Faculty & Staff Directory
Alexandar School of Natural Therapeutics

4026 Pacific Ave Tacoma, WA 98418
Christine Uhl, L.M.P.  Faculty and Clinic Manager
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The Founder and Director of the Alexandar School of Natural Therapeutics, Inc. With over 30 years of experience in the massage industry, Aliesha's dream of massage therapy becoming a recognized source of health care has come true. While maintaining a private practice, Aliesha served on the AMTA Washington Board as President from 1980-88. From that time on Aliesha has worked towards maintaining an excellent curriculum as well as pleasant healing environment at Alexandar's. She has taught Swedish Massage, and is currently teaching the Aromatherapy Facial and Body Spa Treatments. Aliesha has developed a skin care line - Secrets of Isis - that utilizes the principles of aromatherapy and pure natural Botanical ingredients. Aliesha is still active on various committees serving the massage profession.
Shawn is a graduate of Alexandar School of Natural Therapeutics and teaches Pregnancy Massage, Swedish Massage II - Injury & Illness Treatment Massage, Pathology for Massage Practitioners, and Hydrotherapy ASNT. Outside of teaching, Shawn practices massage therapy in Bremerton, Washington. He is trained in Neuromuscular Technique, Infant Massage, and is a Certified Zen Bodytherapy Practitioner. 
Aliesha Alexandar, L.M.P.
Bill Thompson, L.M.P.

Shawn O'Brien, L.M.P.
Certified Zen Bodytherapy® Practitioner, Certified Zen Triggerpoint® Practitioner, Advanced Zentherapy Practitioner®
Bill has over thirty years experience in Body Centered Therapies. He has worked the past twenty years in structural integration. Bill was turored by one of the most internationally recognized master body workers, William "Dub" Leigh, and is one of the few people certified by "Dub" to teach Zen Bodytherapy® and Zen Triggerpoint Anatomy®. 
At Alexandar, Bill teaches Triggerpoint and Myofascial work as part of the core curriculum. He aslo teaches advanced classes in Zen Triggerpoint Anantomy® and Zen Bodytherapy® as Continuing Education Units. Bill integrates a variety of modalities from his past work in structure, movenment and energy through the classes he teaches.
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Craig Chappelle, L.M.P.
​Craig graduated from ASNT in 2003 after a career as an athlete and personal trainer. Craig currently teaches Swedish Massage 1- Theory and Practice of Massage at ASNT. He is a Certified Zen Bodytherapy Practitioner, Certified Zen Triggerpoint Practitioner, and also practices Deep Tissue Massage, Myofascial Release, Aromatherapy Relaxation. He specializes in blending Structural Integration with Swedish Techniques, and emphasizes breath, proper body alignment and energy work. 

"Massage has completely healed my chronic pain. It has been an excellent career choice. I love getting to teach others to do something that has been so beneficial for me. Massage is a powerful tool for personal transformation. I love teaching at Alexandar's. This is a really special place and that's why I've always maintained part of me practice here." Craig