Instructor Profiles

Amy Snow, Founder & Instructor

Amy Snow, founder of Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute, is the co-author of Equine Acupressure: A Working Manual, The Well-Connected Dog: A Guide to Canine Acupressure and, Acu-Cat: A Guide to Feline Acupressure. Amy is the lead instructor for Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute Practitioner Certification Training Program, and, over the last 10 years, has taught throughout the United States, Canada, England, Israel, and Australia.

She began her career in acupressure in the 1970's studying with Jin Shin Jyutsu, a Japanese form of acupressure, with Mary Burmeister. She studied Traditional Chinese Medicine at the International Institute of Chinese Medicine (IICM) in Denver, Colorado. Amy has also studied Tui Na and Food as Medicine.

Amy is a Certified Acupressure Practitioner from the Acupressure Institute in Berkeley, California. Over the years she has taken numerous clinics and courses in complementary healthcare and animal-related study, including; Feldenkrais; Reiki; Master Hong Qi Gong; Tellington Touch; herbal remedies; High Touch Network Training; dog training and showing skills; dog-language with Turid Rugaas; years of riding and working with horses, and most recently, Traditional Chinese Medicine at the International Institute of Chinese Medicine in Denver,Colorado. She has brought this training to work with animals.

As the co-author of numerous articles for national and international publications, Amy has helped to expand the awareness of animal acupressure. She is a member of the International Association of Animal Massage and Bodywork (IAAMB) and a founding board member of the National Certification Board of Animal Acupressure and Massge (NBCAAM).