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The Massage Therapists

Lauren Beck, LMBT

Lauren Beck Massage TherapistLauren is a licensed massage therapist and graduate of the NC Massage Therapy School where she received her diploma and certification in clinical neuromuscular and structural bodywork techniques. In May 2012, she joined the Lifeworks Chiropractic team working as a massage therapist and eventually Billing Manager.

Lauren is passionate about the positive effects of therapy on the body and mind and is also a strong supporter of self care. She uses a professional, mindful touch to bring deep transformation and create profound, lasting health improvements.

Aside from massage therapy, Lauren's other passion for several decades has been riding and training horses. In July 2016, after 4 years of training, she received her Master Certification in horse training and instructing. In her free time she loves to be outdoors paddle boarding, hiking, and riding bikes with her husband Dusty and her dog Wall-E.

Rachel Simmons, LMBT

Rachel Simmons LMBT

Rachel Simmons has been nationally certified and a member of the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals since 2000. Her education includes, but is not limited to, structural integration (postural alignment), Thai yoga massage, assisted stretching, neuromuscular therapy (NMT), sports therapy, orthopedic massage, and movement through kinesiology. Rachel has worked with several chiropractors, physical therapists and fitness and wellness centers providing sports massage and injury prevention for many athletes. She enjoys helping people understand where their pain is coming from, helping them become pain free, and teaching them how to maintain a pain free lifestyle.

Before discovering her passion for therapeutic massage, Rachel was a casino dealer in Biloxi, MS, where she met a coworker that was also a student at the local massage school. Listening to her friend talk about her experiences with massage, Rachel became interested in knowing more. Her first massage was with a student at the local massage school. Immediately after her massage session she went straight to the Dean of Admissions and asked about enrollment for the next open semester.

Rachel graduated from Blue Cliff College (BCC) in Gulfport, MS valedictorian of her class. She immediately became the in-house clinic supervisor at BCC and started assisting instructors with classes such as sports, deep tissue, and neuromuscular therapy. Her favorite class to assist was kinesiology, the study of movement. Studying how the muscular body functions fascinates her and led to wanting to learn more with ongoing studies.

In Rachel’s personal time she enjoys life traveling and being adventurous with her partner and their two dogs.

Alexia Snelbaker, LMBT 

Alexia Snelbaker, LMBTAlexia is a licensed massage therapist that moved to the area from Hebron, Kentucky in May of 2020. She graduated from Lexington Healing Arts Academy in November of 2018. Before joining Dr. Troy's team, Alexia spent over a year working in a chiropractor's office in KY where she specialized in deep tissue and medical massage.

Alexia is passionate for helping people and loves being a massage therapist. She believes massage is essential to a healthy mind and body. Pain relief is her main goal and allowing people to live their lives in the best condition possible. 

Aside from massage, Alexia is a former athlete and loves sports, having played many years of softball, basketball, volleyball, swimming, and soccer. In her free time, Alexia also enjoys wakeboarding, wake surfing, long boarding, and hiking. She is a mom to two very fluffy cats which she spoils daily.