About Cortiva Miami 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.

Brett Baute, LMT, NMT

Brett Baute, LMT, NMT

Brett balances his time between clients and the classroom, continuing to learn through his practice. He takes a special interest in improving human performance and enhancing clients’ ability to move, work and play. Brett enjoys sharing his own growth with his students and gains joy from the knowledge that his experience is affecting the way massage will be practiced in the future.

  • Associate’s Degree, Science, concentration in Advanced Therapeutic Massage,
    Florida College of Natural Health
  • Owner/operator, Massage Therapy Solutions, a mobile massage company

Jason Gonzalez

Jason Gonzalez
Makeup Instructor

Originally from Texas, Jason began their professional career in Miami. They have
created their own distinctive style for the art of makeup. They teaches to support fellow professionals in enhancing skills and practice.

  • Primary makeup instructor
  • Freelance makeup artist for runway shows, films, photographers and celebrities
  • Advanced training and apprenticeship experience
  • Specialties in custom blending and color

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