Lacouir D. Yancey, LMT, CPT has over 25 years of combined experience in Fitness Training, Massage and Manual therapy. He is a Wisconsin Licensed Massage Therapist/ Bodyworker and is nationally certified through NCBTMB. In addition, he is an ACE certified personal trainer, certified MBG Natural Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES), Break dance and movement Instructor. Lacouir graduated from East West Healing Arts Institute in 2002 where he studied under Dr. Xiping Zhou, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and a number of other great Instructors. Lacouir has also been an instructor at the East-West Healing Arts Institute since 2005, teaching Tui Na massage, Acupressure Point Location, sports massage integration, body mechanics and mindful movement practices.
As the owner of his own practice and clinic since 2004, he has partnered with Acupuncturists, Chiropractors, PT’s and Athletic Trainers to provide Chinese Medical Massage and Sports Massage Therapy to a variety of individuals ranging from medical professionals to athletes. LaCouir has experience and a deep passion for working with Dancers, Movement and Martial Artists. He has also worked with a number Tri-athletes, soccer and hockey players and swimmers providing what he now calls TuiNa Integrative Massage and Movement Therapy. Lacouir continues to volunteer many hours of community service at local sporting, school and charity events. He is a skilled “out of the box” practitioner that utilizes a multidisciplinary treatment plan.
Lacouir’s background includes certification and training in Chinese Medical Massage (Tuina), Acupressure, Deep Tissue, Orthopedic, and Sports massage. He also has training in Natural Exercise utilizing bodyweight, resistance bands, medicine balls, martial arts, gymnastics, and urban dance. His specialties are working with individuals suffering from chronic to acute issues such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Frozen Shoulder, Fibromyalgia, Low back and neck pain, Post-Surgery Recovery, enhancing Sports Performance through Pre, Intra and Post-event/workout restoration and injury prevention. Lacouir combines Bodywork and Natural Movement Therapies, Nutrition and Lifestyle coaching to help assist his clients in experiencing less day to day stress and a pain managed life.