Shari Aldrich, LMT
School Owner/Director; Instructor of Injury Treatment Classes, Business, Ethics and Marketing; Mentor
Shari is the school owner and director. She is a graduate of the Bodymechanics School program in 2006 and became an instructor 4 months after graduation. In July, 2010, Shari became the school owner. She teaches advanced massage techniques, injury treatment modalities, as well as business, ethics and marketing classes. Shari has created many technique and marketing classes – all designed to help students and professionals experience career satisfaction. Additional areas of study include nutrition, fitness and strength coach, and personal training. She has completed advanced coursework in neurosomatic studies.
Shari suffered a traumatic finger amputation in 2013 which has helped change the
direction for Bodymechanics School of Myotherapy & Massage from a local massage school in Olympia WA, to adding the personal training programs and the expansion to the Vancouver WA market.
Writing the 2020 vision for the school has launched 2 new business concepts for Bodymechanics and the next big major shift in our education is taking place with the addition of the Network of Businesses and the Bodymechanics Training Center. An emphasis on student success while in school will lead to successful graduates who enjoy full practices.
Suzanne Reynolds, LMT
Chad Knowlden, LMP
Chad Knowlden, LMP has been a massage therapist since 2006. His accidental enrollment in massage school (he was looking for a photography school) led him to finding his passion for massage. After graduation, Chad began teaching massage theory and practice. He teaches Thai massage continuing education classes as well. For Bodymechanics, Chad is currently teaching Massage Theory & Practice and APP.
Chad enjoys teaching and he loves the connections he makes with students in his classroom.
Travis Ramberg, LMP
Travis Ramberg, LMP is the Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology instructor for Bodymechanics School in Vancouver. Travis has taught at every massage school in Vancouver – as well as developed curriculum and coursework. He has served as a lead instructor at various massage programs and is highly regarded by current students. His ability to blend lecture and demonstration creates a dynamic, informative learning experience for students.
Chelsea Giles, LMP
Chelsea Giles, LMP is the Kinesiology instructor for Bodymechanics School of Myotherapy & Massage in Vancouver. Chelsea has taught previously at Charter massage program and was trained at East/West School and has been licensed for 10 years.
She loves to teach and is excited to teach evening Kinesiology.
Hannah serves as the campus Administrative Assistant. Hannah brings with her an enthusiasm for helping students succeed by keeping them on target with school requirements. She has previously worked in an Acupuncturist office and has experience with front office tasks as well as billing.
Hayley Aldrich, LMP
Hayley serves as the Campus Manager in the corporate office in Tumwater. Hayley is a graduate of Bodymechanics School. Hayley works along side instructors in class preparation, student clinic scheduling as well as assists the Shari with recruitment, interviews, and other necessary school tasks. Hayley’s previous job in a college counseling center has given her great insight into recruitment and guiding students along the path to success. Hayley will work directly with staff in Vancouver to ensure school policies are followed, and to ensure students are meeting requirements for graduation. Fun fact – Hayley has 2 kids, Mackenzie and Desmond.
Ashleigh is a graduate of the Bodymechanics School. She currently serves as the bookkeeper for Bodymechanics and also tutors students in all subjects. Students appreciate Ashleigh’s knowledge of the body in help with understanding the coursework. Ashleigh runs student tuition payments, and keeps track of student financial obligations. Another fun fact – Ashleigh also has 2 kids, Kara and Dustin.