World Massage Festival &
Massage Therapy Hall of Fame

May 7-10, 2017
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.










Yvonne Allen
2017 Massage Therapy Hall of Fame Member


Yvonne Allen is an equine bodywork practitioner who utilizes a number of different therapeutic modalities in her business At Ease Horse Care. She was greatly inspired by the work of Marijke van de Water, BSc, DHMS - an equine health and nutrition specialist. Yvonne has studied under Dr. Brian McLaren, BVSc, MAppSc, Founder of Advanced Photonic Therapy; Geary Whiting from Geary Whiting's Equine Massage School, in addition to attending the Northwest School of Animal Massage in Fall City, Washington. Her interests have led her to incorporate Bach Flowers, Aromatherapy and Reiki in her equine therapy work.

Yvonne is also the founder of the Organization Horses Help Kids which showcases the artistic and creative talents of youth through equine-inspired music productions. Through personalized music video submissions, the aim of the program is to promote personal and social development skillsets for children from all walks of life, with the horse noted as both muse and character of inspiration.



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