Massage therapy schools and massage therapy education are one of healthcare's fastest growing industries. In the U. S. alone, there are hundreds, if not over one thousand schools and training courses. Additionally, many community, technical and University Colleges offer massage therapy instruction courses. There are also many massage associations that support and promote the benefits of massage.
With more than 200 massage techniques and many varieties of massage school, it is important to find the one that is right for you. Take time to visit several schools, and experience different massage techniques to find the style of instruction you prefer. A great way to see if you are a good candidate for a career in massage therapy training is to take a trial apprenticeship with an established school and/or a massage therapy professional. While training, you should expect to pay the regularly, hourly charge for massage therapy.
Studies indicate that human touch can reduce stress and depression, alleviate pain, and boost the immune system. Massage is the most natural of healing methods. Massage therapy schools instruct us how to heal and teach us how to touch therapeutically. They also expand our awareness of our instinctual, nurturing human touch. A good massage therapy school will instruct you in all of the many beneficial and healing techniques.
Massage training includes course work that enables students to learn specific massage therapies designed to increase lubrication of muscle fiber, which dramatically increases muscle flexibility and blood circulation. The act of massage helps our bodies to experience a sense of well-being, increased energy, and peacefulness. Some students will opt to further their natural healing education with a focus on a related specialty, such as chiropractic medicine or acupuncture, for instance.
Massage therapy schools offer a wide variety of healthful and therapeutic instruction courses, from Aromatherapy Massage, to Zero Balancing. Experience the benefits of massage therapy training today in preparation for a rewarding career, or just enjoy a massage for your own relaxation!
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