Krista graduated from Arkansas State University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Education degree. After a few years of teaching, she enrolled at Northeast Arkansas School of Massage, graduating in 2013 as a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT). In 2015, Krista upgraded to a Master Massage Therapist (MMT) and began teaching continuing education courses. Finally, in 2018, she achieved the title of Massage Therapy Instructor (MTI), which is the highest level of licensure awarded in the state of Arkansas. Krista has worked as an independent contractor for the past seven years. During that time, she has had extensive training in sports, deep tissue, orthopedic, and hot stone techniques, while receiving national certifications in both prenatal and geriatric massage.