Jason Kelly

Director of Education 

Jason is certified in Swedish/Deep Tissue Massage, Neuromuscular Therapy, Chair Massage, Reflexology, Sports Massage and Myofascial Release. Read Jason’s full bio HERE.

Meagan Lydeen


With 7 years of experience, Meagan has worked in local massage businesses and chiropractic clinics, where she gave specialized care to car accident victims and also volunteers in hospice care doing Geriatric Massage. Read Meagan’s full bio HERE.

Marie Lang


Specializing in various massage modalities including deep tissue, trigger point therapy, Swedish Massage, sports massage, and foot reflexology, Marie was awarded the Regional Massage Therapist of the Year for local spa in 2018. Read Marie’s full bio HERE.


Taylor Segerstrom 

Account Specialist

Taylor provides admissions support for all our entering students. Taylor received a BA in Community Psychology from Saint Cloud State University with a focus on Human Relations. She has continuously shown her devotion of helping others feel and achieve their best. She has worked in the Massage Therapy Industry for 5 years. Her caring and helpful nature has given our students endless assistance with their admissions and financial needs when enrolling in all our programs at PMA.

Tammy Virnig


Tammy believes that an education should be an affordable, hands on experience. She co-founded the Professional Massage Academy when the state of Minnesota needed it most. Tammy has 13 years of business operational experience within the Health and Wellness Industries. Her devotion to our students, her knowledge of what a student needs access to and what they need to learn in a Massage Therapy Program are her top priorities as she prepares all our students for successful careers. She built PMA’s Massage Therapy Programs with our students in mind.

Scot Ziessman


Scot, a reputable Minnesota Business Owner of 15 years, is dedicated to each student’s success and skill set upon graduation from all our programs. Scot co-founded the Professional Massage Academy with the shared value of education being an affordable, hands-on experience. Scot believes in the value and importance of routine body care. He has owned Massage Therapy businesses since May 2012, giving him the knowledge of the industry needs as well as career opportunities available across the state of Minnesota.