Pete graduated from Brenneke School of Massage in Seattle in 2001. He completed a 200 hour graduate Sports Massage Program which included practice in the training rooms of Seattle University, Seattle Pacific University and the University of Washington. He became a member of the Washington Sports Massage Team and provided massage at sports events for athletes as well as at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. He worked with the WNBA Storm Team for a couple of summers and gave massage at the PAC 10 Swim & Dive Championships for both U.W. and Stanford Swim Teams. He recently taught at Brenneke School of massage for four years.
Over the years Pete developed a style of massage that has proven effective for a variety of conditions and the associated edema. He found that ‘deep tissue’ and sports massage had some limitations for rehabilitation, so he studied additional modalities of lymphatic facilitation, craniosacral therapy and visceral manipulation to balance out his practice. Pete gained experience in Craniosacral Therapy through the Upledger Institute and Visceral Manipulation with the Barral Institute. His style continues to evolve, based on listening to the unique needs of each client.
An outdoor enthusiast for many years, Pete taught skiing at Vail and Beaver Creek Resorts and guided for the Colorado Outward Bound School for 12 years throughout the southwest. While battling a long illness, Pete found that bodywork played an immense role in his healing process, as well as good nutrition, meditation, and yoga. Now in excellent health, helping support others by giving massage has become an important part of his lifestyle.