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Relax more, age slower

As a bodyworker, I often encourage my clients to breathe deeply into their bodies, and to visualize their breath going directly to the tense areas they may be feeling. This “mini-meditation” is a great way to help reverse the effects of holding stress in our bodies. Continue reading

Massage School is a Journey

Massage school is a journey. Of course the commitment required to complete a 755 hour program involves time, money and dedication, but it also opens the doors to an inner exploration that you won’t find anywhere else. Continue reading

Massage is for Kids too!!

When you think of the typical person who loves massage therapy, do you conjure up a picture of an over stressed mom, or weekend warrior with pain? Well, think again. Continue reading

The Art and Power of Touch

“Healing Arts” – it’s not just our name, it’s what we do, and it’s what we teach.

At Cohutta Healing Arts Institute we believe in the power of touch. We know both intuitively and cognitively that without touch we are diminished as human beings. We know that consciously seeking knowledge enriches what we can offer to others. Continue reading

Cohutta Healing Arts Institute gains state and national recognition.

The Cohutta Healing Arts Institute is pleased to announce that our School of Massage has
achieved recognition by three regulating boards!

The process to open a new massage therapy school is lengthy and arduous….and it should
be. In order to make sure that the owners, instructors, curriculum and space are up to
industry standards there are lots of “hoops” to jump through in order to be recognized as a
great place to gain an education. Continue reading

Beyond pain relief, massage is valuable for preventive care

The Summer 2013 edition of Body Sense Magazine has some great things to say about Massage Therapy as preventative maintenance:
“Massage Therapy is highly effective for pain relief, but it is an amazing preventive therapy as well. Massage helps build and maintain a healthy body (and mind), it combats stress, and it works to keep the immune system strong. In short, massage can keep on working for you, even after the pain is gone.” Continue reading

Career Opportunities in Massage and Bodywork

At Cohutta Healing Arts Institute we value the affirming information found in Your Massage & Bodywork Career Guide by Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals.  Here is what their guide says about career opportunities in massage and bodywork: Continue reading

Massage Therapy Certification Program in North Georgia Mountains

Located in Ellijay, Georgia, the Cohutta Healing Arts Institute provides educational opportunities for individuals who are interested in working in the natural health field. It is our mission to provide a quality massage therapy educational program that focuses on the concepts of a foundational comprehension of the human body, massage theory and history, proficient massage therapy techniques, ethical business practices and client-centered care.

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Massage Therapy Helps Relieve Back Pain

As a Massage Therapist, you can help your loved ones and your clients when they are experiencing back pain.

According to the American Chiropractic Association:  One-half of all working Americans admit to having back pain symptoms each year.  Back pain is one of the most common reasons for missed work. In fact, back pain is the second most common reason for visits to the doctor’s office, outnumbered only by upper-respiratory infections. Continue reading