Name: Jessica Quiles- LMT at SPA Intercontinental Los Angeles
Years in the Wellness/Beauty Industry: 3 years
How did you choose a career in the Wellness industry?
“I was told by a friend that I had “good hands.” After thinking about it, I enrolled into massage therapy school at the National Holistic Institute. “
Greatest reward of doing the work?
“It is my pleasure to make people happy. It really fulfilling to be part of the process that eliminates stress from my guest’s life. “
Top two things you wish or would like to change in the industry?
“The first thing I would change is to increase the awareness and understanding from management of what we go through in our jobs as LMTs. Along with that, I would like for management to receive training on more clear and better communication without judgment.”
Most Memorable Tip:
“A $50 tip because my guest said I had “magic hands.”
Who is your Mentor and why?
“My Acting Coach. She keeps me in line by telling me when I am doing things wrong. She pushes me to do more and have more awareness, which inspires me to do even more. She has so much passion for her students.”