About Us

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The Northwest School of Structural Therapy was formed in 2011 in Seattle, Washington.  Founded by Kelly Clancy as a way to teach both local and distance learners about the emerging ideas related to fascia, biotensegrity, and whole person care.  Over the years, Kelly’s classes and work in Tensegrity Medicine have garnered national and international attention.  She currently teaching classes short courses and mentorship trainings in North America,  Europe and  Australia.

Kelly Clancy
Kelly Clancy

Kelly Clancy, OTR/L, CHT, LMT

Through body awareness techniques, education on self-care, nutrition, movement, and exercise, Kelly focuses on the multifaceted, multilayered components that lead to greater health and wellness. Her primary goal is to empower her clients to learn and practice a balanced lifestyle that supports health and well being.

Kelly uses her skills as a manual therapist and Occupational Therapist to address the postural components that can contribute to pain and dysfunction. Along with treating the structural issues that may be present, Kelly also brings awareness to emotional and perceptual factors, and their impact on the body’s regulatory systems.

Kelly is a graduate of Colorado State University’s school of Occupational Therapy and has sub-specialty training in the upper extremity and is a board certified hand therapist. She completed her Bowenwork training through the American Bowen Academy, and currently serves as an international instructor for Bowtech. She is a graduate of the Institute of Structural Medicine and is a board certified Structural Integrator and Massage Therapist. She is a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and is a Holistic Health Counselor. She is on clinical faculty with the University of Washington’s rehabilitation department.

She founded the Seattle Center for Structural Medicine, which she sold to Integrated Rehabilitation Group in 2017.  The clinic houses multi-disciplinary holistic practitioners who practice whole bodymind strategies to rehabilitate their clients back to optimal health. She is also the founder and owner of the Northwest School of Structural Therapy and has developed the Tensegrity Medicine™ methodology. She teaches nationally and internationally lecturing on topics related to tensegrity, fascia, therapeutic assessment and manual therapy treatment strategies, as well as the bodymind connection to health and well being.

“Thank you for such an inspirational and motivating weekend. You have a lovely way of teaching and your passion just washes over the whole room. I can’t wait for your next visit to the UK.” –Shirley S, UK