Meet Our Staff

Barbara G. White, LMT, MTI, BCTMB, CLT

Barbara has been a licensed Massage Therapist since 1999 and has pursued continuing education along many paths including Neuromuscular Therapy, Myofascial Release and Non-Western modalities such as Thai Massage, Shiatsu, Reflexology and Ayurvedic Massage Treatments. Her practice has centered around Neuromuscular and therapeutic therapies for chronic pain and structural imbalances as well as Lymphatic Drainage for Cancer, Post-Op, Lymphedema and Wellness since 1999 where she has shown excellence in her field.
Currently, Barbara is offering Lymphatic Drainage Services, Myofascial Release, Cupping, Raindrop Technique, Ayurvedic Therapies, Thai Massage, Ashiatsu (Barefoot Sole Massage), Hot Bamboo Massage, LomiLomi Hawaiian Massage and Spa Therapies.
Due to Injury, Barbara is not currently offering Neuromuscular Therapy or Deep Tissue Services. Please visit Lori, Karen or Anthony as they all display well-honed skills in these areas.
In 2002 Barbara founded Academy for the Healing Arts, a massage school in Southeast Texas. The school was closed due to hurricanes Rita and Ike. She began teaching for Louisiana Institute of Massage Therapy, in Lake Charles, LA soon after, and established the massage therapy program at Vista College in Beaumont, TX where she worked as Program Chair and Lead Instructor. In 2008, Barbara White Seminars, a Nationally Certified Continuing Education Company (NCBTMB Approved Provider) was added to her practice and she began presenting Continuing Education courses in Texas, Louisiana, Florida and Georgia.
Her unique teaching style facilitates the learning and understanding of the materials and theory necessary to achieve excellence in the Massage Therapy and Bodywork fields. Barbara has developed and published multiple massage therapy curriculum and 64 continuing education programs.
Through these varied experiences, she is able to offer exceptional professionalism and training in these fields of study. Her belief in the power of bodywork as a tool for healing, wellness, and change is reflected in her teaching and clinical practice.


Lori Wellman, LMT, MTI

Lori began as a direct student of Barbara White and has been practicing Therapeutic Massage since 2012. She has worked side by side with Barbara for the past 9 years. Lori licensed as an instructor in 2018 and is building her professional track. Her specialties include Deep Tissue, Cupping, Lymphatic Drainage and Prenatal. In addition, she also provides LomiLomi Hawaiian Massage, Hot Stone Massage and Hot Bamboo Massage. Recently she completed training in Myofascial Release and is working toward proficiency in this field. Along with her Massage modalities, Lori offers a variety of Spa services including Hot Towel Massage, Coconut Oil Scalp Massages, Face Treatments, Sugar Scrubs, Body masques and Paraffin treatments. Log in and Book a massage with her to see a full listing of services she offers.


https://images.massagebook.com/img1536735f3f17d800a6a2.93751026Karen French, LMT

Karen has officially joined our team, bringing experience specializing in Swedish, Prenatal, Hot Stone Massage, Deep Tissue massage and Lymphatic Drainage. Karen graduated from The Louisiana Institute of Massage Therapy, one of the best massage schools in this region. She has a passion to help people and relieve stress and muscular pain through massage and stretching. Intuition and communication are her favorite tools.


Anthony Smith_0636Paul Anthony Smith, LMT

Anthony moved to Texas about 12 years ago and has been licensed as a massage therapist since 2013. He enjoys helping people improve aberrant pain patterns and excels in neck work and relieving upper and lower back pain. Specializing in deep tissue, Tony also provides Relaxation Swedish massage, Hot Stone, LomiLomi Hawaiian Massage and assisted stretching. Anthony has spent nearly 10 years providing lymphatic drainage and provides ultrasound treatments for lymphatics and muscle/tendon strains, k-taping and cupping. His personality is warming and inviting. Come meet Anthony.


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Rebekah Hessling, LMT

A graduate of Vista College Beaumont Massage Therapy. Becky has been a Massage Therapist since 2015. She specializes in Deep Tissue, Relaxation Massage,and Prenatal Massage.She also offers Hot Stone, Lomi Lomi Hawaiian Massage, and a variety of other services. She is currently pursuing her Sports Massage Certification.


Kimberly Mahon, LMT

Kimberly is a graduate of Academy for the Healing Arts in 2007, formerly owned and operated by Barbara White, LMT, MTI, BCTMB, CLT. She is a direct student of both Barbara White and Ronald White and was invited to work in the professional spa upon graduation due to her level of excellence in her field. Kim specializes in Sports Massage, Deep Tissue, and LomiLomi Hawaiian Massage. She also offers Hot Bamboo Massage and Hot Stone Massage, Cupping, Lymphatic Drainage, Reflexology, Thai Massage and Prenatal Massage. Kimberly also provides a series of spa services including Hot Towel Massage, Sugar Scrubs, Mud Massages, Face Treatments and Coconut Oil Scalp Massage. Check her out and book online.


Heath Moore, LMT

A graduate of Houston School of Massage, Heath has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 2016 and a certified Personal Trainer since 2014. Heath specializes in Sports Massage and Deep Tissue Massage. Currently he is pursuing AIS Stretching Certification along with Cupping and Graston Technique. Please welcome Heath to our team and book a massage on line.