Business & Ethics


This class is taught by:

Diane Charron CMT HHP

Diane is a graduate of Desert Resorts School of Somatherapy and has over 2000 hours of training in a variety of massage modalities. She graduated in 2008 with an Associate of Science Degree in Anatomy and Physiology also studying Sociology and Psychology. Diane is passionate about the energy modalities such as Polarity and Crania-sacral therapies.

Courses: Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage I, Lymph Drainage Massage, Pre-Natal Massage, Business & Ethics, Health & Hygiene, Polarity, Crania-sacral Therapy, Cranial Unwinding, Windows of the Sky, Advanced Polarity

Margaret Hines MBA, CMT

Margaret Hines is the Managing Director and Instructor for Business and Ethics at Somatherapy.  She received her massage therapy training at Somatherapy Institute. She also holds an MBA, from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and a BA from Washington University in St. Louis MO. 
This course teaches the strategies and tactics of planning and implementing a massage therapy practice and/or business. The ethics portion teaches the students the importance and professional code of behavior that protects the client and the therapist. A broad base of ethical principles is covered including the therapeutic relationship, marketing and general business conduct.

Buisness Mastery by Cherie M. Sohnen-Moe.

Requirements for completion: Final written exam is required with a 70% passing grade and attendance of all course hours. Pass/Fail.

Duration: 20 hours (clock hours)