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Tammy Lee Anderson, M.A., M.S.

Biomechanical / Myofascial Structural Integration

P.O. Box 802 Clovis, Calif. 93612

(559) 323-1702


2006-2012 Gestalt Therapy Training in Fresno, California

2004 California State University, Fresno - Fresno, California

M.S. Counseling - MFT

Chi Sigma Iota - Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society

2002 California State University, Fresno - Fresno, California

M.A. Kinesiology / Exercise Physiology

1988 Loyola Marymount University - Los Angeles, California

B.A. Theology/Philosophy

1986 Ventura College - Ventura, California
A.A. Liberal Arts

2002 Hypnotherapy Training Institute, San Francisco, California
50 hours of training in techniques of hypnotherapy

1996 California State University, Fresno - Fresno, California
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies -48 units post bach.

1995 Guild for Structural Integration - Boulder, Colorado

Graduate of the Dr.Rolf Method of Structural Integration / Teachers: Peter Melchior / David Davis

Advanced Diploma 2010 - Rolf Structural Integration - Teacher Emmett Hutchins

1992 St. John's Institute Of Neuromuscular Therapy
Advanced Studies in Neuromuscular Therapy

1991 Chicago School of Massage Therapy - Chicago, Illinois
Certificate in Massage Therapy

1990 Cardinal Stritch University - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Graduate Studies in Adult & Family Ministry

1982 Community College of the Air Force - Lowry AFB, Lowry, Colorado
Aircraft Armament Systems Specialist


Work Experience

2004-2011 Fresno Family Counseling Center
Under the supervision of Dr. Juan Garcia, MFT.
Individual, couples, and child counseling.

1995-2011 Sports Medicine Kinesiology - Clovis, California
Self Employed
Structural Integration Rolf Practitioner / Specializing in Biomechanical Kinesiology
Owner - Old Town Healing & Wellness Center / Shinzen Dojo

1999-2009 California State University, Fresno
Kinesiology Department: Instructor of Aikido
Instructor of Women's Self Defense Rape Prevention

2004 CAP - Comprehensive Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program- Fresno, California
MFT Intern - Developed and implemented Anger Management Program for CAP. This program included both individual as well as group anger management counseling.

1990-1995 Healing Touch Massage Therapy - Milwaukee, Wisconsin/Fresno, California
Self employed Massage Therapist

1991-1992 Flowers Medical Clinic - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Physical Therapy Assistant

1991-1992 Hall Chiropractic - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Massage Therapist

1990-1992 Daystar -Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Long term shelter for battered women
Assistant Director / Counselor

1989-1990 Southside Emergency Homeless Shelter - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Homeless Shelter
Night Manager/ Counselor

1989-1990 Corpus Christi Catholic Church - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Youth Minister - employed through the
Archdiocese of Milwaukee

1988-1989 Christ in the Desert Monastery - Abiquiu, New Mexico
Benedictine Monastery - partook in monastic life and practice for one year

1987-1988 Loyola Marymount University - Los Angeles, California
Campus Ministry

1983-1984 Hengrave Hall, Ecumenical Retreat & Conference Centre - Suffolk, England
Lay Community Member - partook in ecumenical religious life for one year

1982-1983 Ventura College - student

1984-1985 Ventura, California - Bus Driver for Disabled Student Center
Nurses Aid - Ventura Convalescent Hospital

United States Air Force - Lowry, Colorado / Tucson Arizona
Airman First Class - honorable discharge
Aircraft Armament Systems Specialist

Volunteer Work

1994-1995 St. Agnes Hospital - Fresno, California
Hospital Chaplain Volunteer

1993-1995 Neighborhood Watch Program

Founder & Captain of the Audubon Drive

1989-1992 Benedict Institute For Urban Ministry,St.Bens, Milwaukee, WI
Regular volunteer at St.Ben's soup kitchen
Regular Volunteer for Jail Ministry

1990-1992 Volunteer Massage Therapist
Womens Retreats with Sisters of Notre Dame
Dwelling Place Retreat House
Casa Maria Catholic Worker
Poverello House

1982-1985 Professional Clown

Volunteer at Convalescent Hospitals

1984 Dominican Sisters of San Jose

Teaching English & Math to Jr. High Students

1983 Sissiton Sioux Reservation - Sissiton, South Dakota
Youth Director

Other Activities

2009 JAPAN - Spent 5 weeks wondering through sacred shines and temples of Japan and practiced and studied the Spiritual depths of Aikido with teachers in Tokyo, Nara, and Shingu, Japan.

2007-2009 Gestalt Training with Jim Doak

2008 Vipassana Meditation 10 day Intensive, Northfork, California

1982 - 2009 Aikido Martial Arts : Tammy Lee Anderson Sensei
Anderson Sensei is an Aikido instructor at California State University, Fresno since 1999. (Sensei is a Japanese word meaning teacher). Anderson Sensei has been practicing Aikido since 1982. She has also studied for 3 years with Wilson Sensei in Fresno since April 2003 in Hakko Denshin Ryo Ju Jitsu. And she is a student of Musashi Sabutai of Ninkage Ryu.
Sensei Anderson opened Shinzen Dojo in Clovis, Oct. 2002. Shinzen Dojo is affiliated with Pacific Aikido Federation under Hideki Shiohira Shihan at the Aikido Center in Mountain View California. She was awarded Yondan (4th degree blackbelt) by Shiohira Sensei.

Sensei also teaches private sessions and workshops on Women's self defense in the Fresno and Clovis area. Workshops: Creative Self Defense for Women

2001-2003 Blackberry Jam: Tammy is a member of the 5 women band Blackberry Jam

2001 Peru -- Machu Picchu -- Bolivia
In 2001 Tammy spent 3 weeks travelling through Peru and Bolivia exploring Andean healing practices, culture and history

Fresno Adult School - Adult Education Teacher
"Creating Your Sacred Space", "What is Rolfing", "Advanced Pain Relief"

1999 Mount Whitney - Made it to the top! - elevation: 14,496.811 FT

June 1998
Hoffman Institute - Hoffman Quadrinity Process Graduate - Hoffman Graduate Group Facilitator

1997 - 1999
Toastmasters International - Participating Member

1976 - 1980
Competitive Olympic Kayaking

1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980
Member of the Ventura National Championship Olympic Kayaking Team - National Champions 1976,77,78,79,80

1980 Olympic Trials

Bronze Medal K-2
1980 Olympic Trials - 13th

1979 North American Championships Montreal, Canada
Silver Medal K-2
1979 National Sports Festival Colorado, Springs
Silver Jr. K-4, Bronze Sr. K-4 Bronze Jr. K-2, Bronze Jr. K-1
1979 Pan Am Cups Regatta
Gold Womens K-4
1979 National Sports Festival Colorado, Springs
Silver Jr. K-2, Bronze K-1. Bronze K-4
1978 North American Championships
Mexico City Gold Sr.K-4 Silver K-2, Silver Jr K-4,BronzeK-1
1977 National Championships
High Point Jr. Womens Champion
1981 Buena Art Show Studio Arts - Oil


Womens Self Defense Workshop

This will be an afternoon workshop in creative self defense strategies for personal safety and empowerment. Sensei Tammy Lee Anderson will be offering a 2 hour workshop on personal saftey strategies for women. Having a plan, practicing Awareness and practicing a few basic techniques can prevent you from becoming a victim of a crime. Sensei Anderson brings a wealth of expertise and light heartedness to the subject of personal saftey. Come Join Us!

Location: 702 Pollasky, Clovis CA.

Date: Please inquire for upcoming dates for this seminar at (559) 323-1702

Time 6:30:-9:30pm:

cost: $20.00 per person - Pre Registration required

*** ask your freinds to come with you

Sign up early this class is limited to 20 students

To sign up call 323-1702

Creative Self Defense for Women

Private lessons in your home for groups of 6 or more

private workshops are 2 hours long

cost: $20.00 per person - Pre Registration / $25.00 at the door

call to schedule: Sensei Anderson: 323-1702


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