04 Aug Instructor Spotlight – Dr. Tetting
We are thrilled to feature Dr. Teresa Tetting, Director of Spa Development at the Institute of Beauty and Wellness, as this month’s instructor spotlight. Dr. Tetting is a Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine with a specialty in Nutritional Counseling. She began in the medical field in 2000 as a radiographer, and began her journey in the chiropractic field in 2006.
Q: HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN AN EDUCATOR AT THE INSTITUTE OF BEAUTY AND WELLNESS?
DR. TETTING: I have been an educator at IBW for approximately 5 years teaching anatomy and physiology. I am a science instructor to the massage department.
Q: WHAT IS THE MOST REWARDING PART OF BEING AN EDUCATOR?
DR. TETTING: There are many rewarding parts of teaching, from seeing the students get excited and motivated to learn a new topic, that moment when a new and difficult concept makes sense to the learning student, but mainly assisting people to reach their desired goals!
My work is like one of my hobbies, as it is so rewarding. I truly love to see the growth of professionals here and to think I played a small part is amazingly satisfying!
Q: IN YOUR OPINION, WHAT IS THE BIGGEST POINT OF DIFFERENCE THE INSTITUTE OF BEAUTY AND WELLNESS OFFERS?
DR. TETTING: The biggest point of difference The Institute of Beauty and Wellness offers is a caring, dedicated, fun place to learn your chosen passion in beauty and wellness.
Q: WHAT IS ONE OF THE MOST FUN EXPERIENCES YOU’VE HAD AT IBW?
DR. TETTING: One of the most fun experiences–not just one. I try to have this daily! I love games. I try to incorporate games daily into the learning, because learning should be fun!
Q: WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE AVEDA PRODUCT?
DR. TETTING: My favorite Aveda product: The Stress Fix Products, I love the lavender aroma. It takes me to a happy childhood moment!
Q: DO YOU HAVE ANY ADVICE FOR SOMEONE CONSIDERING THE BEAUTY OR WELLNESS INDUSTRY AS A CAREER OPTION?
DR. TETTING: My advice to someone wanting to go into the beauty or wellness industry is set your goals and achieve them! Do it today as tomorrow is always a day away.