Massage Therapy Quality of Instruction

We believe a program can only be as excellent as its instructors. COCC's Massage Therapy Program sets high standards for all part-time faculty. Certificate and degree program instructors include COCC faculty as well as experienced professionals in the massage therapy field. Technical instructors have extensive training in specific techniques.


Introduction to a Massage Career: Alan Nunes AAS LMT 

Anatomy & Function & Anatomy & Physiology: Biology Dept staff
Kinesiology I, II, III, IV: Dr. Rodney Cross DC BA, Alissa Locke AAS LMT 

Massage Fundamentals: Amber Clark LMT
Massage I: Alan Nunes AAS LMT
Massage II: Amber Clark LMT
Clinic: Amber Clark LMT, Alan Nunes AAS LMT, Tabitha Ward LMT, Alissa Locke LMT

Eastern Theory & Practice: Alan Nunes AAS LMT

Neuromuscular Treatments: STAFF
Clinical Assessment: Dr. Rodney Cross DC BA

Cranio Sacral I: STAFF
Spa treatments: Karen Karnes LMT 

Advanced Clinic I: Amber Clark LMT 

Pathology: Emma Maaranen BS LMT, Beau Vandendolder PAC

Shiatsu: Alan Nunes AAS LMT

Managing a Massage Practice:  Stephanie Manriquez  LMT

Sports Massage: Amber Clark LMT
Hydrotherapy: Emma Maaranen BS LMT 

Aromatherapy: Elyse Williams MS, CNS

Professional Ethics & Rules: Amber Clark LMT

Thai Massage: Cassandra Wheeler LMT

Effective Office Decisions: Amber Clark LMT