Licensed Massage Therapists //
Hope DeVall, LMBT| Licensed Massage Therapist & Yoga Teacher
Hope DeVall is a Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist License# 10846, Reiki Master, Yoga Teacher, founder of The Mind Body Connection, and Executive Director of the Western North Carolina School of Massage. She received her massage education and advanced training through the Edmund Morgan School of Neuromuscular Massage Therapy in Cornelius, NC. Hope is also an NCBTMB Approved Provider of Continuing Education to Massage Therapists nationwide. She is certified in Neromuscular Therapy and is proficient in Structural Bodywork treating pain and postural distortions. She also has training and experience in Myofascial Release, Acupressure, Sports Massage, Lymphatic Drainage, Pregnancy Massage and more. Hope is a dedicated and caring professional who believes that Massage Therapy is healing to the mind, body and spirit. She uses her skills and knowledge to help those who suffer from chronic pain, emotional stress or just need a bit of serenity added to their lives. Hope is warm and compassionate, and when on her massage table, you are truly in good hands.
Desiree Porter LMBT| Licensed Massage Therapist, Licensed Esthetician
Desiree Porter is a graduate of the Western North Carolina School of Massage, Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist NC#15051 and Licensed Esthetician. She graduated at the top of her class and has developed her own unique style and successful massage practice. In addition to her massage education, Desiree sought advanced certification in Myofascial Release, Oncology and Prenatal Massage. She is patient, kind and compassionate with students and clients.
Paul Hodsdon, LMBT| Licensed Massage Therapist
Paul Hodsdon is a licensed massage and bodywork therapist, license #17005 and also an NCSF certified personal trainer, certification # 2716872. Paul is a graduate of the Western North Carolina School of Massage and previously worked as a licensed chiropractic assistant in the state of Maine. He is also certified in clinical neuromuscular therapy. Paul developed passion for helping people realize their optimal health. Through a combination of massage therapy and personal training he offers a fully customized program for his clients. Combined with his years as a chiropractic assistant, Paul has the tools and knowledge to help people live a pain free and active life. Paul has always led an active outdoor lifestyle with a passion for mountain and road biking, hiking, cross country skiing and snowshoeing. He believes strongly that age is a state of mind and that staying active is vital to a long, healthy life.
Read more about Paul here: http://www.optimallifemassagetherapy.com
Diana Riedling, LMBT| Licensed Massage Therapist
Mindful - Nurturing - Relaxing - Intuitive
Diana is a graduate of the Western North Carolina School of massage and is
passionate about health and believes that massage therapy is a well-rounded
regiment that reinstates balance and reawakens the life force that exists within each
and everyone of us. Her goal is to bring forth the awareness of therapeutic touch
by targeting specific areas to relieve pain, ease chronic tension, restore flexibility and movement
and also alleviating anxiety and depression.
She works with the following massage styles: Swedish, relaxation, neuromuscular therapy, sports
massage, lomi lomi and Reiki.
Read more about Diana here: http://www.lifeforcemassagetherapy.com