About Cortiva Houston 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.

Michelle Williams Hutson, DC

Michelle Williams Hutson, DC

Dr. Michelle enjoys lending her students her own understanding and appreciation of challenging classes and concepts.

  • Teaches science courses, Shiatsu, Clinical Bodywork, Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) Prep
  • Doctor of chiropractic, Texas Chiropractic College
  • Graduate, massage therapy, Memorial Herman School of Massage
  • Private practitioner, chiropractic and bodywork
  • Experience in spas and massage franchises
  • Experience as a massage therapist in collaboration with chiropractors

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