How long have you known that you wanted to be a massage therapist?
Since I was 19
How did you first get your toes wet in the massage field?
Went to a few massage schools and learned more about it.
Where did you go to school for massage?
Atlanta GA, Cappelli Learning Center
How long have you been an instructor/working at Atlanta School of Massage?
Since August 2015
What is your favorite class/module and why?
I love them all, but the intro is probably my favorite
What is your favorite aspect of being an instructor?
Watching the students grow through the program.
What was the best advice you ever received when you were in school?
Make Sure Your Knowledge Of Anatomy Is GREAT.
What do you think is the most important thing for students going into the massage industry to remember today?
TO Always Be Humble And Grateful For Each Client. There are more work possibilities for massage therapists today than ever before.
Why do you think ASM is the place for people seriously considering going into the massage industry to get their foundation?
ASM is one of the best schools in the country. We teach 750 hours when the state of Georgia only requires 500.
What makes you passionate about this field?
Helping people who are in pain. Educating my clients to help them know what is going on with their body.
What is the most important thing for massage therapists to remember even after they are licensed and certified?
To always keep learning after you get out of school & to be grateful for each and every client you have.
What is one common misconception about the field?
That massage therapists don’t have knowledge of human anatomy. Massage therapists can help with preventive health problems.
Is there anything else you want to share?
I’ve been a massage therapist for 22 years; I’ve traveled all over the world, owned three homes, eight classic cars and motorcycles. Now I have two children and am happily married; I’ve made a good living for my family & I love what I do!