Emotional Reflexology, with Ariel Hubbard

Due to the disruption that COVID-19 has had on the lives and livelihoods of massage therapists, the 14 owners of Seattle-area Massage Envy franchises are continuing to sponsor online classes—open to ALL massage therapists for a nominal $10 fee per class—in an effort to support our local instructors, while maintaining the growth and development of Read more

  • 02/23/2021
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Animal Bodyworker: Acupressure for Stress and Anxiety, with Lola Michelin

Due to the disruption that COVID-19 has had on the lives and livelihoods of massage therapists, the 14 owners of Seattle-area Massage Envy franchises are continuing to sponsor online classes—open to ALL massage therapists for a nominal $10 fee per class—in an effort to support our local instructors, while maintaining the growth and development of Read more

  • 02/18/2021
    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Words Matter: How to Manifest Intentions Out Loud, with Tianne Curtiss

Due to the disruption that COVID-19 has had on the lives and livelihoods of massage therapists, the 14 owners of Seattle-area Massage Envy franchises are continuing to sponsor online classes—open to ALL massage therapists for a nominal $10 fee per class—in an effort to support our local instructors, while maintaining the growth and development of Read more

  • 02/15/2021
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Trigger Points for the Pelvis and Legs, with Ariel Hubbard

Due to the disruption that COVID-19 has had on the lives and livelihoods of massage therapists, the 14 owners of Seattle-area Massage Envy franchises are continuing to sponsor online classes—open to ALL massage therapists for a nominal $10 fee per class—in an effort to support our local instructors, while maintaining the growth and development of Read more

  • 01/26/2021
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Animal Bodyworker: Stretching and Activation Tools for Animals, with Lola Michelin

Due to the disruption that COVID-19 has had on the lives and livelihoods of massage therapists, the 14 owners of Seattle-area Massage Envy franchises are continuing to sponsor online classes—open to ALL massage therapists for a nominal $10 fee per class—in an effort to support our local instructors, while maintaining the growth and development of Read more

  • 01/21/2021
    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Using Reflexology to Release Stress from the Spine, with Tianne Curtiss

Due to the disruption that COVID-19 has had on the lives and livelihoods of massage therapists, the 14 owners of Seattle-area Massage Envy franchises are continuing to sponsor online classes—open to ALL massage therapists for a nominal $10 fee per class—in an effort to support our local instructors, while maintaining the growth and development of Read more

  • 01/16/2021
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Lola Michelin, LMT, LAMP, SAMP

WA License Number MA00012222

Lola Michelin founded the Northwest School of Animal Massage (NWSAM) in 2001. She has practiced animal massage for over 30 years, and massage for people for 17 of those years. A graduate of the Animal Science program at Michigan State University, she has work experience in both the veterinary and zoological fields.

Currently, Lola is the Director of Education for NWSAM, and maintains a private practice for horses, dogs and people in Seattle, in addition to teaching and curriculum development. She speaks and writes regularly on the topic of animal massage, and remains active in promoting standards of practice and legislation for the industry. Her work as an advocate for animal therapies has been featured in numerous magazines, television and radio interviews.

  • Director and Founder of the Northwest School of Animal Massage
  • Chairman of the Washington Animal Massage Association, 2000-2004
  • Founding Board Member, National Board of Certification for Animal Acupressure and Massage 2011-present

Published and featured in:

  • Massage Magazine
  • Journal of Massage
  • Washington Massage Journal
  • Whole Horse Journal
  • Modern Dog
  • Women and Horses: Volume Two

Radio appearances:

  • Animals Aloud, San Francisco
  • Martha Norwalk’s Animal World, Seattle
  • Pet Shop Talk, Internet Radio
  • National Public Radio

Television appearances:

  • Good Day Oregon

Ensuring an Ethical Massage Practice during Covid, with Ariel Hubbard

Due to the disruption that COVID-19 has had on the lives and livelihoods of massage therapists, the 14 owners of Seattle-area Massage Envy franchises are sponsoring online classes—open to ALL massage therapists, FREE of charge—in an effort to support the growth and development of all therapists during this stressful time. Each class is limited to Read more

  • 12/15/2020
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Charting an Intentional Course for 2021, with Tianne Curtiss

Due to the disruption that COVID-19 has had on the lives and livelihoods of massage therapists, the 14 owners of Seattle-area Massage Envy franchises are sponsoring online classes—open to ALL massage therapists, FREE of charge—in an effort to support the growth and development of all therapists during this stressful time. Each class is limited to Read more

  • 12/11/2020
    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Trigger Points for the Arms and Torso, with Ariel Hubbard

Due to the disruption that COVID-19 has had on the lives and livelihoods of massage therapists, the 14 owners of Seattle-area Massage Envy franchises are sponsoring online classes—open to ALL massage therapists, FREE of charge—in an effort to support the growth and development of all therapists during this stressful time. Each class is limited to Read more

  • 12/07/2020
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM