Linda Walker, LMT/Skin Therapist

 MA 32950   FB 9746944

Dual licensed as both a Massage Therapist and Skin Therapist, Linda is uniquely qualified to serve all clients.  On the massage side, she offers relaxation, medical, and therapeutic treatment.  As a skin care specialist, Linda provides care and advice for all skin types, for both men and women.

Linda received the Director’s Quality Award for outstanding quality tasks in Facial Specialty while training for her Esthetician License at Ridge Career Center.  She attended training for Skin Script Products, the Comfort Zone Skin Care Product Line.

Linda is certified as a Master of Medical Massage, Neuromuscular, CranioSacral, and Advanced Geriatric Massage.  She is also certified in Arthrossage, a medical massage technique for arthritis intervention and treatment.  A number of local Dentists, Rheumatologists, and Chiropractors include Linda as part of their team for patient care.

Ms Walker has served on several Advisory Boards for the Massage Schools in Polk County.  She is Past President of the Heart of Florida Chapter of the Florida State Massage Therapy Association [FSMTA] and served on the FSMTA State Board.   Linda was named Polk County’s Massage Therapist of the Year for her outstanding service. The National Business Woman Owners Association, Lakeland recognized her as a Woman of Distinction.  She is Past President of the Rotary Club of Auburndale and volunteers on the Polk/Hardee Medical Reserve Corp.

In her spare time she tries to beat her sons in Fantasy Football and enjoys time in her second home, The Villages, FL.  Linda has an MBA from Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale where she served as President of the International Alumni Association for three years.

534914_102545166558416_62612638_nJeri Gabbard, LMT  

MA 44106

Comfort Zone is pleased to have such an incredibly qualified massage therapist on the team.  She is uniquely equipped to assist clients with Chronic Neck and Back Pain, Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Scoliosis, and a full range of medical and chronic conditions.   She is certified in Medical Massage, MANUAL LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE, Myofascia Release Therapy, and Sports Massage.  Jeri is also a “Bare Foot Master” in Ashiatsu Massage and currently working towards a Certification as an OrthoBionomy Therapist.

Jeri taught massage therapy at Everest University for 7-years, where she was named 2011 Florida Division Instructor of the Year.  She continues to be a mentor to new licensed massage therapists.  She is Past Chapter President of the Florida State Massage Therapy Association. [FSMTA] and as such, represented Polk County therapists on the State FSMTA Executive Board. Jeri was Polk County’s 2013 Outstanding Chapter Service Award recipient.  She serves as the Comfort Zone representative on the Auburndale Synergy Committee of downtown businesses.

She has lived in the area for most of her life.  She currently resides in Lake Alfred with her Yorkie and two cats.  Family, daughter and granddaughters, are the center of her life.  You might see Jeri, all decked out, riding her Harley Davidson with friends… smile on her face, wind blowing her hair.


Chris RiveroChris Rivero, LMT  

MA 29729

Comfort Zone is excited to include Chris Rivero as part of the professional massage team!  We bring her out of semi-retirement to add her experience and knowledge to helping clients.

A licensed massage therapist for 17 years, she received her training at Marion County Public Schools, Community Technical and Adult Education.  Chris is proficient in Relaxation, Deep Tissue, and Therapeutic Massage, a potent combination of therapies that helps address headaches, neck, and back pain.

She has worked in spa settings and with several chiropractors in Ocala and Polk County.   Chris has also owned her own massage therapy business in Ocala, Cocoa, and Polk City.

As a member of Florida State Massage Association since 1999, she stays up-to-date on industry issues. Chris lives in Lakeland with her husband and mother-in-law.  She has four grown sons. As an AWANA instructor and Director of Vacation Bible School, she is active at First Baptist Church of Polk City.

DSCN1116Angel Beale,  Skin Therapist

# FB 9749662

Comfort Zone is please to have Angel Beale specializing in European, purifying deep pore, antioxidant, and firming facials.  Her technique in enhanced with warm stones, steam, and hot towels, and includes shoulder, are and hand massage.  Other skin care services include waxing, microdermabrasion, and paraffin treatments.  Angel is also certified in micro-pigmentation treatments.

Angel is also a Certified Yoga Instructor.  She offers classes at Polk State College and other venues.  Having recently moved back to Auburndale where she grew up, Angel is looking to re-connect with old friends.  She has a grown daughter and son.

Comfort Zone Massage, LLC
Facials & Gifts

206 Howard Street   Auburndale  FL 33823


FAX 863-967-1161

MM 14502   CE 9983290

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