Ensoma” is derived from two words.

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Marty “Max” Kestin: Pain Free Living Clinician

Enso” is Japanese for wholeness or absolute or “Dao”. “Soma” is Latin and refers to the body.

Marty teaches patients and students about their body and how to restore and improve functioning via advanced orthopedic and Neuromuscular Massage Therapy, Postural Therapy, including the Egoscue Method, movement and Neuroplasticity lessons in the spirit of Moshe Feldenkrais and Felt Sense, and the use and rental and purchasing of P.E.M.F. and L.E.D. technologies.

Marty trained in various methodologies and techniques, obtained various professional and educational diplomas and certifications over his 27 year career. He is primarily an educator to patients, colleagues and professionals on Pain Free Living.

  • B.S. in Rehabilitation – Springfield College, Springfield MA, 1991
  • Masters degree in clinical social work – Yeshiva University, New York, NY, 1995
  • Trained in Zen Bodytherapy – International Zen Therapy Institute, Shutesbury, MA 1995. Zen Bodytherapy is the culmination of one mans lifework. William Dub Leigh who studied directly with Tanouye Tenshin Rotaishi, a Zen Master, martial artist and healer adept at the use of ki (vital energy), Ida Rolf, PhD, Moshe Feldenkrais, ScD, Milton Trager, M.D., Lauren Berry, Raymond Nimmo, D.C.
  • Graduate of The Chicago School of Massage Therapy, Chicago, IL,  2001.
  • Advanced Postural Analysis Specialist in the Egoscue Method of Health Through Motion – Egoscue University, San Diego, CA, 2004
  • Teacher of advanced trainings in neuromuscular, myofascial, movement and postural approaches to pain elimination
  • Myofascial trigger point therapist and chronic pain educator.
  • Teacher of neuroplastic theory and application in addressing pain and dysfunction.
  • Workshop provider to professionals and the public on chronic pain and its elimination through lifestyle changes
  • Professional member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine
  • N.C. Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist # 5316
  • Approved provider in continuing education for the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork # 450901-08

Third-degree black belt from Aikikai Hombu Dojo. First and second belts under the late  Aikido and Zen Master Fumio Toyoda and third belt under Shihan Zenko Okimura

There are few, if any, practitioners with such a diverse background and experience. Marty believes teaching principles of health and balance are more enduring than specific methods for healing physical and mental suffering. 

These principles include but not limited to:

  • Continuous learning for the Self.
  • Whole food lifestyle.
  • Movement as cure.
  • Self-reliance for self-care (not pills and professional experts).
  • Being in nature.
  • Meditation / prayer.
  • Community and solitude.
  • Body – mind are one entity, not two separate and distinct entities.
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