Donna M. Gray, Massage & Bodywork
Education & Credentials

I began my journey as a massage and bodywork therapist when I moved to the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina in April 2013.  I continue to take classes to fine tune my skills & expand my knowledge so that I may offer you massage modalities that meet your individual needs.   

North Carolina Massage and Bodywork Therapist License #13655                                 


Esalen® Massage Teacher Training

Module I - November 2018, Module II - April 2019, Module III - December 2019

The Center for Massage & Natural Health, Asheville, NC                                                         

Introduction to Esalen ®  Massage

Nov 2013         12 CE hours

Advanced Esalen ®  

May 2014        36 CE hours

Robin Fann- Constanzo & Ellen Watson

Esalen ®  Massage Certification 

April - June 2016   100 CE hours

Advanced Myofascial Techniques

Til Luchau

Arm, Wrist Shoulder Part I&II

March 2017     16 CE hours

Knee Issues

March 2017     8 CE hours

Spine, Ribs & Low Back

March 2016     16 CE hours


Medical Qigong Intensive

Qigong Awareness:  Reducing Acute and Chronic Inflammation

August 2017    24 CE hours

Michael Sitzer    NCMBT#451645-11

Thai Yoga Bodywork

Sept 2015        36 CE hours

Innovative Spa Management    NCMBT# 450614 – 08

Innovative Spa Wraps

March 2015     8 CE hours

Innovative Reflexology & Foot Massage

March 2015     24 CE hours

International Alliance of Healthcare Educators NCMBT # 025785-00

Healing from the Core Practitioners and Presenters Tutorial

November 2019

Healing from the Core: Advanced Energy Dynamics and Applications II

October 2019

Healing from the Core: Advanced Energy Dynamics and Applications I

Oct 2018        

SomatoEmotional Release I

March 2017     24 CE hours

Healing from the Core: From Trauma Recovery to Ecstasy-Healing Nervous System

Nov 2017         35 CE hours                            

Healing from the Core: Expanding Present-Moment Consciousness

May 2017        35 CE hours

Healing from The Core: Full Body Presence; Grounding and Healthy Boundaries

April 2017        24 CE hours

Unwinding Meridians: Applying Acupuncture Principles to CST I

March 2016     24 CE Hours

CSII: Craniosacral Therapy II 

March 2014     24 CE hours

CSI: Craniosacral Therapy I

March 2014     24 CE hours

Stone & Spa, Shoshanna DiBetta, LMT/Educator NCBTMB # 38817400                    

Restorative Hot Stone Therapy

Feb 2014         16 CE hours

The Center for Massage & Natural Health, Asheville, North Carolina

Massage & Bodywork Therapy Certification             November 2013

600 hour program. COMTA accredited. Coursework included Anatomy & Physiology, Pathology, multiple massage modalities, Ethics, Somatic Psychology, Oriental Medical Theory, Diet & Nutrition, and NC Laws & Rules.

George Mason University - College of Nursing and Health Science                                                 


Experience & Volunteer  

Teaching Assistant at The World Massage Festival

Teaching Assistant for Esalen ®  Massage Courses -Robin Fann, Carl Swanson, Peggy Horan (Jan 2020)

Hydrotherapy Teacher at Center for Massage & Natural Health, Asheville NC

Volunteer with Hospice of the National Capital Area

Volunteer with Sprout Therapeutic Riding

Volunteer Fairfax County Mental Health Advocate

Volunteer Fairfax County Domestic Violence Shelter for Women

Licensure and Associations

North Carolina Massage and Bodywork Therapist License #13655

Professional Member of ABMP #1042603




Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals
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