Massage Therapy

(813) 482-7200


Licensed Massage Therapist FL MA24089

Pete Pfannerstill, Ph.D.

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All Events

Register here for all Kinesio Taping and Sports Massage courses.

Click on the individual event link below.

Upcoming events

    • Tue, January 01, 2019
    • 1936 W Dr ML King Jr Blvd, Suite 103, Tampa FL 33607

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    • Sat, February 16, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • Sun, February 17, 2019
    • 7:30 PM
    • St. Anthony's Carillon Outpatient Center, 900 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg FL 33716

    Kinesio® Taping Method Express Course

    St. Petersburg FL 

    February 16-17, 2019

    (Both days 8:00 am - 7:30 pm - Arrival time is 7:30-7:45 am)


    Registration Rates:

    Advanced (+1 month in advance): - $699


    Full Price (1 month - 1 week in advance): - $749


    Late (within 7 days in advance): - $799


    Kinesio® Taping Method Express Course


    The 20-hour Express Course in Kinesio Taping® will present all the concepts and techniques of Kinesio Taping in an expedited course format.  The first day will present an overview of the development of the Kinesio Taping Method®, fundamental concepts, assessments and screening tests, and begin to introduce Kinesio Correction taping techniques.  After completing fundamental concepts the course will move into advanced techniques and clinical reasoning.  Attendees will problem solve complex clinical cases requiring the application of multiple Kinesio taping techniques.  Lab sessions will provide time to practice assessments and screenings, plus applying techniques to a variety of upper and lower body conditions.  Instructors will provide personalized feedback to each attendee to insure a thorough grasp of the taping concepts and techniques.  Upon completion of the course attendees will be able to discuss and apply the Kinesio Taping Method to a variety of muscular, orthopedic and neurological conditions.


    Course Outcomes:
    • Identify and list three indications, four precautions and four contraindications for applying tape for multiple conditions. (Cognitive Domain)
    • Identify the six major physiological systems that are affected by tape. (Cognitive Domain)
    • As a novice taper, design an individualized treatment program from acute through the rehabilitation stages using tape as a modality. (Cognitive Domain)
    • Demonstrate the basic understanding and competence in manual direction assessments (tissue and muscle) and six screening assessments (Psychomotor Domain)
    • Demonstrate basic competence throughout the two-day course within 27 labs. (Psychomotor Domain)
    • Demonstrate basic competency by passing a practical exam at the end of day two (Psychomotor Domain)
    • Appreciate the rationale for altering tension below 50% tension and I, Y and web cuts of tape to vary stimulus necessary for therapeutic benefit of tape (Affective Domain)
    • Appreciate the different stimulation from cut and tension using the Kinesio Taping® method (Affective Domain)
    • Appreciate the differences in properties for five different manufacturer’s tapes per research review (Affective Domain)
    • Demonstrate increased understanding of pretense for taping as a modality by increasing number of correct answers on post-test as compared to pretest
    Course Requirements:   

    In order to attend a Kinesio® Taping seminar, each attendee must meet all of the following criteria: 

    1. Must have completed 80 course hours of anatomy & physiology

    2. Must have a working knowledge of the musculoskeletal system

    3. Must be able to do assessments by evaluating and/or diagnosing injuries and conditions

    4. Must have achieved or is a student in their junior or senior year (transcripts must be provided) working towards one or more of the following credentials: ARNP, ATC, CAT(C), CCSP, CDP, CHT, CLT, CMBT, CMT, CNMT, COMT, COTA, COTA/L, CPO, CPT, CPTA, CRN, CST, CT, DC, DO, DOM, DPT, Lac, LAT, LLCC, LMBT, LMP, LMT, LOT, LOTA, LPT, LPTA, MD, MDT, MLD, MOT, MOTR/L, MPT, MT, MTC, NCMT, NCTMB, NDT, NMD, NMT, NP, NRC, OCS, ODT, OMD, OPA, OT, OTA, OTC, OTR, OTR/L, PT, PT-C, PTA, PA, RMT, RN, RPT, RPTA, SCS, SLP.

    Refund Policy: One month prior to class, full refund minus 10%. Within one month from class 50% refund. Within one week NO REFUND.




    St. Anthony's Carillon Outpatient Center,
    900 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg FL 33716


    *CE credits are approved for these professions:


    Occupational Therapists - AOTA (Provider #4489 - 20 CE hours);  States of Florida and Alabama Boards of Occupational Therapy (Provider #50-2081 - 20 CE hours)

    Licensed Massage Therapists - State of Florida Board of Massage Therapy (Provider #50-2081 - 20 CE hours); NCBTMB (Provider #386613-00 - 20 CE hours)

    Certified Athletic Trainers - State of Florida Board of Athletic Training (Provider #50-2081 - 20 CE hours)

    Physical Therapists - Florida Physical Therapy Association (#Available on request - 20 CE Hours) 

    PLEASE NOTE - D.C. Continuing Education credit is not available.

    • Tue, March 19, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Sun, March 24, 2019
    • 2:00 PM
    • 4002 W State St, Suite 200, Tampa FL 33609

    Sports Massage Certification Program (37 CE) $699 Advanced Registration (1 month in advance)


    This program consists of three separate courses:

    • Pre & Post Event Sports Massage 5 CE 
      Course # 20-255408
    • Advanced Sports Massage 16 CE 
      Course # 20-255419
    • Myofascial Sports Massage 16 CE 
      Course # 20-255436

    These courses are followed by a written exam and practical.  Participants will have the opportunity to work at one or two sporting events.  For an information packet which contains all the details and requirements of the SMCP, Information Packet.pdf.


    The week begins on Tuesday at 9:00.  Hours Wednesday through Friday are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Hours on Saturday are 6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Finishing time on Sunday is generally 12:00 p.m. at the latest. 

    Exact hours are subject to change without notice.  Please contact Pete prior to making flight plans. 


    Refund Policy: One month prior to class, full refund minus 10%. Within one month from class, 50% refund.  Within one week from class, NO REFUND.


    Approved for States of Florida & Georgia Boards of Massage Therapy, (CE Provider #50-2081) 37 CE hours, NCBTMB (Provider #386613-00) 37 CE hours.

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