Life in Touch ~ Massage Studio & Learning Center
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Lydia's Bio


Lydia Rentz Whitley, LMBT # 9411 & Lead Instructor

NC Licensed Massage Therapist, a graduate of Body Therapy Institute's Massage Program, Lydia integrates multiple modalities to provide a massage session that is tailor-made for each client. Known for Thai Yoga Bodywork Sessions (assisted stretching), an ancient Eastern technique that assists in building a healthy immune system, opens up the joints and reduces muscle tension.  She is also trained in Deep Tissue/Myofascial, Swedish, Hot Stone Massage, Cold Stone Therapy, Contrast Hydrotherapy, Foot Reflexology, Prenatal Massage, Sound Therapy and Reiki Energywork, she utilizes every tool in her tool kit striving to leave clients feeling better than when they arrived. Many of her clients have been consistently receiving massage from her for the past 9 years. 

Lydia attended BTI's Spirit of Learning Teacher Training Program and is approved by the NC Board of Massage & Bodywork Therapy to offer continuing education to massage professionals.  She teaches high quality courses in hot stone massage, chair massage, ethics, deep tissue techniques, cold stone therapy, business & marketing and self-care. The Learning Center offers seminars to the public on a variety of topics ranging from stress management to time management, creating a climate of fun, abundance and inspiration in all that they do. 

With over 25 years of business and training experience, she coaches small business owners in building profitable enterprises through business skills training and marketing habits. Testimonials from her coaching clients:

Lydia is absolutely amazing. She is very patient and caring. She really gave me all of the tools I needed to open my own office including confidence when I needed it. I recommend her to all of the massage therapists I know.

~ Gina, North Carolina

I have worked with many coaches over the years and I can say that Lydia has been my best coach. Her ability to get to the heart of the matter and what is going to make a difference in accomplishing my goals and dreams has helped me gain clarity, direction and empowerment. I love how she is able to do that while being warm, caring and truly committed to my success. I enjoy our calls and love how they are organized and have clear action steps to move this forward. I love working with Lydia and am grateful for her partnership and support. 

~ Clara, New Jersey





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