Kim Thompson


Kimberly has spent the last 20 years cultivating her love and passion for the natural world and sharing it with others. In addition to being a clinical herbalist, Kim is also a Certified Massage Therapist, Aromatherapist, Licensed Esthetician, and Certified Cupping Therapist. She adds a spiritual healing style to each of her treatments. She uses an intuitive approach to help gently unwind the tissue and bring the body into balance. She offers herbal consultations to assist clients in their herbal healing journey. She has worked for 18 years at Apothecary Tinctura teaching classes in Herbal Medicine and Aromatherapy and working in the clinic. Her practice at Apothecary and her own private practice has an emphasis on women’s holistic health. She has been teaching classes for the last 5 years for The Denver Integrative Massage School and Herbalism Roots. She loves time in nature teaching people about wildcrafting, medicine making, and plant identification. She also loves teaching and sharing her love of bodywork.
When I first met Kim I realized that I was in the presence of a kind and thoughtful healer. I have always appreciated her sweet energy and caring attitude as she shares her deep knowledge of plants and massage! It’s really great to learn from Kim and to teach alongside her, she’s a real gift to our program!
Kim is a bright light, an old soul, and makes everyone feel important every day. She is immensely knowledgeable on so many aspects of the healing arts, yet incredibly humble. Kim makes you want to keep learning and be better.
I love Kim’s calm energy! She doesn’t rush- she takes her time to make sure the students know that she is present and happy to help them with whatever they might need. She has a genuine passion for helping others- it comes through in her teaching and it is just who she is- I admire this about her sooo much!
Kim is an incredibly kind, generous, and loving instructor. Learning from Kim is such a wonderful opportunity because she has such a deep knowledge of massage, herbalism, and aesthetics, and her passion for these programs radiates in all that she does!
Kimberly is such a warm and genuine teacher and friend. She makes you feel so comforted and heard.
She is a master of so many crafts. Kim is the best!
She is the goddess of all things Herbalism, Massage, and Aesthetics. She has so much to offer as a teacher and as a person. She has such a kind heart and sweet soul that touches everyone she is around. It is truly a gift to work with Kim.
Kim is that coworker you never thought you could have- always positive, always a light, always thoughtful. We are so grateful to have her on our team!
I love how Kim’s passion for massage, bodywork, healing, sense of community, and teaching radiate from her every day. I appreciate how she can help light up a group and inspire everyone to smile. She is an absolute joy to share (and create) space with – and I’m humbled to be instructing with and learning from her at DIMS.
Kim is a one-of-a-kind instructor who is beyond patient with her teaching style and a passion to make sure her students “get it”. She seamlessly blends tips from all programs into what she shows without overstepping the scope of practice. Kim never hesitates to give little extra tips and tricks that can take a service from good to great.