Cortiva Institute School of Massage Therapy - Tucson Holds First Ever Block Party Alumni Event

Jun 01, 2010, 10:57 ET from Cortiva Institute

TUCSON, Ariz., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Cortiva Institute School of Massage Therapy – Tucson is holding its first ever Block Party event for alumni on Wednesday, June 30th at its 6390 E. Broadway campus.

The day begins at 10 a.m. with a reception for alumni and friends to meet and reconnect with former classmates.  Following that, alumni will tour the campus and attend an industry forum on massage therapy trends and career successes.  

Lunch will be served at Noon, featuring choices from local restaurants including Texas Roadhouse, Ha Long Bay Restaurant, El Charro Cafe, Mimi's Cafe and Aguirre's Mexican Grill. Alumni will also enjoy music and raffle prizes.  A recruiting event for massage employers to interview potential employees will take place from 1-3 p.m.  

"This is a great opportunity for everyone," said Joann MacMaster, campus president. "Graduates will have an opportunity to exchange ideas and reconnect with classmates; employers and community partners can learn more about current industry trends; and anyone interested in a career as a massage therapist can tour the campus and learn more about our programs. The Block Party is also a fun venue for us to gather with our neighbors and our extended community and celebrate the growth and successes of our industry."

To RSVP to the alumni event, email For more information on Cortiva Institute's School of Massage Therapy, visit

About Cortiva Institute

Cortiva Institute is a community of Massage Therapy Schools with 11 locations nationwide, offering full and part-time massage therapy instruction, continuing education courses, student clinics that are open to the public, and career services for graduates.  Cortiva schools take a holistic and integrated approach to ensure that our graduates are prepared to work in clinics, hospitals, health clubs, spas, resorts, sports therapy clinics or start their own private practices.  Go to for more information.

SOURCE Cortiva Institute