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Category: Massage Therapy

Massage School Program

Massage Program

Massage Therapy School near Crystal Lake and Libertyville, Illinois   When you attend First Institute’s Massage Therapy Program you’ll receive hands on training, clinical experience and industry support. That paired with instructors who have years of experience working in the field makes for an unbeatable program! You’ll learn to assess musculoskeletal problems, as well as […]

Creating an Eco-Friendly Massage Practice

Massage Career

  Massage therapists know the systems of the human body and how they work together. But have you given any thought to how our bodies interact with the environment? From the impact of product choices on the environment to the potential effect of substances on clients, there are a lot of reasons that massage therapists would make […]

What is a Modality in Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy Classes

When you talk to massage therapists about whey they do, they will often refer to a “modality” that they specialize in. What do they mean? In massage therapy, as in many other career paths, certain words that you might not hear every day are common within the field. “Modality” is one of those words. According to Vocabulary.com, […]

Massage Therapy Career

Massage Career

Massage Therapy A Successful Massage Therapy Career Starts Here! Helping people feel their best through the healing touch is what massage therapists do. Some massage therapists help their patients recover from injury or manage pain, while others aid people in reducing their stress levels. Our students receive traditional classroom and hands-on training in areas including […]

What Will I Learn in Massage School

Massage Therapist School

Get to know the human body, massage modalities, and the business of massage therapy Some people who are considering the Massage Therapy program at First Institute are surprised when they read about the classes included. After all, some aren’t what most would consider massage classes, but they are vital to developing your overall knowledge and expertise.

Choose A Massage School

Massage Therapist School

Finding the best massage therapy school to fit your needs is an important part of the journey toward a rewarding career. That’s why there are several factors to take into consideration when choosing your training program. Choose a Massage School with These Qualities Location: First Institute is located in Crystal Lake, IL and serves students in northern […]

Choose A Massage Therapy Career

Massage Career

Do you work well with people? Are you a caring person who others trust in the workplace? Concerning your ideal job, would you prefer a position with a desk and office chair, or one that allows you to move around and work with both your brain and your hands? If you prefer the active route, and […]

Developing Loyal Clients for your Massage Therapy Career

Massage Career

Massage Therapy is a personal business; as such, providing excellent customer service is essential. Building repeat business is a necessity for building a base of loyal clients, whether massage therapists work for a spa or for themselves. There are two marketing philosophies that everyone in the massage business should know and adhere to. The first is […]

Why is there Growing Demand for Massage Therapists?

Become A Massage Therapist

Natural, Preventative Care and Aging Population Behind Industry Growth By all indications, massage isn’t just a healing practice; it’s big business! According to IBISWorld, a leading resource for business intelligence, massage therapy was an $11.7 billion industry in the United States in 2014. Demand is expected to increase for the foreseeable future, which will lead to […]

How Can Reflexology Training Benefit Your Massage Therapy Career

Massage Training

You can get a degree in massage therapy at First Institute and take the first step toward a career in reflexology. Do you like to help people? Would you like a career that is fulfilling and rewarding? You may want to train as a reflexologist, and work in one of the most popular modalities of […]