Most of us have had some opportunity to reach out for help from our family, friends and community. And just as likely, we’ve had the chance to help someone in need, whether we knew the person, or they were complete strangers. Think of some of the things you might have done to be in service……helped on moving day; picked up a dropped item for a struggling, young mother; assisted a stranded motorist; drove a neighbor to the doctor; offered your shoulder for a good cry or your ear to let a friend vent; put your hands on someone who hurt. Continue reading
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. 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
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
“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
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
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
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
Five Steps to Becoming a Massage Therapist
Step One: Submit your application and application fee to Cohutta Healing Arts Institute.
Application for Admission (pdf)
Step Two: Arrange for tuition financing and pay initial fees.
Step Three: Start class on the scheduled date. Attend all sessions. Graduate prepared for the licensing exam. Continue reading