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Administration and Faculty

Angela Poe

Angela Poe

Institutional Director/Instructor

Angela has spent the last 10 year educating future massage therapists, and the last 14 years providing massage services to clients. She has obtained a Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Performance with a Concentration in Exercise and Sports Science, a diploma in Massage Therapy, and an Assoiciates of Applied Science for Physical Therapist Assistant. Angela’s passion for massage and physical rehabilitation led her to want to share that with future massage therapists, so after 3 years of being a licensed massage therapist she began her career as an educator.  Angela brings her experience from working with the NBA Grizzlies, MTSU athletes, physical therapy clinics, spas/clinics and out call services into the classroom to show students all the potential that is available to them in their new career.

Christy Dunbar

Christy Dunbar

Day Instructor

Twelve years ago, as a new graduate of Elon University, Christy set off to the big city of Chicago to begin a new endeavor in the corporate world. Realizing quickly this was not the career she was yearning for, she stumbled across a massage therapy class from the Chicago School of Massage Therapy. She has never looked back. Christy completed the Clinical Massage Program and has been in the massage industry since 2005, maintaining her passion throughout. Making the recent transition into education, Christy is excited to share her knowledge, enthusiasm and profound love of massage with our students. Christy’s “spare time” is dedicated to spending time with her family.

K.C. Schellhammer

K.C. Schellhammer

Night Instructor

K.C. graduated from Southeastern Institute in 2010. After becoming licensed he continued his education in neuromuscular therapy, Cupping, orthopedic massage, and reflexology. In 2018 he found his passion in education. He is currently working toward a degree in Medical laboratory science to further research the effects of massage therapy on the body and its processes and bring more science to the field of massage.

Ashley Simpson

Ashley Simpson

Day Instructor

Ashley is an Army Veteran and Nashville native with 10+ years of experience as a Massage Therapist. With a B.S. in Human Performance and Sports Science, as well as a M.S. in Exercise and Nutrition Science she has a wealth of Knowledge, Skills and Abilities. Ashley is a self described Body Mechanic that has dedicated her entire career to learning and sharing with others the art of expressing the human form and the way it functions. She takes great pride in working with people to reach the upper limits of their abilities.

Vince Penny

Clinic Supervisor/Instructor

Vince began his military medical career in 1989 with the U.S. Army as a Combat Medical Specialist, serving honorably for 17 years. In the Gulf War, he was awarded a Certificate of Commendation and Combat Medical Badge for providing exceptional care and treatment while under direct fire from the enemy.

Then in 2000, furthering his healthcare knowledge with Massage Therapy, he also earned his NeuroMuscular Therapy certification,
and in 2010 receiving his AAS Degree in Massage Therapy.

Whether in the emergency room or therapy room, giving exceptional patient care, providing relief from chronic muscle pain or injury to giving  relaxing and therapeutic bodywork. His motto, “never leave the fallen”. 

Tuition and Fees

Our staff will work with you every step of the way from initial inquiry through the final paperwork. Our knowledgeable staff can help you understand the aid and financial options available to you.

Affiliations

Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals American Massage Therapy Asociation

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