Senior Spa 1 & 2

Sep 22, 2022

Sep 23, 2022

9:00 am To 6:00 pm

936 Burke Street, Winston-Salem, NC, USA

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$250

704-453-1207

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Event Description

Geriatric Massage & Spa Therapies

Organizers

Sheila Alexander

704-453-1207

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About the Instructor

Ms. Alexander is a 1993 graduate of The Sun Coast School of Massage in Tampa, Fl. She is licensed by the state of NC (#3536), an approved provider for continuing education by the NCBTMB #200, 2021 inductee to the World Massage Hall of Fame, a contributor for Massage Magazine and a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. In 2010 she was awarded an AMTA Community Service Grant to study the effects of foot reflexology on seniors with neuropathy. Because of her expertise in seated massage she has been featured in The Charlotte Observer and on NBC-TV.

 In 2002 she returned to her native NC to home care her father with Alzheimer’s then provided care for her mother’s terminal cancer. In 2004 she created a specialized massage practice for a continuing care retirement community in Davidson, NC, for their residents in all levels of care and continues to expand spa therapies. In 2012, Sheila was approved as a provider for continuing education to teach this profound work to the massage & healthcare communities.

Sheila is single and lives in the Lake Norman area with her 3 rescue cats Gato, Harry & Raina.

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