Start Massage Therapy Training at Miller-Motte Technical College in Roanoke, VA
If you enjoy working with your hands and helping people feel better then Miller-Motte Technical College Roanoke’s Massage Therapy program might be the right fit for you. We have been helping people like you from Roanoke, Cave Spring, Blacksburg and Rocky Mount gain the training they need to start successful careers. In as little as 9 months, you can start an exciting career using your training in the field of Massage Therapy to help people feel better.
You can take your craft anywhere you want, using your skills to perform massage in a variety of ways. In our stressful world, many people look to massage as a form of homeopathic medicine. You’ll provide stress relief and help people in their daily lives when you use your Massage skills.
What You can Expect to Learn in Our Massage Therapy Classes
Our Massage Therapy program teaches you what techniques to use when helping people relax. You’ll also learn how muscles in the human body work and the various pressure points that can be used during massage. Receiving your Diploma by completing our Massage Therapy program is affordable and fun.
Receive training in the following techniques from our Massage Therapy program:
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Swedish Massage
- Kinesiology (the study of human movement)
- Therapeutic Massage
You’ll also have the benefit of taking business courses in addition to the classes listed above. With business knowledge and an understanding of how to manage your finances and taxes, you may even be able to start your own massage practice.
For more information about our Massage Therapy program, download the Course Catalog.
Career Options in Massage Therapy
You can take your skills anywhere in the world. Massage Therapist training can allow you to stay close to home or see the world while working in a vacation resort or on a cruise ship. With the increased stress levels in our fast-paced world, the need for stress relief continues to grow. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that a job in Massage Therapy is expected to grow 23% by 2022, putting Massage Therapists in high demand.
Once you’ve graduated, the training you received in the field of Massage Therapy will prepare you to become a:
You provide powerful pain relief as a Massage Therapist, but that’s not all. Certified and licensed Massage Therapists help people relax and heal. You may also have the opportunity to specialize in specific forms of Massage like Pregnancy Massage or Deep Tissue Massage. Spas and chiropractic offices also employ Massage Therapists, or you could start your own clinic or work in a private practice.
Start a Massage Therapy Program in Roanoke, VA Today
Don’t wait to start an exciting new career as a Massage therapist; start learning how to help people feel great today! Call 800.705.9182 or click here for more information about our Massage Therapy program.*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Massage Therapists,
on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/massage-therapists.htm (visited May 22, 2015).