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2018 Workshops & Seminars -
Don't miss your chance to study live and in person with Ralph Stephens, Award winning, Master Instructor and 2008 inductee, Massage Therapy Hall of Fame...

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BE part of the future of soft-tissue therapy,

Study Neural Reset Therapy® (NRT)
very soon!

Learn more about Neural Reset Therapy® (NRT) on the official website. Check it out by clicking here: NRT Website

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NRT Testimonials - Read What Others Say.

Lots of testimonials at the link above, but this just in from a therapist who took the NRT for the Lower Body in Kansas City, June '18

Ralph, I don’t have words to express my gratitude for you sharing and making this therapy available. I know your time commitment in travel and teaching has got to be a toll. I for one have had more OMG moments with just my limited skills and ability in the last few weeks than years of traditional practice. I am energized again, I look forward to each session. That alone is worth the price of admission. Sciatica? I eat that for breakfast now! Tight hammys? Puhleeze! This is truly life changing therapy. There is one drawback however…I have had to up my inventory of Kleenex, I have daily episodes of tears of joy from folks who are pain free for the first time in years!


Take care

Jay Harbert

Another from the Upper Body course in Albuquerque in March '14:

A client came in today unable to make a fist or extend two fingers in the left hand and was facing surgery . With NRT for the Proximal Interosseous tendons,and the Flexor Digitorum tendons, there was success. When massaging he said something about the traps. same side so I worked them with NRT. .His comment was that it was great to turn his head with out pain.
A client with painful Pec ,and deltoid left side is old school, I knew he would not think about any thing except massage and he has A pace maker that sits on top of the deltoid. A twin reset on the right side took care of the left side, he left happy and ingrate, of a new way, except it worked.

Get results like these, quickly and easily in your practice - study NRT soon!

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An unsolicited testimonial from the Cedar Rapids 2015 Program:

Randa,(Class Sponsor) this class has been by far THE MOST informative, comprehensive, practical, and exciting cont ed class I've EVER been to! I don't know how I will ever top this! Ralph is just a master massage prodigal, and his personality completes the whole occasion! No one even comes close to his tenure and wisdom, and I count myself incredibly blessed and gifted to have had the privilege to study under his direction. Thank you for working tirelessly for the weekends we've had to learn with Ralph, and I look forward to seeing you again in May ;)
Many Thanks,
Amanda C.

Two Testimonials from the World Massage Festival, Long Beach, CA, August 2013:

1. "Ralph is an incredible instructor. He's in tune with the pace of the class and whether each student can follow his materials - a rare gift of a teacher. I feel so priviledged to have taken his class." Benya R

2. "The instructor's attitude, knowledge & ability to explain, cemonstrate, and adapt to each student's learning curve is Brilliant! I would love to attend more workshops taught by Mr. Stephens. Outstanding!!! :)" - unsigned





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Therapeutic Chair Massage
Ralph's textbook, published by LWW, is getting rave reviews. If you don't have it,you are missing out. It is much more than just a chair massage text. . It will help you do better table massage too, especially for carpal tunnel patients. And it teaches how to take better care of your hands and yourself. » Find out more
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Individual Sessions in Coralville, IA

Ralph R. Stephens, LMT

Massage Therapist/Instructor

Certified Hypno-Therapist

I Can Help You.


Iowa City’s first Clinical Massage Therapist!
Since 1986 Ralph has been providing cutting edge soft –tissue therapy.
32 years of experience and wisdom to serve you.

Specialist in:

Neural Reset Therapy® (NRT)
Medical & Sports Massage

  • Relieve your pain,
  • Help heal your injuries,  
  • Improve your athletic performance.

Philosophy Statement
I am a “Facilitator of Change,” using everything I have learned in my 32+ years of studying the body and wellness to help you bring about changes that improve the quality of your life.  This can mean reducing/eliminating pain, improving movement and function, enhancing athletic performance, and helping you move along that ever-elusive pathway to wellness.

I primarily work with athletes of all types, but also with people experiencing any condition(s) for which soft-tissue therapy is appropriate, both acute and chronic.

Office Hours:
Monday: 12:30PM – 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 11:00am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday: 11:00am – 5:30 pm
Thursday: 11:00am – 3:30 pm

By appointment only
Custom times available

1 Hour - $85.00
90 minutes - $125.00


  • Payment due at time service is rendered. Insurance not accepted. Receipt available for you to file.
  • Office is not handicapped accessible.
  • Essential oils are used when appropriate with consent
  • I provide Medical/Clinical treatment of your specific complaints, conditions, injuries, and pains. I also offer therapies to enhance your performance, wellness, and overall health.


I would be honored to be given the opportunity to help you change your life for the better.


2008 Massage Therapy Hall of Fame Inductee
2017 CE Teacher of the Year