Life in Touch ~ Massage Studio & Learning Center
Therapeutic Massage and Continuing Education Provider

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, opening up the joints and reducing muscle tension.  She is also trained in Deep Tissue/Myofascial, Swedish - Relaxation, Hot Stone Massage, Cold Stone Therapy, Aromatherapy, Contrast Hydrotherapy, Foot Reflexology, Prenatal Massage, Lymphatic Drainage Technique, 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 over 13 years. 

Lydia attended BTI's Spirit of Learning Teacher Training Program and is approved to offer continuing education to massage professionals by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork .  She teaches high quality courses in hot stone massage, chair massage, ethics, deep tissue techniques, cold stone therapy, thai yoga bodywork, aromatherapy, self-care practices, business & marketing skills. 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, including confidence, to open my own office.  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.  I leave with clear action steps to move my business forward. I love working with Lydia and am grateful for her partnership and support. 

~ Clara, New Jersey





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