MTS23 - 2023 Massage Therapy Symposium


Join us on campus March 4-5, 2023 for the Massage Therapy Winter Symposium. You will be able to participate in hands-on workshops, informative lectures and our popular anatomy lab sessions. The entire symposium will be held on campus in Bloomington, MN.

Our keynote instructor, Joseph Muscolino, DC, will explore critical thinking skills to improve your hands-on assessment and treatment techniques.  He has been a soft-tissue oriented chiropractor and manual and movement therapy educator for more than 35 years.  He has authored eight major publications, and created several online courses related to manual therapies. He runs numerous continuing education hands-on workshops around the US and internationally.  He has a private practice in Stamford, CT.

Other instructors include: David Farrar, DC, Joseph Muldoon, DC, MS, Mary Tuchscherer, DC, Ph.D, and Ruth Werner, BCTMB.  See the links to their biographies below for details.

Vendor Showcase:  Visit with the vendors during breaks.  They will be here sharing products and services that you can use to support your clients, yourself and your business! 

cocktails and crafts
Social Event:

Network with your colleagues at the "Cocktails and Crafts" party on Saturday night. Hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be served in the cafeteria.


From the agenda below, please select Group A or Group B courses and one cadaver lab. The social event and donations are optional.

Recommended Hotel: 

Hilton Bloomington West
3900 American Blvd West
Bloomington, MN 55437

We are pleased to partner with the Hilton Hotel Bloomington to host our out-of-town guests. This full service hotel is conveniently located within one mile of our campus. Complimentary shuttle service is provided on event dates.

The special group rate is $109/king w/ pullout sofa and $119, plus 14.525%tax* 
*This rate is subject to availability and expires on Feb. 6, 2023
*The rate is available during event dates of March 3-5, 2023

Rooms are limited - make your reservation online 

By Phone: 844-856-8554 and use code "MTWS"

Register early for best price - only $275 before 2/8/23, after that date it goes up to $295! Other discounts available for first year grads, students and faculty see drop down menu for choices.

Registration closes on Feb. 26, 2023.  You can register at the door for an additional charge if space is available.

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Course Resources
2023 Massage Therapy Symposium Agenda with Descriptions (PDF Document)

 Session Detail L2303.MTS23.1

Schedule: 13 CE hours, On campus, March 4-5, 2023, Sat., 8am-5pm, Sun, 8am-4:30pm
Only 30 days left to register!
Meeting Date Start Time End Time
Saturday, March 4, 2023 08:00am 05:00pm
Sunday, March 5, 2023 08:00am 04:30pm
Meeting Date Start Time End Time
Saturday, March 4, 2023 08:00am 05:00pm
Sunday, March 5, 2023 08:00am 04:30pm


Anatomy Lecture

Optional Cadaver Labs (Choose One)






Group A - Select All to be in this Group for the Weekend




Group B - Select All to be in this Group for the Weekend




Please donate to the Massage Therapy Scholarship Fund

All Conference Social

Alumni Breakfast, Sun, March 5, 2023


Instructors (listed in order of appearance)

Name Additional Resources
Joseph Muscolino
David Farrar
Joseph Muldoon
Mary Tuchscherer
Ruth Werner

Facility Detail

Northwestern Health Sciences University
2501 W 84th St
Bloomington, MN 55431

[You must choose a session or group from the options on the agenda before you can check out.]