Jon Sullivan, LMT
Jon Sullivan,LMT, the managing member of Central Texas Senior Massage, LLC, began his massage career in 1990 in Norman,Oklahoma as an independent contractor of Therapeutic Massage at the Cleveland County YMCA for 4yrs , began a daily yoga practice, graduated from Oklahoma City Community College Occupational Therapist Assistant program in '94, married his high school sweetheart then moved to Austin to work for HealthFocus/ Rehabilty Corp. as a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (C.O.T.A.) in nursing homes, clinics, hospitals, home health, and hospice settings.
Jon then attended massage school at the Lauterstein & Conway School and Clinic (TLC) and became registered in TX in '96. He lectured at TLC about Special Populations for about 18 years while sponsoring and working with the Daybreak Geriatric Massage Institute to provide continuing education for geriatric massage techniques for therapists seeking certification, while treating a varied clientele including: UT Men's Basketball starting six, ’92 Olympic tennis silver medalist, Clients with Cancer, Prenatal, Labor and Delivery assistance, Pediatric clients with complex diagnoses, 106yrs young client, and his 6yr old son, Desmond. Jon also enjoys providing water massage and aquatic therapy for all ages.
Whether providing event/chair or in office table massage with a robust clientele or working with Physical therapists providing Hippotherapy to adults and children with special needs, Jon's focus is on tailoring a session specific to his clients'/patients' needs, and making the most of every teachable moment.
Recently, you may have heard Jon on KUT, Austin or seen his interview with Jim Swift on KXAN, or possibly read about him in the book: the Golden Principles, by Dr. Andy Neillie.
This year brought the tallest client in almost 25 years of rehab support and sports massage practice, an Equine, a 16 yr old black stallion, in horse hospital post surgery, with a stellar outcome! Jon believes every body is unique and requires a blend of techniques to achieve optimal body and mind integration, and is dedicated to providing evidence based modalities for Special Populations of all types, including you, and using his extensive allied health network for appropriate referrals.