Dr. Templeton earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Cleveland Chiropractic College. She also attended Missouri State University where she earned a BS in Psychology and Heritage College where she earned her Associates degree in Massage Therapy. She currently practices chiropractic and teaches part-tie at Wellspring. Dr Templeton has a passion for learning and wishes to pass this passion on to other young minds.
Rachel George graduated from Wellspring School of Allied Health in April 2011, from the 750-Hour Massage Therapy Program. She is a part-time instructor.
Judy Collins, LMT, graduated from WellSpring in 2000 with a certificate in Massage Therapy and is nationally certified. She also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art from Southwest Missouri State University. Judy is the full-time program manager for the Massage Therapy certificate and Associate Degree programs.
David Kopp, LMT, earned his certification in massage therapy at Wellspring School of Allied Health in April, 2011, earning Academic Achievement and Personal Achievement awards and is currently working toward his certification in Craniosacral Therapy through the Upledger Institute. David also holds a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from the University of Central Missouri where he served as an adjunct faculty member from 2002-2006. Prior to becoming a massage therapy practitioner, David was an accomplished, award winning photographer, print and broadcast journalist. He has won awards for his work from the Associated Press, Missouri Press Association, and National Association for Local Television Sportscasters. A devoted family man, David and his wife, Karen have three children and six grandchildren.
Casey Hildinger has been involved in the fitness industry since 2001. Casey attended Fort Hays State University, and then certified through A.C.E. for Personal Training. Casey has experience as Fitness Director of Prairie Life Fitness, Master of Fitness, US Army, and currently works as a Personal Trainer. Unique, energetic and efficient explanation is what Casey strives to bring to students and clients.
Meridith Fitch earned a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2002. In 2009, she graduated from the Massage Therapy Certificate Program at MTTI-Wellspring. She has been working in the massage therapy field since. She is a part-time instructor.
Brooke Taylor, LMT, has been a licensed massage therapist since 2008. She is a Board Certified Bodyworker through NCBTMB and a member of Associated Bodyworkers and Massage Practitioners. She received her initial massage training through MTTI-Wellspring and has since continued her massage training at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, CA, where she became a certified Esalen massage practitioner. In addition to Esalen Massage, Brooke enjoys practicing hot stone massage, and spa modalities. Brooke also has a degree in occupational therapy and enjoys using her knowledge of orthopedics in her massage practice. She is a part-time instructor.
Anya Rivera, RMA, graduated from Heritage College with an Associates of Applied Science in X-ray Technician and Medical Assisting with Academic and Attendance Honors. Anya immediately excelled in the work place and has been soaring since. Her experience in the field has covered not only all general and advanced duties as a Medical Assistant, but also the experience of evaluating and teaching of externs with precision and brings that precision to Wellspring with a smile.
Jenna Hyatt earned her degree in Massage Therapy in 2008 from Wellspring School of Allied Health. She has owned and operated Relief Bodyworks Healing Art Studio since graduation. She has experience working with a wide range of clientele and is passionate about her work. She brings that same passion and enthusiasm to the classroom in hopes of inspiring and educating her students in hopes that they go on to make a positive impact in our community and to the industry as a whole.
Tina earned her bachelor’s degree in Wellness from Northwest Missouri State University and furthered her studies in Health Education at Idaho State University. She has been a Certified Life Coach, Health Coach, Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer for over 25 years. Tina has taught multiple aspects of wellness, fitness and personal growth courses, as well as worked with AFAA for over 20 years certifying and teaching CEU courses to fitness professionals and life coaches. Tina has experience with a vast array of training and coaching such as one-on-one, group, corporate, business development, gym, entrepreneurship, fitness video production, online communities, social media, and curriculum development. She brings a voice of experience to the classroom with her high energy, love for the wellness industry and those entering it, and inspiration to seek your highest potential. Tina is a part-time instructor