Jennifer Cooke is a CCMH grad and current RMT & Spa Consultant in Alberta. In our conversation with Jennifer, she shares her attraction to Massage Therapy, talks about why she chose CCMH, her current work and some advice for Massage Therapy students.
After finishing high school, Jennifer chose to pursue a career in Massage Therapy based on her keen interest in Anatomy and Physiology, and studied at both the Sutton and Newmarket campuses.
What attracted you to Massage Therapy?
I knew Massage Therapy would open up many doors quite quickly – clinics with like-minded professionals, travel opportunities and entrepreneurial experience.
Why did you choose to attend CCMH?
I had a dear friend who was attending the program at the time and I was fortunate enough to learn all the ins and outs before making a decision. CCMH also had the best reputation – and still does!
What did you find most rewarding in your journey to becoming a RMT?
Most rewarding was the learning and the discipline it took to get the best grades. I kept a post-it of my tuition fee above my study area, so if I got distracted I’d be reminded that this journey wasn’t cheap and I had to pay for it – pass or fail.
We all truly made the best of our study time and down time. We had amazing instructors who kept the learning interesting.
What advice can you offer current students?
My advice to students is to simply work hard, learn your anatomy and approach the Massage Therapy and Wellness industry with good intentions. Our profession gives us amazing experiences, but the most important part is that it introduces us to amazing people!
Are you working as an RMT now?
I am currently working as a RMT, a Spa Consultant and many other things!
Did your time at CCMH impact your life after school?
At CCMH, I learned to work hard and to constantly educate myself and my clients. If you know what you’re talking about, people will trust you, and your community, business and life will flourish. You can never know too much!
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