Like Humans, Pets Can Benefit From Holistic Treatments Such as Massage

We love our pets. We feed them, bathe them, cuddle with them, and treat them like the family members they are. It follows that we do not like when our furry friends are sick or in pain. But just like us, our dog and cat friends are made up of several systems including a respiratory system, a lymphatic system, a digestive system, a muscular system, and many others.

Student Spotlight: Cindy Diano

Cindy Diano, a student at our Mount Kisco campus, was chosen as FLSM’s Student of the Month for August because she is “focused, has a positive attitude, and offers respect towards classmates and staff.”

Income: What do Massage Therapists Make?

Did you know that massage therapy is the fastest growing occupation in the country, according to the United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics? In fact, employment opportunities are expected to grow 22 percent through 2024, which the Bureau calls “much faster than average.” The future is bright as far as opportunities, so… Read More

Featured Faculty: Dex White

Dex is a 1999 FLSM graduate, a licensed massage therapist, and has worked at FLSM since 2003, in both administrative roles and in the classroom. He teaches Swedish Massage, Communication Skills, Kinesthetic Awareness through Movement, Self-Care, Sports Massage, Energy Palpation, Connective Tissue Therapy, Hydrotherapy, Neuromuscular Therapy, and Medical Massage. Dex has worked in several spas including his current position at Rasa Spa in Ithaca.