Laura Allen is the Vice President of Sales & Marketing at CryoDerm. Allen became a licensed massage therapist and bodyworker in 1999 and is the owner of THERA-SSAGE, a clinic and educational facility in Rutherfordton, NC. Allen's regular ethics column, Heart of Bodywork, appears in Massage & Bodywork magazine. She has been an approved provider of continuing education under the NCBTMB since 2000, offering classes in professional ethics, business and marketing, and massage therapy. She resides in the mountains of Western North Carolina where she enjoys playing music with her friends, reading, writing, traveling, cooking, and studying all things Irish. You can learn more about her work at www.lauraallenmt.com.