My name is Kyong-Mi Dillard (listed at CAMTC as Kyong-Mi Arcala, under my maiden name) and I have been in the bodywork and wellness industry my entire life. I basically grew up in the spa as my family owned spas throughout Orange County my entire childhood. I have been a massage therapist since 1998. I have worked for small spas, high-end day spas, chain spas, as well as medical and chiropractic doctors. Massage therapy has been a rewarding career.
My main modalities include:
Swedish, Shiatsu, Acupressure, Lomi Lomi, and hot stone therapy. I am also certified in Aromatherapy and Reiki.
Massage Schools I have attended include:
California College of Physical Arts
West Pacific Institute of Body Therapy
Spa Training Academy
Non-Massage related courses I have taken were:
Reiki – Learning Light Foundation
Intuitive Energy Healing – Learning Light Foundation
Business Management – International Correspondence Schools
Gender and Sexuality: Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace – University of Pittsburgh
Indigenous Canada – University of Alberta
Former Volunteer for:
CSL Plasma – Plasma donation
Surf City 1/2 Marathon – Chair Massage
Star View Elementary School – Kindergarten Aide
Geni.com – Genealogist, Curator
US Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships – Massage Therapy
Outside of massage therapy, my hobbies include hanging out with my family, hiking, genealogy, Indigenous history and social anthropology, and tiki culture.