Massage therapy is a growing field and a great option for those looking for a fulfilling career.
This is a wonderful time for students to consider going to massage school.
The Institute for Holistic Health offers a hands-on massage therapy program that leads to professional licensure. This profession provides flexible hours, good pay, security, and job satisfaction.
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According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for massage therapists has quickly increased over the years, projected to grow 32 percent from 2020 to 2030.
Practicing massage therapy and learning about holistic healing is a gratifying and lucrative career path. The Institute for Holistic Health is a NY State-approved program that leads to professional licensure in massage therapy with a holistic approach. This profession provides flexible hours, good pay, security, and job satisfaction.
Why The Institute’s Massage Therapy Program is the Right Choice
While in the program, students will be trained in the practice of Swedish and Eastern massage therapy. Our students will develop a truly holistic approach to the preservation and restoration of human health through the integration of coursework in human anatomy and physiology. Our graduates are qualified to sit for both the New York State and National licensing exams.
This non-traditional program promotes personal and professional growth. You can complete the program in as little as one year.
Our program emphasizes the scientific background of massage practice for the understanding and application of soft tissue techniques to promote health and wellness. Our courses include Anatomy and Physiology, Myology and Kinesiology, Pathology, and Neurology.
Our faculty encompasses three areas of expertise and responsibility: teaching, mentoring, and service. Our professors come from a variety of backgrounds and experiences all while connecting to the holistic healing community. While the faculty has the ultimate goal of preparing students for the New York State Board exam, they also instill a passion for massage therapy by ensuring that there is a dynamic interchange of knowledge between the teacher and the learner and through the directing of hands-on techniques.
Opportunities are plentiful for massage therapists in the Hudson Valley as the region is packed with spas, medical facilities, universities, and established franchises. The Institute for Holistic Health provides career placement services to help students find gainful employment upon graduation.
Other Great Benefits
of Our Program
Hands-on Education and Training
Full and Part-time School Schedules
Multiple Career Paths
Profession that Gives Back
Choose an alternative path to a rewarding and professional career.
Work for yourself
Own your own Private Practice
Work on your own terms
Build client relationships
Create a flexible work schedule
Work for the team
Work in Sports Massage
Specialize in treating athletes and teams
Build relationships with clients and team members
Collaborate with other sports medicine professionals
Travel with the team
Work to help heal others
Practice Massage Therapy in the Health Care Industry
Work in a fast-paced environment
Connect emotionally with patients and help to reduce stress and anxiety
Advise patients on how to manage pain and relieve symptoms
Receive referrals from health care practitioners
Work to build
Work in National Massage Franchise Locations
Work with multiple clients daily
Collaborate with other massage therapists and employees in a fast-paced work environment
Receive support from supervisors and staff
Work to travel
Practice Massage Therapy at a Spa or Resort
Work in beautiful locations and destinations
Practice alongside other motivated and passionate individuals
Offer guests thoughtful and calming services
Why Andrew Chose Massage Therapy
Andrew knew that the traditional college route was not right for him. He wanted to do something different and unique and feel rewarded in his career. Andrew did not want to spend his life working in a stressful work environment. When he stumbled upon the massage program, he was intrigued by the flexible schedule, the variety of career opportunities, and learning to practice with a holistic approach.