In partnership with Jean-Robert Barbette, the Aspen Massage Institute is providing a comprehensive educational experience for those looking for a career in the health-and-wellness field.

Aspen, CO (PRWEB) Sept. 24, 2012. The program offered at the Aspen Massage Institute will provide graduates with the skill set and insight to launch a successful career as a certified massage therapist. With more than 900 hours of classroom and hands-on training and approved by the Colorado Department of Higher Education, the school will provide a comprehensive resource to those interested in a career in massage therapy. Centrally located in downtown Aspen Colorado, classes and student internships will be held in a custom-built learning facility located in Jean-Robert’s Gym

The school will not only teach massage, but also wellness and business to enable graduates to have long and successful careers. Aspen provides the advantage of having resorts/spas, sporting events and private clientele for multifaceted training and experience for the students. Diversified techniques, integrating Eastern and Western approaches to health, allows graduates to be successful in various professional massage environments. More information about the program and courses can be found at For those that are not sure, the school also offers “Career Exploration” events to help potential students learn about the profession.

About the Aspen Massage Institute

To start this innovative massage school in Aspen Colorado, Jean-Robert Barbette, founder of Jean-Robert’s Gym in 1990, enlisted the help of two top massage educators, Amy Smith and Ana VanHook. The integrated experience of this trio brings unprecedented professionalism and integrity to the massage community, as well as Aspen.