Jennifer Lickson Swan, L.M.T. MA57158




Florida State Licensed Massage Therapist #MA57158

Certified Substitute Teacher: Cornerstone Learning Community / Leon County

Member, American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA)


Private Massage Practitioner:

  -Prenatal, postpartum, and infant massage

  -Rehabilitative, sports, and medical massage

       New York City, Oct. 1993 – May 2007; Tallahassee, FL, 2009-Present

Providing massage therapy to a diverse clientele of all ages with a wide range of clinical needs, including: recovery from specific injury and illness, preparation for athletic competition, pregnancy related issues, continued health and wellness, and general relaxation and stress relief.


Anatomy and Physiology Instructor:

  -Core Institute of Massage Therapy

    Tallahassee, FL, March 2012 - December 2013 

 Responsibilities including, but not limited to: development and execution of 150-hour anatomy and physiology curriculum, exam writing, research, and continuing education.


Certified Substitute Teacher:

  -Substitute teacher for primary and middle-school classes.

    Tallahassee, FL, May 2010 - Present 


Part-time Drama Teacher:

  Drama teacher for primary and middle-school students.

    Cornerstone LearningCommunity, Tallahassee, FL, 2019 - 2020 

Responsibilities including, but not limited to: development and execution of two 8-week introductory Drama Courses for Middle School students, as well as a Drama Games course for Elementary School students.


Staff Massage Therapist:

  -Kanvas Luxury Beauty Essentials, Tallahassee, Fl, Nov. 2009-Present

  -Jewish Community Center of Manhattan, June 2002-Sept. 2006

  -Paris Health Club, New York City, Oct. 1993 - Aug. 1997

  -Equinox Health Club, New York City, Nov. 1995 - Jan. 1996

  -Sports Training Institute, New York City, Jan. 1995 - Jan. 1996

In addition to providing massage treatments, responsibilities included scheduling and mentoring of new therapists.


On-site Massage Therapist:

  -Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York City, Jan. 1995 - Jan. 1996

 Post-event Sport’s Massage:

 -Tallahassee Marathon, 2016, 2017

 -New York City Marathon, 1993, 1994, 1995

Member of “Team in Training” therapy team, providing post-event massages for several hundred runners.


Childbirth Educator:

   -Realbirth Maternity Service Center, New York City, Dec. 2003-April 2007

Responsibilities including, but not limited to: The creation and execution of a 15-hour comprehensive childbirth-preparation curriculum, periodic research and continuing education, review of pertinent educational aids, and management of classes ranging in size from one to 15 families.

  -Elizabeth Seton Childbearing Center, New York City, Feb. 2002 - Nov. 2003

Labor Support Doula:

  -Niara Healing Arts, New York City, 1995-2000

  -Gaia Doula Services, Inc., New York City, 2000-2001

Responsibilities including, but not limited to:  Pre-natal consultation, massage therapy, physical and emotional support during client’s labor and birth, post-partum in-home follow-up consultation, ongoing professional referral services.


Member Coordinating Staff:

  -Manhattan Island Foundation, May 2004-Oct. 2005

Responsibilities included hiring and managing safety boat captains for numerous swimming events in the Hudson River, race-day staff coordination, on-land boat supervision, and management of swimmer communications.


Florida State University

  -Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre, April 1988 

Swedish Institute of Massage Therapy and Allied Health Sciences

  -Certified in Massage and Shiatsu, Aug. 1993.

City College of the City University of New York

  -Post-baccalaureate, pre-medical studies 1996 -1999



  -Volunteer Trainer: Be SMART, Moms Demand Action for Gun Safety in America

  -Assistant Instructor:Swedish Institute Doula/Professional Labor Assistant


  -Member and former vice-president, Board of Directors, CEA/MNY

  -Workshop Instructor and Tutor, Department of Chemistry, City College

  -Restaurant Manager, Nacho Mama’s Burritos, New York City

  -Member, Board of Directors, The Florida Project, Non-profit Theatre

  -Producer/Performer, Cabaret Theatre, The Duplex, New York City

  -Bartender/Bar trainer, Houlihan’s Old Place, New York City



  -Childbirth Education Association of Metropolitan New York (CEA/MNY) Teacher

     Candidate Program

  -Cranio-Sacral Therapy Level I and II, Upledger institute, Inc.

  -Preparing for Birth with Massage, Continuing Education, Swedish Institute

  -Postpartum and Infant Massage Therapy, Niara Healing Arts

  -Zen Facial Massage, W. Luckmann

  -Medical Massage, Brett Pace:TMJ Syndrome, Thoracic, Lumbar and Shoulder Sprain/Strain, Repetitive Strain Injuries,    Lower Extremity injuries, Cervical Strain/Sprain

 References available upon request.