The Cortiva Institute offers an innovative
and specialized study opportunity for individuals interested in
massage therapy as an exciting and rewarding career. Aside from
the usual classes that will train therapists in many different techniques
and medically informative skills, the school offers interested individuals
the opportunity to attend an information evening to learn more about
the coursework involved, as well as a special two-day novice class,
developed to give a basic introduction to the Cortiva Institute's
massage therapy program so that you can better determine if this
is truly the career direction you desire.
If you think you might be interested, Cortiva Institute offers
a number of opportunities for observation so that you can determine
whether the field of massage therapy is truly for you. Attend an
informative evening, during which you will be introduced to the
institute and its programs. You can also schedule to observe a class
or part of a class in session to see what exactly is involved in
the course study and what kind of experience you will gain through
your training and progression through the program. Novice classes
can teach you some basic techniques so that you can test your skills
on family and friends, determining if massage is an interest for
a full-time profession. You can also enroll in a six-week introductory
course on anatomy and physiology. If you have assured yourself that
you are ready for a career in massage therapy, the Professional
Licensing Program is the way to go.
Regardless of whether you are sure of your readiness and desire
to become a professional massage therapist or you are interested
but have yet to make up your mind, you can count on the Cortiva
Institute to assist you in determining the best path for you and
training you with top notch education and care to become a licensed
Top ten 10 Reasons to Choose Cortiva.
1. Cortiva Institute is a unique community of massage therapy schools
led by some of the most experienced pioneers in the field.
2. Our curriculum is a best-practices approach created by the core
faculty of all of our schools.
3. Instructors at our schools are professionals who work in their
own practices, write articles and books, and present at national
4. We offer a balanced learning approach that includes a foundation
in science, plenty of supervised hands-on practice and professional
5. We are committed to supporting our students from the moment
they apply, by helping them make sure Cortiva is right for them
and by streamlining their admissions process.
6. Financial Aid and Scholarships are available to those who qualify.
7. Massage Therapy will never go out of style! In a relatively
short period of time you can develop skills that will serve you
8. As a national community we offer graduates access to a job board
that lists opportunities in cities, elite spas and resorts across
the country and around the world.
9. Take our Continuing Education courses and enjoy a rewards program
while getting CE credits you need and want to continually refine
10. Join Cortiva faculty and graduates in a collective vision dedicated
to high standards and best practices, to caring human relationships,
and to the healing power of touch.
Financial Aid & Scholarships.
All Cortiva Institute massage schools are proud to offer federal
financial aid and scholarships programs to those who qualify. At
Cortiva we have also developed a variety of other student finance
options. We understand that the process of finding and applying
for that aid can be overwhelming. Our financial team can help you
identify your options, walk you through the forms, and guide you
through the process.
Your education is one of the most important investments you can
make. Some of the options include:
* Federally subsidized financial aid, including grants and loans
* Student payment plans
* Sallie Mae Career Training Loan