Massage Therapy is a rapidly growing profession that offers a wide variety of opportunities for the motivated and talented practitioner, being the third most popular alternative therapy after relaxation techniques and chiropractic.
Massage Therapy has a range of applications and treatment goals: muscular and general relaxation, stress reduction, pain management, recovery from injury, health promotion, etc. The successful practitioner must therefore be proficient at more than simple massage, he or she must understand the body and its functions, master a variety of techniques, and hone such skills as client assessment, communication and self-evaluation.
This 600 hr program addresses these concerns and will provide a student with a strong knowledge for a career as a professional massage therapist. Along with the hands-on skills, it'll present information regarding the structure and function of the body relevant to massage, the basic techniques used in therapeutic massage, considerations for the operation of the successful massage business and a review of a variety of specialized massage techniques (sports massage, chair massage, reflexology, etc.). A written examination is administered at the end of the course.