Spokane Washington Massage Therapy Program
Massage Therapy in Spokane – It’s about more than soothing muscles
Classes start as soon as:
Jun 17th, 2013
Massage Therapists 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 Exam*
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 Exam*
- 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 predicts that employment of Massage Therapists will grow faster than the average for all occupations over the coming years; in fact, they forecast that the number of available Massage Therapy jobs will increase by 19 percent from 2008 to 2018.**
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.
* Carrington College prepares students to take appropriate certification and licensure exams related to their individual majors. The College does not guarantee students will successfully pass these exams or be certified or licensed as a result of completing the program.
**Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook (2010-11 Ed.).