Lecture Topic: Financial Wellness
Everyone wants to have financial freedom, but what do you have to do to get there? I know money is a topic most people avoid, but what do we tell clients about their pain? Talk about it! That way, we can design a plan to fix it. Hear Tips and Tweaks to manage money better, making it easy to set up long term plans for your financial future. This workshop is full of information that will carry you to a new brighter level, no matter where you are in your career. The first hour is focused on basic financial education to provide a roadmap for success. Learn business essentials that will propel you to success. The second hour and goes into strategies for tax advantages, a solid retirement plan and the financial flexibility to create the life you desire.
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.