CURRICULUM VITAE

Renee A. Rutz, R.P.P, RCST, NCTMB, CPE

EDUCATION

Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1978-82

Degree: BA

Included undergraduate research assistantship at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Health and Safety Research Division

 

Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan, 1984 – 1985

Studied Anatomy and Physiology

 

SISU, Inc. and Health Enrichment Center, 1986 –1989

Studied Massage Therapy

 

Polarity Center, Dearborn, Michigan, 1993 - 1995

Received Registered Polarity Practitioner distinction

 

Craniosacral Institute at the American School for Energetic Studies, Boston, MA 1995 - 1998

Received Registered Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist distinction

Franklyn Sills, instructor

 

Foundation for Human Enrichment, 1998 – 2000

Somatic Experiencing Training through Intermediate Level, a training teaching how to work with trauma held in the body

 

Washtenaw Community College 2003-4

Completed classes in Introduction to Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and Developmental Psychology

 

American Polarity Therapy Association, 2003

Received Certified Polarity Educator distinction

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Private Practice in Massage, Polarity and Craniosacral Therapies, 1984 - present

 

American School of Energetic Studies, Boston, MA, 1998 – 2001

Three year teaching assistantship in the foundation course for craniosacral therapy

 

Center for Wellbeing, 2000 – 2003

Teaching assistantship in Trauma Healing with Chandana Becker, Ph.D., R.P.P., S.E.P.

 

Polarity Center, Dearborn, Michigan, 1998 – 2009

Involved in all aspects of day to day operations, curriculum development, marketing, and teaching foundation training in Polarity Therapy.

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Massage Therapy Association since 1985

American Polarity Therapy Association since 1994

North American Craniosacral Therapy Association since 1998

Foundation for Human Enrichment since 2000

National Certification in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork since 1992

 

PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES

 

Chandana Becker, Ph.D.

Center for Well- Being

Fayetteville, AK

479-442-2026

 

Kathleen Dvorak, D.C.

Complete Chiropractic & Bodywork Therapies

Ann Arbor, MI

734-677-1900

 

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