Category: Volunteer Work

Volunteering: Parkinson Cafe

Using knowledge to help empower others is what feeds me. This particular opportunity involved a group of people with Parkinson’s disease and their care takers. I presented information about massage therapy to the group. I demonstrated some basic massage techniques that were easy for caregivers to reproduce. Later we shot some videos especially for the […]

Volunteering: AFMTE Committee

I am excited to be assisting in the planning of the educational conference in 2021. Read more about the call for speakers, conference details, and sponsorship opportunities here. There isn’t a lot I can share (yet!) but I’m enjoying working with this group of people. Contributions I can share: Assisted in the creation of educational […]

Volunteering: COMTA Commissioner

How my resume reads: Served as Employment Commissioner with the mission of establishing and maintaining the quality and integrity of the massage therapy profession. Worked mostly remotely with bi-yearly meetings in Washington, DC. Evaluated applications for initial specialized accreditation, as well as renewals, for entry-level curriculum, programmatic compliance, and institutional stability. Assessed submitted budgets for […]

Interactive Learning Tools for Massage Therapy Students: Crosswords for Neuromuscular

Project: A Series of Interactive Crossword Puzzles for Neuromuscular Massage TherapistsFormat: E-LearningSoftware: Crosswordhobbiest.com Scenario: Interactive crossword puzzles created for assisting massage students to learn neuromuscular therapy concepts. View Here:

Quizlet Class: Free Resources for Neuromuscular Therapists

One of my strengths is that I can adapt to almost any software or application quickly. This allows me to provide educational materials that are accessible to a particular population, without adding financial burden onto the facility. Quizlet is a fantastic program that I highly recommend. It allows students to practice spaced repetition using a […]