Delray Beach, FL (April 10, 2013):  With nearly two decades in the massage industry, Mary Beth Braun joins imassage, Inc. as Director of Operations. Based in Florida, imassage is a massage education and consulting company offering programs designed to elevate the level of massage in the industry.

Braun previously served as President of the American Massage Therapy Association and authored the text, Introduction to Massage Therapy. She brings nearly 20 years of experience to imassage that includes certifications in medical massage, coaching and yoga. “Mary Beth will work strategically to support imassage’s mission to elevate the standards of success and career longevity in the massage therapy industry,” says imassage Co-founder and Owner Eric Stephenson. “Mary Beth is a wellness veteran and I am thrilled to welcome her to the imassage team.”

Based in Indianapolis, Braun is an accomplished therapist, volunteer leader, author, and blogger. “I am passionate about helping others live a high quality of life, both personally and professionally. Through my role with imassage, I am excited to have the opportunity to extend career length and satisfaction for massage therapists so they can deliver exceptional experiences to everyone they touch,” adds Braun.

imassage Co-founder Debra Koerner, “Mary Beth’s passion for helping therapists is contagious. We know her enthusiasm and experience will be a great asset in expanding our goal to help therapists extend their careers.”


Founded in 2007, imassage, Inc. is dedicated to enriching career longevity for massage therapists. Through educational opportunities offered throughout the year and around the country, all programs are designed to offer technical and interpersonal skills to strengthen the therapeutic relationship between therapist and client. Learn more on, by e-mailing, calling 859.338.4418 and on Facebook at