May 20, 2017

Too Busy To Meditate? Tips To Stay Mindful

Ever feel like you are too busy to meditate? To center yourself and be present in your mind? This article is for you! Usually, the people that express they are too busy to ‘slow down’ are the ones that need it the most. Just as you plug your cell phone in every night, plugging into […]

May 14, 2017

The Benefits of Craniosacral Therapy

After our massage therapy program, students will be well versed in the energies of the Eastern approach and techniques of the West. We do not just teach how to address the body but incorporate the mind and spirit as well. What does the mind and spirit include exactly? In this article, we want to go […]

May 7, 2017

6 Benefits of Aromatherapy

Here at our massage and aesthetics school, we include Aromatherapy as a part of the curriculum. Students are taught how to make body care products for personal and professional use. Aromatherapy is the therapeutic use of plant-derived, aromatic essential oils to promote physical and psychological well-being. It is sometimes used in combination with massage and other […]

April 27, 2017

4 Morning Fitness Tips And Benefits

Strive to live have an overall healthier, more productive day? Make sure your mornings get off to a great start! How you spend the first few hours after waking up can determine how you spend the rest of the day. There are many benefits to starting your day with exercise that other times of day […]

April 23, 2017

Could Your Latte Be Causing Breakouts?

How many of us wake up in the morning and head straight for our cup of coffee? It may not be the coffee itself, but the extra milk or sugar added to it that can cause breakouts. Whether it is a latte, cappuccino or just with a little milk, your morning routine may be causing […]

April 13, 2017

Spring Clean Your Mind For Better Health

You know it feels like Spring when the air gets warmer, the days get longer and the trees and flowers start to bud. We all spring clean our homes this time of year, why not spring clean your mind? The seasons create change and renewal, and a thorough spring cleaning can be more than just an […]

April 6, 2017

7 Spring Smoothie Recipes

Spring and summer time is the perfect time to get fresh berries from a farmer’s market and add to your daily smoothie. Below are some easy to make, yet nutritious smoothies to add to your recipe list. So grab your ingredients, throw them in a blender and blend away! The Classic Strawberry Banana 1 cup […]

April 3, 2017

A Rewarding Career In Massage Therapy

Receiving a high quality massage therapy education is not only beneficial for a brand new massage therapist, but also the clientele. With two massage clinics and eleven private treatment stations, USTA is Chicagoland’s leading choice for massage therapy training. Our 650 hour State licensed massage therapy school curriculum will take students through human body systems […]

March 27, 2017

7 Tips To Help Protect Your Skin From The Sun

With many traveling to warm, sandy beaches for spring break and with sunny weather just right around the corner it is important to know how to protect your skin from harmful, damaging rays. Why it is important to protect your skin from the sun It does not take much time in the sun for your […]

March 17, 2017

St. Patrick’s Day Smoothie

Tis the season for St. Patrick’s Day shamrock shakes, but what if there was a healthier smoothie you could whip up that tastes great and is incredibly good for you?! There is! The ingredient that makes this healthy smoothie green is kale. Kale is known as one of those super foods with amazing benefits. What […]


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