- Certified Massage Therapist
In 2021, Jodi was selected to give a TEDx talk for TEDx SquareMile/London, England. She spoke on the Body Blueprint, How Your Pain May Be Telling A Story, offering a global audience a brief introduction to the biopsychosocial model.
Jodi Scholes has preformed over 22,000 individual massage sessions. She has worked with US Track & Field athletes at many Olympic Trials and 2 World Championships. She worked as the massage therapist and a part of the medical team for 4x champions Major League Soccer’s, DC United. She has spent 26 years treating chronic pain.
Jodi Scholes has served as a National Board member for the Alliance for Massage Therapy Education(AFMTE) and attended the International Massage Therapy Research Conference. She is committed to promoting evidence based research on the benefits of touch, integrating massage therapy into traditional healthcare and creating a pathway for long term career opportunities and degree programs for Massage Therapists.
Ms. Scholes has spoken the national conference for the American Massage Therapy Association’s School Summit and emceed the AFMTE’s biannual conference. She has served as Adjunct Faculty at Northern VA Community College, one of the largest community colleges in the United States. She is a regular guest on podcasts in the US and internationally sharing stories of how your biography becomes your biology. In her newest venture, Green Sunshine, she is educating healthcare professionals on the benefits of topical applications of CBD (cannabidiol), the endocannabinoid system and practical guidance for the professionals and patients.
In her spare time she enjoys tennis, working out and volunteering for Rotary International.