With Shiatsu Massage Back Pain and More Dissipates

Shiatsu is a form of Asian bodywork with origins in traditional Chinese medicine. Similar to acupuncture and its diagnostic methods, Shiatsu massage therapy uses acupoints and energy channels (meridians) in treatment. … Read More

4 Things to Know About Going to Massage School

Going to massage school is a personal, unique experience for all students. At the same time, there are many things about it that are common to everyone. The following are four things prospective students should know about going to massage school that can help them determine if it’s the right choice for them. … Read More

Massage Offers Key Relief for Back Pain

Massage therapy helps ease chronic low back pain and improves function, according to a new Annals of Internal Medicine trial. This is the first study to compare structural and relaxation (Swedish) massage. The trial found that both types of massage worked well with few side effects. … Read More

Exploring Japanese Massage and the Benefits of Shiatsu Massage

Shiatsu massage, a form of Oriental therapy based on traditional Chinese medicine principles and Japanese massage therapy traditions, is growing in popularity. The reason for this is that it can be used to treat several health conditions and ailments, including: … Read More

Massage For Wellness: Q&A on the Benefits of Massage

As people discover the benefits of massage therapy, they are turning to the practice more and more to improve their mood and their health. Here are some overarching answers about the use of massage for wellness, and for the treatment of many conditions people may not be aware of. … Read More

Ask Admissions: How Do I Enroll in Massage School?

Posted December 23, 2015 by Joe Calareso, Director of Admissions & filed under Massage

When people decide to go to massage school, they often know already that they want to help people and pursue a rewarding career. But all new and prospective students generally have questions about how exactly to get started. The following are answers to the most common inquiries we receive when people are looking to enroll at AMC. … Read More

How Does the Career Outlook for Massage Therapists Look? Bright!

Posted December 15, 2015 by Morena McNally, Career Services Director & filed under Careers, Massage

Before embarking on any career, it’s important to evaluate its career outlook and make sure it’s in a growing field backed by growing demand. If you’re considering a career in massage therapy, the future looks bright. … Read More

10 Ways Massage Therapy Makes You Feel Better 

Posted December 07, 2015 by Carmen Bailey, Administrative Coordinator & filed under Health & Fitness, Massage

Relax. Unwind. Get a massage. Indeed, it is common to hear this advice from friends, family, and even doctors. Often these suggestions indicate, however, that a massage is a “luxury” that one should “treat” themselves to -- An indulgence like a day at the spa, or something one must ask for in the form of a gift certificate, redeemed only on special occasions. … Read More

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