Massage Therapy Conference Brings Industry Leaders Together

Posted by on March 23, 2015

Recently, Jennifer Youngs, massage therapy executive program chair for Minnesota School of Business and Globe University campuses in Minnesota and South Dakota, attended Northwestern Health Sciences University’s Winter Massage Symposium. This year’s theme was “East Meets West.” The two-day seminar is filled with continuing education opportunities, networking, massage vendors and fun! This event includes 13.5 hours of continuing education comprised of both lecture and hands-on classes. Additionally there is a cadaver lab available which is an incredible experience. For more information on this year’s event, click here.

Jennifer Youngs, Michelle Willenbring, Gina Wolf-Falcon, Kim Christopherson and Amber Bruns with Shiatsu instructor Shinzo Fujimaki

When asked about the event, Jennifer Youngs said, “Last year, I had a blast so this year I informed other instructors and my students that the event was happening. This year the hands-on instructor and keynote speaker was Shinzo Fujimaki, one of the most sought-after shiatsu instructors in the world.”

In attendance at the event:

  • Jennifer Youngs, massage therapy executive program chair, Minnesota and South Dakota
  • Joan Hamilton, massage therapy executive program chair, Wisconsin
  • Michelle Willenbring, massage therapy program chair, St. Cloud, Minnesota
  • Jeaneen Roberts, massage therapy program instructor, Eau Claire, Wisconsin
  • Nate Schlieve, massage therapy program instructor, Eau Claire, Wisconsin
  • Gina Wolf-Falcon, massage therapy program instructor, Elk River, Minnesota
  • Kim Christopherson, massage therapy program student, Blaine, Minnesota
  • Amber Bruns, massage therapy program student, St. Cloud, Minnesota

Professional development opportunities are valuable, no matter which field you work, or aspire to work. They provide individuals with chances to make connections and market themselves with industry-specific businesses and organizations. This event sounds like one of the best!

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