The D'Ambrogio Institute provides the highest level of training and support for their certified instructors. Our standard of excellence is shared by all of our instructors, allowing us to maintain our reputation as leaders in the field of light-touch therapy.

Instructor Classes Taught Country Languages
Jack Ryan, LMT TBB1, TBB23I, LBUQ, JBUQ United States English
Kerry D'Ambrogio FBLQ, FBUQ, JBLQ, JBUQ, LBLQ, LBUQ, MBLQ, MBUQ, TBB1, TBB2, TBB3 United States English


Dr. Kerry D'Ambrogio, D.O.M., A.P., P.T., D.O.-M.T.P. is an internationally recognized lecturer, author, physical therapist, osteopath and board certified acupuncture physician. He is the President and Director of the D'Ambrogio Institute (DAI) and Therapeutic Systems, Inc. (TSI). The TSI Center for Mind-Body Medicine treatment facility is located at 7311 Merchant Court in Sarasota, Florida, 34240.

He graduated from the Physical Therapy program at the University of Toronto, Canada, the Osteopathic program at the Canadian Academy of Osteopathy in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, The John Wernham College of Classical Osteopathy in Maidstone England and the Acupuncture program at the Academy of Chinese Healing Arts in Sarasota, Florida, USA. His unique approach follows several schools of thought. His background in manual therapy includes: Maitland, Kaltenborn, Cyriax, McKenzie, Norwegian approach, and Osteopathy (Muscle Energy, Strain/Counterstrain, Myofascial Release, Craniosacral Therapy/Cranial Osteopathy, Visceral Manipulation, and Classical Osteopathy among others). Dr. D'Ambrogio also has a background in Acupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, Orthotics, Muscle Imbalance and a variety of exercise and movement therapies (Janda, Somatics, Florence Kendal, Shirley Sahrman and the Norwegian approach, among others).

Dr. D'Ambrogio started lecturing in 1988 and has taught in over 20 countries worldwide. He is recognized throughout Canada, the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Venezuela, China, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Australia, the Philippines, South Africa, England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Norway, and Israel as an exceptional teacher of manual and exercise therapies. He is a certified instructor recognized by the International Alliance of Healthcare Educators (IAHE). He is a published author of Positional Release Therapy and he has written numerous articles in Physical and Occupational Therapy journals. He has also discussed health issues on radio and television talk shows.

Administration / Staff

First Row: Erica Merante, Jean Marie Winters, Becky Wilson, Taylor Shear, Dawn Langnes-Shear
Second Row: Jackie Halderman, Kat Perry, Debi Stetson, Kathy Woll, Mysti Newton, Vicki McCabe, Donna Upledger, Brianna Dickson
Third Row: Lincie McGuire, Marina Silva, Elise Dowler, Tammie Nemets, Tara Keller, Alex Jozefyk, Gary Beshel, Terri Feaster
Fourth Row: Justin Vogl, Nancy Saikley, Tory Brush, Stephanie Haas, Cory Reed, Steve Keller, Collen Russell, Zach Meece, Allen Merrell, JoAnn Hambuechen, Vanessa Martinez
Not Pictured: Angie McMenaman, Rebecca Mickley, Michele Metzger, Kristen Bloom, Don Hill, Debbie Silverman, Clinton Trotta

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