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Continuing Education Instructors

The Center for Massage & Natural Health is proud of the quality of its Continuing Education Instructors. They bring to their teaching the highest standards and ethics in this rapidly evolving profession. Our CE instructors are eager to share their knowledge, wisdom and enthusiasm with massage therapists from around the world, and to help add wonderful massage and bodywork modalities to the options these therapists can offer to their clients. Please visit our Continuing Education workshop listing to see who is teaching a specific workshop. The list below reflects continuing education instructors that we have had as presenters for our workshops.
Robin Fann, LMBT
Esalen® Massage Intermediate Esalen® Massage Esalen® Approach to working with Trauma Professional Ethics Instructor
Robin's warm presence, unmistakable glow and collective breadth of experience and wisdom make her an industry jewel. For over 16 years, Robin lived, studied and instructed within one of the countries most renowned therapeutic environments, the Esalen® Institute of Big Sur, California.
Kelly Scott, LMT, RTT, & NCBTMB   
Thai-Yoga Massage Instructor Thai-Yoga on the Table Thai Herbal Compressions
Kelly's attraction to Thai Yoga Massage was immediate. Within a couple of months of receiving her first Thai Yoga Massage, she set off on an international journey to immerse herself in this ancient healing art.
Pamala Martin Jurek, LMBT
Reflexology
Reiki Levels 1 & 2
Hot Stone Massage
Pamala is the quintessential embodiment of organic goodness and enchanted optimism. The hallmark of her work being her ability to easily communicate even the most complex ideas and deliver them within an envelope of unrestrained care and truthfulness.
Evan Turnau, LMBT, NCBTMB
The Turnau Method to Integrated Bodywork
Asheville Massage & Natural Therapeutics, founded in 2012, is locally owned and operated by Evan Turnau N.T.S. LMBT. Since 1999 Evan has upheld the Philosophies of Natural Therapeutics as well as the scope of practice of Therapeutic massage. Evan is also the founder of The Turnau Method of Integrated Bodywork, a modality of massage and bodywork approved and recognized in 2016 by the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB).
Dianna Lee, LMBT
Introduction to Craniosacral Therapy
Manual Lymphatic Drainage
Herbal Oil Infusions & Bodywraps
Dianna Lee has a long history of helping others, having been a midwife, a health educator, an esthetician, iridologist, and a Licensed Massage Therapist. As a LMBT, she specializes in CranioSacral and Lymphatic Drainage Therapies. Her comprehensive expertise is well-known throughout the region, and her teaching abilities are well-respected by many.
Linda Pannullo, LMBT
Integrating Positional Release
Techniques Into Your Massage Practice
Proprioceptive Neuromuscular
Facilitation Stretching 
Linda received her BA in 1979 from the University of Connecticut, and graduated from the Florida School of Massage in Gainesville, FL in 1989. Her generous spirit and innate warmth coupled with her vast wisdom of the human body imbue her practice and teaching with great understanding and sincerity.
Christie Abeling, LMBT
Pregnancy Massage: In the Wise Woman Tradition
Christie is a firm believer in weaving together strong and flexible networks of support in our local communities. Life continues to inspire her to create safe and authentic containers for people to explore and grow in their awareness. In her private practice she integrates manual therapy, herbalism, yoga, breath work and movement; collaborating with people to develop tools that support optimal health and balance in their lives. She is the mother of two biological sons and a step daughter. They are her greatest teachers in love and life.
Kim Leibowitz, L. Ac., NCBMT
Deep Tissue Massage Instructor
Intro to Medical Qi Gong
Practical Applications of Shiatsu
Acupuncturist, Massage Therapist and Teacher, Kim Leibowitz, is the owner of Sylva Acupuncture & Wellness Center in Sylva, North Carolina. He received his Holistic Health Practitioner Certification from Heartwood Institute in Garberville, California in 2002 and his Master of Acupuncture degree from the Academy of Five Element Acupuncture in Hallandale, Florida in 2007. He is certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine as well as the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.
Annie Garic, LMBT
ACE Massage Cupping
Massage Cupping Bodywork
Annie Garic has been interested in health and well-being her entire life. She graduated with a BS in Health and Physical Education from the University of New Orleans and a Masters degree in Physical Education from Southern Methodist University.
Jessica Mark, LMBT
Ortho-Bionomy® Instructor
Ortho-Bionomy®: Phase 4 -Spine
Ortho-Bionomy ®: Pase 4 - Extremeties
Jessica has been involved in the movement, fitness, and wellness field for over 20 years. She is an Ortho-Bionomy® Instructor, Advanced Ortho-Bionomy® Practitioner and certified Pilates instructor. She currently owns and operates two locations of Happy Body, a fitness and wellness studio in Asheville, NC.
Trey Anderson, LMBT
Therapeutic Essential Oil Blending
& the Synergistic Effect
Therapeutic Uses of Essential Oils
Trey (Tracy) Anderson is a Certified Clinical Aromatherapist, Certified Aromatherapy Educator and Licensed Massage Therapist. He began his study of Aromatherapy in massage school and began certification classes in 2010.
Lawrence Hines, LMBT
Sports Massage: Incorporating Asian Techniques  
Lawrence Hines has been a working massage therapist for over a dozen years. In 2001 he helped to open the Grove Park Inn Spa and stayed on to work four and a half years.
Dawn Lewis
 Spontaneous Muscle Release Technique (SMRT)
Dawn Lewis has been a massage therapist since 1995. She is the creator of Spontaneous Muscle Release Technique (SMRT) and she has owned/operated 2 massage schools.
David Serra
Integrating Myofascial Release & Body Awareness
Dawn Lewis has been a massage therapist since 1995. She is the creator of Spontaneous Muscle Release Technique (SMRT) and she has owned/operated 2 massage schools.
Diane Przymus, LMBT
Shiatsu Fundamentals
Diane has been practicing Shiatsu for nearly 15 years. Her work springs from a lifelong pursuit of spiritual and holistic studies. She has been professionally exploring the mind-body connection for over 20 years.
Melissa Cope, LMBT
Ethics: Buttons & Boundaries
Melissa D. Cope, LMBT #4552 has been a licensed massage therapist, an AMTA and an NCBTMB member since 1999. She has been licensed in CT, NY and NC and also practiced in IL. Her massage career has always included a private practice.
Penny Michaels, B.S., LMT, RMT, Bowen Therapist
Bowen Level 1 Reiki III
Penny Michaels, B.S., LMT, RMT, Bowen Therapist Penny has 17 years’ experience in Natural Healing Therapies. She is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Bowen Therapist, and Reiki Master Teacher.