Contact Patricia Babin

Ellijay, Georgia

Have You Helped Somebody?

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

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