Webster joins Holmes family as Massage Therapy Program Director Pictured is Dr. Marquita Webster, who joined the Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus staff as massage therapy program director. Dr. Marquita Webster LMT, MMP, DPT, has joined the Holmes Community College Ridgeland Campus staff as massage therapy program director.
Dr. Webster is a graduate of Mississippi State University where she earned a bachelor's degree in physical education with a concentration in clinical exercise physiology. After earning her degree from MSU, she pursued and earned her doctoral degree in physical therapy from Tennessee State University.
In 2013, Dr. Webster decided on a different route, switched careers and became a massage therapist. She graduated and earned her massage therapy certificate from Antonelli College in Jackson in preparation. Upon graduation, she worked for The Sanctuary Body Spa of St. Dominic's Hospital in addition to owning her own mobile massage service.
"I truly enjoy working in the massage therapy profession as well as educating future massage therapists," Dr. Webster said. "I have had the pleasure of teaching massage to students for six years.
In addition to teaching massage, Dr. Webster has served as massage therapy program director for Antonelli College and the Institute of Health & Technology. She is also a member of the Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals and the American Massage Therapy Association. Her hobbies include reading, art, writing, learning about self-care and helping and mentoring others in her community and in the massage profession.