JENNIFER LICKSON SWAN
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.
-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
-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.