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Eric Stephenson

Eric Stephenson, LMBT is President of imassage, Inc. in Chapel Hill, NC, an education and consulting company dedicated to extending the careers of massage therapists and spa practitioners through customized wellness programs. These include workshops focused on career longevity for massage therapists “No Thumbs Deep Tissue Techniques” and entire team workshops- “Creating A Respectful Workplace Culture” and “Designing A Personalized Health And Wellness Plan”.

Eric has worked with some of the biggest names in the wellness industry including Miraval Resorts, Montage Resorts, Marriott Resorts International, Wynn/Encore Las Vegas, Kamalaya Thailand, Omni Resorts, Sandals Resorts and Spas, PCH Resorts, and Mii Amo Sedona.

Eric is certified as an Integrative Health Coach by Duke Integrative Medicine. In 2014, he joined the Board of Directors of the International Spa Association (ISPA) in Lexington, KY where he served a six-year term. His experience as an entrepreneur, consultant, and speaker in the Wellness Industry has taken him around the world over the past 15 years.

In his spare time, he works on becoming the newest member of the Foo Fighters.


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“Awesome class! You would not believe how your class changed my massage. It has improved my relaxation massages also. I don’t dread seeing deep tissue on my books now!"

-Ben Stone, Lincoln, NE


Design a Workshop

All our workshops focus on practitioner career longevity with self-care, body mechanics, ergonomics, and our signature “No Thumbs” Deep Tissue Techniques.

Attend a Workshop

We teach a limited number of workshops each year which are open to the general public. 

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