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BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY
Lorinda Snoddy, MMP, L.M.T. #1000
623 Co Rd 61 (Middle Road)
Florence, AL  35634
Business Number (256) 710-2040

 Work Experience:

2000 – Present Angel Touch Massage Therapy
Owner / Operator - A massage practice dedicated to helping people help themselves through massage, wellness, and education.  Types of massage trained in are as follows: Deep tissue, Medical Massage, Swedish, Myofascial Release, Repetitive Injury, Stretch Massage & Therapeutic Massage.

3/2006 - Present Juice Plus - Wellness Consultant
Educate the public on things to do to improve health, wellness & muscle fitness.

2000-2006 Olive’s Aquatics Fitness Center – Water fitness instructor
Taught regular water aerobics and arthritis aerobics classes.

Education:

1999-2000 Decatur School of Massage Therapy (MTI)
Trained in Deep Tissue Massage, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point, Swedish Massage, Anatomy, Pathology
1984-1988 University of North Alabama (UNA)
Batcher’s degree in Marketing with a minor in Physiology
   

Licensure:

11/2005 Certified Medical Massage Practitioner Certification by L.M.T. Success Group, Inc.
10/14/2005 Instructors Licensed from Alabama Board of Massage Therapy
2/7/2002 Nationally Certified Water Fitness Instructor by United States Water Fitness Association
10/30/2000 Massage Therapy License from Alabama Board of Massage
8/6/2000 Certification from Decatur School of Massage Therapy

 
Additional Training & Continuing Education:

2007 Healing Touch Level 1

10/20/2006 CPR Classes from Red Cross  - renewal
Studied Adult, Infant & Child CPR

2/24-25/2006 Pampered Feet and Reflexology Workshop
A Comprehensive Study of Reflexology history, theory, zone therapy theory, foot anatomy.  The hands-on learning techniques will include instruction and guidance to comprehend Reflexology relaxation techniques, pressure point Reflexology techniques and foot massage techniques

11/11-13/2005

Postural Distortion – Treatment of Upper & Lower Extremities by L.M.T Success Group.
Studied how to analyze postural situations in order to provide proper massage.  We also studied how to treat injuries & repetitive stress to the upper extremities & lower extremities of the body

9/9-11/05 Insurance Billing, Neuromuscular Treatment by L.M.T. Success Group
Studied the mechanics of insurance billing for massage therapy.  Also studied neuromuscular treatment for the low back, hip pain, cervical strain and sprain to the body

11/22-24/02 Repetitive Use Injury Therapy (RUIT) – Muscle Release Technique Workshop
Studied muscle release techniques for repetitive injuries and use.

5/5-6/01 Tennessee Institute of Healing Arts – Touch to Teach Class – Infant Massage
Studied infant massage with special infancies on massage for the special needs children

1/30/01 Cortex Mind Matters         
Seminar on listening to the body by C. David Jenkins, PhD.

Professional Memberships & Achievements:

3/07 – Present Shoals Chamber of Commerce
2000 - Present Northwest Alabama Massage Association
President in 2004, 2007, Vice President 2003, 2006
A local group of massage therapist who try to educate the public about massage and its benefits.  They also network together to raise the standards of massage in this area.
2000 - Present Better Business Bureau
8/25/00 - Present Associated Bodyworkers and Massage Professionals
 
         
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