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Allison Ishman  Read Allison's CV
Owner, Ishman BodyCare Center, Inc.
Certified Massage Therapist, Event Sports Massage Specialist, Certified Pilates Instructor

   Massage Therapy Personal Training



Licensed by State of Illinois in Massage Therapy

Certified Mat Pilates Instructor and Small Apparatus Pilates Mat Instructor

through June Kahn, Sara City Workout

Personal Trainer
(previous certification through American Council on Exercise)



Seattle Massage School, 700 hrs. (now Ashmead College) Seattle, WA.   

Exercise Physiology & Clinical Nutrition
training at North Central College, Naperville, IL


American Massage Therapy Association

  • Member

  • Government Relations Chair AMTA-IL, 1999-2003 (during licensure development)

  • 2nd VP AMTA-IL Board 2000-2003

  • Delegate for AMTA-IL 1996, 1999-2002

AMTA Website

Trainer and therapist for Chi-Town badminton

Training organization for pre-Olympic athletes preparing for regional and national competitions.  Practices held in Oak Brook, IL.  National competition at Olympic venue in Atlanta, Ga.  View Allison's WGN news spot for more information.

Development Activities

Adjunct Faculty Member at the Soma Institute - National School for Clinical Massage Therapy, Chicago 1999-2005

Current Director of Ishman BodyCare Center & Institute Professional Education, creator of curriculum and course materials

Developer of the
100 Day Plan

workbook for exercise, nutrition, and healthy living based on traditional concepts of healthy living and the fundamentals of situational leadership.

Volunteer Activities

Allison Ishman, owner of Ishman BodyCare Center, began working as a massage therapist in Naperville in 1994. Following work at Hot Springs outside Seattle, Edward Health and Fitness Center and another local private practice, she opened her clinic in 1995.  Her goal was to provide top quality, innovative care to her clients.  Originally from Glen Ellyn, she enjoys music, Italian food and red wines, theatre, rock climbing, hiking and mountaineering, summiting Kilimanjaro, running, golf, cross country skiing, and strength training.

 Services Offered

  • Developer of Fascial Link Therapy, an advanced method of Neuromuscular, Myofascial treatment with a focus on balancing the body's structural and energy systems, with an emphasis on working with fascia

  • Energy Medicine Practitioner, with training from Donna Eden

  • Trigger Point, Neuromuscular, and Myofascial Release Therapies, especially for pre/post surgery, whiplash, chronic pain or repetitive use injuries, TMJ, back or neck pain.  Often includes postural analysis or orthopedic assessment techniques.

  • Sports Massage, Event Sports Massage, and Resisted Stretching techniques

  • Hydrotherapy, Thermoregulatory Care, CPR and First Aid Certified

  • Pregnancy Massage  

  • Swedish and Deep Tissue Massage

  • On-Site Chair Massage

  • Personal Training and Nutrition


Allison�s plans: To begin writing and teaching about her Fascial Link work and the benefits of hands on therapy, and complete her Fascial Link Practitioners Manual for upcoming 2006-2007 classes she is teaching.


Grow with us - we promote positive transformation...person to person.

Ishman BodyCare Center & Institute
608 S. Washington Street, Suite 311, Naperville, IL 60540

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