Business Briefs July 20, 2015 |

Business Briefs July 20, 2015

Orion Montaine
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Orion Montaine joins Midland Fitness

Midland Fitness has hired licensed massage therapist and personal trainer Orion Montaine. Montaine graduated from Glenwood Springs High School and from Mountain Heart Massage School in Crested Butte. Being both a massage therapist and a personal trainer gives him a unique advantage. He can prescribe exercises based on massage feedback. He trains at Midland Fitness to maintain his outdoor athletic passions of trail running, rafting, martial arts and playing for Glenwood’s own Defiance Rugby. Montaine has availability for massage one on one and massage/training packages. Call Midland Fitness at 945-4440 for more information.

James leads Vicki Lee Green Realtors

Vicki Lee Green Realtors recognizes Michelle James for being both the top sales person and top listing agent for June. Michelle has more than 20 years’ experience selling real estate in the Roaring Fork Valley. She began selling real estate with Vicki Lee Green Realtors in 1993 and became co-owner of the business in 2004.

Massage certification training

Lotus Education Institute at 242 Main St. in Carbondale is offering a five-month professional massage certification training that helps students begin a new life and new career. Classes begin on Aug. 31 and meet 20 hours a week. Students may take a combination of online classes and hands-on intensives or attend strictly hands-on classes every week. Massage therapists must be licensed in the state of Colorado and take a professional licensure exam. The 500-hour professional certification at Lotus Education Institute thoroughly prepares students for entry into the massage therapy profession focusing on ethics, education, test preparation, professional development, health and happiness.

Lotus Education Institute instructors are Aanya L’anett, Debra Gonzales and Christine Tinner. Tinner is a PhD candidate in education and has taught at the university level as well as presented at education conferences nationally and internationally. L’anett has a wealth of experience working with injuries and chiropractors. All are fully licensed and qualified to provide an excellent caring foundation. For information on Lotus Education Institute call 970-279-1988.

Glenwood Medical Associates hires nurse manager

Glenwood Medical Associates has hired Yvette Blanc as its new nurse manager. She graduated from Rifle High School and studied at Boston University and Colorado Mountain College. She received her BSN from Mesa State University in Grand Junction. She has worked at Glenwood Medical for four years.

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