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Arthur Munyer SEP, TPR, LHEP, CMT


Born: January 21, 1950​
Present Position: Instructor / Bodyworker:

(Europe, South America, Asia and United States)
Private Practice: Hundseckstrasse, 76596 Forbach


After 50YEARS of somatic integrative studies, practices & experiencing who am “ I “.  25 of those years living and working at Esalen® Institute in Big Sur California. 

I have developed:“Green Touch” My work   is drawn from my life’s experiences as a practitioner, teacher of various bodywork modalities and being a family man (resume). 

I currently do personal Polyvagal, trauma & Chronic Pain Release Sessions in the Black Forest, Germany



Work Experience

Neural Somatic Integration®

2009 - present

Munyer Graphics Corporation (graphic Arts and offset printing) 1971-1974 CEO.

Esalen® Gazebo (School for Infants and Toddlers) Manager and Teacher, 1976-1979.

Esalen Institute (Chief, Grounds, Security, Lodge Keeper, Massage Crew, House Keeping) 1979-1994.

Esalen® Bodywork Crew Manager Coordinator 1985-1988.
Diabetic Project: Bodywork on diabetics for Dr. Lola Steinbaum 1985-1987.
Will Schutz Associates: Consulting firm 1999-2000 Director of Sales/Marketing.

Bodywork & Release Clinic: Carmel, California 1994 - 2008

Neural Somatic Integration® Forbach, Freiburg, Germany 2009-present


New York Institute of Technology 1969 Psychology and Business

Nassau Caommunity College 1970 Emphasis: Psychology and Business

Adelphi University, 1971-1973  Emphasis: Psychology and Business

Goddard College, 2007 Emphasis: Health & Arts

Esalen® Institute, Big Sur, California, (studies in the somatic education of mind, body, & spirit), 1974-2010
Gestalt-Therapie​: Dick Price (emotional release studies), 1974-1980.
Bone Manipulation: Dr. Matthew McKinley, 1974.
Radix Release: Laura Dillon (emotional release studies), 1974.
Emotional, spiritual, physical & mental release: Dr. Stan Grof, 1974-1976.
Rolfing: (Body Dynamics) Noel Delevette, 1974 & Beverly Silverman, 1975.
Breathing and Chakras: Bernard Gunther (studies in the integrations of mind body), 1974.
Encounter: Dr. Will Schutz (emotional process), 1974-1976.
Dr. Alvin Drucker, Deep Tissue Bodywork, Acupuncture, Iridologie, Homeopathic, Spiritual Guidance, 1974-1977.
Feldenkrais: Patrick Douce (body dynamics, movement), 1975-1988 & Dee Dosier, 1984.
Transactional Analysis: Louisiana TA Institute, 1975.
Polarity Therapy: Bill Liles, 1976 Laurie Parizek, 1994-1995.
Gestalt Therapy: Christine Price (emotional release studies), 1989.
Philosophy: Buckminster Fuller (philosophy), 1977.
Zero Balancing: Fritz Smith (anatomy and body mechanics), 1978-1979.
Aikido: Robert Nadeau, 1976, Boulder School of Aikido, 1979.
Chiropractic: Lauren Berry (structural integration, bone manipulation, and trigger point), 1982.
Trigger Point Therapy and Deep Tissue: Dub Leigh, (Somatic studies in mind and body), 1982-1985.
Cranial-Sacral Work: Jim Asher , 1984.
Applied Kinesiology: Dr. Jack Downing & Gestalt, 1983.
Esalen Massage Certification: 1500 Std. of instruction, 1984.
Deep Tissue: Edward Maupin, 1984.
Anatomy and Physiology: Dr. Lenore Jones, 1987.
Somatic Studies: Dr. Don Johnson, 1987.
Trigger Point Therapy and Deep Tissue: Dub Leigh​​, 1990.
Xanthyros Foundation / Emotional Release Work: Robert Augustus Masters, 1995.
Spiritual & Emotional Work: Daya Harris, 1994-1996.
Mediation: Jack Kornfeild, 1995.
Partner-Workshop ​​"Sexual healing": Debra Chaimberland, 1997.
Human Element: Licenced Human Element Practitioner (LHEP™ )  Will & Alish Schutz, 1998.
Human Element: 14-Day Training: Will Schutz (consulting & interpersonal studies), 1998.
Sales Training Course: Tom Barton von White & Barton Associates, 2000.
Sexual Healing and Awakening Mastery Course: Training: Certified Tantra Teacher, 2000.
Anatomy & Lab MPC 150 Std., 2002.
Dorn Methode (Bone manipulation) Zurich Switzerland 50 Std., 2003.
Ethics of Nonviolent Communication @ BTC 7 Std., 2004.
Sivananda Yoga Lehrer Training in Nassau Bahamas Certificate:
300 Std, Lic# 16222, 2005​.

Sivananda Yoga Teacher Training in Val Morin, Quebec. Cert Yoga Bhaskara Certificate # 3153, 70 Std., 2005.
Somatic Experiencing® 3-Year Education in Trauma Release, Peter Levine 2006-2009, Certified Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner, 2008.
Optimum Health Institute
(Training on healing, and achieving holistic transformation), 2006.

Castro Valley Ashram MA Center, ( Mediation, Yoga and Darsan retreat), 2007.
Tomatis Method training and experiential in brain frequencies 120 Std., 2009.
Multipler Trauma Vortex, Steve Hoskinson, Berlin, Deutschland, 2009.
The Diaphragms with Dr. Peter A. Levine, Weggis Schweiz, 24 Std., 2010.
"Why Focusing Works and What Else We Need", Eugene Gendlin and Ann Weiser Cornell, Januar-Februar 2011.
"The Polyvagal System & Bodywork": Dr. Peter A. Levine, Juli 2011.
Supervision with Dr. Peter A. Levine, with focus on Bodywork, August 2011.
"Neurophysiology of self regulation Using the body’s social engagement system": Prof. Dr. Stephen Porges (USA) Sept. 2011​.

Humintell --Certificate of Completion "Micro-expression Recognition Trainingwith proficiency level of Master, December 1, 2013

PAUL EKMAN GROUP, LLC Certificate of Training, eMETT 3.0 Expert Level, 09/15/2015

Teaching & Bodywork Training's

Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California. Ca. 520 classes Taught in Trigger Point, Esalen Bodywork (basic, intermediate and advanced) and Certificate training's in Bodywork Massage: 1978-2004.
Instructor & Administrator in Early Childhood Development. Taught approximately 30 classes: Esalen 1984-1986.
Monterey Institute of Touch in Carmel, California. Instruction in all levels of  Trigger Point, Esalen Bodywork and Body Dynamics:  Taught approximately 250 classes 1995-2003.
"The Center" in Zürich, Schweiz Instruction in all levels of Trigger Point, Couples Workshops, Esalen Deep Massage, and Prozessarbeit für Bodyworker: Taught approximately 350 classes  1995-2005.
Angela Moraes Center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Esalen Bodywork Training's: 1997-1999.
Gestalt Center in Dortmund, Deutschland, Esalen® Massage-Training: 1997-1998.
Bodywork Center in Hamburg, Germany, Esalen® Bodywork Training: 1996-1998.
Esalen Massage School (EMBA), recognized Esalen Bodyworker, Teaching Worldwide, 1995-present
Body Therapy Center, & McKinnon Institute, Palo Alto California 2003- present. Taught approximately 350 classes Esalen

150 Std. Certificate training. Trigger Point Release 125 Std. certificate courses Process for Bodyworkers 2 day courses Advance Esalen Massage 5-Day Course Advance Trigger Point 5-Day Course - Couples Massage 2-Day Course, 2004 to present
Trigger Point Release Trainings@ Bildungswerk Aachen, Deutschland, 2005-Course. Taught approximately 150 classes 

Bali Massage Training Moving Ventures, The Munyer Method™ Advanced Esalen Release & Esalen Massage: Empathic Trigger Point 2007.
Neural Somatic Integration®, 2- year Education: Aachen, Freiburg, Augsburg, Bielefeld, Deutschland, 2008- present.
Somatic Experiencing® & Supervision, Freiburg, Augsburg, Bielefeld, Forbach Deutschland, 2010-present
Esalen® Massage Certification Training, Bali, Indonesia, 2010- present.


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