The Ultimate Massage Therapy Career Guide-Part I | Massage School Blog

If you’re reading this, you probably know that being a professional massage therapist is totally awesome and that the only thing standing between you and a 4-hour work day that pays a ton of money is the 9-month long rite of passage known as massage school. But that’s all there is to massage school, right? A small fee, 9-months of sitting in a desk, a little hands-on practice, and there you’re guaranteed a job. Yeah...except the above paragraph is mostly sarcasm, but you obviously knew that already (studying massage therapy will require book smarts). … Read More

What are the benefits of Acupressure? | Massage Therapy School | Miami

What are the benefits of Acupressure? | AMC Massage School Blog | Miami, FL Recently, we discussed the meridian system in Traditional Chinese Medicine and how Asian Bodywork Therapy (ABT) utilizes these principles for healing. Like acupuncture, acupressure stimulates the flow of qi by applying manual stimulation at the acupoints. However, rather than inserting needles, acupressure uses pressure to massage the acupoints. Because it is non-invasive, acupressure can potentially be used as a low-risk complementary treatment for medical issues where traditional acupuncture has already proven to be effective. … Read More

What is Asian Bodywork Therapy (ABT)? | AMC Massage School | Miami

Posted April 13, 2018 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Miami, Florida, massage school

Asian Bodywork Therapy (ABT) is the official term used by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) to designate the different touch and manual therapy modalities that incorporate the medical theories and principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Currently, there are 17 recognized forms or styles of ABT. Before we go onto discuss these different forms, we need to briefly cover a small matter of technical jargon. … Read More

Are Swedish Massages Good for You? | AMC Massage School | Miami, FL

Massage Therapy is a holistic health practice that involves the manual manipulation of the body’s musculoskeletal tissues. While massage treatments have long been a part of medical history, some of the most popular modalities or styles were not invented until fairly recently. For example, the most popular modality, Swedish Massage, was invented around 1870 by Johann George Mezger, who codified the modality into the five techniques that are still used today. The five techniques of Swedish Massage, are: … Read More

Massage Therapy Employment Facts | AMC Massage School | Miami

Posted March 15, 2018 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Miami, Florida, massage school

Massage Therapy as a Career | AMC-Miami Massage Therapy and Shiatsu School If you’re considering becoming a massage therapist, then you’ve probably also looked into related health and medical occupations.  The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) lists four related occupations with similar job duty descriptions to massage therapy. They are: … Read More

How Much Does Massage School Cost? | Miami, Florida

Posted April 05, 2016 by Christy Wood, Financial Aid Director & filed under Miami, Florida, massage school

A career in massage therapy is great for many reasons: You get to help people feel better – almost instantly. You can have a flexible schedule, and in many situations, you can even be your own boss. Moreover, you can have huge earning power starting right away. Massage therapists have a median salary of $37,180 per year. And some can make up to $75,390 annually. … Read More

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