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<br/> Kristal has been a Licensed Massage & Body Work Therapist for over 14 years. After enjoying a successful private massage practice in North Carolina for over six years she moved to Tennessee where she continued her therapeutic and healing approach to massage. After moving to Tennessee Kristal taught various modalities as a Massage Therapy Instructor at Georgia Career Institute in Murfreesboro and Natural Health Institute in Nashville. Keeping stride with her desire to offer her expertise and knowledge to clients and Massage Therapists young and old she became an NCBTMB Approved Provider of Continuing Education.
When she is not providing a therapeutic or relaxing massage or teaching others about the benefits and techniques associated with massage, Kristal continues to further her knowledge and expertise as she pursues her degree as an Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner. Then, if she has any free time, she spends it with her husband and two daughters, ages five (5) and two (2).
Kristal's approach to Massage is cheerful and knowledgeable and aimed towards improving the lives of her clients. She specializes in the therapeutic modalities of MFR, Craniosacral, Trigger Point Therapy, Reflexology, and Lymphatic in addition to Prenatal, Swedish, and Deep Tissue. Clients with concerns ranging from overworked muscles to Fibromyalgia, as well as conditions as severa as cancer and Parkinson's, have benefited from increased mobility and pain relief as a result of Kristal's abilities. She is presently working on an article for publication detailing the beneficial results of massage for Parkinson's sufferers based on information documented in her own practice.
Those who take advantage of her services, as clients or students, continue to find her approach helpful, therapeutic and professional.
MS # 2333
TN # 7105
NC # 4055
High School Diploma
Massage & Bodywork
B.S. Cum Laude in Liberal Studies
Coursework in Myoskeletal therapy allowing a therapist to address chronic pain in clients that basic modalities cannot address.
Maintained and operated a full service spa in the mountains of NC, and when I moved to TN I began teaching at two different massage schools in Middle Tennessee Area in 2009. Later, in 2011 I included Continuing Education Provider Status to further help students as well as clients seeking further knowledge.
I received an invitation to attend the 2016 World Massage Festival and introduce Indian Head Massage as a short CE class.
Swedish Deep Tissue Prenatal TMJ/ Neck Issues Fibromyalgia treatment Indian Head Massage Lymphatic Drainage Cranio- Sacral
The only therapist offering Lomi Lomi massage, TMJ, and Ayurvedic Massage.
16 hour CE course performing hot stones, muds and scrubs. Also employed by Carnival Cruise Spa, I learned a variety of new techniques including paraffin, hot & cold stone, and Lomi Lomi massage