Northwest Houston Region

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Upcoming Northwest Houston Events

NW Houston December Meeting @ Denny's
Dec 15 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Join the NW Houston AMTA region as we enjoy a holiday meal together and collect toys for the Lone Star Santas Convoy of Toys.

Please joining AMTA for our monthly community building and education meeting on:

Friday, December 15,  2023  from 6:30-9:00 pm
Denny’s 12405 Westheimer, Houston, TX 77077

We invite you to join us as we celebrate the holidays and look forward to what is next while enjoying dinner. We will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for the Lone Star Santas Convoy of Toys.

Food will be provided for the meeting.

Feel free to invite other therapists and/or share this email. You do not have to be a member of AMTA to attend. Students are always welcome. You can also post on Facebook groups you may participate in. We had a great meeting last month and are excited to see so many therapists interested in building community over competition.

If you have any questions, please contact the coordinators at:
or on our Facebook group or the Education Chair (Michelle) at:

RSVP by email or Facebook requested by not required.

Stay tuned for events coming up in the New Year!

Northwest Houston Coordinators


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David Falknor, Diana Rivera Maldonado, Carol Stallworth, Marvette Limon, Milagro Lainez

David Falknor

David Falknor

Graduated from Southeastern Institute in Nashville, TN in April 21, 2011, 4 days after my 48th birthday and became a student member of AMTA. I started my practice in Brentwood, TN at Pure Life Massage and Wellness. My family and I returned to our home state of Texas in 2013 to be near my wife’s parents in Northwest Houston. In 2014, I obtained my Massage Therapy Instructor’s license. I work on athletes at marathons, tri-athelons and Iron-Man competitions as well as MMA and boxing competitors. I joined the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo’s Sports Medicine Team in 2018. Today, I focus my time on my clients and helping them to return to health lifestyle holistically and in conjunction with chiropractic service.

Diana Rivera Maldonado

Diana Rivera Maldonado

My name is Diana Rivera Maldonado. I proudly represent the state of Texas as a licensed massage therapist for the past 25 years. 

My journey has been amazing. I’m forever grateful for every one person that has trusted my services.

Massage therapy helped me pay for my son’s private school and has been there for many other financial responsibilities as well as leisure– is not only a business, it is my life!

I am a mother of three wonderful children and as entrepreneur I want to continue to expand and elevate and share that wellness is a choice!

Proud to be Houstonian raised in the Heights and will continue to serve my community and represent the state of Texas with pride!

Carol Stallworth

Carol Stallworth

Carol is a multifaceted Licensed Massage Therapist specializing in developing evidence-based treatment plans for soft tissue injuries. Following her graduation from Houston School of Massage in 2017, she continued to work as an Occupational Safety and Health Professional and Workers Compensation Specialist with more than 20 years’ experience in the public and private company settings.  

In 2020 she opened Sports Rub Massage Recovery during height of the pandemic providing medically necessary pain management  solutions  and treatment plans for clients with soft tissue injuries in a clinical setting.  She was selected to work with Houston Marathon Elite Runners Massage Team as well as the MS 150 Cyclist.  

In addition to running her solopreneur business, she provides in home massage therapy support services for client with developmental disabilities thru Texas’s Community Living Assistance & Support Service (CLASS).  This program assists clients in reaching and maintaining the highest level of independence and quality of life.

Evelyn Hayden

Evelyn Hayden

Evelyn is a 2011 graduate of Mississippi School of Therapeutic Massage and a recent graduate of Texas Laser Institute in Houston, TX. Evelyn started off in the Healthcare Industry at the age of 16 and she fell in love with the desire to help others.

Her massage background is as follows: Spa & Salon Industry, Chiropractor Offices, Massage & Wellness at Work, Bed & Breakfast settings, Chair Events and Massage Parties, Sporting Events, Hotel Outcalls, In-Home Massage Sessions and has also had the honor to partake in the World Series of Poker Events.

She believes in self-care, putting the right foods into our body and an active lifestyle. In her spare time you can find her embracing her “quiet time” or giving back to her Community, Church, Family & Loved ones. She’s looking forward to connecting with you as we help Educate & Spread Awareness to this community.

Marvette Limon

Marvette Limon

My name is Marvette Limon, a compassionate Massage Therapist, with a sincere and warm approach to massage which contributes to supportive team environments to advance massage skills and education. I am dedicated to promoting health, healing, and well-being through therapeutic massage remedies.

I am certified in multiple techniques, continuously learning and training in various massage methods to give clients best possible experiences and results. I am certified in several modalities, including Oncology Massage, Palliative Massage, Lymphatic Drainage, Traditional Thai Massage, and Corrective Massage, among others.

My education tells my story. I studied and worked in the Information Technology sector for 17 years. I started as a Data and Network Administrator and left the stress to follow my passion for Massage Therapy. 

I graduated from the University of Houston – Victoria with an MBA in International Business Management. My undergrad was from the University of Houston – Downtown with a BBA in Computer Information Systems.

I am currently the Spanish Program Director & Licensed Massage Therapy Instructor at Asia-Pacific Massage Institute.

I established my private practice, Elevate Massage Therapy, in 2019 with the intent to empower and support clients dealing with stress and physical ailments.  

Each year, I volunteer my Massage Therapy Services for the MS150. I seek volunteer and learning opportunities to help the community when possible. I am an active Member of Thai Massage Association-Houston.

I look forward to being part of AMTA,  an amazing organization!

Jamie Groce

Jamie Groce

Owner of Indigo Mobile Massage and Wellness, currently serving Montgomery County. My goals are to provide health and wellness solutions for the whole human through innovation, excellence and integrity within the comfort of the client’s home or convenience of the client’s office; to provide clients with the tools and knowledge for effective self-care; and, to promote consistent continuing education and high-level skill development for wellness practitioners.