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Professional Experience: Website: sandyfritz.info
1979 ' Present, Massage Therapist
Mixed clientele from stress management massage to rehabilitative care upon physician referral and in the mental health field with a psychologist providing support care and education for attention deficient/ hyperactivity disorder, anxiety, depression, fatigue and pain management. Has provided over 30,000 professional massage sessions.
Developed and supervised student massage clinic with the Detroit Lions professional football team.
Continues to provide professional sports massage and rehabilitation for individual pro football, basketball players and golfers.
1985 ' Present, Owner/Director, Health Enrichment Center, Inc.
Provides education for approximately 50 massage students per year as head educator of Health Enrichment Center. Oversees all aspects of business for the school. Designed and developed a compressive curriculum for massage education that includes many innovative concepts in teaching strategies. Provides continuing education programs for massage professionals all over the US and Canada.
Actively teaches 75 percent of the school programs which includes: client assessment, breathing dysfunction syndrome management with massage, chronic conditions management with massage, sports massage, teaching client self- help, communication skills, and professional ethics in entry-level to advanced level education.
1995 ' Present, Consultant
Consults with school owners and directors of massage therapy programs regarding teaching strategies, curriculum development, and administrative structure.
1995 ' Present, Public Speaker, Lecturer, Stress Management Educator
Worldwide public speaker and stress management educator. Provides programs for the public and corporate settings from speaking to a large group such as Financial Business Women Association Programs to working with kids on probation. The education revolves around how massage can benefit the individual, massage trends, what we can do for ourselves, and how to choose effective professional support services in the holistic health area.
Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, International Advisory Board
Awards and Honors:
Star of the Century by Massage Magazine, January 2000
Central Michigan University, Bachelor of Science, Health Science Concentration, May 1998
Thomas Edison State College, Masters of Science in Management Sept 2001
Single mother of three children, ages 39, 33, and 25 and Grandma to one granddaughter age 5