TERESA L. COOK, L.M.P., LICENSED ESTHETICIAN
Teresa L. Cook has been in the day spa industry for 25 years holding both a Washington State Massage Practitioners License and Esthetics License as well as a certificate in Neuromuscular Therapy. Teresa served on the Board of Directors for the American Massage Therapy Association, Washington Chapter for five years. Four of those years as the Government Relations Chair where the AMTA successfully passed three pieces of Legislation in four years, creating fair and uniform licensing requirements, removing retail tax that had been placed on massage therapy treatments and protecting the scope of practice for Washington State practitioners. One year was served as President of the Washington State Chapter in which Teresa was presented the State Meritorious Award for her volunteer work. Through her service on the Washington State and the National Sports Massage Team she had the opportunity to treat athletes in the 1990 Goodwill Games as well as spending three seasons as a therapist to the Seattle Super Sonics. After relocating to Yakima in 1996 Teresa founded Spa Naturelle. Spa Naturelle continues to strive to providing the best skin and body care that Central WA has to offer. Day Spa Academy was a natural result of the many years in the Day Spa Industry. Founded in 2011, Teresa is looking forward to continuing her work toward improving the standard in the health and wellness industry.
VINCENT P. HOOD, LMP, CMMP
Vincent has made it his personal goal to offer the best treatment based massage therapy available in the Yakima Valley. Vincent, a graduate from Ashmead School of Massage, operates Muscle Release Medical Massage Therapy and offers a variety of techniques designed to more effectively penetrate the muscles and fascia, loosening them and releasing tension. Vincent, well versed in massage therapy techniques, also has an uncanny ability to understand and explain the human body and is Day Spa Academy’s primary and very dedicated Instructor of the Science’s,
KATHLEEN GREEN, LMP
Kathleen Green has studied the use of herbs in healing for the last 25 years, specializes in wildcrafting. She holds a liicensed as a Massage Practitioner, focusing on medical massage, aromatherapy and cupping. She is in private practice at Spa Naturelle and has significant experience in day spa services of all types.