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Sausalito, California


Sausalito, California | Tel: 415-407-9674

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We specialize in the John F. Barnes Method of Myofascial Release Therapy and Functional Movement Training. Myofascial Release is an effective whole body, hands on approach for evaluating and treating pain and dysfunction and, "in choir" with Functional Movement Training, the two make an extraordinary pairing to bring your body back into balance.  We offer Individual Sessions along with 5 and 10 day powerful Intensive Retreats. 


We are dedicated to guiding you back to health and wholeness through treatment, education and awareness. We will teach you how to feel and let go of restrictions and stuck patterns that hold you back from a fully functioning pain-free body.  We have found Myofascial Release and Functional Movement Training to be the ultimate comprehensive care approach and is beneficial for ALL! This is a life-changing experience in which you are engaged to participate in creating real authentic change in your life and your body! 

                                                           Reconnect.  Remember.  Restore.  Release.



Breaking Patterns

Creating change within your body is attained easier when you are able to fully immerse yourself without distraction. We will custom design a retreat for you based upon your specific needs. Body Wisdom Myofascial Release Intensive Retreats are available for 5 and 10 day programs. Each day will include multiple treatments to give you the opportunity to go deeply, pulling yourself out of your patterns creating true and authentic changes within you. This is a gift allowing yourself to be, to listen and to let go! Our programs are created to treat the cause of your pain not the symptoms in order to make permanent structural changes to help you return to a pain-free, active lifestyle. 


One Day Intensive Retreats

Designed for those of you who are looking for a boost forward in your program. Come get inspired again, get back into your groove and learn how to listen and tune into your body. This one day hands on retreat of intuitive, deep and shift provoking care will help re-direct you on your healing path and prevent the build-up of body restrictions. A great check in for yourself!



Kick Starter               $650

4 hours of MFR Treatment:

Evaluation and Postural Assessment

2 Individual MFR Treatments

1 Multiple Hands MFR Treatment

1 MFR Stretching Session 

5 Day Intensive                        $2897.50

Designed to deepen into the teachings of Body Awareness and the body's self-healing capabilities to break compensated Movement Patterns and Belief Systems for those in chronic pain or repetitive stress careers or athletics.

  • 18 hours of MFR Treatment          

  • Evaluation & Postural Assessment 

  • Individual & Multiple Hand Sessions

  • Personalized MFR Exercise Toolbox

  • MFR Therapy Ball 

  • Final Evaluation

  • 15 Minute Phone/Skype Follow-up                                    

10 Day Intensive                        $5747.50

Designed to create life-changing shifts and expansion beyond one's comfort zone for those dealing with Complex Structural and/or Emotional Trauma Life Experiences. Game changer!

  • 36 hours MFR Treatment

  • Evaluation & Postural Assessment

  • Individualized $ Multiple Hand Sessions

  • Personalized MFR Exercise Toolbox

  • MFR Therapy Ball

  • Final Evaluation

  • 15 Minute Phone/Skype Follow-up    

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Myofascial Release 
for Pain and Injuries

Recommended for:

Back Pain, Cervical Pain, Headaches, Spasm, Chronic Pain, Carpal Tunnel, Fibromyalgia, Scoliosis, Geriatrics, Head Trauma, Pediatrics, Sports Injuries, Disc Problems, Sciatica, TMJ

Myofascial Release
for Women's Health

Recommended for women experiencing: 

Pelvic Floor Pain & Dysfunction, Headaches, Menstrual Problems, Coccydynia (tail bone pain), Urinary Incontinence, Painful Intercourse, Endometriosis, Urinary Frequency/Urgency, Adhesions, Infertility problems, Painful Scars, Mastectomy Pain,  Problematic Breast Implant/Reduction Scars, Episiotomy Scars, Back/Hip Pain, pudendal nerve entrapment, Low Life Force

Functional Movement Training

Recommended for: 

Back Pain, Athletic Injury Rehabilitation and Prevention, Sciatica, Fibromyalgia,  Shoulder and Neck Pain


Julie Pies


Julie started her manual therapy journey in 1991 after graduating from the University of Cincinnati Physical Therapy Assistant program. She became dedicated to the John F. Barnes Method of Myofascial Release in 1999 after trying out various physical therapy specialties. She has been a part-time staff therapist at Therapy On The Rocks, John F. Barne's MFR comprehensive treatment center in Sedona, Arizona, since 2006 and currently assists with John Barnes MFR seminars. She has been in private practice for over 18 years with current practices in Sauasalito, California and Yellow Springs, Ohio.

Julie has a gift of "holding the container" for people to do their work and move through their healing process. Through deep listening she takes you under her wing to empower and inspire you. Her style encourages you to be curious about yourself and supports you to feel and let go of the pain that holds you back from living your life to the absolute fullest. Julie's practice emphasizes Women's Pelvic Health, Athletic injury/prevention/recovery and those experiencing Chronic Pain.

Patti Mielziner

MFRT, ACE-Certified Personal Trainer

Patti specializes in the John F. Barnes method of Myofascial Release Therapy and is Certified in Applied Functional Science and BioMechanics. She has a unique eye of seeing where her client’s structure is out of balance and alignment due to injury, chronic postural patterns, overuse or trauma. She skillfully empowers her clients to listen to their intuitive mind to learn how to heal themselves. Patti’s work is beneficial for all interested in creating body change, learning body awareness and preventing/recovering from chronic pain or athletic injury.​  

​The uniqueness of Patti’s practice is the progression from releasing the restriction(s) using Myofascial Release techniques to re-educating the impaired muscles to function properly creating lasting change for her clients to return to a pain-free life.

She practices in both the Yellow Springs, Ohio and Sausalito, California studios.


What People Are Saying About Body Wisdom

I could barely walk from my car to the front door of the Body Wisdom Studio in late July of ‘17. My back kept locking up on me, and my entire body was wrecked with inflammation. This was a last ditch effort to try and see if there was going to be any relief from this terrible condition. Fast forward to September, same year, after 3-4 treatments, and I was walking and moving again. Not great...Yet. Still, I was walking and I had hope for the first time in over four years. Today? I am still walking and moving better than ever. I’m working out again and to this former Major League Baseball Player, that was absolutely vital. Thank you Julie & Patti. You are indeed my “Angels from Yellow Springs, and I love you both very much!!!



                                                          Len, March 2018

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