Attention Military Spouses! Healing Hands School of (Massage) Holistic Health Accepts My CAA Scholarships!!!

Job Placement Starts with Enrollment

Are you the spouse of an active-duty service member or, a member of the National Guard or National Reserves? Have you successfully completed high school? If you’ve answered YES, then you may be eligible for substantial tuition assistance toward an education in Massage Therapy!

The MyCAA Scholarship is a Workforce Development Prograthat provides up to $4,000 in tuition assistance to eligible military spouses. It helps them pursue the professional credentials necessary to pursue their career goals. These include Certifications, Licensures, or associate degrees necessary for their desired employment.

Healing Hands School of Holistic Health, (Healing Hands) is a MyCAA ‘approved educational institution’. They offer a 600-hour Massage Therapy Program to Scholarship recipients. The courses in this Program include lectures, Anatomy, Physiology, demonstrations, and hours of hands-on massage practice.

Students get to explore several massage modalities and techniques. They will learn to combine Effleurage, Petrissage and Fanning strokes to perform a full-body Circulatory (Swedish) Massage. Program options include both Eastern and Western modalities such as Shiatsu, Tui-Na, Deep Tissue, and Sports Massage. Having to explore different modalities, students gain a more varied ‘tool-belt’ of massage techniques to benefit the body and relax the mind!

Instructors are well versed in contraindications to massage, the Massage Therapist Code of (Ethical) Conduct, and respectful client communications. Accordingly, these topics are discussed and practiced daily in class so students commit them to memory.

To find out if you qualify for a MyCAA Scholarship, spouses can visit  My Career Advancement Account Scholarship website.  You’ll need to  provide the required Spouse Profile Information. Scholarship participants are required to use DS logon to access their accounts.  Military spouses enrolled in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) are eligible for a DS logon account. For more info click the ‘Need Support?‘ button on the DS logon page.

Healing Hands school offers three campus locations for SoCal residents.  One in Escondido, a second in Laguna Hills, and our third in San Diego/Kearny Mesa. Classes are year round and each location offers weekday, weekend, and night classes to accommodate a variety of schedules.  To find out about all Special Funding avenues available through Healing Hands click here.

Healing Hands’ Founders Paula and Neha Curtiss, believe in a well-rounded, hands-on approach to education.  Having successfully launched the careers of more than 8,000 graduates, they’ve earned a reputation as ‘Trail Blazers’ for the Holistic Healing Arts here in Southern California.

Learn more, go online to For a tour of our classroom call (949) 305-2722 / Laguna Hills or (760) 746-9364 / Escondido or (858) 505-1100 for San Diego/Kearny mesa.