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Seminar Instructors

Fascial-Pelvis Myofascial Release Instructors

John F. Barnes, PT, LMT, NCTMB

John F. Barnes, PT teaches most of the Myofascial Release I Seminars and all of the Myofascial Unwinding, Myofascial Release II, Cervical Thoracic, Myofascial Rebounding, Advanced Myofascial Unwinding, Women's Health Seminar, Myofascial Release III, and Quantum Leap Seminars. For more information on John F. Barnes, PT please click here.

John F. Barnes, PT, LMT, NCTMB teaches over 40 Myofascial Release Seminars a year. Over the past 30 years, Myofascial Release I has been a huge success and the demand has grown exponentially. John is not capable of teaching all of these seminars, therefore we are now offering this very popular seminar closer to where you reside, which ultimately means a quality educational experience at incredible cost-savings for you.

Robert Maggio, PT

Masters of Science in Physical Therapy – Daemen College, NY 1987, Bachelor of Science in Biology – St. Bonaventure University, NY 1984, Certificate in Massage – N.A.M.T.I. Sedona, Arizona 2005, NCTMB 2005.

Since 2004 Rob has been the Director of Therapy Services at Therapy on the Rocks a John Barnes’ Myofascial Release Treatment Center in Sedona, AZ. His responsibilities include patient care, financial accountability, marketing, and program development of an internationally recognized physical therapy outpatient facility. Rob is also responsible also for daily operations as well as well as future planning and strategic implementation. Coordinator of all MFR Seminars presented in Sedona, Arizona. Coordinator of Skill Enhancement Seminars, presented weekly at Therapy on the Rocks, for therapists wishing to deepen their skills in the field of Myofascial Release. Prior employment, Director of Rehabilitative Services – Pendleton Memorial Methodist Hospital through HealthSouth, New Orleans, LA August 1991 - April 2004 and a Traveling Director for Health Focus Wharton, TX 1988 - 1991.

Joan Miller, PT

A 1978 graduate of the Medical College of Virginia. B.S. in Physical Therapy. License # FL-4075. Her post graduate studies include extensive one on one training with John F. Barnes, PT in Myofascial Release since 1986. She has also studied manual therapy extensively in multiple approaches including John McM. Mennell, MD, James Cyriax, M.D., Stanley Paris, PhD, PT., McKenzie Approach, Maitland Approach and Brian Mulligan, PT.

Joan is a senior instructor with the national Myofascial Release Seminar series; she taught the Myofascial Mobilization course from 1987-1989 and has been teaching the Fascial Pelvis course since 1990. She has a thriving private practice in Lakeland, Florida, Dynamic Directions, Inc, where she treats solely with myofascial release, manual therapy and exercise.

Molly McMillan, OTR/L

November 2002-present: creator, owner and director of Manhattan Myofascial Release–New York, NY. A private occupational therapy practice with a focus on using myofascial release as the primary modality to treat a variety of diagnoses, and clients ranging in age from 6 months to 82 years old with a goal of maximizing their functioning in all activities of daily living. Educating clients is also a primary focus empowering them to prevent problems and in maintaining their abilities. Other treatment approaches used are movement therapies ie. Yoga, and Feldenkrais, Sensory Integration, Meditation techniques, and a home exercise program that includes MFR principled stretching and strengthening. Employ and supervise administrative staff and other OT's and MT's. Manage apprentice program for MFR students interested in on site continuing education. Education–Medical College of Georgia–1988 B.S. in Occupational Therapy, cum laude. Licensures: New York 007179-1, Massachusetts 9565 and New Hampshire 2020.