About Me

Employment History
1988-present:    Self-employed owner/operator "The Cheerful Touch," LLC, Beavercreek, Ohio
2009-2023:         Hospice Massage Therapist
1992-present:    Clinical Massage Instructor SHI Integrative Medical Massage School, Lebanon, Ohio
1997-present     TouchPro, Trainer (method of chair massage)
:         Adjunct Faculty Sinclair Community College, Dayton, Ohio
2019-present:    TaiChi Instructor Sinclair Community College, Dayton, Ohio
2019-present     QiGong Instructor Joga Somatic Arts, Dayton, Ohio

Professional Certifications

2023  Completed 100 hours of training in Shaolin QiGong, Wudang TaiChi. Meditation, TCM [Traditional Chinese
                 Medicine] and other health based principles in the Art of Longevity training and recognized as an Instructor in 
                 these training practices.
2019  Dayan Arts Intermediate Wild Goose QiGong Instructor

2016  Art of Longevity™ Instructor
2008  Karuna® Reiki Master/Teacher
2007  Reiki Master/Teacher (Usui)
2005  Licensed Massage Therapist, State of Kentucky (Kentucky Board of Licensure)
1997  TouchPro, Trainer (method of chair massage)
1989  TouchPro Practitioner (method of chair massage)
1989  Infant Massage Instructor (CEMI:  Certified Educator of Infant Massage)
1988  Licensed Massage Therapist, State of Ohio (Medical Board) 

Professional Affiliations
American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA)
American Polarity Therapy Association (APTA) 
International Association of Infant Massage, US (IAIM-US)
International Association of Reiki Practitioners (IARP)

Reiki Membership Association (RMA)
TouchPro International (TPI)


For a complete bio including my educational background and approach to classes, simply give me a call or send me an email. I look forward to hearing from you!