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Tallgrass continues its creative role in the world of Animal Acupressure by offering Independent Affiliate Instructors located to meet your training needs worldwide.
To learn more about the Tallgrass Affiliate nearest you, click on the Affiliate link which is closest to you as shown below.
If you reside in the United States, please contact: Tallgrass USA for both your hands-on and online training opportunities.
Laura Riley is the owner/manager of Tallgrass USA offering Equine and Small Animal hands-on and On line training courses. She is a Certified Small Animal Acupressure Practitioner through Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute. Laura has studied Acupressure and Tui Na with both Nancy Zidonis and Amy Snow, Co-founders of Tallgrass Animal Acupressure.
In addition, Laura has a strong background in complimentary therapy as a Certified Canine Massage Therapist with advanced training in Senior and Sporting dog massage. Laura has been trained in Trigger Point Therapy, and has taken many courses in TTouch and Pet Loss Companionship counseling.
Previously, Laura worked as a Psychology Associate Professor and has a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology with research emphasis on sports psychology, motivation, and team cohesion.
If you reside in the Canada, please contact: Tallgrass Canada for both your hands-on and online training opportunities.
Jesse Mc Cowan is a Certified Small Animal and Equine Acupressure Practitioner accredited by the Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute. Jesse obtained a Bachelor of Science degree with an Honors Specialization in Animal Behavior from Western University. After graduation she continues her studies and specializes in Animal Iridology, Bach and FES Flower Essences, Co
If you reside in the UK or Europe, please contact: Tallgrass UK for both your hands-on and online training opportunities.
Heather Richardson operates Tallgrass Animal Acupressure UK and is the Lead Instructor offering courses in both Equine and Small Animal Acupressure.
She has a strong background in complementary therapy spanning some 21 years. Heather attended the Raworth International College of Natural, Nutrition and Sports Therapies, gaining qualifications in Clinical and Holistic Aromatherapy and Massage Therapy.
Lawrence Maskill has lived with animals all her life. She is a strong advocate for integrated health and wellness, holistic management and ethical training of animals. Lawrence has competed in and judged Dressage, and instructed for many years. As well as completing her Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute Certification as an Equine Acupressure Practitioner certification she is also an Instructor. She is certified in Shiatsu, equine nutrition, studied equine myofunctional therapy, and is a Master Level Reiki practitioner and Advanced Energy Healer (Esoteric Acupuncture).
Lawrence is the co-director and co-owner of the Australian Shiatsu College in Victoria, AU.
COMING SOON: Save the dates of September 25 and 26th, 2021 for the Introduction to Equine Acupressure class. The course will be held in Victoria, AU (exact location TBA). Course registration details and online course information will be added shortly. Look forward to seeing you in class!
Thank you and enjoy your animal acupressure studies!
To learn more about the profession of Animal Acupressure, visit the National Board of Animal Acupressure and Massage, NBCAAM.