Training Opportunities for Massage Therapists and other allied health professionals are available in many locations across the United States and abroad. The Pressure Positive Company would like to submit for your consideration several training courses through a link to the National Association of Myofascial Trigger Point Therapists (NAMTPT). Please contact these recommended programs to see if the style and curriculum is in alignment with what you want to study.

The Certification Board for Myofascial Trigger Point Therapists (CBMTPT) is the governing body that establishes the criteria for eligibility to sit for the Certification Exam for Myofascial Trigger Point Therapists. You will be able to download the Handbook which describes the eligibility and exam process from the CBMTPT website.

Learn more about the National Association of Myofascial Trigger Point Therapists


Mary Biancalana, MS Edu, CMTPT, LMT, Cert Per Trainer

6304 N. Nagle Ave. Suite 3   Chicago, Illinois 60646

Phone: 773-628-7654


Click here to go to the Advanced Trigger Point Seminar Page. Click on the large blue box for most recent schedule.


Our curriculum is based on the pioneering work of Dr.'s Janet Travell and David G. Smions, and brought up to speed by including the most up-to-date, research-based information on fascia, muscle pain, trigger points, self-care and the pathochemistry of pain and sensitization. You will receive expert, dynamic instruction on powerful Trigger Point treatment techniques that are immediately applicable in your own practice. 

We incorporate functional, multi-planar range of motion assessment in our full protocol, to best facilitate normalization of muscle tissue and fascia.

Advanced Trigger Point Seminars are held in a custom-built, 2,000 sq/ft working myofascial pain clinic in Chicago, Illinois, near O'Hare Airport with easy private free parking lot and easy access to I-90 and I-294.

 8 Core weekend seminars (14 hrs each) and 4 single day seminars (7 hrs each), are divided by body area and each covers hands-on treatment techniques and smart and easy ways to apply the trigger point clinical reasoning directly into your practice.

A full library of digital videos are accessible only to ATPS students,and support techniques learned in the classes. Learn from an expert with 18 years full-time as a trigger point therapist who is practicing in a successful clinical environment.

Muscle Health and Advanced Trigger Point Seminars is a NCBTMB approved provider of Continuing Education.                                                                                             


Mary Biancalana


Certified Personal Trainer