Jenifer Funk, BME, LMT, NMT, CCMT, NCTMB received a Bachelor's degree in Education from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and was a licensed educator in the State of Wisconsin for 16 years also a certified educator in the State of Florida.
After graduating from the Sarasota School of Massage Therapy, she has been a licensed massage therapist and bodyworker in both Florida and Wisconsin since 2002, a massage school instructor since 2004, and was a massage school administrator from 2003- 2010. She has taught at the Florida College of Natural Health and Sarasota
School of Massage Therapy as well as teaching massage therapy continuing education, massage therapy educator training, and classes open to the public at Abundant Life Massage Education.
Jenifer specializes in Oncology Massage (with over 100 hours of advanced Oncology Massage training) and is also one of only 27 educators approved by the Society for Oncology Massage to teach Oncology Massage. She holds advanced certifications in Neuromuscular Therapy, Canine (Dog) Massage, Raindrop Technique, and Bamboo-Fusion. Before becoming a massage therapist, she enjoyed being a middle school and high school band director in Wisconsin for 11 years but transitioned to a more relaxing career in a warmer climate by moving to Florida permanently in 2003.
She is the proud companion to two vizslas, an Italian greyhound mix, and a pug/dachshund mix. You will frequently see them in a very relaxed state as canine massage demonstration dogs in Abundant Life Massage Education Classes.
Are you interested in taking fun, yet applicable and informative, massage therapy continuing education classes or learning more about the exciting world of Dog Massage? We offer several classes for licensed massage therapists and massage therapy educators as well as canine massage therapy classes, which are also open to the general public.
We are also proud to be one of the only training programs in the nation that offers hands-on,
200-hour, NCBTMB/IAAMB approved Canine Massage Therapy Certification programs designed by a licensed educator/massage therapist.
Connect more with your dog through massage or completely change your career! Click on the "Canine Classes" link to the left for more information about the wonderful world of Canine Massage Therapy.
Abundant Life Massage Education, Inc. was founded in 2009 by Jenifer Funk and Katie Jones, two friends and businesswomen who have a common passion for massage therapy, massage therapy education, and our dogs!
Our mission is to provide massage therapy education at a level of EXCELLENCE with great ENTHUSIASM no matter which class you may take.
We look forward to meeting you soon, so thanks for stopping by and have a SUPER-DUPER Day!
For more information, please call us at: 941-356-0587.