Marcus is a New York state Licensed Massage Therapist and a graduate of the Finger Lakes School of Massage in Ithaca, NY. He has been practicing massage since 2005, incorporating modalities such as myofascial release, Swedish, deep tissue, acupressure, reflexology, craniosacral, chair massage, pregnancy massage, and Thai yoga massage. He also has Advanced Sports Massage Certification through the Swedish Institute. One focus of Marcus’s practice is on active individuals (yogis, runners, athletes, dancers, etc.), helping them facilitate quicker recovery from injury. He is also certified in Hospital-Based Massage through the Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute (Mount Sinai School of Medicine). He works with patients who are at various stages of diseases such as cancer, Parkinson’s, and heart disease, including those in elder hospice care.
Marcus is also a certified Vinyasa Yoga Instructor and teaches at various yoga studios in Manhattan and Brooklyn. He co-created Body Lab, a yoga-based approach to healing ailments of the musculoskeletal system through yoga asana, and has taught this workshop since 2012.