Do you Know the Difference Between Swedish Massage and Deep Tissue Massage?

We train our students in several different types of massage therapy to equip them with the tools they need to serve a variety of clients. The different techniques all serve different purposes, but sometimes clients simply prefer one kind of massage technique over another. How familiar are you with different massage techniques? This article discusses… Read More

Massage Therapists on the Front Lines of the Battle Against Skin Cancer

Massage therapists cannot diagnose skin cancer, but they can serve to help detect issues early. Because massage therapists come in direct contact with the skin, and most people do not check their own skin for signs of cancer, therapists may be able to detect these signs early. If a massage therapist does notice something, a… Read More

Interview With AMTA 2016 National Convention Speaker, Therapist Tami Goldstein

Tami Goldstein was drawn to a career in holistic medicine when she saw how certain treatments were helping her autistic daughter. She graduated from massage therapy school, trained in lymphatic drainage and Reiki, and is dedicated to continuing education. Goldstein will present a lecture about treating clients with autism at the American Massage Therapy Association… Read More

The Hidden Health Benefits of Massage from Oprah.com

Did you know that getting a massage can actually improve your health? It’s true. Physical touch can benefit your body in a number of ways, such as lowering blood pressure and increasing serotonin—your brain’s natural anti-depressant. This article discusses a study done by Dr. Mark Rapaport that explores the health benefits of massage therapy. “We’re finding biological changes associated… Read More