Walter R. Selens, LMT, CST, SMT began his Therapeutic Bodywork career in 1988 on Cape Cod, MA where he studied Energy work, Reiki, and Auras. He switched to Therapeutic Massage in 1990 and graduated from the Bancroft School of Massage Therapy in Worcester, MA in 1993 focusing on Sports Rehabilitation. Also a Certified Martial Arts Instructor, Walter has been able to use his experience of competing nationally to better understand and work with the beginning or professional athlete.
Walter became certified with the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork in 1993. In the same year, he became an Internationally Certified Infant Massage Instructor and a Peri-Natal Specialist with the Visiting Nurses Association.
In 1998, he became certified in Somatic Therapy (muscle re-education), which can benefit any client from bad posture to injury rehab to an athlete looking for a natural edge. In 2003, Walter became a certified Sports Massage Specialist with the CORE Myofascial Institute in Florida.
Walter focuses primarily on Sports, Motor Vehicle and Workmens' Comp injuries. Yes, you can see him if you're not inured, especially for prevention. He will bill directly to your Insurance company if applicable.
Walter has been a member of the Maine Sports Massage Team since 1998, an A&P instructor at the New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts in Bridgton, ME and currently teaches "Infant Massage Instruction for Dads" at various locations and Adult Education programs.
In the Summer of 2013, Walter fell and fractured his leg in several places and it has been a long, slow recovery.
He is now slowly opening a new practice on Main St Gorham.