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Maggie Sands Remedial Massage/Naturopathy

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Maggie Sands

Managing Director / School Principal – School of Integrated Body Therapy,
Founder/Director – Lake Spa Wellness Centres

Life Member/Director, Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS),
National and International Experience.
‘XFactor’ 2020 Trail Blazer award winner (NATEX & FXMedicine)

Maggie has had extensive experience in the natural medicine profession, her original training was in 1975.

Her journey into massage commenced in 1980 with a Remedial Massage Course, then over the next decade she qualified in Naturopathy/Herbal Medicine and a wide variety of bodywork modalities.
Maggie’s journey then led her to a deeper focus on the psyche of the body and she completed an intense Somatic Psychotherapy training during the early ‘90s with ASPA (Australian Somatic Psychotherapists Association).
Maggie has held a Directorship position of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS) from 1987 and she has been honoured with Life Membership of the Society in 1999. 
She was elected to the position of Vice President on two separate occasions which collectively spanned 15 plus years and held the position of President/Chair 2013-15.  During this time she continuously served on several major committees that assisted to guide the natural medicine industry in Australia.
Maggie was re-elected as a Director to the board of ATMS in November 2017. In early 2017 Maggie independently nominated for the Australian Industry and Skills Council (AISC) Complementary Health Industry Reference Committee (IRC) and was offered a position on the committee. In this role she participates in the development of vocational training packages for the Complementary Health Industry sector.
Her background in the fitness industry spans 2 decades.
Maggie operated 2 highly successful aerobic studios which employed 10 aerobic instructors. During this time she presented over 5000 fitness, relaxation and stretching classes.
Maggie was a founding member of the NSW Fitness Centres Association (FCA), a Director of the Fitness Industry Association (FIA) for 7 years and a national aerobic competition judge for 3 consecutive years.
Maggie has also trained practitioners overseas more recently in stretching and resistance training.
She has successfully orchestrated over 35 training programs internationally to Vietnam, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Singapore and is currently liaising with other countries who are interested in developing Remedial Massage skills to the standard taught in Australia by SIBT. Maggie, with the assistance of the Australian Trade Commission, has achieved considerable success internationally.
For 5 years Maggie also led groups of practitioners to the East Kimberley area of North West Australia to visit sacred sites and spent time with traditional indigenous land owners.Her long standing passion is to assist others fulfil their personal dreams and grow through bodywork and natural medicine education.
Maggie still travels extensively and is a gifted public speaker.
ATMS LakeSpa Massage Training Naturopathy Remedial Massage
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Maggie Sands
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1 Callaghan Close, Charmhaven NSW 2263

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Naturopathy, Remedial Massage, Recognised Training Oranisation (RTO 90362)
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ATMS Number.28 (life member)
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Outstanding dedicated practitioner

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