About the Author
Felicia Brown, LMBT is the owner of Spalutions!, (www.spalutions.com) and provides business and marketing coaching for massage, spa and wellness professionals. She is passionate about inspiring others and has a personal philosophy and practice of sharing her knowledge and experience with others so that they may become successful in all of their endeavors. Felicia’s practice of “cooperative competition” has been a cornerstone of her career since becoming a massage therapist in 1994. Felicia has won many awards for her business acumen and industry involvement including: 2011 Volunteer of the Year (American Massage Conference); 2009 Spa Person of the Year (Day Spa Association); 2005 Small Business Person of the Year (Greensboro Chamber of Commerce); Top Entrepreneurs of 2009/Top 25 Movers & Shakers of 2008 (Business Leader Magazine), 2007 National Volunteer Committee of the Year (American Massage Therapy Association), 2004 Women in Business (The Business Journal); & 2003 Forty Leaders Under Forty (The Business Journal). This is Felicia’s first book. Since the first edition came out, she has also published Reflections of My Heart: A Poetic Journey of Love, Life, Heartbreak and Healing and has contributed to numerous other industry publications and books. Her third book The Sunflower Princess: A Healing Fairy Tale will be available in October 2014. Her blog, www.ZenVersusZin.com documents her journey of exploring sobriety and is the “pre-quel” to her planned book of the same name which is due out in 2015. Felicia makes her home in Greensboro, NC. In her spare time, Felicia is a casually competitive tri-athlete and also enjoys yoga, reading, cooking, travel, and spa/travel adventures of most any sort.