About Cortiva Tampa/St. Pete 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.
Pamela started her career in Illinois and, having held various positions throughout the skin care industry, she lends a unique perspective and great knowledge to her associates and students.
- Bachelor’s degree, business administration
- Former medical spa manager
- Former brand ambassador, various skin care product lines
Phong’s firm belief in what he does and knowledge of the opportunities that await up-and-coming graduates comes through loud and clear in the classroom. His passion and dedication to therapeutic massage led him to many professions before he dedicated his efforts to guiding future massage therapists to gain the skills and confidence they need to thrive in their chosen career.
- Graduate, Professional Massage Therapy Program, Arizona School of Massage Therapy-Phoenix
- Former lead therapist, Blu Sol Massage and Facial Spa
- Former private practitioner providing therapeutic massage to athletes and musicians
Instructor, Regional Skin Care Coordinator
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