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Developing a Wellness Center

3 Hour CE Course

Average rating based on the following evaluation questions:

  1. The presentation of the subject was clear and to the point.
  2. Content was interesting to me.
  3. I gained new knowledge.
  4. The materials held my attention.
  5. I can use this information in my practice.
  6. This program met my personal expectations.
  7. Overall quality of course content and materials were excellent.

Enrollment Options

Fully Online Materials and Test

Contents: online manual; plus online multiple-choice test


Materials and Test Shipped to You

Contents: Manual and workbook with multiple-choice test shipped to you.



Launching and growing a successful solo or group practice can be a daunting task, unless you have a guide to help you actualize your vision. In this course, you will learn about creating your plan, locating an appropriate site, negotiating with a landlord, hiring support staff, finding and working with like-minded practitioners, and successfully developing your own wellness center.

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Excellent course for someone expanding their business or starting a new business.

E. Fontenot, LMT

I found that it gave me new insights as to how I could set up my plans for a wellness center. I liked the fact that it stressed how I could work as preventative health educator for my community, which I view as a very important role in society.

L. Mahabee, LMT, NCTMB

OH MY GOODNESS! I am so inspired! I have always wanted my own spa and this helped me get an idea of what that would require. Very interesting and hopefully in five years I will be able to put this info to use.

L. Jones, LMT

Good practical, useful information for anyone interested in a potential wellness center.

A. Surrena, NCTMB

I found this course to be very informative. It really opened my eyes to how much is involved in starting a business.

A. J. Rawlings, LMT, NCTMB

Very well written. Sure seems like a lot of research and time was taken to write this course. Easy to understand contents and author's intent. Bravo! I really enjoyed this course. I learned a lot of new insights into opening my own spa - which I have been contemplating for a while now.

C. Kurilla, LMT, NCTMB, AMTA

Great course. I've been in business for years and I am considering expanding into a wellness center so this course was a great way to organize my thoughts and plans.

N. Cramer, LMT, NCTMB

Great course.

Nathan Trainor, CMT

Course was thorough and well conveyed. I realize that developing a wellness center would not be as simple as I thought it would be. Thanks for the information.

Carol Singleton, LMT

Material was well presented.

Jane Rubinstein, LMT

Good course.

Leonor Silva, LMT

Loved this course!

Pamela LaScola, LMT

Fantastic course.

Pamela Mabry, LMT

This class was very informative. Thank You.

Lisa Dennison, LMT

Gave me a starting point in planning my wellness center. Thanks!

Dondi Gasper, LMT, NCTMB

As a current establishment owner and therapist, I found this course helpful for our next phase of growth into a Wellness Center. A great refresher for my business plan. I especially liked the section on location/finding a space and the checklist associated with. Kudos on the program.

Eva Goldyn, LMT

It was valuable to me to convince me once and for all that I need to keep my practice very, very small. I thought it was put together very well. I like the added inspirational quotes.

Judy Ard, LMT

I found the information very informative and will be applying it towards my future practice. Thank You!

Inger Purifory, LMT

This course was very interesting and covered all the basics.

Andi Manos Fulena, LMT

Some helpful information.

Teresa Larsen, RMT

Helped me to refresh all I learned about business. Thanks

Maria D. Cortes, LMT

Good info. It generates some good ideas.

Kristin Williams, LMT

This was a good strating place for me. It helped me overcome my fears to launch my business so I can step out and help my community to have a healthier lifestyle.

Carie C. Rusche, LMT, AMTA

Very helpful info!

Doreen Miller, LMT, NCTMB

Great course, thanks!

Angela McGill, LMT

Good test. To the point and easy to follow with easily understood information.

Chandra Smith, LMT

Great course. It helped me understand more of the specifics to starting a Wellness Clinic versus my small business class in college.

Joshua Smith, LMT, NCTMB, ABMP

The content was an easy read and held my attention. It gave excellent suggestions and even offered a couple of useful resources.

Asher Johnson, LMT, NCTMB, AMTA

Well written and very informative.

Mary Beth Packard, LMT

Good introduction course for someone who is thinking about starting their own business. I enjoyed this course and felt it was very direct.

Catherine Jasien, LMT

Great course to help identify if this is really the avenue someone should take in their practice.

Lisa Rebaglia, LMT

I really enjoyed this module. I learned a lot.

Elizabeth Schalk, LMT

I thought this was really helpful and definitely helped me create a vision for my center.

Sarah Lucas, LMT

This course was very informative. Highly recommend this course before opening a spa or wellness center to gain more knowledge of industry.

June Luff, CMT, BCTMB

Excellent and very detailed information!

Marilyn Mathews, LMBT

Great course for Practioners who are venturing to open a Massage Practice or Wellness Center.

Marla Edmonds, LMT

Great foundation for all business owners. I would recommend this class for anyone interested in starting a business. Easy to understand and great business checklist.

Courtney Matthews, LMT

This course was well organized and straight forwardt. A good basic knowledge of the beginning steps and processes needed to help start or expand your business.

Emma Funk, LMT

I appreciate the author's view point as he blended the practical, objective and logistical approach with a heart centered framework as well.

Soteria Spyridakos, LMT

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Learning Objectives

  • Develop and explain concept of a wellness center.
  • Develop own vision and evaluate candidacy as an entrepreneur.
  • Determine what services will be offered at your center.
  • Develop a plan to realize your goals.
  • Examine the advantages of leasing vs. buying space, buying existing business vs. starting from scratch, developing criteria for locating a site for your center, evaluating potential office sites.
  • Learn the importance of consulting with an attorney by examing legal considerations, liability issues, and internal business structures.
  • Developing marketing strategies and tactics for your center looking at various marketing types.
  • Review the value of community outreach and develop ideas for community workshops.
  • Describe the value of a support network.
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