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Get a Taste of Bodywork Therapy with Our Free Arm & Hand Massage Class

12 Jul 2017

Curious about what it's like to give a massage? Perhaps you'd like a little hands-on practice before you decide to embark on training for a career as a massage therapist? Or maybe you'd like to learn a few things to take care of others.  No matter what your reason, why not register for our next Arm & Hand Massage class? You'll only be investing 2 hours of your time, because it's FREE! Here's what instructor Krisha Crabtree has to say about this class:  "We learn strokes to affect the fingers and the hand and the palm of the hand.  We ...

New Grad? Why You Should Consider Training for a Career in Bodywork Therapy

26 May 2017

This time of year graduation ceremonies are happening all across the country. Some about-to-graduate students have their future mapped out for them, and some may even have jobs lined up. But for many, the common question is, "What do I do now?" If you're just finishing high school, your next step may be further training to prepare you for a career. Or maybe you haven't even explored career paths yet. Those who are completing a 4-year college education might realize that their education hasn't prepared them for a job in a field that interests them. Or where there are jobs available. ...

About Our Swedish Massage Foundations Course

08 May 2017

If you're a regular reader of our blog, you know we've been featuring some of our instructors and having them share about the various classes they teach here at our Minneapolis massage and shiatsu school. Our most recent faculty member interviewed was Krisha Crabtree. Krisha teaches several courses here at CenterPoint, and she's also one of our graduates. Most of our students (as well as alumni who return for continuing ed classes) at some point are in one or more of Krisha's classes. In this follow-up post we asked her about a beginning level course, Swedish Massage Foundations.   Interviewer: ...

Bodywork Professionals: Take Charge of Your Own Wellness and Help Others with Health Restorative Bodywork

05 Apr 2017

If you are a bodywork therapist, chances are that most of the people you will see aren't in the best of health. In fact, most of them are in a state of chronic depletion and exhaustion. If that's an unfamiliar term, we'd like to introduce you to it - it's an important one. Chronic depletion and exhaustion is when the human body is more or less overwhelmed by the demands of one's lifestyle.   Think about this for a moment. The human physiology as it currently exists goes back about 10,000 years. It is basically at odds with modern life. And ...

Faculty Member Andrej Peterka Talks About His TCM Class, Patterns in Pathology

13 Mar 2017

(Editor's note: This post is the final installment in our three-part interview series with one of our long-time faculty members, Andrej Peterka, L.Ac. If you haven't read the previous articles, click to read his interview on Health Restorative Bodywork and Fundamentals of Traditional Chinese Medicine.)   Interviewer: I've really enjoyed hearing about the two classes we discussed. I believe you mentioned you had one other class you could speak about. Andrej: Yes, that is the Patterns in Pathology in Traditional Chinese Medicine class. That is the second class in the lecture sequence. Typically students take their Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine ...

Continuing the Conversation with CenterPoint Instructor Andrej Peterka: Traditional Chinese Medicine

22 Feb 2017

Recently we shared an interview with one of our long-time faculty members, Andrej Peterka, L.Ac., of the Eastern Sciences department. Andrej has taught a number of classes at our Minneapolis massage and shiatsu school. In our previous post, he discussed one of our new classes, Health Restorative Bodywork Therapy. (If you haven't seen that post yet, click here to read it.)   Interviewer: In addition to Health Restorative Bodywork Therapy, I understand you're currently teaching another class at CenterPoint. Andrej: Yes, I am.  It's the Fundamentals of Traditional Chinese Medicine class, a 15-week, one term class. It is the entrée ...

An Interview with CenterPoint’s Own Health Restorative Bodywork Therapy Instructor, Andrej Peterka

15 Feb 2017

At CenterPoint massage and shiatsu therapy school, we strive for excellence in every area. That includes our faculty. We are proud to have so many class instructors who not only have a great academic background but also are practicing professionals in their particular fields. We believe that having hands-on experience in their subject areas gives them a scope and practical application perspective that will be highly beneficial for our students. In today’s post we’d like to spotlight one of the faculty members in our Eastern Medicine Department, Andrej Peterka, LAc. Andrej is a licensed acupuncturist who currently has a private ...

Become a Massage Professional in Just 8 Months at Our Minneapolis School

10 Feb 2017

Is 2017 the year you embark on an exciting new career? It is if you register for the next term at our Minneapolis massage and shiatsu school! Whether you'll be graduating from high school this spring and are making decisions about what to do next, or if you're stuck in a dead-end job and you've decided it's time to make a change, please consider training with us as a massage practitioner. Unlike other careers where the minimum training can take a year or more, we have designed a program that will allow you to achieve a massage practitioner certificate in ...

Minnesota Massage Training: Become a Massage Professional In Only 8 Months!

09 Dec 2016

We are really excited here at our Minneapolis massage school to let people know that training to become a massage professional doesn't have to take a lot of time. In fact, with our recently-added Massage Practitioner Certificate program, you could be on your way to a rewarding and exciting career providing massage in less than year. Just 8 months, to be exact! (That's the full-time program.  We also offer a part-time option, but that only takes 12 months.) Interest in massage is on the rise, and the demand for massage professionals is increasing. In fact, we recently spoke with the ...

Interview with Founder & Co-Director Jackson Petersburg: Advanced Musculoskelatal Anatomy

05 Aug 2016

Editor's Note: This post is a continuation in our series of interviews with our co-founders and directors, Cari Johnson Pelava and Jackson Petersburg. As part of our faculty, Jackson is the instructor in a number of courses. In our previous interview with Jackson, he talked about one of the classes he teaches, Advanced Therapeutic Massage Therapy. (Click here to read that post.) As we continued the interview, he shared about another popular class he helped to develop, Advanced Musculoskeletal Anatomy. Interviewer: Can you give us a little bit more information about what is taught in the Advanced Musculoskeletal Anatomy class? ...