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Tim Janak Jr, LMT, Massage Therapist


CHEK Practitioner, LMT, COMT, NST, HLC

Tim is a Integrative Neurosomatic Therapist (NeuroSomatic Educators), Certified Orthopedic Massage Therapist (James Waslaski), Holistic Lifestyle Coach level 3 (CHEK Institute) Massage Therapy Instructor (MI 1986) and Texas CE provider (CE 1863). He has been coaching clients on improving their health since 2006 and has helped numerous clients achieve a lifestyle of healthy movement and vitality. He uses his knowledge of functional movement to increase performance and prevent injury in Crossfit, running, cycling, golf, lacrosse, horseback riding, motocross, MMA, gymnastics and other various sports. He is an expert in improving function and balance and preventing injury for athletes of all types and ages. 

Tim not only works with athletes, but also clients with chronic pain. His passion for helping others has given him the opportunity to bring relief to those suffering from everything from lower back pain to carpal tunnel syndrome. Tim has given many lectures on self-therapy and Neurosomatic therapy, and is an instructor with Neurosomatic Educators and Texas Massage Education in Houston, Texas. Tim founded Paths in Healing with his father, Tim Janak, Sr., in 2006.



CHEK Academy, CHEK Institute, 2018- Present 

  • Integrated Movement Science 1 

  • Holistic Lifestyle Coach 1

  • Integrated Movement Science 2

  • Holistic Lifestyle Coach 2

  • Integrated Movement Science 3

2014-2015, Holistic Lifestyle Coach Level 1-3, CHEK Institute

2011 - 2013, Teacher assistant, NeuroSomatic Educators

2013, Fascial Pelvis, Myofascial Release Seminars

2010, Somatic level 1-2, Neurosomatic Educators

2009, Neuros Level 1-2, NeuroSomatic Educators

2008, Personal Fitness Instructor Training, PFIT

2006-2007, Orthopedic Massage Certification, Center for Pain Management, James Waslaski

2007, Cranialsacral Therapy 1, Upledger Institute

2007, Reiki 1 & 2, Astarius

2006, Thai Yoga bodywork, Vedic Conservatory 

2001 - 2005, Music Education primary instrument-French Horn, Bachelor of Arts, University of North Texas

2000-2001, Music Major, Houston Community College 

1999, Cy-Fair High School Graduate



2006-Present, Private practice, Paths In Healing

2008-Present, Drum Circles

Crossfit Competitions

  • 2009-2013, Oktoberfest Obliteration

  • 2010-2013, Forever Young 

  • 2010, 2012, Crossfit South Regional Games

MS150, 150 mile bike ride, 

2009-2010, Elite Runners of the Houston Marathon



2008-Present, Instructor, Texas Massage Education, Sports Massage Certification, Deep Tissue

2013-Present, Instructor, NeuroSomatic Educator, Taught Courses in Florida, Pennsylvania and Texas

2011-2013, Teacher Assistant, NeuroSomatic Educators 

2009-2015, Teacher Assistant, James Waslaski, various seminars throughout the years

2014-2019, Crossfit Coach, Crossfit Victorious

2010-2013, Massage Therapy Instructor, Texas School of Massage,

2009-2010, Massage Therapy Instructor, Phoenix School of Massage (North Campus)

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