Licensed Massage Therapists (LMTs) treat clients by manipulating the muscles and other soft tissues of the body to relieve pain, help heal injuries, improve circulation, relieve stress, and increase relaxation. They aid in the general wellness of their clients.
You will leave this program equipped with the skills and competencies necessary to enter the field of massage therapy with the foundation and skills needed in modern clinical massage therapy settings.
Therapists may specialize in many different types of massage, called modalities. Swedish massage, Deep-Tissue massage, and Sports massage are just a few of the many modalities practiced.
Trainee Requirement Details
Includes 500 hours of lecture and hands-on labs and clinical rotations. Trainees must be at least 18 years of age. Successful completion of First-Aid/CPR course for healthcare workers (included) is required.
FastForward Financial Assistance Funding
Qualifying Virginia residents may be eligible for FastForward financial assistance, which could reduce the cost of tuition by two-thirds.
Massage therapists with national certification can work in a variety of health care, business, and recreational settings such as spas, hospitals, corporations, doctors’ offices and chiropractic clinics, sports and fitness facilities, beauty and skin care salons and personal wellness agencies.
Special grants are available to help cover the cost of tuition. For more information and to apply, please contact Brooke Shehan, FastForward Career Coach, at (540) 863-2848 or email@example.com.