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Ellijay School of Massage Hosts “Touch of Thanks Day” for Local Heroes

PRESS RELEASE:  Cohutta Healing Arts Institute (CHAI) School of Massage in downtown Ellijay is reaching out to the caring people who touch and improve our lives every day by hosting Touch of Thanks Day of Appreciation events at the massage school.

The first Day of Appreciation was held June 6, 2015. In honor of National Safety Month, the school hosted Gilmer County, City of Ellijay and East Ellijay Public Safety and Emergency Services Personnel for a Touch of Thanks day of massage. Local firefighters, police officers and EMS personnel enjoyed free student massages throughout the day. 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

Chronicles of Student Clinic: When Everything Hurts

Massage Therapy certification requires students to practice and fine-tune their new skills by fulfilling a set number Student Clinic hours with real clients. That phase of learning often teaches us more than we expect. Here’s a Student Clinic story that was shared with us… Continue reading