Back in Touch offers Continuing Education for Massage Therapists as well as special events and classes for the public.

Back in Touch Massage Yoga & Lomilomi Surf City, NC Topsail Island


Specializing in small group Lomi Lomi instruction!


Back in Touch Massage Yoga & Lomilomi Surf City, NC Topsail Island

“I love you. I’m sorry. Please forgive me. Thank you.” — Hoʻoponopono

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Continuing Education Serving the Topsail area since 2005, Back in Touch is a healing arts practice now focusing on providing continuing education for massage therapists (NCBTMB Provider#844).   Our massage training has taken us from coast to coast, Canada, Hawaii, and Thailand.   We enjoy working with others and our continuing education schedule is updated throughout the year. May you be well…. Mahalo!



Michael McDowellMichael McDowell, MA — Licensed Massage & Bodywork Therapist,  RYT200 Yoga Alliance teacher,  and Lomilomi practitioner.  He brings compassion from 32 years as a teacher in elementary, secondary, and adult education.   Continuing to study the bodywork traditions of Hawaii, Thailand, and Native Americans,  Michael is honored to share Back in Touch and the spirit of Aloha here on the North Carolina coast.  Massage Licenses:   NC LMBT#5834      FL  MA#71206

Catherine McDowellCatherine McDowell, OTR/L— Licensed Occupational Therapist, Licensed Massage & Bodywork Therapist, RYT500 Yoga Alliance teacher, and Certified Holistic Health Practitioner.  After many years in the field of Occupational Therapy, Catherine took some time to explore a number of health related fields. Having expanded her knowledge of complimentary healing practices, Catherine now offers a broader scope of therapy education.  Massage Licenses: NC LMBT#12569    FL MA#72019     Occupational Therapy Licenses: NC OT/L#4458    FL OT#16440

Back in Touch shared NarayaniShakti's event. ...

Kirtan with Wynne Paris and Narayani

December 10, 2017, 6:00pm - December 10, 2017, 8:00pm

Join Wynne Paris, Narayani, Stephen Bellm, Courtney Long, and John Garcia for a night of Kirtan at McKay Healing Arts in Wilmington, NC. Hear original music by Narayani, followed by Wynne Paris- co-producer of Lovelight Yoga Music and Arts Festival and well-known Kirtan artist. Wynne has been pivotal in the Kirtan music scene for decades, whether accompanying other artists,solo, or with his band Groovananda. It’s been a while since Wynne has made it through Wilmington- let’s give him a warm welcome back! This event is not to be missed! Come sing your heart out with us. The suggested donation is $15-20. Click here to purchase tickets online:

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