Health & Exercise

Student Massage Clinic Reopens

Healthy Essence, the student-run massage clinic at Ivy Tech Community College’s Fort Wayne campus, will open to the public this semester from Feb. 12 to May 4. Students from the Therapeutic Massage program will provide hour-long full-body relaxation massages. The following hours are available by appointment:

First 8-Weeks (Feb. 12 – Mar. 8): Monday- 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Tuesday- 9:30, 11:30 a.m. & 1:30, 3:30, 6:00 p.m. Wednesday- 9:30, 11:30 a.m. & 1:30, 3:30, 6:00 p.m. Thursday- 11:30 a.m. & 1:30, 3:30, 6:00 p.m. Friday- 9:30, 11:30 a.m. & 1:30, 3:30 p.m. Saturday- 9:30, 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

Second 8-Weeks (Mar. 18 – May 4): Monday- None. Tuesday- None. Wednesday- 9:30, 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Thursday- 1:30 & 3:30 p.m. Friday- 9:30, 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Saturday- 9:30, 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

The clinic will be closed for spring break Mar. 11 through Mar. 17.

Massages are $30 for the community and $25 for Ivy Tech employees and students, military personnel, and those 55 and older. The clinic accepts payment in cash and credit cards. Tips are not accepted, but clients can donate to a charity chosen by the students.

To make an appointment, call 260-480-2094. Note: Clients are permitted to schedule two massages per month. You can learn more by visiting

Massages are held at Ivy Tech Fort Wayne Coliseum Campus (CC1739) 3800 N. Anthony Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN 46805.

Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering associate degrees, short-term certificate programs, industry certifications, and training that aligns with the needs of the community. The College provides a seamless transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor’s degree. Follow Ivy Tech on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn for the most up-to-date information.

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