Small Animal Acupressure for NWSAM (2015 - present)
Eq & K9 Massage for NWSAM (2005 - present)
Eq & K9 Acupressure for Tallgrass (2005 - 2015)
Kim Bauer is a well-known expert and educator in the field of Animal Acupressure and Massage. Kim began her coursework in Animal Acupressure and Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1999 and is highly regarded in the U.S. and internationally.
In January of 2005 after fourteen years as a Middle School and Elementary School teacher, Kim created her business, Animal Ease Therapies, LLC. She creates individualized, integrated bodywork sessions for each animal that combines her knowledge of Acupressure, Massage and Temperament Typing. Over the years additional training has been added (see complete coursework listings below) which is integrated into sessions as appropriate.
Also in 2005, Kim was able to continue her teaching career by taking on the position of Lead Instructor for Tallgrass Animal Acupressure Institute. She spent the next 10 years traveling all over the U.S., Canada, Australia and the U.K. teaching acupressure classes. Additionally Kim began teaching Large and Small Animal Massage courses for the Northwest School of Animal Massage (NWSAM) in the Fall of 2005.
Kim holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and a Master of Arts in Teaching.
Classes offered - see Services page for link to classes
1999 – Hands on Horse Care, Parts 1,2,3 (Acupressure, Massage, Flower Essences) - Diana Thompson 2000 – Hands on Horse Care, Parts 1,2,3 (hosted class) - Diana Thompson
2003 – Small Animal Five Element Theory – Tallgrass 2004 - Introduction to Equine Acupressure & TCM - Tallgrass Equine Meridian Theory – Tallgrass Equine Acupoint Classification – Tallgrass Small Animal Acupoint Classification - Tallgrass Equine; 5 Elements, Meridians & Specific Conditions 1&2 – Tallgrass Small Animal; 5 Elements, Meridians & Specific Conditions 1&2 – Tallgrass
2004 - Equine Foundation Acupressure Course - Diana Thompson (Equinology)