was a life altering experience for me and has changed the way I ‘show up’ in the world. I have let go of my fear and other old emotions and feel energy flow in my body.... such a drastic difference in my energy that even my clients comment on it. Truly a great lesson in letting go. My life has been forever changed! Thanks Mike!"

Shelley Rector
February 2011

"I had been suffering from chronic aching in my left hip and knee for some years now which gave me a shooting nerve pain every time I would bend forward. Mike’s expertise goes beyond the massage as he recommended a range of stretching and body rolling techniques specific to my body which I have been applying diligently. Doing so has allowed us to go deeper in every massage session. There is still work to be done, although my piriformis issue is gone, chronic pain in hip and knee is gone as well. Thanks Mike!!!"

Damien Bohler
September 2010

"You gathered much knowledge from the time and dedication you put into your study. Your presence was authentic. You were accurate and intuitive addressing things on several levels. You understanding and application of this medicine are reaching profound levels, at least in comparison to what else I have experienced."

Brian Markovitz
humantouchmassage.com
April 2008

"Michael's approach to massage is nothing less than amazing! His understanding of muscle physiology in a massage setting is clearly apparent in the way he is able to change the tone of tight muscles in a limited time frame. I recommend a lot of patients to have Michael's massage therapy to assist them in their overall goal of wellness."

Dr. Philip Parry, D.C.
September 2008

"In August 2009 my leg was broken into five pieces. I began to walk again in September 2012, but was very limited due to lack of movement in both the ankle and the big toe with spasms in the calf and anterior leg muscles. I have tried massage therapy, ultrasound, heat, soaking, stretching exercises with only small improvements. Then I visited Mike. He was able to locate areas that needed to be worked on and gave me new ideas for exercises and stretches. I made significant progress with him in only a few days and his skill far surpass that of the many other massage therapists as Mike can find the muscle fibers that are abnormal."

Vincent Stark, D.C.
February 2013

"As a medical doctor, i have 4 words to describe Mike Tan’s SEA Therapy, “this is medical science.” It is a scientific step-by-step therapeutic procedure on how to unblock the energy meridians in the body, and just ONE session with Mike has given me enlightenment and relief from a chronic lower back pain i had for 3-months. I have no doubts in recommending this to anyone who has any sort of musculoskeletal pain, as it is truly holistic and provides you an affordable LONG TERM solution, which is what we are searching for beyond this day and age of “pop a pill to fix all cures” philosophy. Keep up the great work."

Dr. Sanjay Nayarm M.D.
July 2016

"I could not lie on my back for more than a few minutes at a time, but had to be worked on while on my side. That meant that Mike needed to research less common and very specific therapeutic techniques, and adapt and figure out different angles to approach from his own training. Nearly every time I felt better immediately after the sessions, although sometimes I was sore for a day or two. I was required to do some follow-up exercises for strengthen and to maintain the structural changes that Mike accomplished. My pain level has gone down so much, about 90 percent of the time, when I'm out in the world and doing stuff."

Susan Parker
November 2006