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About Massage Schools
Massage therapists make a lot of money and the demand for these positions are continuing to grow. Many people like using this type of service to decrease stress and to help them relieve their aching muscles and bones. Masseuse have a vast amount of options available for positions they might want to pursue after being certified and/or licensed. The biggest thing about becoming a certified or licensed masseur is to pick the right massage schools to attend. Massage therapists need to learn how to be patient, concerning and humble. They should also be able to have good communication skills in order to talk with their patients and put them at ease. The masseur must also be comfortable being in a room that is small with another person. This is where your people skills must shine through in order to become successful in this field. It also helps to choose a specific type of message therapy you want to specialize in. There are a variety of choices such as clinical massage, Swedish massage, or sports massage. It is a good idea to focus on one type of massage therapy because you can target your potential client more easily.
Groveland Chiropractic & Massage
716 Salem St, Groveland, MA 01834(978) 521-9501 Write a review
Solitude Skin Care & Massage
180 Park St, North Reading, MA 01864(978) 276-0700 Write a review
Massage and Natural Healing
436 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844(978) 291-0206 Write a review
Four Seasons Natural Healing & Massage
447 Lowell St, Methuen, MA 01844(978) 688-4102 Write a review
270 Lawrence St, Methuen, MA 01844(978) 683-9566 Write a review
Fairway Massage Therapy
1501 Main St Ste 2, Tewksbury, MA 01876(978) 851-9055 Write a review
Andover Massage Therapy
93 Main St, Andover, MA 01810(978) 474-4905 Write a review
200 Sutton St, North Andover, MA 01845(978) 725-3400 Write a review
Asian Holistic Massage
24 Main St, North Reading, MA 01864(978) 664-2355 Write a review
All U Knead Theraputic Massage & Therapy
4 Lowell Rd, North Reading, MA 01864(978) 664-0200 Write a review
More on Massage Schools
Local massage schools should be investigated before applying to them. There is also some other jurisdiction requirements needed before being able to practice as a masseuse. For one, you must check with the state of which you will be licensed in as to what the actual procedure is. The next step is to enroll in a good school that is regionally accredited. One of the biggest scams with fraudulent schools is that they will claim to be nationally accredited. There is no such thing as nationally accredited and these schools are not recognized by the top school associations. These schools are also false and are considered 'for profit' schools. Local massage schools are better to attend because they have a better chance of being legit. With online schools, it is important to take the right precautions before signing up with any of them. It is a good idea to ask other massage therapists what schools they went to and what the courses were like. Since the massage therapists career is starting to become more popular, the courses are being more expensive. The tuition can range from a couple of thousands and higher. Most schools that are regionally accredited should have financial assistance available to their students who are interested in taking courses. Some of this financial assistance should include federal student loans. Each course requires at least 500-600 hours of training. Students should be prepared to practice massages on a frequent basis. They should also be prepared to perform mock sessions. Students are often graded on not just the technique, but on how well they communicate with their patients. Masseuses can either get a degree or a certification. Both are great for breaking into the business. While all states does not require you to become certified to start practicing massages, it is highly recommended, especially if you want to work for a salaried position.