Meet the Team
Jenifer Funk, BME, LMT, NMT, CCMT, NCTMB received a Bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, was a licensed educator in the State of Wisconsin for 16 years, and has also been a certified educator in the State of Florida. She is a licensed massage therapist in Florida and Wisconsin. She loves teaching subjects most teachers dislike teaching, she enjoys selling and flipping real estate, and especially loves dogs, sharing her home with two Hungarian Vizslas, a Da’Ug (pug/dachshund rescue), and an Italian Greyhound mix, as well as her husband Troy and son Kyle.
Katie Jones, AA, LMT, NMT received an Associate’s degree in Psychology from the University of South Florida in 1997. After graduating from the Sarasota School of Massage Therapy, she has been a licensed massage therapist and bodyworker in Florida since 2001. She has been focusing on being a mom for the past few years to her daughter Abbie. She also shares her home with a Jack Russell Terrier, a rescue doggie of unknown breed combinations, and her husband Lee.
Margie Mansir, AA, LMT, LPN received her Associate’s degree in Business from Marian College in 1988, her Licensed Practical Nurse degree from Sarasota County Technical Institute in 1997, and graduated from the Sarasota School of Massage Therapy in 2002. Not only does she give an amazing massage but has been a body builder and is also a yoga instructor. She shares her home with two Treeing Walker Coonhounds and her husband Jim.
Instructor & Business Partner
Marcia DesRosiers, RN, LMT, CMT came on board as a co-instructor for the Canine Massage Classes in 2011. She is a Registered Nurse, teaches nursing classes, is a licensed Massage Therapist, and has taught anatomy and physiology for both humans and canines. In her free time she loves to produce beautiful quilts. She also shares her home with two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels and her husband Bud.