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Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy Training

Help People Feel Better By Reducing Stress and Tension
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Learn hands-on massage therapy techniques to increase circulation, relieve tension, reduce  stress, relieve anxiety, improve sleep, and promote relaxation throughout the entire body, as well as many other benefits. 

Our Massage Therapy training program is offered in:

 

 

 

Program Overview

Massage Therapy Certificate

Classes Start May 20th

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Admissions Requirements

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What will I learn?

Massage Therapy Certificate

Graduates will have developed massage therapy skills through hands-on applications in and out of the classroom and lab settings. Graduates will complete the program with the necessary skills to perform Swedish, Therapeutic, and Deep Tissue Massage Therapy, massage techniques for specific injuries, detailed client assessments, session documentation, and treatment planning.

Some of the courses you will take:
MT-105 Swedish Massage Techniques and Ethics
MT-115 Kinesiology
MT-125 Anatomy & Physiology
MT-150 Specialized Massage Therapy

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Skills and Training

Our massage therapy classes will teach you these current industry skills and techniques to help you design client therapy plans:

  • Massage for special populations such as sports and prenatal
  • Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Hydrotherapy and Spa services
  • Hot & cold stone massage
  • Advanced massage techniques including deep tissue and myofascial release
  • Client assessment, treatment planning, and documentation
  • Building & marketing a massage business
  • Advanced client intake including pathology screening and SOAP charting
  • Knowledge of anatomy and physiology
  • Kinesiology including palpation skills

Massage Clinic

Suring the last term, practice what you’ve learned in class on actual clients and refine your skills and knowledge as a Massage Therapist through clinics offered at each campus. Books appointments, conduct client intake, provide massage services, maintain records, complete office duties, set goals, and complete additional business tasks. Typical clinic hours are on Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. or 2:00-7:00 p.m. adding an additional 5 hours per week to the class schedule.

Certifications

Students may receive the opportunity to sit for the following certifications:

  • Massage & Bodywork Licensing Exam (MBLEX) Exam administered by the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards
  • CPR Certification

After Graduation

After successfully completing your training at IntelliTec College, you will be well on your way to being prepared to sit for the Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork Exam administered by The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB).

Massage Therapy Program Gainful Employment Disclosures: Grand Junction | Pueblo

Careers

What does a Massage Therapist do?

Massage therapists treat clients through touch to manipulate the muscles and other soft tissues of the body. Therapists relieve pain, help heal injuries, improve circulation, relieve stress, increase relaxation, and aid in general wellness. In addition, many Massage Therapists talk with clients about medical history and desired results, evaluate clients to locate painful or tense areas of the body and may suggest personal treatment plans for their clients.

What are the job opportunities in this field?

  • Day and Health Spas or Beauty Salons
  • Health Clinics
  • Vacation Resorts, Cruise Ships ad Retreat Centers
  • Fitness Centers and Yoga Centers
  • Sports Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Physical Therapist Offices

What is the salary potential in this career?

IntelliTec College provides career-training programs for entry-level positions. Salaries vary depending on geographic location, economic conditions, and willingness to relocate. Salaries by occupation and specific location can be found at www.onetonline.org. National figures for labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy are available at www.bls.gov/ooh/ or visit the campus career services department to learn where IntelliTec graduates work and the beginning salaries in their respective careers.

What is the job outlook for the next 10 years?

According to the US Department of Labor, continued growth in the demand for massage services will lead to new openings for massage therapists. As an increasing number of states adopt licensing requirements and standards for therapists, the practice of massage is likely to be respected and accepted by more people as a way to treat pain and to improve overall wellness.

What are the typical working hours for this career?

Massage therapists work by appointment in most cases and their schedule and the number of hours worked each week vary significantly. In addition, because of the strength and endurance needed to give a massage, many therapists limit their daily massage service hours.

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