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Ellijay, Georgia

Massage Student

Massage: An exchange of wisdom, compassion, healing and much more.

“The healing arts that take place here are about the acknowledgement and respect of each individual’s complete and unique self. I find that absolutely inspiring!”

(by Leslie Byrd, Student Massage Therapist, CHAI School of Massage )

As this 2nd quarter of massage therapy training draws to an end, I am as nervous as I am excited! Soon our day class at Cohutta Healing Arts will be providing Student Clinic massage appointments. Continue reading

Massage Certification Class: Healing with Hydrotherapy

Massage Therapy Certification students at Cohutta Healing Arts Institute in Ellijay have a full curriculum this quarter.

The Massage School day class students have begun practicing their skills on actual clients in Student Clinic and are learning a variety of healing and pain relief therapies.

This past week, our day class learned about Hydrotherapy. What is Hydrotherapy you ask? Continue reading

Congratulations Graduates!

We are so very proud of the students who recently graduated from the Massage Therapy Certification Program here at CHAI.  It has been a long journey, filled with fun, transformation, relationship building and lots of hard work!  We look forward to being with you on your journey as Professional Massage Therapists and watching how you each choose to serve the world.  Bravo!!! Continue reading

Teacher Appreciation Day at Cohutta Healing Arts Institute

Massage therapy students at Cohutta Healing Arts Institute (CHAI) turned the tables on their instructors and invited them to sit down and learn why they are very much appreciated. A celebration dinner arranged by the students was topped off with a cake reading “Our teachers have the touch!” Continue reading

Massage School Attracts Retiree for New Career

Kay entered the Massage Therapy Certification Program at CHAI well into midlife. “It’s a challenge. I wasn’t able to go to school after high school. I got married and raised a family and put my husband through school. Recently I thought ‘Why not?’ I’m going for it!” Continue reading