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IBMC College uses the experience of Batman to enhance its Massage Therapy program

Alumna, licensed massage therapist hired as newest faculty member at Fort Collins campus

FORT COLLINS, Co.IBMC College, a locally owned career-training institution, has named Tonya Batman its new therapeutic massage instructor at its Fort Collins campus, 3842 S. Mason St.

Batman, a licensed massage therapist and a 2009 graduate of IBMC, brings seven years of experience into her new teaching career, with special knowledge in injury rehabilitation, deep tissue massage and trigger point therapy.

“The moment I graduated from IBMC, I knew I wanted to teach,” Batman said. “I am so passionate about massage therapy … I am excited to help others achieve their dreams.”

In addition to her new faculty position, Batman is employed as a massage therapist at Althoff Family Chiropractic in Windsor, where she works with clients to help relieve pain, gives relaxing relief and performs neuromuscular and rehabilitation therapy.

Batman also brings experience from her years at the Rocky Mountain Spine & Disc clinic, where she gained clerical skills, as well as gained experience in massage therapy early in her career.

Shortly after graduating from IBMC with an associate’s degree in Therapeutic Massage, Batman became involved with Relay for Life, where she volunteered in the 2010 event.

Her experience will be beneficial to the students and staff at IBMC College.

The programs at IBMC College allow students of all demographics to combine hands-on training in the classroom and real-world experience during a mandatory externship. IBMC gives technical training and practical skills to its students, preparing them for success in today’s competitive job market.

For more information about accredited programs and other accelerated career-training courses at the IBMC College Fort Collins campus, call (970) 223-2669 or visit

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IBMC College offers certificate, diploma and Associate of Occupational Studies degrees in Business, Computer Technology, Cosmetology, Dental, Healthcare, Massage Therapy, Paralegal Studies and Personal Training. IBMC operates four Colorado campuses in Fort Collins, Greeley, Longmont, and Colorado Springs and a Wyoming campus in Cheyenne. Programs do vary by campus.