Choose To Become a Massage Therapist

Massage therapists are can help others in their everyday life, as people rely on a good massage to relieve stress and release tension. If your passion is in helping people, you can change your career and your life at Avalon Institute. Get access to a variety of schedules, financial aid available to those who qualify, and more. Talk to our team today to learn how to get started!

Massage Therapy Program

Massage therapy focuses on relieving body stress and pain by moving and applying pressure to various muscles in the body. Our massage therapy program involves massaging with hands, applying hot stones, and using aromatherapy. Students can expect to receive a foundational education in muscle anatomy in order to better understand how massage therapy can benefit future clients.

The demand for massage therapy is increasing. Between 2018 and 2028, careers in massage therapy are estimated to grow by 22% according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. If you want to learn more about pursuing massage therapy, schedule a tour of our school to take the next steps.

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About Our Massage Therapy Program

No matter your passion, our massage therapy program is designed to help prepare you for a variety of future careers. Our curriculum covers a thorough foundation in basic muscle anatomy and includes techniques ranging from hot stone massage to aromatherapy.

If you see yourself working in a spa or as a sports massage therapist, learn how our program can get you there. Our extensive curriculum is designed to build a foundation for your future goals.

We can help you on your journey to be a massage therapist. During your time at our school, you can expect to receive resume training, take part in mock interviews, and participate in a supervised clinical internship. We also provide ongoing support for students in their career searches to help them find success after graduation.

Why Choose Avalon?

There is a demand for massage therapy programs, and we wanted to respond to that. Massage therapy is a diverse field, with students of all ages and career backgrounds who have the same goal. We want to establish professional growth and help students feel confident in what to expect in the massage therapy industry.

Students are taught numerous approaches to bodywork, with a focus on diversity in the concepts that are covered. Whether they’re interested in Swedish or sports massage, students can expect varied coursework and flexible learning environments.

Program Details

Our massage therapy program is offered at our Phoenix location. This is a 700-hour program with two schedule options. The day option can be completed in as little as six months, and the evening option can be completed in as little as nine months.

Day: Tuesday – Saturday 8:30am – 3:15pm
Evening: Monday – Friday 5:30pm – 10:00pm

Getting Started

Get started on your future and request more information about our massage therapy program. We have two schedule options to help fit into your life. Our admissions representatives can answer your questions and help you determine what you might need to apply and how soon you could get started! Financial aid is available to those who qualify. It’s time to start on your future in the massage therapy industry, contact us today!

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