Black Brook Graduates

It takes a Village

Our commitment to individual growth includes people, community and time outdoors being connected to our incredible natural world.  Massage is a wonderful modality and it can help a wide variety of physical issues.  Spiritual issues are different and having a strong connection to other people and the natural world around us is crucial.  Join our community of like minded generous and compassionate people and we will all grow together and create a better planet, even if its just where we are at this moment.

Shane Logan MMT – Instructor at BBSM

Shane teaches the deep tissue and myofascial unit at the school.

Over 20 years as a therapist, spa director,  work with athletes at the Univerisity of Arkansas and his own practice gives Shane a wide variety of experiences to share and teach from.  His classes are engaging, informative and give students new eyes to see their clients.

Beyond general Swedish and relaxation massage, Shane’s work is truly therapeutic.  He has his own practice in Springdale, Arkansas.


Misty Hudspeth LMT licensed Midwife

Misty is passionate about her career as a licensed midwife with over 30 years of experience, She also graduated from the Northwest Arkansas School of Massage in 1998.  She is thrilled to be able to share her knowledge with our students and teaches our unit on prenatal clients.  Clinical massage with her clients gives our students some amazing experiences most other schools are not able to offer.


She can be found at Ancient Birth Traditions in the same building as the school.

Phone(479) 236-7049

Jamie’s Therapeutic Massage

Jamie Sanders has been doing massage since 1999.

She loves doing spa treatments and has worked at several spas in Arkansas.  Her office is in north Fayetteville, Arkansas and you can contact her at 479-601-1922.


Jonna Townsend LMT/ licensed Esthetician

Jonna has a license as both a massage therapist and an esthetician and she works at Blake Street in Bentonville, AR.


John Brochu MTI

John is a licensed massage therapy instructor and has taught classes at the school in Sports Massage, Stretching and Communications.

As a certified hypnotist, with a business in Fayetteville, Arkansas for many years.

John has been kind enough to do group hypnosis sessions for our students with test anxiety.

See him at Brochu Hypnosis Center


Jamie Todd Thompson LMT graduate 2017

Jamie graduated from the school in 2017 and is dual licensed as a massage therapist and esthetician.  She has her own practice in Springdale.

Brittany LIttle LMT graduate 2018

Brittany Little lives in Prairie Grove, Arkansas, and does massage part-time.

She specializes in Deep Tissue massage.

She works at Massage On Main, 111 Buchanan St.  Prairie Grove, AR 479-856-2625.

Valerie Haight LMT graduate 2019

Valerie’s office is located inside Sachet Salon at 121 Industrial Park Rd. Harrison, AR 72601.  She recently completed training with Dr. Gowri Motha ObGyn in England for Gentle Birth Method for working with Creative Healing massage and prenatal clients.
Call her at  870-391-1504

Cathy Jaimison LMT graduate 2020

Cathy Jamison opened her own business called Get ahhh Massage which she shares with other therapists in Harrison, Arkansas.

The beautiful shared space is newly renovated and also provides an area for classes.





Brendan Maxwell LMT graduate 2019

Brendan has his own business



Jennifer Murray LMT graduate 2019


Jennifer presently works in Branson Missouri at Foot and Bucket in Branson, MO.

Bronte` Stewart LMT graduate 2019

Bronte` brings her years of compassionate work as a counselor into her massage practice.

As a therapeutic therapist, she does excellent work.  Her office is in Fayetteville, AR.


Just Be Massage and Wellness

Skyler Pike LMT graduate 2020

Skyler is presently working at Solace Day Spa in Fayetteville, Arkansas

As an extreme athlete himself, he works with deep tissue massage and myofascial techniques to decrease pain and structural disfunction.

Alison Taylor LMT graduate 2020


Alison has worked at a couple of physical therapy businesses as a massage therapist but is presently working for herself in Fayetteville, and Blake Street House in Bentonville, Arkansas. 


Cody Lucas LMT graduate 2020


Cody is interested in therapeutic and performance massage.

He is doing massage part-time including onsite chair massage.


Daria Barerra LMT graduate 2021

Daria has her own massage business near Rogers, AR.
She can be contacted at 479-445-3557.


Jeff Ward LMT graduate 2020

Jeff Ward LMT
216 E Township Suite 102B
Fayetteville, AR 72203


Tanya Tracy LMT graduate 2020

Tanya is currently working as a nail tech and a massage therapist at the New Moon Spa in the Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs.




Katie Evans LMT Graduate 2021

Katie Evans is working as a massage therapist in Tulsa, Ok

Her phone # is 918-895-0611

Jianwen Ren LMT graduate 2020

Jane is dual-licensed as a nail tech and massage therapist and is taking appointments on a limited schedule in Fayetteville, AR.


Kimberly Floyd LMT Graduate 2021


Kimberly will be working as a massage therapist in St. Louis, Missouri.  We will update her information when her work location is known.



August (Gus) Widner LMT Graduate 2021



Gus graduated in May of 2021.  She is presently working at LaVida in Fayetteville, AR and loves it.

Gus completed the 100-hour Creative Healing class with Brenda Schwarzbach in 2021.

Lexy Diaz LMT Graduate 2021

Lexy is the owner of Kokoro Sports in Fayetteville, Arkansas where she’s a health coach as well as a massage therapist.

Lexy also completed the 100-hour Creative Healing class with Brenda Schwarzbach and the Gentle Birth Method class with Dr. Gowri Motha ObGyn so she can have the tools to help prenatal clients.


Brandy Jennings LMT Graduate 2021

Brandy has opened her own massage business near Harrison, Arkansas called Hazelwood Therapeutic Massage

She completed the 100-hour Creative Healing class with Brenda Schwarzbach in 2021.


Julia Chandler graduate 2021


Julia is excited to begin her massage career in Colorado soon.

Regina Karrigan Winter LMT



Regina has been a massage therapist in Fayetteville for many years and has taught part of the Energy Medicine training at the school in the past.


Sherri Plancheon LMT

Sherri has been a massage therapist in Springdale for many years and does Swedish massage and Vita Flex therapeutic work.

She works out of Weum Health Center and her Facebook page can be found here. 



Tracy Maze LMT

Tracy has been a massage therapist since 2000 and has an office in Springdale.


You can find her at All about You spa in Springdale, Arkansas,

Their Facebook contact page is here





William Hall MMT

Will is the owner of GoodWill Massage in Fayetteville, AR, and has taught classes for us at the school in his own special style of acupressure.


William has been a massage therapist for many years and his office is near the Fayetteville Square.




Derrick Dohmen LMT graduate 2021



Derrick does event massage for athletes and teaches part of our business class.  He also has his own insurance and investment business.

Therapods Float Spa


Therapods Float Spa is a great place to work and they are supporters of the school.

Check out their magnesium float tanks.  They have also hired our graduates in the past.


LaVida Fayetteville

We support by LaVida, Fayetteville

You can find their website here





Arkansas Fitness Network

We Support the
Arkansas Fitness Network



BodyWorks Fayetteville

BodyWorks in Fayetteville supports the school and our students.  It’s a great place to work.




Blake Street House

The school has done events at Blake Street a couple of times and the wonderful atmosphere and the amazing staff are fun to be around.  Check out their membership only facility including a spa in Bentonville, AR.





Tri Cycle Farms

We support Tri Cycle Farms!

Brochu Hypnosis Center