Marybeth Hughes-Lacy is a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist and trainer of other massage therapists. She graduated in 1998 from the Chicago School of Massage Therapy with honors and has been a full time massage therapist since that time. She earned her certification in Myofascial Release in December of 1998. She then completed a 250- hour program in Orthopedic Massage with Dr. Ben Benjamin, becoming a certified Orthopedic Massage practitioner in March of 2000.
Impressed by the positive results she saw in her client’s healing, Marybeth was motivated to learn Orthopedic Massage even more thoroughly and enrolled in Dr. Benjamin’s teacher-training program. Marybeth completed a 2-year Orthopedic Massage teacher-training program under the direction of Dr. Benjamin and currently conducts Orthopedic Massage workshops for other professional massage therapists 7-8 times per year. She also taught for the Chicago School of Massage Therapy for the first two years after graduation.
Marybeth is the principal of Therapeutic Massage Center, a company she started in 2000. She is continuing her training with Dr. Benjamin in order to teach headache workshops. Meanwhile, she is both organizing and assisting teaching these workshops with Dr. Benjamin in the Midwest and on the East Coast. She also is working towards certification in Self Regulation Therapy.
Marybeth is a native of Virginia where she grew up in the Shenandoah Valley. She received her BA from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1977 in Fashion Design and moved to Chicago shortly thereafter. She lives with her husband and teenage daughter on the north side of Chicago.
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