Bonnie Snyder, BA, LMT – Swedish Foundations and Career Success I Instructor
Bonnie graduated from Seattle’s Brenneke School of Massage in 1995 and began a private massage therapy practice in Bellingham, WA. After moving to Bend in 1997, she started her private practice and taught at the former Central Oregon School of Massage. In 2000 she began teaching in the Massage Therapy Program at Central Oregon Community College, where taught kinesiology, massage, and introduction to massage therapy as a career, a course she designed and developed. Bonnie has been teaching at Sage School of Massage & Esthetics since the school opened and is passionate about sharing her skills and real world experiences with each new class.
Bonnie has taught infant massage at the Athletic Club of Bend and in private classes. She loves her profession and is committed to the field of massage, and massage education. Bonnie believes massage can be of benefit to every body, and has a passion for offering excellent skills to her clients. Her continuing education courses have covered a wide range of techniques, including myofascial release, treatment of whiplash injuries, cadaver anatomy, and cranial sacral therapy. She has studied deep tissue massage with Bill Musser, LMT, and has assisted in workshops on whiplash treatment, and SOAP charting with Diana Thompson, LMT.
As avid dog lover, she taught dog training at Dancin’ Woofs Compassionate Dog Training Dog Training and worked at doggie daycare. Bonnie has raised three potential service dogs for Canine Companions for Independence and always lives with at least one doggie companion.