Christy Wood, Campus President

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

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 Christy Wood, Campus President & filed under Holistic Medicine, Massage Therapy School

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

5 Reasons to Attend Massage School

Posted November 27, 2015 by Christy Wood, Campus President & filed under Massage Therapy School

Massage therapy is growing in demand, as more and more people realize its healing and therapeutic benefits. Massage therapists are trained to meet this demand, having gone through schooling and certification that not only prepares them for rewarding careers, but gives them a specialized, marketable skill. … Read More

How Do I Become a Massage Therapist?

If you're in a position where you're thinking of starting a new career and have considered massage as a potential path, there are a few routes you can take. One highly popular choice is to become a massage therapists. For people who are empathetic, caring, and genuinely interested in helping other overcome physical challenges this is an ideal career for you. … Read More

What are Massage Classes Like?

Posted October 13, 2015 by Christy Wood, Campus President & filed under Massage Therapy School

When considering going to a school, there are so many questions you'll be asking that you're bound to overlook, or forget, a few. One question you should be asking people you meet at that school is what the classes are actually like. Most of the time we're so focused on the financial and logistical aspects of school that we forget the day to day items. Considering a majority of your time on campus will be spent in classes, it's a good idea to get a feel for what they'll be like. … Read More

What Are My Alternatives to a Four-Year College?

Posted October 08, 2015 by Christy Wood, Campus President

By now most of us are conditioned to believe that after graduating high school, your only option to obtaining a good job, and to earn a good income, you’ll need to go to a traditional four year school. However, with the skyrocketing cost of education, that path is becoming increasingly out of reach for many people. Even for those who do have the means to go to a four-year school, the next few decades are spent trying to dig their way out from a mountain of debt from student loans (the average American college student graduates with $28,400 in student loan debt). … Read More

How to Find a Job That You'll Love

So many people spend years searching for a job that combines their skills and their interests. In order to find a job you'll love, that balance between those two factors is often key. However, there are usually limited opportunities for people to not only find a job that meets those criteria, but to also be able to secure that job. Whatever your passion is, you can find a career in it. … Read More

"I Want to Heal People" - Careers in Holistic Medicine

There is a school of thinking that says certain people are just natural born care givers. That they're born with a natural sense of empathy and a desire to take care of other people. Whether this is true or not is questionable, but it does seem that there are certain people in the world who really do appear to have a special gift for helping others. … Read More

Best Jobs for Veterans in Alternative Medicine

Since we’ve already covered what veterans should be thinking about once they leave the service, let’s discuss the potential careers they could have if they chose to go into alternative medicine. In the previous blog post we discussed the reasons why veterans are actually quite a good fit for a career in alternative medicine. Once a veteran has graduated from their school of choice, they’re faced with challenges like every other graduate, however being they have a set of skills so unique, they also have many advantages. … Read More

Can I Get Financial Aid for Massage School?

Posted September 15, 2015 by Christy Wood, Campus President

When considering any post secondary education the first question people often have to ask themselves is "how on earth am I going to pay for this". It's not news that the cost of education in America is rising, but so are the financial rewards you'll receive in the years after you get your degree. In order to combat this barrier to entry for many potential students, the government provides assistance called Federal Student Aid, usually just called Financial Aid. Financial Aid has helped millions of students afford school and is a great opportunity for people without the means to pay for school on their own to get an education. … Read More

What Career Choices do Veterans Have After Service?

Coming home from a stint in the military can be an overwhelming experience for many veterans. They’re faced with a million questions and problems that they often don’t have the solutions to. One of the biggest they face is what should they do for a career now that their service is over? All too often, particularly in generations past, veterans were left to flounder on their own in the job market. Luckily those days are largely behind us and veterans coming home have a bevy of career options ahead of them. … Read More

What Types of Jobs Can I get With an Alternative Medicine Degree?

When considering going into alternative medicine there are many paths one can take in their area of specialty. There are courses in a multitude of areas with many different teaching styles. Now you may find yourself wondering what can someone do with degrees in these fields? Aside from the obvious massage therapist and acupuncturist, there are many different ways someone can go once receiving their degree. … Read More

5 Steps to Changing Careers at 40

Forty is a significant milestone in people’s lives. At 40, people report having greater clarity about their strengths and likes and dislikes, along with revitalized energy to pursue long-held ambitions. At 40, people’s children may be older, giving them more time to dedicate to themselves and their own professions. And at 40, people may find themselves closer to retirement, and feeling an urgency to take steps to increase their income. … Read More

3 Flexible Jobs Perfect for You

For women in their 30s and 40s, a keyword in any job search is flexibility. The demand for flexible positions is growing as women realize it’s the key to work/life balance, excelling in their chosen careers, and being there for their children, aging parents, families, and communities. Flexibility is no longer a dream perk that’s difficult to attain. It’s a realistic work expectation in more and more fields, and it is empowering women to make room in their lives for all the things they find important. … Read More

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