Donna has devoted her life to assisting individuals in healing.  As a Massage Therapy Instructor she has studied many techniques and modalities from traditional massage to energy work.  Donna is a Licensed Massage Therapy Instructor, Reiki Master-Teacher, Advanced IET Practitioner, Therapeutic Essential Oils Practitioner, Vibrational Therapist and Gem & Crystal Therapist. 

She has been appointed as a member of the Arkansas State Board of Massage Therapy by the Governor three times. Donna continues her devotion to holistic education for Massage Therapist and Healers.  Donna founded Body Wellness, Inc. in 1992 and The Center for Wholeness and Health in 2004.  Donna has been involved with assisting individuals in healing for 30 years and has been an Arkansas Licensed Massage Therapist for 22 years.  Donna currently maintains a private practice, teaches and facilitates educational seminars.

Educational Background:
Pain in the Neck - Robert King Seminar
Introduction to Acupressure Therapy - Mara Lindstram
Myofascial Release Techniques - Hot Springs School of Therapy Technology
Advanced Massage Training - Hot Springs School of Therapy Technology
Advanced Techniques-Fibromyalgia Massage - Jean’s School of Therapy Technology
Spa Services Training - Aveda Spa Services
Structural Kinesiology - Barbara Morris - Body Wellness
Compassionate Care - Kathy Findley - Body Wellness
Body Mobilization and Stretching - Donna Burr -Body Wellness
Advanced Anatomy and Physiology - Donna Burr - Body Wellness
Reiki Level I - Andrea Mikana-Pinkham - Body Wellness
Sports Massage - Barbara Morris - Body Wellness
Integrated Therapy - Dana Lockwood - Body Wellness
Nutrition - Cherry Nichols - Body Wellness
Reiki I and Reiki II - Catherine Crews -Body Wellness
Advanced Reiki - Catherine Crews - Body Wellness
Reiki Master - Catherine Crews - Body Wellness
Reiki Master/Teacher - Catherine Crews - Body Wellness
Introduction to Five Element Theory- Catherine Crews - Body Wellness
Integrated Energy Therapy – Basic Level – Ann Heath - Body Wellness
Integrated Energy Therapy – Intermediate Level – Ann Heath - Body Wellness
Integrated Energy Therapy – Advanced Level – Ann Heath - Body Wellness
Young Living Essential Oils - Hands on Training – Denver
Advanced Applications of Essential Oils - Judy DeRuvo
The Aromatic Mind– Turner Bourne - Body Wellness
Aromatherapy 101 - West Coast Institute of Aromatherapy, Inc.
Introduction to Cranial Sacral Therapy - Mya Breeman - Upledger Institute
Process Acupressure I: Essence – Catherine Crews - Process Acupressure Unlimited
Aromatic Archeology: Working with Ancient Oils – Turner Bourne - Integrated BodyMind
BodyMind for the Massage Therapist – Turner Bourne - Integrated BodyMind Therapy
The LMT in a Clinical Setting– Dr. Beverly Foster, DC - American University
Whiplash & Thoracic Outlet - Valley of Vapors School of Massage


Donna L. McGriff, MTI