Our Staff

Leaders in the Manassas Community since 2009-Meet our Staff!

We have a small staff here at Lotus Signature Massage School and we like to keep it that way! Uma is the owner and administrator of the school and Matt and Deanna are the instructors! Read on to learn more about these dynamic people and how they create a dynamic education for students!

LSMS Owner
Owner of Lotus Signature Massage School

Uma Alexandra Beepat is the Owner of Lotus Signature Massage School and Lotus Wellness Center. Uma is a Board Certified (NCBTMB) and State licensed massage therapist in the State of Virginia since 2009 and has worked in a variety of massage settings before creating and working solely at the Lotus Wellness Center.

In massage, Uma’s favorite modalities and specialties are Swedish massage, Prenatal massage, Reflexology, Hot Stone massage and Aromatherapy massage.  Uma is certified to teach CEU classes approved by NCBTMB in Reiki, IET, Tuning Fork Therapy and Access Bars. You can contact her for private classes to receive your CEUs on your schedule!

Uma is the Administrator and she brings her wealth of knowledge and experience to Lotus Signature Massage School. Her passion is in healing and she believes that natural care and wellness is the key to positive health and happiness.


LSMS Staff
Matt Jefferson

Matthew Jeffersonis a National (NCBTMB) and State Certified Massage therapist having graduated from the Northern Virginia School of Massage Therapy in 2013.  Matthew specializes in Deep Tissue, Table Thai massage, Vedic Thai Yoga Table Massage, S.E.E.M technique (Stretching Exercise Education Massage), and Sports Massage.

Matthew comes to Lotus Signature Massage School with over 7 years experience in retail, sales, and management with an emphasis on non-profit organizations such as Joseph’s Coat and The Bethany House of Northern Virginia where you would find him not only performing his managerial duties but also a multitude of tasks from supervising minor criminal offenders to driving donated goods to the shelters.

His keen ability to intuitively connect to his clients is also his strength as an Instructor. Bringing to his students the ability and knowledge to understand their clients at a deeper level makes them, not only better massage therapists, but extremely marketable upon graduation.


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