Diana started her massage journey in 2008. After a 13 year career in the telecommunications industry she desired a life of helping others. She grew up in southern Missouri living a rural life. After attending massage therapy school in Arkansas she stayed there until her move to Florida in 2010. She shares her life with husband Tollie, married 28 years, and two kitties Michael and Gabriel.
Diana Smith LMT, CR ~ Lady Lake FL ~ 2010 - Present ~ Owner, Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Reflexologist. Providing customized sessions for pain management and relaxation.
Ancient Paths Holistic Massage & Health Center ~ Eureka Springs AR ~ 2009 – January 2010 ~ Provider of therapeutic massage and spa services. Known for customized treatments that include massage, nutrition consultations and wellness plans.
Massage Therapist/Reflexologist ~ In partnership with one other therapist. Equally handled all facets of the business. Ensured outstanding customer service by listening to clients and responding to their wellness needs.
Contract massage therapist ~
Palace Bath House Spa ~ Eureka Springs AR ~ January 2009 – August 2010 ~ Performed custom tailored massages to a wide variety of clientele. Spearheaded the addition of Reflexology at the spa.
Serenity Spa ~ Eureka Springs AR ~ February 2010 – August 2010 ~ Used spa techniques such as facials, scrubs, wraps and hot stone treatments. Customized therapeutic massage treatments for 30 minutes up to 2 hours.
Falcon Communications Inc ~ West Plains MO ~ June 1995 – June 2008 ~ Provider of engineering, sales, repair, and installation of telephone equipment comprised of 100 staff members servicing client base of diverse phone companies.
Administrative Assistant/Sales/Distribution Manager ~ Performed office tasks and reported to the Executive Vice President. Handled incoming customer assistance calls. Directed the shipping and receiving department. Received orders over the phone from customers across the United States and processed orders ensuring products arrived on time.
Leader of the Pack Obedience Training ~ West Plains MO ~ Owner/Operator - Certified Master Trainer providing obedience training residential clients and K9 training to police departments.
Missouri State University – 61 hours of general education and business courses
National Association of Legal Secretaries – Training course in law and office management
Microsoft – Office User Specialist in Word and Excel
Northwest Arkansas School of Massage, Eureka Springs, AR – Valedictorian, 500 hour massage therapy course.
175 hours Anatomy & Physiology – including all systems of the body and medical terminology
225 hours Massage Technique
25 hours Hydro, Helio and Electrotherapy
25 hours Hygiene & Infection Control
25 hours Law, Business & Ethics
25 hours Related Therapies – Raindrop Therapy, Chair Massage, Dry Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Soft Tissue Release
MBLEX – Score of 817 on national certification exam
40 hours case studies
Classes – Reflexology & Related Modalities,
Foot Anatomy & Physiology,
Hand Anatomy & Physiology,
Advanced Reflexology Techniques,
Alternative Considerations for Reflexology,
Mentoring with nationally certified instructor Stephenie Cooke (MTI, ARCB, AAEd)
Successfully passed written and practical exams.
National Academy of Sports Medicine- Certified Personal Trainer
Certificate # 1506639
Shoulder Holders (6 hours), HIV/AIDS, Medical Errors
Introduction to Oncology Massage-Focusing on Safe and Comfort Oriented Touch for the Oncology Patient - Antoinette Muirhead, Instructor
Sports Massage (12 Hours) - Positional Release Therapy (6 Hours)
Rehab Fitness Specialist - (12 Hours)
Certified Myoskeletal Therapist
Posture & Pain Specialist (20 Hours)
M.A.T. Upper Body Techniques (20 Hours)
A Masters Class in Taoist Acupressure and Aromatherapy (18 Hours) Wolfgang Luckmann, Instructor
Healing Thru Spirit (Beverly Chapman) – Reiki I and Reiki II
Association of Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP) Member