Desmond is a licensed massage therapist and certified Shiatsu practitioner. He began his practice in 1986, and opened the massage supply retail store Creature Comforts Supply Company, which eventually became Got Your Back, in 1993. He began developing classes for LMTs before licensing came to Pennsylvania, and he is passionate about developing quality practitioners. He also has a keen interest in education for consumers and other wellness practitioners. An avid cyclist, he understands the mind of the athlete and the importance of bodywork for maintaining health and recovery.