Most folks aren’t aware of exactly what an education in massage therapy entails. The Massage Therapy Certification Program at Cohutta Healing Arts Institute (CHAI) includes: Introduction to Massage Therapy; Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology; Massage Theory and Application; Advanced Techniques; Clinical Internship; Business and Marketing. Continue reading
Cohutta Healing Arts Institute (CHAI) School of Massage in downtown Ellijay is hosting a series of Open House events. Come tour the massage school, meet the administrators and instructors, and mingle with others who have embarked on a new career in massage therapy.
Open House Dates:
Wednesday, February 3: 1 – 3-pm
Saturday, February 13: 1 – 3pm
Thursday, February 25: 3 – 5pm
Wednesday, March 9: 4 – 6pm
Massage Therapy students are taught to touch the body and to “see” beneath the skin by feeling the shape and texture of the muscles under the outer later. It takes lots of practice and patience to develop this skill, and along the way, students are encouraged to visualize the structures that they’ve seen in anatomy books and models. But what if they could actually see what’s going on? Continue reading
Ellijay’s Cohutta Healing Arts Institute will host an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR course on Continue reading
There’s more to becoming a Massage Therapist than learning how to give a good back rub.
The Massage Therapy Certification Program at Cohutta Healing Arts Institute (CHAI) is a comprehensive curriculum designed to prepare students for a rewarding and successful career in massage. CHAI School of Massage graduates complete a 755 hour program – 50% more hours than most states require – which will equip them with a variety of massage therapy techniques that go well beyond a basic Swedish Massage and prepare them for the national licensing exam.
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Cohutta Healing Arts Institute Relates Therapist’s Stories
“My right arm hurts” the client told me at her first session. “It’s near the elbow, and hurts after I’ve been working for a long time.” We reviewed her health history together, and then I started the massage session with Continue reading
In 2013, Linda Stanley and her husband were injured in a serious motor vehicle accident. The car’s console was pushed into her ribcage, breaking ribs and damaging intercostal tissues. In tremendous pain, she was referred to Jennifer Houle, Licensed Massage Therapist, Naturopath, and a Director at Cohutta Healing Arts Institute (CHAI). In addition to the car accident, Continue reading