Joe Calareso, Director of Admissions

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How To Research Acupuncture Schools Online

The journey to selecting the right acupuncture school for you begins by gathering information online. In this day and age, every acupuncture school should have a college website, an active social media presence (especially on Facebook), and a business profile listed in several online review directories, such as Yelp. … Read More

Should I Get a Master's or Doctorate  Degree in Oriental Medicine?

A common question we get from prospective students at our acupuncture school in Florida is whether it's better to enroll in a Master's or Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AOM) Program. We understand that it’s easy and natural to become hyped when looking into different Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degree programs. And while it is certainly good to be excited about becoming an acupuncturist, what you don’t want to do is let the paradox of choice overwhelm you, or worse, stop you completely from selecting an acupuncture school that’s right for you. … Read More

Ultimate Guide for Choosing an Acupuncture School

If you’re reading this, then you’ve likely had acupuncture treatments in the past, realized how great Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is, and are now thinking about studying acupuncture. You’ve probably also started to research acupuncture career information and know that the first step to becoming an acupuncturist is to apply, enroll, and graduate from an acupuncture school. … Read More

How Do You Get Into Acupuncture School?

Once you’ve decided to become an acupuncturist, the first thing you will need to do is apply, enroll, and graduate from an ACAOM-accredited and state-approved acupuncture training program. But how do you get into acupuncture school? Are there any educational or testing requirements? … 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

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

What to Look for in a Massage Therapy School

Posted January 15, 2019 by Joe Calareso, Director of Admissions & filed under Massage Therapy

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

Posted June 22, 2017 by Joe Calareso, Director of Admissions & filed under Massage Therapy

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

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