Career Paths for Massage Therapists: Overview (Part 1 of 5)

One of the many wonderful things about graduating from an accredited massage therapy school like Finger Lakes School of Massage is the many opportunities ahead of you. In this 5-part series, we’ll discuss the different career paths available to you after graduation.

You Graduated From Massage Therapy School, so Now What?

You put in the time, studied hard, had your life changed by amazing instructors, made friends for life, and learned more about yourself and your place in this world—YOU JUST GRADUATED FROM MASSAGE THERAPY SCHOOL! Congratulations! The question is. . . What now?

Massage Modalities: Medical, Oncology, and Pregnancy

As you’ve been learning throughout our series on massage modalities, there are many kinds of massage. So far we’ve covered several, including Swedish Massage, Shiatsu, Neuromuscular Therapy, Connective Tissue Therapy, and Sports Massage. In this article, we will briefly go over the healthcare-related modalities medical massage, oncology massage, and pregnancy massage.

Featured Faculty: Joy Grobelny

Joy Grobelny, LMT, believes that there is no separation between the mind and body, and that a person’s psycho-emotional state greatly affects their physical form. It is Joy’s desire to combine holistic Eastern therapies with Western knowledge in what she calls “a hectic, ever-growing, and (on occasion) superficial culture.”

Massage Modalities: Sports Massage

Sports massage therapy is beneficial to all levels of athlete, from the hard core to the weekend warrior. Clients can benefit from sports massage before, during, and after an event, and also during recovery from an injury.