Keith has practiced in holistic health for five years and received formal training at the School of Healing Arts Pacific Beach and a Bachelors of Arts from the University of Alaska Anchorage. His evidence-informed practice blends Eastern and Western health & wellness knowledge as applied to injury recovery, sports performance, self-care and body mechanics and relaxation. Currently, he is working towards a certification in clinical aromatherapy (professionally qualified in the therapeutic uses of essential oils) and movement therapy as a Tai-Chi Chuan practitioner.
He is licensed to practice through the State of California Massage Therapy Council (CMT #59131), and is a member of the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP) and American Tai Chi and Qigong Association (ATCQA).
Work and life experience highlights include expeditionary warfare as a naval combat veteran, Alaska Wilderness First Responder, American Red Cross life guard and a cold weather and arctic marine survival outdoors enthusiast. He enjoys distilling plant hydrosols, photography, installation and modern art, foreign policy, music and herbology with an emphasis on the therapeutic applications of Alaskan and Californian coastal plants.