Globe University-Woodbury Hosts FREE Massage Therapy Workshop

Massage Therapy Program Chair, Heather SimmerGlobe University-Woodbury campus Massage Therapy Program Chair, Heather Simmer will host a free Massage Therapy 101 Workshop on campus on Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The workshop is open to the public and is focused on basic hands-on massage therapy skills for the neck, scalp, and upper shoulders.

“I want to open this up to the public because I am passionate about the health and medical benefits of healing touch and stress reduction through massage therapy,” Simmer said. “I believe that everyone should have a basic knowledge of stress reduction and a basic education in health and wellness. In my opinion, one of the most positive ways we can contribute to the health of the planet.”

Simmer is a skilled wellness professional with more than a decade of experience in bodywork and education.  She has worked as a massage therapist, massage therapy instructor, massage therapy program chair, as well as a teacher in Reiki massage. Simmer is an energetic, cheerful leader with two bachelor degrees from the University of Minnesota, a diploma in massage therapy, and received advanced training from Spa and Hospitality Management from University of California Irvine. Her passion for wellness and education stems from her experience in teaching massage therapy, as well as the advanced Ayurveda and holistic bodywork training she received while working in 5-star, 5-diamond spas in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The workshop is free and open to the public. Contact Heather at by Thursday, Nov. 8 to reserve your seat. Limited seats available.

Click here to learn more about Globe University’s massage therapy program.