Meet Your Instructors

Paul St. John

With more than 30 years experience and research in Radiological Technology, Massage Therapy, and pain mechanisms, Paul St. John has become a thought-leader in pain treatment.

In 2005 Paul launched his latest innovation in manual medicine, Neurosomatic Therapy (NST), a structurally integrative approach to pain relief. Through Neurosomatic Educators, the teaching outlet for NST, Paul lectures internationally on the benefits of these innovative techniques. Presently, Mr. St. John maintains a thriving practice at the St. John - Clark Pain Treatment Center in Clearwater, FL where he continues to pursue his passion of helping those in pain.
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Randall Clark

Randall Clark has a background in Biology, Biochemistry, and Massage Therapy. As a pre-med student, Randall realized the limitations to traditional pain treatment and began searching for alternatives that fulfilled his desire to heal through a whole body approach. During the years spent studying and practicing NST, Randy became recognized as a leader in therapy and began teaching the subject in seminars.

In July of 2004, Randall Clark founded the St. John-Clark Pain Treatment Center where he and Paul St. John currently serve the needs of an international clientele.
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Kevin Wade

Kevin Wade discovered a love of massage therapy while studying acting. Later, while being treated by a certified Neurosomatic Therapist, Kevin decided to study NST. His career began with several successful positions as a massage therapist followed by training seminars in NST. Having found inspiration from the opportunity to learn directly from Paul St. John, Kevin achieved his certification in Neurosomatic Therapy.

Kevin is now a senior instructor with Neurosomatic Educators and is excited to take NST education to the next level at the Center for Neurosomatic Studies.
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Ramona Parmantie LMT

Ramona ParmantieRamona Parmantie joined our staff from San Antonio, Texas. Her journey to find Neurosomatic Therapy started when she was very young. Ramona had chronic pain at a very young age that she thought it was something that was part of life. To help manage the pain, she took up Tae Kwon Do at the age of 10, and later trained in traditional Japanese Karate

At 19, Ramona had her first sports massage, and found temporary back pain relief. After graduating from Northwest Vista College in San Antonio Texas, with an Associate of Arts degree, she started massage school at Therapeutic Body Concepts in 2004. From there she moved to East Texas and started her own business, Integrative Bodywork. Three years after moving to East Texas she met a therapist that had studied with Paul St. John, and for the 1st time she started getting extended relief from her pain. In 2007, she began her training with Neurosomatic Educators and in 2009 was treated by Paul St. John and is now completely pain free.

 

Meet Your Staff

 

Nancy Clark R.N., B.S.

Director of Education

Nancy Clark has worked in health care and health care education since 1972, obtaining her A.S in Nursing from St Petersburg College in 1982 and her B.S in Health Care Management from National Louis University in 1990. Her years of experience as a health care provider include direct patient care, hospice nurse case management and home health agency director.  She continues to be licensed as a Registered Nurse and Certified as a CPR and First Aid Instructor Trainer.

She has served as Education Director for five post-secondary schools offering health career tracks.  She has managed the startup of one new and two extension campuses, and has overseen programs with over 1000 student enrollments and over 30 instructors, with budgets ranging from $100,000 to over $1,000,000. 

Nancy Clark has often been called upon to mentor other Directors of Education from sister campuses, and has presented at local and regional conferences.

For the past two years, she has been involved in the management of Neurosomatic Educators, supporting a team of instructors who teach seminars for bodywork professionals nationwide.

 

E.C. Sparky Clark B.A., CFRE, APR

Director of Financial Aid

Sparky Clark has enjoyed a career spanning over 30 years of managing health care and social service organizations.  With the backdrop of community activities, both professional and youth serving, he helped lead many important community organizations to grow both financially and programmatically.  Along the way he raised over $30 million toward those programs and became a leader in related professional organizations. 

At the same time he was quick to get involved wherever his children showed interest, including numerous coaching opportunities.  Presenting at regional and national conferences capped decades of community presentations representing the programs he promoted.   If you were to ask him to summarize his long career, he would likely answer, "Growth."  Every responsibility he undertook was stronger when he left than when he arrived.

In recent years he moved to a consulting role, helping several local companies and organizations with a variety of projects.  Currently he is taking on a challenging area for his son's company, St. John Clark Pain Treatment Center.  According to him, "There is nothing more rewarding than watching your children succeed in their chosen endeavors."


Jenny Sprung

Teaching Assistant

Jenny graduated with a bachelor of science from the University of Maryland in 1982 and has been involved in wellness and fitness since 1982, beginning her career as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor and then directing the Grand Summit Health Club and Spa in Mount Snow Vermont. There she managed and coordinated over 30 therapists and practitioners. Graduating from Kripalu School of Massage in Lenox Massachusetts in 1999 and The Bhakti Academe in Safety Harbor Florida in 2004 she began taking seminars and courses with Paul St. John and Randall Clark. She has a thriving practice in Amherst Massachusetts and assists in teaching at the Center for Neurosomatic Studies in Clearwater.

Learn From The Founders of NST

The Center for Neurosomatic Studies offers a unique and time-sensitive opportunity to learn from the founders of NST and experienced instructors who have been practicing and teaching the method for years. See how the program compares to other manual therapy programs. Then complete the application to be considered for this highly competitive program.