When you choose to help others, you are showing the world how selfless a person you are. Our Massage Therapy Programs will help you discover the Art of Relaxation so that you can help others. You will learn the basics of relaxation and the principles of massage therapy in our Basic Massage Therapy program. Once you have completed that 500 hr course and you enjoyed it, you may then choose to partake in the Advanced 2200 Professional Massage Therapy diploma program, where we go more in-depth with the techniques for reflexology, massage, and much more.
Did you know that there are over 80 known massage types globally? While we can’t promise you that we can teach you that many, we will teach you some of the more common ones.
After the second year completion of our Advanced Professional Massage Therapy program, you can choose to add or specialize in Reflexology, Acupressure/Meridian Therapy, and/or Psychosomatic Therapy. Our program will provide you with a solid foundation for becoming a successful RMT blending both Eastern and Western medicine.
Specialties and Different Types of Massage
Everyone can benefit from a massage, and that is where our training comes in! We offer unique courses that can help anyone find their true massage therapy calling. We require students to complete several classes such as:
- Deep Tissue Massage
- Sports Massage
- Pre/Post-Natal and Pregnancy Massage (Pregnant women love massages)
- Neuromuscular Massage
- And much more!
Similar to how there are different types of massage there are also different techniques that we cover. We teach the following techniques to our students:
- Relaxation techniques such as stretching, anxiety management, and soft-touch massage.
- Therapeutic techniques such as deep-tissue massage, circulatory enhancement, and trigger points.
- Seated Chair Techniques
Massage Therapy as a Career
Did you Massage therapy continues to gain popularity and recognition by both the public and the health care communities? By 2029 the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 21% job growth! The opportunities for massage therapists are rapidly expanding. Jobs are not only found in resorts, spas, and gyms, but are also increasingly available in medical centers and specialty standalone clinics.
In addition, as insurance plans have moved to provide coverage for massage therapy, the job market continues to expand rapidly. It has quickly become an attractive and lucrative profession, and its flexibility fits seamlessly in today’s fast-paced lifestyles.
will always be a demand for massage therapists.
So you may also be asking yourself, is there anything else I can do with this diploma? Yes, there is so much you can do. After you complete our Advanced Professional Massage Therapy diploma, you will be certified as an RMT in Alberta! RMT’s are working in numerous different fields such as professional sports organizations, medical clinics, spas, and so many more! The opportunities for RMT’s are seemingly endless. You can even go the entrepreneurial route and open up your own massage clinic.
Not only do clients benefit from massage therapy, but the therapists do as well. Choosing a career as an RMT is so rewarding on its own. You learn how to help others improve their lives. You may help people recovering from injuries due to many things, a stressed-out parent relax,
Alternatively, even help staff in an office become more productive.
The 500 hours you gain with our Basic Massage Therapy program will be applied to the 2200 hours required in our Advanced Professional Massage Therapy program so you can spend less time in a classroom and more time healing others.
Help others sit back and relax! Register for one of our Massage Therapy programs today.