Meet the Practitioner – Larry Witzleben
Larry Witzleben (MA14390) is a Licensed Massage Therapist who has been in practice 30 years. He specializes in orthopedic/medical massage, and Polarity Therapy, an Ayurvedic energy therapy. Larry blends the two to create his trademarked practice in NeuroEnergy Balance™, which gives clients deeper, longer lasting relief from tightness and pain and returns them to fuller movement in their whole body.
Finally, to ease the run-away effect of stress and technology of modern life, Larry created his signature, autonomic nervous system treatment, “A Whole-Body Reset™. Be in flight-or-fight no more! It’ll change your life.” His focus is, “Building a better world one nervous system at a time!”
The following interview with Larry will help you get to know his background, education and his passion for helping our community!
Q-Tell us about your role at LBC?
A-Practitioner (LMT) of Polarity Therapy, a hands-on energy-healing therapy; nervous system treatment, the Whole-Body Energy Reset™; and Orthopedic Massage, a medical massage.
Q-Where did you receive your training?
A-Health Skills Institute, Montreal, Quebec; Florida Institute of Polarity, Sarasota, FL; Florida School of Massage, Gainesville, FL; Wellness Institute, New York, NY.
Q-How long have you done this work?
Q-What benefits does your modality, treatment or therapy offer to patients/clients?
A-Relief from muscle tightness and pain; return to your own calm center, no longer feeling stressed, anxious, overwhelmed; a return to your own natural calm.
Q-What has been your greatest challenge in your work?
A-Conveying to people the singular importance of their nervous system and its care.
Q-What inspired you to enter this type of work?
A-I was first a client, receiving polarity therapy regularly, I found it profoundly beneficial and life-changing. Then I learned Polarity as a conceptual model of health and as a bodywork system. I was hooked and became certified. Then, receiving the required Florida massage license only added to my therapeutic offering.
Q-Is there a mantra or quote you live by?
A-“Toggle into your heart. All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well.” -Julian of Norwich
Q-What would you say is the greatest hindrance to health in the current age?
A-Inactivity and (our addiction to) technology.
Q-If you could give one piece of advice to every single human being, what would it be?
A-Become your authentic self; minimize technology; spend time outside without your phone; spend time with others without your phone.
Q-What is the core motivation for what you do?
A-To support people in living their best lives. To create a truer world through a truer humanity, one heart-centered life at a time.
Q-What do you consider the best kept secret to health is?
A-Become your authentic self. Learn to say “no” and move!
Q-How can people learn more about your service/treatment/therapy?
A-Visit my website, LarryWitzleben.com; call or text me, let’s talk.
To get to know Larry a bit more, check out the video interview below!
Larry offers both massage and polarity appointments at Lotus Blossom Clinic, so schedule your mind body reset today!