Henderson J. Smith, Jr.President & Founder, Living Well Therapies

Henderson Smith – is a Conscious Living Coach,  Holistic Work-site Wellness Consultant and is IITQC & NQA certified to teach Qigong and Tai Chi.  He is a 2nd degree black belt in Seibu-do Martial Arts and is a member of the International Association of Martial Arts and Oriental Medicine.

Henderson earned a track scholarship and worked his way through collage as an entrepreneur and waiter at a restaurant he helped build from the ground up.  He has a B.S. in Marketing and Management.  He is one of five founding Board Members for the Houston Wellness Association.  He is formally Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and past Chairman of the Complementary & Integrative Wellness Committee.

Formally the owner of a benefits brokerage firm, Henderson earned the unique honor of a National Endorsements from United Way of America in 2004 after negotiating national agreements with three prominent insurance companies in a program providing “Care for the Care Givers” that became available to 1,400 United Ways and 55,000 Agencies.

With a background of over 20 years in the health insurance industry, Henderson has garnered first-hand knowledge of the employee health habits that continue to drive the rising cost of benefits.  Inspired by the desire to reduce the need for medical treatment and contribute to humanities next level of healthy evolution.  Henderson is on a steadfast mission to encourage conscious living, engage human potential and empower individuals to exercise what is essentially self-mastery in pursuit of a higher quality of life.

Henderson began his commitment to the wellness industry as a member of the Mayor’s Wellness Council in 2006 following his tenure in the green movement serving on the board of the Park People where he was the 2005 recipient of the Sandy Reed Memorial Award for Outstanding Community Service.

Henderson’s passion for encouraging conscious living has fueled the commitment to continue his education in the field of holistic wellness modalities.  He has earned credentials of certification in martial arts, pressure points, medical qigong, acupressure, tai chi and qigong.   Additionally, he has perused training in natural self-care modalities, therapeutic grade essential oils, and reflexology.  Throughout this journey to wellness, empowering the best in people is the passion behind developing self-care and behavior modification programs which remains central to Henderson’s training objectives.

Through Living Well Therapies, Henderson is now delivering an integrated mix of holistic wellness solutions focused on training people to consciously exercise healthy choices in pursuit of health, happiness and a higher quality of life.