Spokane Washington Massage Therapy Program

Classes start on March 21, 2016

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Massage Therapists1 are trained professionals who offer a healing touch to their clients. Working in relaxed, professional environments, they bring positive well-being to people through manual and energetic therapies, and other body conditioning treatments.

During the course of our Massage Therapy program, our students will build upon a thorough understanding of human anatomy and physiology to learn a variety of massage techniques, including Shiatsu, Sports, and Swedish massage, among others. So if you are looking for a Massage Therapy school in Spokane, then here are a few things we’d like to share about our program:

  • The program culminates in a Certificate of Achievement in Massage Therapy, and can typically be completed in as few as nine months
  • Students are taught the skills expected of an entry-level Massage Therapist in a clinical or spa environment
  • Students experience a mix of classroom lectures and hands-on lab practice in a spa-like setting
  • The program covers techniques like Swedish, Shiatsu, and Sports Massage
  • Students can practice their new skills during an externship at the conclusion of their studies
  • We strive to exceed our students’ expectations, so they can one day exceed their clients’ expectations
  • The Spokane program includes preparation for the National Certification Exam2

Learn the business of Massage Therapy in Spokane, WA

Because many of Spokane students aspire to build their own practice some day, our Massage Therapy curriculum also covers topics related to the business of massage, such as accounting, marketing, and management skills. Upon graduation, our students should have the skills and the confidence to:

  • Display their academic readiness to sit for the National Certification Exam2
  • Treat client problem areas with specific therapeutic techniques
  • Safely and competently perform a variety of massage techniques
  • Build their own massage therapy practice once they’ve gained experience
  • Demonstrate their aptitude in critical thinking, information management, personal and professional development, communication skills, respect and responsibility

Listen up Spokane! Massage Therapy is a growing profession

As more people discover how the healing touch of massage therapy can benefit their general health, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has forecast the employment prospects for massage therapists will grow over the next several years as more people learn how massage therapy can positively impact their health. It is expected that employment of massage therapists will increase by 23% from 2012 to 2022.3

Classes at our Spokane Massage Therapy college are enrolling soon; so find out more by discussing your options with a Carrington College Enrollment Services Representative.