ASHA is blessed with a community of teachers with a passion for sharing their wealth of knowledge and inspiring others in the pursuit of personal health and careers in the healing arts.
Dr. Robert Tanner
MA, Ph.D Clinical Psychology
Dr. Tanner is a highly experienced clinical psychologist who has been practicing in the field for over 40 years. In his spare time he enjoys cycling and playing flamenco guitar.
Pregnancy Massage, Sports Massage
Grit has been practicing massage for longer than she can remember. She cares for her students and the longevity of their careers, and appreciates that other teachers at ASHA do the same. She believes it is essential to retain a playful curiosity about the body, and conveys this in her lessons.
LMT#8384 Student Clinic Supervisor, Reflexology, Nature’s Wisdom
Liz learned Thai Massage techniques in Thailand, and enjoys sharing her knowledge with up-and-coming massage therapists. She has been practicing massage for 19 years. She enjoys hiking, birdwatching and is a huge soccer fan. Go Arsenal!
Mia has been practicing massage for 19 years. She feels great joy sharing her experiences in Thailand with her students, and feels she learns a lot from them as well. Her hobbies include dancing, hiking and making art.
Alexander “Otter” Vernon
Otter has been a practicing professional for seven years. He loves teaching polarity because it bridges physical and energetic modalities. In his free time h enjoys camping, gardening, capoeira, skiing and spending time with his family.
LMT #5045, EMT-B
Matthew has been a practicing massage therapist for 19 years. He loves sharing his insights and personal experiences with his students. He is an avid reader.
Dr. Monica Lucero
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Dr. Lucero has been practicing in her field for over 30 years. She is delighted to work at ASHA, which she sees as breathing life back into the healing world of New Mexico, and she loves seeing her students become empowered by traditional medicines. She spends her free time bowling, shooting pool, beading, wild-harvesting herbs and making remedies.
Sports Massage, Deep Tissue Massage
Bach Flower Remedies, Intro to Cranial Sacral Therapy
Sarah Marie Elizondo