Graduate Class of 2012
Graduate Class of 2016
The Newport Massage School belongs to some of the nation’s leading professional massage and bodywork organizations. We are approved by the Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education, which is the exclusive educational governing body in the state of Rhode Island. Their regulations and approval board are prudent and highly esteemed. We are also approved as a "Assigned School", as well as a "Approved Continuing Education Provider" with the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork. We are a Candidate School with NACCAS, a federal credentialing organization. We are bonded and insured. All graduates are eligible for a state license in RI , MA & CT as an LMT.
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In operation since 1999, SAMA is one of the only credentialed, professional and holistic Ayurvedic massage schools to offer certification, state licensure and online education in the world. S.A.M.A. means 'balance' in Sanskrit. The Newport Massage School at SAMA is proprietary, traditional school offering graduates a chance to have a career as a state Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT), as well as an Registered Ayurvedic Health Counselor. We also offer online and campus seminars for continuing education credits from the NCBTMB for LMTs. According to the science of Ayurveda, the human body, given the right support, has an inherent capacity to heal itself. It is considered 1 of the top 3 medical systems in the world listed by the World Health Organization. We are one of the only private massage schools in RI recognized by RI Board of Governors for Higher Education, National Ayurvedic Medical Association, Yoga Alliance and Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage (CBTMB), providing students opportunities for a comprehensive, unique and diverse education.
Meet Founder & Owner: Karyn Chabot, M. Ay, LMT, RYT
S T A F F
Christine Mellow: LMT Director
Natalie Schneck, LMT Assistant Director
Brenda Magill: Finance Administrator & Admissions firstname.lastname@example.org
Amy Revene: Finance Manager & Karyn's Sister
Mark L Collins: Tech Support & Marketing Manager
Abby Baker: Social Media Marketer
Karyn Chabot: LMT, Owner, President
Armanda Delbonis, LMT
Shirley Prior, LMT
Nancy Web, LMT
Susann Siera, LMT
Christine Mellow, LMT
Natalie Schneck, LMT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Dr. Regis Burlas, DO
Michael Dick, MA
Lynn Garvey, LMT
Dr. Meredith Sabins, D.ACOM, RN
Gauri Trainor, LMT, D. Ay.
Dr. Joseph Mancuso, PhD
The Newport Massage School at S.A.M.A. offers Ayurvedic Medicine and Therapeutic Massage training LMT licensing classes and online NCBTMB (CBTMB) approved e courses. Registered Ayurvedic Health Counselor certification, online webinars, Yoga Alliance Approved Courses and P.A.C.E. Ayurvedic Continuing Education. The Sacred Stone Academy of Massage and Ayurveda is located in RI, just minutes from MA, students from all over New England, VT, CT, NH, ME and New York attend our on campus classes and seminars.