Steph Bean completed both the 600 hour professional massage therapy training program at Potomac Massage Training Institute in DC and earned her Associate's Degree in Health Education from Montgomery College in Rockville, MD in 2005. Since then, she has actively worked in the massage field with clients of all ages and medical conditions. She has experience working with healthy clients before, during, and after pregnancy. Steph has worked with cancer survivors, those with chronic disease or pain, and clients with diminished physical and mental capacities, up to and including hospice care. She values treating every client in a way that preserves their autonomy and dignity, while providing opportunities for healthy touch and encouraging sustainable health positive behaviors in a friendly way.
In her personal life Steph is a mom to three kids, one grown and two still at home with her spouse and two cats. She is actively involved in volunteer work with school, faith community, and other community organizations, with a special love for improving relationship and parenting communication and skill building. Her interests include hiking, martial arts, lazy gardening, reading, and anything that helps young boys burn off extra energy.