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Faculty

Our instructors are experienced, dedicated, highly-qualified, and passionate. They have over 100 years of combined experience in a variety of modalities. They are dedicated lifelong learners and enjoy sharing new information and techniques with our students. Our instructors pride themselves on being available to students any time, even after graduation. 

Candi Williamson

President

In addition to running the administrative aspects of the school, Candi really enjoys her time teaching our students. She is our expert in self-care and body mechanics. She also loves teaching massage technique classes. Her experience as a successful business owner makes her business and marketing classes especially valuable. 

Meet our faculty members

We are proud of our team of caring, patient, expert instructors.

Candi Williamson

Candi Williamson

President

Candi has 19+ years of experience as a Massage Therapist. She has won the title of best massage therapist for her exemplary service and skill set.  “Best of Del Norte,” in 2006 and “Best of Chico” 2017, 2018 and 2019.  Candi specializes in Pre- and Post-Surgery, Specific Injury, Scar Tissue and Sports Massage. She believes in assisting with the healing process to produce a life without pain, as well as educating her clients on how and why the pain exists, with hands-on training to manage the pain at home.  As a business owner, teacher, and Chico Massage School President, Candi is devoted to sharing her talent, knowledge, desire to help and educate others. She provides a positive, ethically sound classroom and clinical environment.  Her skills and experience allow for mechanical precision, as well as clearly communicated lessons and encouragement of self-care for all of her staff and students.

Aaron Fetty

Aaron Fetty

Lead Instructor

Aaron has more than 13 years of experience as a massage instructor and 20 years as a massage therapist. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of Nevada, he attended the Ralston School of Massage in Nevada. After completing the 710-hour program, including a 175-hour sports massage externship, he taught there from 2001-2011. He has also taught anatomy & physiology for the Truckee Meadows Community College massage program. He is passionate about being a teacher in all settings. Since moving to California in 2013, he has been tutoring college students in anatomy & physiology and practicing massage therapy in a variety of settings. His speciaties include sports, spa, deep tissue, and geriatric massage. He loves helping people, playing with his two children, dancing to live music, and exploring the world. Aaron is our Lead Instructor and will be teaching the majority of the Level 1 Program.

Jenni Miller

Jenni Miller

Instructor

Jenni has a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and will receive her Master of Social Work degree with an emphasis in clinical psychotherapy in Spring 2023. Internationally educated in India, Mexico, California and Hawaii, Jenni has thousands of hours of experience and training, and has practiced massage and bodywork for over eleven years in her hometown of Chico, CA. Jenni’s specialties include mindfulness-based psychotherapy incorporating somatic engagement, barefoot massage, and integrative therapeutic massage. Her massage and yoga philosophy encompasses traditional and science-based techniques to maximize client results. Her goal is to lengthen and enhance the careers of thousands of massage therapists, both new and experienced, by sharing the deeply beneficial art of barefoot massage