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Myofascial Release is gentle, effective manual therapy performed by a John F. Barnes trained therapist. It provides real and lasting results different from any other therapy you have experienced. With MFR, your treatments will address the cause of your limitations, not just treat the symptoms.

Traditional medicine and therapy treat pain and emotional and physical dysfunction with medications and other modalities like ice/heat, exercises and ultrasound. Myofascial release treats the whole person as an individual and uses proven techniques to allow your body heal itself.


MFR can treat many issues including:


Back and Neck Pain​


Tongue Tie


Balance Issues

Hip and Knee Pain

Carpal Tunnel​ Syndrome




Shoulder Pain

Scars (surgical, C-section, wounds)

Breast implant/explant surgery

Sports Injuries

Digestive problems


Women's Health issues 

Parkinson's Disease


Decreased flexibility



Erectile Dysfunction

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The Tampa location will be accepting new clients April 1st. Online booking is available for New Client Assessments after this date

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             Jennifer Lind, M.S. Ed., OTR/L

I am an expert level therapist that has been taking John F. Barnes Myofascial Release courses since 2014. I have utilized his principles and techniques since day 1 of my first class. This is authentic healing and a true picture of what healthcare should look like, treating the whole body and mind. I have been a licensed Occupational therapist for 22 years and also have a Master's degree in Adult Education, as well as 20 years practicing and teaching yoga. I also have certification to teach English as a Second Language. I have worked in various healthcare settings, with ages from 2-102 and also spent 3.5 years working for the National Health Service in London, England. I am certified to teach MFR Yoga and do so regularly with my clients to help them help themselves. I am also a John Barnes approved Myofascial Release Study Group Leader.

I have completed the following John F. Barnes Myofascial Release Courses, placing me at "Expert Level":

  • MFR 1, 2 & 3

  • Cervical-Thoracic

  • Fascial-Pelvis

  • Fascial Cranium

  • Rebounding

  • Unwinding and Advanced Unwinding

  • Quantum Leap

  • Healing Seminar

  • Subtle Energy

  • Women's Health

  • A Skill Enhancement Seminar training directly with John F Barnes in his clinic Therapy on the Rocks in Sedona, AZ

  • Several class repeats

Let me help you make real changes in your life to your physical, mental and emotional self. Stop hurting and start healing. Live the life you deserve!



Rebecca Brown, COTA/L


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I am the Practice Manager for our Bradenton location. I was introduced to this amazing and healing work in 2014 while taking MFR1 and have since utilized this practice in multiple areas from the home health occupational therapy sector to peer study groups to one-on-one treatment sessions. I have been an occupational therapy assistant for 16 years with my Associates of Science in Occupational Therapy Assisting and Associates of The Arts in Healthcare Sciences. I also treat children and adults with tongue ties and believe in teaching my clients to treat themselves to empower them on their healing journey. I have completed the following John F. Barnes Myofascial Release courses: 
⁃ MFR 1
⁃ MFR 2
⁃ Unwinding
⁃ Rebounding
⁃ Cervical- Thoracic

-Fascial Pelvis

-Advanced Unwinding

Kanna Shepherd, OTR/L, MOT, CLT-LANA, CEAS

I am an Occupational Therapist from Sarasota, FL and received my degrees from The University of Louisiana and Louisiana State University. I am Board Certified as a lymphedema therapist as well as holding a certification in Ergonomic Assessment. I have practiced as an OT for over 10 years and my drive to find the best possible treatment for clients led me to John Barnes Myofascial Release. Application of these techniques has helped me to treat clients in the field of oncology, edema and wound care and pain management. I have also volunteered as an OT in Cambodia and with the Junior League of Sarasota where I was recognized with awards for service. Giving back to the community and caring for others is my passion, so John Barnes Myofascial Release has been a natural transition. 

Heidi Jenkins, LMT

I am an Energy Healer with over 20 years of experience in the bodywork field, My goal is to facilitate the removal of energy blockages to clear a person's energetic aura for more clarity and to feel lighter and more grounded.  My journey in caring for people started when I became an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant, and then onto becoming a licensed massage therapist in 2003 in Gainesville, FL. It was at this time that I began practicing Polarity Therapy and my energy work began. 

I also have the following certifications:

- licensed aesthetician

-Craniosacral I & 2

 -Reiki 1 & 2 and Master Certification


-Bachelors of Science in Education

-Lymph Drainage

-Reflexology 1 & 2


-John Barnes Myofascial Release 1 


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