Fu Zu Ba School of Massage and Reflexology is a private educational institution, which is licensed to operate by the Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education.
The Institute is dedicated to training skilled, ethical, and knowledgeable Massage Therapists and Reflexologists who are prepared to enter their chosen field immediately in service to their communities. Our small class size allows for individual educational attention, and our modest fee structure is designed to enable anyone, regardless of current means, to become a healing arts professional.
The Mission of Fu Zu Ba School of Massage and Reflexology is to provide a caring and inspiring learning experience that prepares aspiring students for successful careers in the healing arts of Massage and/or Reflexology.
The objectives of Fu Zu Ba are:
DIRECTOR Qian Chelsea Yang is a licensed Massage Therapist and Massage Instructor in both California and Texas. She holds the B.S. in Business Economics from UCLA, and in 2008 completed her course of study to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse at the Valley Baptist Hospital in Harlingen, Texas. She has taught and supervised acupressure and reflexology therapists since 2006. Ms. Yang’s specializations include Anatomy, Physiology, Kinesiology, Acupressure, Reflexology and Massage Pathology. Fu Zu Ba feels very fortunate to have Ms. Yang's experience helping to guide the development of our school and its students.
The school's Academic Director, Dr. Nathan O'Hara, has worked as a licensed massage therapist since 1983 and completed the training program in Acupressure at the Santa Barbara College of Oriental Medicine in 1994. He has studied and practiced Reflexology since 2006, and completed training in Reflexology at the Fan She Adult Vocational School in ShiJiaZhuang, China in 2012. Dr. O'Hara is currently enrolled in the Orthopedic Massage Certification Program with James Waslaski. He has held the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Education from the University of California since 1985.
STUDENT SERVICES SPECIALIST / INSTRUCTOR Lucy O’Hara has been a licensed massage therapist since 1999, and is a member in good standing of the American Massage Therapy Association. She has received extensive training in Chinese Foot Reflexology during her many stays in China. Her specializations also include Swedish Massage, Acupressure, and the business of therepeutic bodywork.
MASSAGE INSTRUCTOR: Gary Fahey is a Nevada-licensed massage therapist and a graduate of the Port Charlotte Massage School in Florida. Mr. Fahey has served as a massage therapist and athletic trainer with the US Olympic Committee since 2002, and as medical training advisor to the US Marine Corps Tae Kwon Do team in Camp LeJeune, North Carolina. His specializations include Swedish, Thai, Athletic and Shiatsu massage modalities.
INSTRUCTOR: Michael (Man Yang) Lou graduated in 1994 from Tong Ji University in ShangHai with major in Computer Science. He came to the USA in 2002, and completed massage training in 2004.
Since that time Mr. Lou has owned his own massage clinic, managed massage and reflexology concessions for Relax-Station™, worked with Mercury Medical Clinic, and from 2011 to 2012 has served as manager for Chinatown Foot Reflexology.
REFLEXOLOGY INSTRUCTOR: Cai Ling He has worked in the field of body therapies since 1992, when she served as an acupresurist and massage therapist at the Har Bin Acupressure Clinic in Har Bin, China for eight years. Ms. He is a California Certified Massage Practitioner (CMP # 42439), and holds current Clark County Temporary Reflexologist License #2001550.062-220.
REFLEXOLOGY INSTRUCTOR: Ellen (Mei Rong) Xue serves as alternate instructor for the School. Ms. Xue worked as a massage therapist with Relax-Station™ and in private practice from 2005 to 2009, and as a Reflexologist and Manager at Happy Feet Reflexology studio in Las Vegas, Nevada from 2010 to 2012. She brings very strong hands-on skills to our school, and will be an inspiration to her students.