Erik Dalton Ph.d., earned philosophy and clinical psychology degrees from the University of Oklahoma. An inspiring presentation by Dr. Ida Rolf stimulated his passion for structural intergration, cognitive, and pain management bodywork. This led to futher studies at Menninger Foundation, Mueller College of Holistic Studies, Michigan State College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the Rolf Institute of Structucal Intergration. The creator of Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques and founder of the Freedom From pain Institute, Dalton has puplished two books, as well as numerous DVDs and best-selling home study programs. In addition to his lecturing and writing endeavors, Dalton has managed to maintain a34 year manual therapy practice. He resides in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Santiago, Costa Rica, with his wife and two overly optimistic dogs. His favorite hobby is being a grandpa.