David M. Lobenstine is a current VCS parent of Quentin (’27). David is a licensed massage
therapist, writer, teacher, and editor. A lifelong New Yorker until the pandemic brought him to
Vermont, David graduated from Vassar College and then from the Swedish Institute College of
Health Sciences. He sees clients at his private practice in New York City, Full Breath Massage,
and he designs and teaches continuing education workshops, both across the country and
online, at Body Brain Breath Continuing Education. He is a co-author of the third edition of Pre-
and Perinatal Massage Therapy, and a regular contributor to Massage & Bodywork magazine.
When not massaging and teaching, David is also a freelance manuscript editor, helping
academics across the humanities find their voices and tell their stories. Find David at
www.bodybrainbreath.com and www.fullbreathmassage.com.