Lecture Topic: Financial Wellness
Tips & Tweaks to manage money better for people in the health and wellness industry. Benefits, retirement planning and business strategies to grow your business no matter where you are in your massage career or where you practice.
Rebecca Pollock, LMT, BCTMB, graduated from the Wellness and Massage Training Institute, Woodridge, IL in 1999. Rebecca began her massage therapy career. She has worked in chiropractic offices, day spas, five-star hotel spas, fitness facilities, private practice and wellness clinics. Her continuing education includes courses in Cranialsacral Therapy, Four Hand massage, Hot Stone Massage, Aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, Auricular Acupressure and Thai Massage. Furthering her interest in the Holistic health field, Rebecca completed the Foundations in Herbalism, Asian Bodywork and Structural Therapy programs at the Chicago College of Healing Arts (CCHA).
Education is a passion for her. She has been a massage therapy instructor at Olympia College and Cortiva Institute as well as a current NCBTMB Approved Provider in Continuing Education. She teaches courses in Hot Stone Therapy, Herbalism, Aromatherapy and Financial Wellness. She owned & operated CCHA for two years beginning in the Fall of 2010. Helping with the growth of the massage community she was a committee member for NCBTMB for 2 years and worked as the School Outreach Specialist at NCBTMB for 5 years. In 2011, she collaborated with other Herbalists to begin a Great Lakes American Herbalist Guild Chapter. She is a member of the American Herbalist Guild (AHG), THAI Healing Alliance (THAI) and the Florida State Massage Therapy Association (FSMTA). She was the Education Chair, Secretary and is now the President of the Southwest Chapter of the FSMTA as well as the Educational Standards Chair for the FSMTA. Massage Magazine has published 3 articles that Rebecca has written: If You Don’t Offer These Spa Services, Your Clients are Missing Out, 3 Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Your Spa Practice, and How to Handle Financial Stress. She currently has a private massage practice and consults for continuing education providers. In 2017 Rebecca embraced a new level of commitment to wellness by opening a financial firm that specializes in financial education.