Highest Paid Types of Massage Therapists

With a few exceptions, the types of massage therapists that are earning the highest wages in the industry are those that specialize in medical massage and sports massage. Medical massage therapy treatment is a relatively new form of massage therapy when it comes to mainstream medicine. While massage has always been regarded as a means of healing all types of illnesses in Eastern cultures, Western … [Read more...]

Leaders Gather to Discuss Massage Therapy School Training

A national organization has gathered the brightest minds in the field of massage therapy education to discuss national standards for massage therapy classes. The object of the work group is to determine which skills are the most important early in a graduate’s massage career and the lessons that should be included in college. (Wired PR News) Rick Garbowski, co-founder of Georgia Massage School, … [Read more...]

Massage Therapy Schools reach out to Military Veterans

Massage therapy students gain the most knowledge of their new trade while working with live patients, usually in a clinical setting at a massage school or college. For one set of students attending the massage program at Eglin Community College are getting the opportunity to practice their new skills while serving a special group of clients. At a job fair, the students will reach out to veterans … [Read more...]

Sports Massage Therapy Students Gear Up for Race

A group of students in a sports massage therapy program at Minsthrope Community College are getting ready to put their skills to use at a relay race to benefit non-profit organization Help for Heroes. In addition to raising funds, the students will gain valuable massage therapy experience by providing care to relay race members throughout the event. (HSE Express) PHYSIOthErapy students are … [Read more...]

Best Types of Jobs for Massage Therapy Students

Massage therapy students can benefit greatly from taking a part-time job that will provide real-world work experience to compliment their studies. Any job that concerns human anatomy and physiology, massage therapy benefits, the benefits of relaxation, or the effects of long-term muscle tension can be important in the massage therapist’s career. This is especially true for students who intend to … [Read more...]

Massage School Launches New Website

A leading massage therapy school recently launched a new website for its campus in Colorado. The Healing Arts Institute has been a school in Colorado for over 20 years and is launching the site to “provide a better visitor experience”. (Webwire) Executives at the Healing Arts Institute today announced the upcoming launch of a new massage school website.  The new site, which is almost complete, … [Read more...]

Massage Therapy School Expands Course Offering

A small massage therapy school program at a community college is expanding its course offerings this year. According to a local publication, the program is still small but the market demand in the area continues to increase. This is typical of the job market for massage therapists in the last few years, a trend that the BLS expects to continue. (Pueblo Chieftain) The course load is growing next … [Read more...]

Types of Massage Therapists

While most massage therapists are cross-trained in multiple areas of massage, some choose to specialize in a single type of therapy. These massage therapists spend the majority of their time training and practicing the art of a specific technique (or ‘modality’) on their clients. Some types of massage therapists have found that by focusing on a specific modality, they are better able to secure … [Read more...]

Health Advocates Validate Massage Therapy Schools

As made apparent by the significant increases in massage therapy jobs out there and increased enrollment in massage therapy schools, there are serious health benefits associated with massage therapy. So much so, that the demand for massage therapy is at an all-time high in many pockets of the world. Schools around the nation have long taught that the art of massage is a truly beneficial form of … [Read more...]

Massage Therapy Schools Grow Amid Reports on Distinct Health Benefits

As if the growing trend for consumers to use massage as a means of pain relief weren’t enough to bolster new application numbers at massage therapy schools across the nation, a new report by the AMTA shows sound evidence of the clinical benefits to massage. These revelations do much to stimulate the economic influences of massage, including the new job opportunities that will attract students to … [Read more...]