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Jason R. Craft
CMT, NCMT, BA
Jason R Craft, CMT, NCMT, BA, is a founder, instructor and head curriculum designer for IMC. Jason studied Education & Business at the University of Southern Indiana specializing in Intercultural Business and completing a Teaching Practicum in Europe before becoming a national AmeriCorps volunteer serving as a site leader, lead instructor and co-coordinator serving immigrant and refugee populations for the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia in the Washington DC metro area. Jason graduated with honors from the Utah College of Massage Therapy gaining his highest marks in Human Anatomy, Oriental Medicine, and Sports Injury Massage. Jason has since worked in Spa and Medical Office settings alongside Chiropractors and Naturopaths. In addition to volunteering therapy with Hospice patients and their families, Jason has built several private practices and advanced his training in Kinesiotaping, Craniosacral Therapy, Lymph Drainage and others. Jason has taught massage and health science fundamentals professionally since 2003 and has designed two complete massage curriculum. His current focus is on the ongoing improvement of the Indiana Massage College’s Diploma of Sports & Medical Massage curriculum and its cutting-edge hybrid learning model.
Dainah R. Craft
CMT, NCMT, BS
Dainah R Craft, CMT, NCMT, BS, Is the Founder & Chief Executive Officer of IMC. Her responsibilities include overseeing the enrollment of every IMC student, and seeing to the continued growth and development of IMC. Dainah studied massage therapy at the Utah College of Massage Therapy, with an interest in Asian modalities, and Rehabilitative Massage. She furthered her career with advanced training in spa techniques, Thai Yoga Massage, and Kinesio-Therapy. Dainah finished her academic degree at the University of Utah where she studied human health psychology and nutrition. Dainah has several years experience working in the field of massage bodywork including positions at the Mountain Body Spa, and the exclusive Kura Door Holistic Japanese Spa. Dainah furthered her career with positions in human resources including hiring, managing and training employees, corporate sales, and admissions in proprietary education. This business experience, combined with her bodywork experience, enabled her to build a private practice replacing her corporate income in 1 month’s time. Her current focus is on the ongoing growth of Indiana Massage College and the well being of IMC’s student body. She is committed to ensuring that the Diploma of Sports & Medical Massage will continue to reflect skills that equal success in the real world of professional bodywork: exemplary therapeutic skills, people skills, and hard-line business sense. Dainah continues to share her passion for self-employment with students wishing to be successful private practitioners upon graduation. She is heavily involved with admissions and administration at IMC and will continue to ensure a high-level faculty and staff at IMC.
Diane Micich
CMT
Diane Micich, CMT is a member of the first graduating class at Indiana Massage College. She started her massage training on her 50th birthday, and was actively reinventing herself. Diane grew up in New Jersey where she met and married her husband of 30 years. Starting a family at a very early age left her little time to further her education, but her dreams of finding a rewarding career remained strong. Diane went to work for United Airlines, where she learned all about corporate America and a word we call “outsourcing”. Her career would take her to Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airways, the United States Mint and even one year as a real estate assistant. That was all before she met Dainah and Jason Craft and was introduced to therapeutic bodywork. She completed her training and was hired right away by Massage Envy. There, she worked on her bodywork skills as well as her customer service skills. Diane now works in the top spa in the Indy area, The Woodhouse in Carmel. She also manages the student clinic at IMC where she loves to share her passion for massage with the students. Her goal is to empower the students to reach for their dreams and to see each student succeed in the program. She considers herself a mentor and challenges each student to find their niche in the bodywork industry.
Elizabeth Cain
Director
Elizabeth is the Director and alumni of IMC. After her MBA at Indiana Wesleyan University, she continued her education and enrolled at IMC July 2012 with a goal of one day working for the New York Yankees. While in massage school, she gained a passion for Cupping Massage. After March 2013 graduation, she earned her certificate in Cupping via the International Cupping Therapy Association located in Seattle, Washington. March of 2015, she received the Advanced Cupping Certificate from San Diego, California, also from the International Cupping Therapy Association and is the first practitioner in the state of Indiana with the certificate. With nearly three years of practice in a chiropractic environment, Elizabeth proudly accepted this position with IMC. Her business background of 14 years in retail and Insurance, and business education collaborate well with her new role of many responsibilities such as admissions guidance, enrollment/ monitor, job fairs, VA events, class instructor, and inspirational enthusiast, just to name a few. Elizabeth is also an MS (Multiple Sclerosis) warrior. Hoping to be an inspiration to others, she is a motivational health and gym junkie. When she is not working, you will see her at the gym or downtown Indianapolis training for the next upcoming mini or full marathon. She continues to fight and lives her life by one of her favorite quotes, “This I am today that I will be tomorrow,” Louis L’Amour.
Brittney Tuttle
Instructor & Class Coach
Brittney is a proud graduate of IMC. After previous experience with IU Saxony Hospital and Massage Envy, she decided to incorporate her massage passion full time at IMC in her position as Classroom coach. She advocates, motivates and inspires IMC Massage Therapists in Training to be the best massage therapists they can be! Brittney genuinely enjoys watching students learn and grow and truly cares about the success of every IMC student.
Tiffani Schmidt
Admissions Director & Advocate of Possibilities
Tiffani is from West Lafayette, IN. She graduated from Indiana State University with a B.S. in Music Performance/Music Business. She currently resides in Indianapolis and recently became the Admissions Guide for IMC. Tiffani is excited to assist explorers in realizing their vision as future massage therapists.
Jason Reed
Financial Aid Director
Jason Reed is the Director of Financial Aid at IMC. Jason began his career helping career focused students in the late 1990's. Jason's progressive background includes growing two different institutions into their highest historical enrollment by providing sound, compliant student service in Financial Aid. Along with professional successes, Jason was also asked to speak on a statewide level on how to best facilitate relationships between departments that best served the needs of the student. Jason has attended multiple state and federal training sessions to ensure the institution is on the cutting edge of what Financial Aid has to offer. As a graduate of a career college, Jason has a compassion for the challenges, opportunities and triumphs that our students encounter. When he's not helping students succeed, Jason can be found balancing his time between friends and family or catching the latest movie on the silver screen.
Terri Smillie
Instructor, Class Coach
Terri Smillie (CMT, BA, Herbalist, Nutritional Counselor) is an IMC Graduate. After completing her training at the Trinity School of Natural Health she discovered a passion for massage and body work while attending Myofascial Release courses. She enrolled in IMC to obtain her license to touch so that she could continue her studies in Myofascial Release. Since graduating, she has continued her studies in Myofascial Release, Cranial Sacral Therapy and Lymph Drainage. Terri has a thriving private practice, in addition to her role as an IMC instructor and coach. Her previous experience as a teacher serves her well as she shares her knowledge and passion for bodywork with future CMT’s.
Cindy Hall
Administrative Assistant
Cindy is the Administrative Assistant/Receptionist for IMC. She has a Bachelor’s degree from Asbury University in Elementary Education and a Master’s of Education in Early Childhood from Ball State University. After having spent 20 years in early childhood education, and three years in the field of integrated health, she is excited to have this opportunity to blend both of these experiences in her position here at Indiana Massage College. In Cindy’s spare time she enjoys quilting, making jewelry, and cooking.

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