Joe Calareso, Director of Admissions

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How to Save on Acupuncture School Tuition

Acupuncture and Massage College in Miami, FL opened in 1983 as the first acupuncture school in Florida. For more than 30 years, we have seen countless graduates make positive changes in their personal and professional lives. … Read More

Is Acupuncture School Worth It?

If you’ve reading this article, then it’s safe to assume that you’re considering becoming an acupuncturist and enrolling in an acupuncture school in Florida. And like most prospective students, you’re concerned about the high cost of acupuncture school. … Read More

What to Look for in a Massage Therapy School

Posted January 15, 2019 by Joe Calareso, Director of Admissions & filed under massage school

Over the past few weeks, we have discussed what to look for in a massage therapy school in Miami. So far, we've covered the quantitative and qualitative details to look for. In short, this information gives you an idea of the quality of education of the school, your financial responsibilities, and your employment prospects. They are: … Read More

Getting into a Shiatsu Massage School

One of the best things a practitioner of massage therapy can do to enhance their practice or business is to offer specialized services to clients. This could include additional holistic health services, natural aesthetic treatments or special types of massage, such as Thai massage or Shiatsu massage. But how do you fulfill Shiatsu massage training requirements so that you can offer this modality, or treatment technique, to your practice? … Read More

Massage Therapy Schools in Florida: Find the Best

Do you live in Florida and have aspirations of entering the exciting and growing field of massage therapy? Or maybe you live elsewhere and envision yourself practicing massage therapy in a place with sun and an interest in holistic medicine and treatments. … Read More

How to Earn a Holistic Medicine Degree

Like any other health care career, you need credentials to become a holistic health practitioner. The specific discipline you pursue will determine what kind of background you need to practice. There's no single holistic medicine degree, though some practitioners choose to specialize in multiple techniques. Becoming a doctor of Oriental medicine may be the closest to what you're thinking of when you're wondering about pursuing a holistic medicine degree, but holistic health encompasses a variety of approaches to care. … Read More

The Secret to Success in Holistic Health Careers

Posted June 06, 2017 by Joe Calareso, Director of Admissions

So, you've decided to start on an exciting journey of exploring careers in holistic medicine. Or maybe you already have a new professional path picked out — be it in massage therapy, acupuncture, yoga or reiki practice. You might be wondering: Am I cut out for this line of work? What experiences or qualities do you need to be successful in holistic health careers? Can I make the money I want and gain the personal and professional satisfaction out of the job that I desire? … Read More

Shiatsu Massage Training Requirements

Whether you're contemplating entering a massage therapy program or wish to enhance your massage credentials, Shiatsu massage training might be of interest to you. Shiatsu is one of the many modalities of massage therapy. It incorporates traditional Chinese massage (called anma, anmo or tui na) with: … Read More

Massage Therapy School: Everything You Need to Know

You have an inkling that you want to pursue a degree in massage therapy, but you aren't 100% sure yet. Maybe you know someone who works in the field and admire that person's lifestyle. Perhaps you are considering how to focus your future around a stable career. Potentially you want a job that provides more money, more flexibility and more independence. … Read More

Degree Programs at Oriental Medicine Schools

Traditional Chinese medicine is a fast-growing health care profession in the United States these days. More Americans are opting for a holistic approach to their health. They are incorporating acupuncture, massage and other natural practices into their lives on a regular basis as a way to stay healthy and treat illnesses. Americans may use complementary and alternative medicine as their primary source of health care or as a supplement to other treatments. In fact, Americans spend $30 billion annually on complementary medicine, which means demand for practitioners is up. … Read More

What Do You Study at Acupuncture School?

Are you considering attending or planning to enroll in acupuncture school? If so, congratulations! You're well on your way to an exciting career helping people live their healthiest and happiest lives. But what exactly does a program at acupuncture school look like? What classes will you take and what will you learn? Each acupuncture school is likely to offer a program that's a little different from the others, but read on to learn about the basics of what you can expect. … Read More

Consumers Choosing Traditional Chinese Medicine vs Western Medicine

Posted December 22, 2016 by Joe Calareso, Director of Admissions & filed under Alternative Medicine, Chinese herbs

More than a third of Americans use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for therapeutic or preventive health care, according to the National Institutes of Health. Complementary and alternative medicine covers a range of practices and treatments that includes: … Read More

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