Turnberry Isle Resort & Club has partnered with the Florida College of Natural Health to provide continued education classes and advanced workshops in massage therapy, skin care, and spa management. This innovative educational programme will be available at least four times throughout the year and will offer students the flexibility to arrange their course schedule to suit individual needs and attend different sections at another time throughout the year.
“Classes have been designed to offer the professional therapist a carefully constructed and rich curriculum which highlights hands-on instruction and are scheduled at times not likely to interfere with other commitments,” said Tammy Pahel, Spa Director at Turnberry Isle. “For example, our massage therapists’ classes will run for 30 weeks, Monday through Thursday and will be offered from 6:30p.m. to 10:30p.m.
“We are truly excited to be partners with the Florida College of Natural Health in these innovative programmes. The response and feedback that we’ve received thus far for the courses has been extremely positive and very encouraging,” said Pahel. “We are delighted to be the first in the country to offer this educational opportunity to those interested in therapy, healing and spa management.”
Some of the course highlights in massage and facial treatments will include full instruction in many of the international services and rituals, which are offered at The Spa at Turnberry Isle. Pahel added that in many of these therapies Turnberry Isle is one of a handful of spas to offer these exotic treatments.
Turnberry Isle Resort & Club is a 300-acre resort located midway between Miami and Fort Lauderdale in the exclusive enclave of Aventura. The Mediterranean style resort has 392 guest rooms, two 18-hole championship golf courses designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr., a 25,000 sq-ft spa and fitness centre, two tennis centres, 117-slip marina, an Ocean Club on the Atlantic and nine restaurants and lounges. Turnberry Isle is part of the Mandarin Oriental Group and is a Leading Hotel of the World.
Florida College of Natural Health, a division of Steiner Education Group, offers Associate of Science Degrees in Natural Health with a concentration in Advanced Massage Therapy, Paramedical Skincare as well as a concentration in both Basic Massage Therapy and Skincare Training with four locations throughout Florida.
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