5 Reasons to Attend Massage School

Posted November 27, 2015 by Morena McNally, Career Services Director & filed under Massage

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?

Posted November 23, 2015 by Sylvia Santana, Academic Dean & filed under Careers, Massage

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

Hear What Our Students Say - Why They Attend Massage School

Posted November 12, 2015 by Christy Robaina, MT Clinical / Faculty Supervisor & filed under Careers, Massage

If you’re thinking of continuing your education, going back to school, or maybe just picking up a new skill, massage school might be for you. A degree in massage doesn’t require as great a financial or time commitment as many careers. In addition, careers in the industry offer flexibility, and the demand for massage therapists is growing year after year. … Read More

What Can I Do With A Massage Therapy Degree in Miami?

One of the biggest considerations when going back to school is what, if any, jobs you can get with the degree you’re pursing. So often people spend years and tens of thousands of dollars on degrees they don’t end up using. Luckily, if you’re thinking of getting a massage therapy degree in Miami that likely won’t be the case, as jobs are plentiful and varied. … Read More

What are Massage Classes Like?

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

Acupuncture School VS Massage School: Which is Best for Me?

Posted September 15, 2015 by Joe Calareso, Director of Admissions & filed under Acupuncture, Education & Research, Massage

So, you’ve already made up your mind that you want to go back to school, specifically a school specializing in alternative medicine. While that first step in itself is a big one, you’ve got to make another hard choice; in which area should I focus my studies? Sure, in an ideal world you’d be able to study and master every branch of alternative medicine that you’re heart would desire, but our everyday obligations and responsibilities make that incredibly difficult. So, to boil it down to only two areas of specialty, specifically acupuncture and massage, you can’t really go wrong in either direction. However you, being the highly motivated and enthusiastic person that you are, want to do your research as to which one might be a better fit for you. That’s where this blog comes in to help. While it may not have all the answers to your questions, it should give you a good idea as to which area might better suit you. … Read More

3 Flexible Jobs Perfect for You

Posted August 17, 2015 by Morena McNally, Career Services Director & filed under Acupuncture, Massage

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


Posted July 27, 2015 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Massage

Perineal massage is a massage technique used to stretch and prepare the skin of the perineum, (the skin between the vagina and anus) for birth. By preparing the perineal tissues for the stretching encountered in birthing, there is less likelihood that they will tear. Women who practice perineal massage on a daily basis for 10 minutes tend to experience less of the stinging sensation that occurs during crowning. Additionally, women who do this massage technique familiarize themselves with the stretching sensations that will occur during birth. … Read More

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