Massage Therapy School

If you have ever considered attending a massage therapy school in Edmonton, but do not know which one to choose, you are not the only one out there. Massage therapy is now one of Canada’s fastest-growing health care options, meaning that there is a dramatic increase in the number of registered massage therapists needed.

Massage therapy in Alberta is gaining popularity and is an extremely lucrative, long-term career option. Massage therapy training contains a diverse learning environment and a type of skillset that can provide you with the knowledge that you can use both in and out of the industry. Some of these skills include:

  • How to communicate with a client in an ethical and professional manner
  • Giving a massage treatment that will provide long-term relief 
  • Learning how to care for yourself as well as family and friends
  • How to have postive outlook on many aspects of your life

Considering a Future in Massage Therapy?

If you are interested in a future in massage therapy, you may be wondering what your options are. At Wholistic Health Training, we provide our students with incredible opportunities that can transform your interest into an exciting and fulfilling career.

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How to Know You Are Choosing the Right Massage Therapy School in Edmonton

1. Do your research on at least 3 different massage therapy schools.

There are over 10 schools that teach a massage therapy program, and a few of them are solely focused on massage therapy. Each massage school values itself on different things and they have different ways of teaching. One of those schools will definitely be the right fit for you. When doing your research make sure to see the number of classes you will be attending, the cost of the program, how many hours they teach and more importantly if they have any support available for you throughout your program. When doing your research, make sure to find outside sources that talk about the different massage schools and see if their ideals fit in with your own. Outside sources may include blogs, social posts and reviews, such as Best in Edmonton. Best in Edmonton has names Wholistic Health Training one of the best massage schools in Edmonton.

2. Take a Tour of the School.

A great option that most massage schools in Edmonton offer are taking a tour of their location. This tour gives you the ability to ensure that you can see yourself studying there, the type of staff that work there, the atmosphere of the learning environment, and the types of amenities that are nearby for you to use. Wholistic Health Training is located in a prime location in downtown Edmonton with several amenities nearby such as:

  • Restaurants
  • Coffee Shops
  • Convenience Stores
  • Public Transportation
  • Postal Services

In addition to this, you are able to get an overall feel for the massage school and see if it a place where you would want to invest in yourself and in your future.

3. Check to see if they have any additional programs or courses that could aid to your massage therapy practice. 

A massage therapy school may teach you many skills to become a skilled massage therapist, but what can you do to ensure that you stick out from your peers? Check to see if your massage therapy school offers any programs that will enhance your practice to make you not only a skilled therapist, but a sought out therapist due to your knowledge in other fields. This extra knowledge may help you give a client a better treatment with long-term relief. Programs that complement massage therapy and can enhance your practice include: 

  • Reflexology
  • Psychosomatic Therapy
  • Acupressure
  • Meridian Therapy

Call Today

To invest in your future and start your career in massage therapy, call Wholistic Health Training today at 780-461-6708 or email our student liaison now at


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