World Massage Festival &
Massage Therapy Hall of Fame

May 6-9, 2019
Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort
Cherokee, North Carolina

Our Mission Statement: To honor those who built the bridges for our profession,
to educate the general public about massage, to educate therapists
about different types of massage and to have fun.

Leiah Carr
2016 Massage Therapy Hall of Fame Member

LEIAH CARR, LMT, CHMLD, ATBP, CII is an international educator and licensed massage therapist with over 20 years' experience in complementary medicine. Leiah has been a holistic and energy practitioner since the early 90's. She became a nationally board certified and Florida licensed massage therapist in 1999. She is a speaker, researcher, educator and advocate for the Massage Therapy Profession.

Leiah is the Immediate Past President of the Florida State Massage Therapy Association, having served two terms as FSMTA's President and CEO. Prior to serving as President, she served multiple terms as the President of the First Coast Regional Chapter. Leiah has a broad background in Integrative Medicine with a major focus on Eastern Therapies, Sound Healing, the Lymphatic system and Energy Medicine. She is the President of the International Sound Healing Institute. She has studied and works directly with Dr. Telse Hunter Merry, PhD., known as the "Grandmother of Shiatsu and Tibetan Bowl Sound Massage", and the person responsible for bringing both Shiatsu and Tibetan Bowl Sound Massage to North America. Leiah teaches and shares her knowledge about these modalities with other Practitioners to empower them to successfully integrate these advanced therapies into their practice.

In addition to her teaching and leadership positions Leiah has maintained a successful massage practice and center in Jacksonville, Florida for 18 years. These blended roles provide her with a unique insight into the needs of massage therapists. Through the years Leiah has received several awards and in 2016 she was honored to be inducted into the Massage Therapy Hall of Fame.

Leiah lives in Florida, and teaches in the continental U. S. and Internationally. She is passionate about the massage therapy profession, and enjoys sharing her knowledge and wisdom. Learn more about her and her courses at

Tibetan Bowl Sound Massageā„¢

8 Credit Hours

This class is ideal for individuals interested in learning about the healing power of sound and therapeutic sound healing. Therapeutic Tibetan Bowl Sound Massageā„¢ can be used as a stand-alone therapy or easily integrated into other methods to enhance the effects of the modality.

This class will provide a foundation covering the history, science and applications of Tibetan Bowl Sound Massage, and incorporate ample hands on time in the course to ensure you are proficient upon completion and able to integrate this valuable skill the very next day. This class is engaging, energizing, interesting and fun!

This class will not only provide a cutting edge technique for you to offer your clients, it will immediately provide you with a niche' market that provides tangible results.


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