Barbara J Ollis, LMT, CNMT, MMT, MTI
Texas Licensed Massage Therapist
Texas Licensed Massage Therapy Instructor
Texas Licensed Continuing Education Instructor
Certified Neuromuscular Therapist
Certified Medical Massage Therapist
Learning corrective and pain-reducing techniques completely changed the focus of my career and has enabled me to practice in a fulfilling and challenging atmosphere that continues to energize and inspire me.
Teaching medical massage and corrective techniques has been a great joy in my life. I am humbled by the participation of other therapists that take my classes and am motivated by them to learn new ideas and techniques.
Continuing Education Instructor (2004-Present)
Daybreak Advanced Massage Programs:
Neuromuscular and Medical massage techniques for pain relief and corrective care in multiple avenues including developing online and in-class studies.
* Teaching 10–15 licensed massage therapists 12-hour courses 4 times yearly, approximately 800 hours.
* Teaching 30-Hour “Teaching the Adult” class, Texas Prerequisite for Instructor licensing, 2 times yearly – 180 hours approximately.
Instructor (2021-Present) Health Matters Medical Massage, assisted David Morin, LMT, Health Matters Medical Massage, 84 hours approximately.
Neuromuscular Therapist (1993-Present) East and West El Paso Offices Provided approximately 40,000 therapeutic massages.
Program Director, Lead Instructor and Developer Axis Massage School (2010-2012) * Taught 10–12 massage students, 20 hours weekly – 2000 hours approximately
Lead Instructor and Program Director Austin Schools of Massage, El Paso, TX (1998-2008) Taught 20-35 massage students 20 -30 hours monthly – 10,000 hours approximately
Massage Instructor Southwestern College of Massage, Clovis, NM (1997-2000) Taught 10- 15 massage students 4 times yearly, – 240 hours approximately
1992-06 The Austin School of Massage Therapy Swedish Massage Therapy – 259.75 hours of training
1989-10 The Physicians Academy of Advanced Diagnostic and Clinical Procedures Paraspinal Electromyographic Examination
1989-10 Myo-Tech Corporation Comparative Muscle Testing
1968-1972 University of Texas at El Paso, majoring in English/Sociology
Awards and Honors
Austin Schools of Massage, 5X Instructor of the Month (February 2004, November 2004, September 2005, September 2006, July 2007)
Austin School of Massage Therapy (Certificate of Appreciation – Fall 2000) Association of Professional Therapeutic Massage Certificate of Appreciation (May 1993)
American Massage Therapy Association Professional Status Member in Good Standing (2020- Present)
Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals – Member in Good Standing (April 2003-2021)
El Paso Community College Massage Therapy Program, Board of Advisors Member (2020-2022) Western Technical Massage Therapy Program, Board of Advisors Member (1998-2016)