Massage expert, Sandy Fritz, helps you choose a massage school to suit your massage career. First, let's look at the definition of quality that we would use in this situation. In this aspect quality is an exceptional product, service, etc. So if you want a career that will allow you to do 5 to 7massages in one day, don' t choose mediocre. Choose exceptional! Now, lets move on to verifying the credentials.
1. Verify the credential of the school's owner, operator. Do your research and ask for references. Are their credentials exceptional?
2. Instructing Staff
3. School Visit - always go for a school visit and ask to observe a class, wait at least 24 hours before enrolling, and comparison shop. Ask to see enrollment, graduation and placement statistics. Also consider school size when choosing.
4. Liscensing - ensure that the school you choose has been liscenced by the state
5. Curriculum - Check to make sure the curriculum covers the content in the Massgae Therapy Body of Knowledge and The Entry-Level Analysis Project Document. Information presented in most educational curriculum's and information required to
function as a massage professional can be divided into four areas. These categories form
the basis of most licensing and certifying examinations.
The four categories are: