Category Archives: Clinical Massage Therapy

Veterans Day

By Joan Hannant, Founder & CEO of The Soma Institute Veterans Day is a special time in this country. It’s a day we all come together to honor and thank our military veterans. At Soma, we’ve had the honor of working closely with veterans for many years. One of the most noble things I’ve observed…
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The Powerful Desire to Help People Feel Better

By Joan Hannant, Founder & CEO of The Soma Institute The health and wellness field attracts a certain kind of person. For years, we’ve been hearing one theme from new students and applicants. It’s a simple desire, but a very powerful one. Our students want to help people feel better. Whether they’re interested in massage…
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Massage Gets Back to Business

By Joan Hannant, Founder & CEO of The Soma Institute One of the cruel ironies of 2020 is that when people are stressed or tense, they need massage more than ever. Clearly, this has been a stressful year. Add to that all the people who are working remotely and bent over odd workstations or composing…
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Penny Chelios Realizes a Dream

By Joan Hannant, Founder & CEO of The Soma Institute In the midst of today’s challenges, it’s hard to take any time to sit back and reflect. The future occupies us. I know I’m often busy thinking ahead to things like how I can continue providing the best education possible for our students or how…
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The Business of Helping People

By Joan Hannant, Founder & CEO of The Soma Institute The Soma Institute was built on the idea of helping people. Students come to us because they are passionate about the idea of a career where they can help people heal naturally. My passion and the passion of our staff is to help our students…
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