1. Name?
Kathy Jo Gutierrez

2.Favorite modalities?
Whatever combination of modalities that helps a person recover.

3. Special certifications?
I have many! Sports massage with resistance stretching, lymphatic drainage, TMJ maneuver, myofascial release, pre and post natal massage, reflexology and for many years my specialty was working with the arthritis foundation with autoimmune diseases.

4.Year of initial licensure?
MO became a licensed state in 1998 but my practicing massage started in 1992.

5.What did you want to be when you grew up?
Wanted to be a professional dancer and a massage therapist.

6.Interesting fact about yourself?
I cannot swim but I snorkel, ski, scuba, whitewater raft and jumped off a cliff into the Colorado river. Also the therapist for the USA master swim team.

7.What do you love about KCMO?
Love the change of seasons, the people and it's my home.

8.What is something you wish everyone knew about massage?
Massage is not a luxury but a necessity for good health

9.Favorite therapy to receive?
Deep tissue and reflexology.

10. Favorite flower?
Daisy, pale pink Rose's and lilacs.