Open House
April 24th

About Cortiva Crystal Lake Campus

The mission of the Cortiva Institute is to provide high-quality, comprehensive training programs that prepare graduates for successful careers in massage therapy, skin care, and related health and wellness fields.

Cortiva Institute  is committed to the success of its students and graduates. Cortiva Institute offers practical and effective vocational training programs that are designed to produce successful practitioners and support the learning and personal growth of students.

Cortiva Institute  is committed to fostering a caring community and creating a safe and challenging classroom environment. Experienced and dedicated faculty provide hands-on training that focuses on the individual needs of each student.

Cortiva Institute  believes that students should graduate as experienced practitioners, ready to work. Our programs are both practical and innovative and draw upon the rich history of knowledge and experience of our member schools, as well as current industry trends.

Cortiva Institute is committed to the growth and evolution of massage therapy, skin care, and related fields. Our curriculum is therefore designed not only to enable our students to master established methods, but also to approach their work creatively so that they may contribute to the development of the techniques of the future.

Expert faculty focused on you

Our instructors are second to none: top professionals in their field who make your success their top priority.

Coralee brings experience, humor and dedication to her interaction with each student. She strives to provide a supportive and, nurturing environment.

  • Teaches Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology, among other courses
  • Graduate, Cortiva Institute—Crystal Lake
  • Private practitioner
  • Specializes in the relief of chronic pain
  • Continuing education in Cupping and Kinesio Taping

Holly sees her career and opportunities as a blessing. She continues to give and grow with each student.

  • Graduate, Chicago School of Massage Therapy
  • Private practitioner in massage, fitness and yoga
  • Formerly worked with Running Doctors, Roselle, Ill., gaining Olympic and Chicago Marathon experience

Coralee Watkin

Coralee Watkin

Holly Tomal

Holly Tomal
Lead Instructor, Clinic Supervisor

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