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: Chase Brown, Erika Merante, Kristen Bloom, Tracey Etelson, Mysti Newton, Taylor Shear, Debbie Silverman, Michelle Manners
Second Row: Lynn Mabry, Rebecca Mickley, Tara Keller, Lincie McGuire, Steve Keller, Stephanie Haas, Tory Brush, Colleen Russell, Jackie Halderman, Alex Jozefyk, Dawn Langes
Third Row: Fabiana Ospina, John Matthew Upledger, CEO, Donna Upledger, Terri Feaster, JR Oson, Kathy Woll, JoAnn Hambuechen

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