About Asheville, North Carolina
Asheville has been recognized for its splendors by dozens of magazines, web sites and publications in recent years.
Accolades range from the designation by Frommer’s as one of a dozen top travel destinations in the world to recognition for the Asheville area arts community, outdoor adventures, cuisine, organic and vegetarian eats, and much more. (from exploreasheville.com’s Asheville Accolades and Media Praise).
Asheville again raises to the top of AmericanStyle magazine’s Top 25 Small City Arts Destinations, narrowly beating Santa Fe in the annual readers’ poll (May 2011). Fodors.com names Asheville as one of the “21 Places We’re Going in 2011,” highlighting the city’s food and drink scene and its artsy vibe. (January 2011). TripAdvisor.com named Asheville the #1 place to view fall follage in 2010
The eclectic and historic street in which our entire Massage School campus is located on is called Eagle Street. It is one block south of Pack Square and the Vance Monument in the heart of the city. The sidewalks are bricked and the trees stand majestically all along this historic street.
Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this culturally diverse city has a progressive alternative health care community as well as pristine hiking and mountain biking trails, white water rafting, ski resorts, the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Appalachian Trail, and the famous Biltmore Estate.
Our city attracts a diverse population from many cultures. From local musicians to internationally-renowned performers, there is always an exciting event just around the corner. Summer offers dozens of free outdoor concerts and festivals including Bele Chere, where the entire city closes its streets to traffic and comes together for food, music, arts and crafts, and a strong sense of community.