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IN-PERSON LEARNING HELPS MEET MASSAGE JOB DEMAND

There is a shortage of licensed massage therapists in the field. The Soma Institute is taking safety precautions seriously as they train students to fill those roles. Founder and CEO, Joan Hannant, talked to WBBM Newsradio about what it takes to safely teach massage therapy during COVID-19.


REMOTE LEARNING BRINGS NEW FOCUS TO PARENT WELLNESS

Many parents have serious concerns about balancing work and remote learning during the upcoming school year. Prioritizing their own health and wellness is a great first step. Monique Costello, an instructor in our Health and Wellness Coaching Certificate Program, talked to WBBM Newsradio about ways parents can set themselves up for success.


MASSAGE THERAPISTS IN DEMAND

As COVID-19 restrictions ease, massage providers are opening up across the country, and many are hiring. The Soma Institute’s Founder and CEO, Joan Hannant, and Program Director, Mike Hovi, talked to CBS Chicago about the steps The Soma Institute is taking to safely bring students back to the classroom so graduates can help to fill those job openings.


SHORTER CERTIFICATION AND DEGREE PROGRAMS IN DEMAND

The price of college should not stop anyone from pursuing a passion to help others. The Soma Institute’s Founder and CEO, Joan Hannant, told WBBM Newsradio about the nationwide increased interest in shorter certification programs like our online Health and Wellness Coaching Certificate Program and our Clinical Massage Therapy Diploma Program.


Health and Wellness During Difficult Times

It’s so important to take care of your health and wellness during difficult times. Monique Costello, an instructor in our Health and Wellness Coaching Certificate Program, gives KARE 11 TV some helpful tips about how diet and routine can improve your overall well being.


Massage self-care tips

An uncomfortable work station can leave many of us with a sore neck or back. In this interview, our Program Director Mike Hovi shows the team at WGN News a few simple massage self-care tips to help you manage the pain and discomfort at home. Sometimes, all it takes is a few household items to help.


Helping Women Entrepreneurs Thrive

Soma Institute’s Founder and CEO, Joan Hannant, talks to ABC 7 about her involvement in DePaul’s First-of-its-kind Women in Entrepreneurship Institute. Watch the video to hear her advice for entrepreneurs, how The Soma Institute got its start and Joan’s passion for helping entrepreneurs succeed and find financial freedom.


Succeeding Through Tough Times

Tough economic times create financial hurdles for many people. Soma’s Founder and CEO, Joan Hannant, tells WGN why people look to The Soma Institute for an education during tough times and why clinical massage therapy is an appealing option for those looking for a fresh start and new career.