Beverly has spared no effort expanding her knowledge of the art and science so close to her heart studying with such notables as: Anne Bramham of Astecc, Annette Hanson of Aetlier Esthetique in New York, Hildergard Witlinger of Vodder School of Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Joan Thornycroft of Bretlands Beauty Training Center in Tunbridge Wells, England, Aaron Mattes of Active Isolated Stretching Techniques, Laura Norman of Feet First Reflexology, Marge Meshew, Thai Massage, Craniosacral with Upledger Institute, ICA Esthetics at Perdue University, Physicians Choice of Arizona, PCA peels and medical applications. In order to enhance her therapy for better client results she became certified as a personal trainer by NCCPT and ISFTA.
Beverly was born and grew up in Kingston , Jamaica. She worked for the national airline, Air Jamaica as a Flight Attendant. She decided to take a one year leave of absence from flying to attend the London Institute of Beauty Culture in London, England in order to study massage therapy and skincare. In 1976 Beverly became a massage therapist, aesthetician and electrologist. She returned to flying and began operation of her first day spa, Body Dynamics in Kingston, Jamaica on her days off from work. In 1993 Beverly became one of the few CIDESCO diplome outside of Europe.
One year after obtaining her Florida massage therapy and skincare specialist licenses she fulfilled her dream by opening her Island Touch Massage and Spa in Stuart, Florida. IslandTouch Massage and Spa is located in downtown Stuart on Federal Highway and is proud and grateful to embark on its sixteenth year of operation serving residents and visitors to Stuart, Palm City, Port St. Lucie and the Treasure Coast of Florida. Her dedication, sincerity, and passion to her clients and the industry are appreciated by all who are touched by her.
Beverly McKinley is able to make an important contribution to her community and to the profession to which she has dedicated her life. Beverly is a volunteer with Pink Tie Friends of Stuart, an organization that provides help to people in need of assistance while undergoing treatment for breast cancer. She is also an active member of Treasure Coast Toastmasters of Stuart and Women’s Progressive Network.
Vodder As a certified MLDT, Beverly believes Manual Lymph Drainage is steadily gaining respectful and strong recognition in the medical and cosmetic surgery practices due to the enhanced healing and pain reduction benefits to their patients before and after surgery. Everyone needs Vodder Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) to detoxify and cleanse their body without harsh laxatives and severe procedures.