Therapeutic Massage & Sports Massage of Dixie
massage | fitness | health & well-being | performance | recovery | rehabilitation

About the Massage Team Captain, Paul Dunsdon

Paul Dunsdon is nationally certified through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) and is a licensed massage therapist. As a graduate of Sensory Development Institute, he completed the 800 hour program which included rigorous training in Anatomy and Physiology, Pathology, Kinesiology, Sports Massage, Shiatsu, Reflexology, Swedish Massage, and Deep Tissue Massage.

He has been serving the southern Utah community since 2008 and opened his private practice in 2009.

Paul's detailed understanding of the body allows him to treat injuries with confidence and efficiency. He has worked with elite athletes of all ages from around the world as a therapist of IRONMAN ST. GEORGE, THE ST GEORGE MARATHON, THE HUNTSMAN WORLD SENIOR GAMES & THE DIXIE REBELS Semi-Pro Football team.

An avid outdoorsman, Paul also has an athletic background that includes competitive experience in Track, Water Polo and Dance. As a formally trained dancer, Paul is acutely aware of the power and fragility of the human body.

His passion for helping people extends beyond the work day as a Disaster Program Manager for The American Red Cross. He is on call 24/7 and oversees the disaster services of the 8 southern counties of Utah and is qualified for national deployment in disaster relief. He is a certified instructor of CPR, FIRST-AID & AED.

 

Therapist profile Paul Dunsdon

  • Certified Advanced Sports Massage Therapist
  • Certified Therapeutic Therapist
  • Certified Deep Tissue Massage Therapist
  • Certified Trigger Point Therapist
  • Certified Shiatsu Therapist
  • Certified Swedish Massage Therapist

Additional skills:

  • Myofacial Release
  • Facilitated Stretching
  • Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) stretching,
  • Extensive knowledge of human anatomy and movement based in Kinesiology
  • Orthopedic Massage
  • Certified Chair Massage Therapist

 

Member since 2008 Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP)

National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) Certified Massage Therapist since 2009

Owner, therapist at Paul Dunsdon Therapeutic Massage & Sports Massage of Dixie est. 2009

Notable experience:

Therapist at the St George Marathon 2008, '09, '10 ~ St George Triathlon 2011

Massage Captain of  IRONMAN ST GEORGE 2010, '11, '12.

Massage Captain IRONMAN ST GEORGE 70.3 U.S. PRO CHAMPIONSHIP since 2013

Personal therapist for 2010 IRONMAN ST GEORGE winner Michi Weiss in 2011

Over 3,000+ massage therapy hours experience providing massage at sports events, team training support, business outreach events and in private practice.

Athletic pursuits: SPARTAN RACE ATHLETE

Sprint, Super and Beast to be completed in 2016 & gain entrance into the trifecta club and qualify for the Spartan Death Race.

Other hobbies include: Sailing, Rock Climbing, Running, Rafting, Weight Lifting, Canyoneering, Backpacking, Rappelling, Adventure Racing. Martial Arts, Hiking, Camping.

Volunteerism: Instructor of FIRST AID / CPR & AED certification