About The Director
About Raul Flores, Co-Founder, School Director…
1991 to 1996 – Established and operated a clinical massage therapy practice in San Antonio.
1996 to 2009 – Was part of the team which established Texas’ first and largest school of massage and spa therapies, located in San Antonio, with approximately 200 massage therapy graduates per year.
2001 to 2007 – Developed and taught Continuing Education coursework for massage therapists across the state of Texas. Coursework included deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, spa therapies, seated massage, and law and legislative updates.
2005 to 2009 – Was part of the team which established a massage therapy based day spa chain in San Antonio with six locations. Since the opening in 2005, the company has provided close to a million massage therapy sessions and was voted San Antonio’s Best Day Spa for 2008.
2005 to 2009 – President, Texas Association of Massage School Owners. In this position, I participated in Massage Law and Legislative matters including assisting in the writing of and implementation of current massage therapy laws and administrative rules.
2009 to Present – Consultant to multiple Massage Therapy Schools across Texas including schools in Dallas, Houston, McKinney, San Antonio, El Paso, Lubbock, and Wichita Falls. As a massage therapy school consultant, I provide proven business strategies for maximizing student enrollments, developing curriculum to produce the highest quality massage therapist, and I introduce and implement technology to manage all aspects of the day to day operations.
2010 to Present - Co-Founder, Cielo Spa Round Rock, Texas, a full service Face & Body Spa and sister company to Austin Institute for Massage & Spa Therapies.
2013 to Present - Consultant for Paradise Wellness Med Spa San Antonio, a Med Spa which provides Laser Hair Removal, Lipo Lasr Body Contouring, Facials, Laser Tattoo Removal