Mark F. Beck has been a massage therapist since 1975 and a massage educator for over 20 years. He has served as a school director and was active in the National Massage School Association (AMTA Council of Schools). He has held several offices in state and national professional associations. Mr. Beck was the owner/director/instructor of Magic Valley Massotherapy Institute from 1980 to 1990 and is currently the owner/director of Cooperative Training Systems (1996present). He is recognized as one of the original thought leaders" in massage education and is the creator/author of Structural Muscular Balancing."
Shelley M. Hess, and internationally acclaimed author and lecturer, specializes in holistic salon care. She had been a guest of the American Medical Association's Dermatological Conference for two years and is a member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, CIDESCO-USA, and the National Cosmetology Association' Fashion Committee - Aesthetic Division. She is currently the president of Facemaker Enterprises in Anaheim Hills California.
Erica Miller is a noted esthetician, lecturer and writer. The author of countless articles for a number of leading skin care magazines, she is currently the president of Spa Health Consultants. Ms. Miller has lived in Japan and studied shiatsu at the Kanebo Total Beauty Academy and the Imai School of Massage in the Namikoshi Method.