The Benefits of a Massage Therapy Program

Categories: Massage Therapy

Do you have a way with your hands? Are your friends and family members constantly asking for your magic touch to soothe their aching muscles? Would you prefer a hands-on career allowing you to meet a variety of people and maintain close client relationships? If you’re still reading you might be perfect for Arizona College’s massage therapy program. We equip motivated learners with the hands-on training and theoretical guidance over a 35-week training program so they can fulfill their passion to soothe in becoming massage therapists. Learn more about the benefits of Arizona College’s Massage Therapy program below. Hands-On Training from Experienced Therapists It’s hard to turn your soft hands into a masseuse’s perfection without the guidance of our seasoned instructors and real-world equipment to learn from. Our massage therapist students take full advantage of massage tables, chairs, anatomy charts, human skeletons, anatomical DVDs and even hot stones as part…

Need a Massage? Visit Arizona College’s Massage Clinic

Categories: Massage Therapy

Do you spend your day working in a stressful, fast-paced environment?  Are you a homemaker who takes care of the house, family, pets, and everyone except yourself?  Are you an athlete that pushes your body to the limits?  If the answer to any of these is yes, why not take some “you” time and schedule a professional massage? Chances are, once you experience the mental and physical benefits of a massage, it will quickly become your monthly or quarterly ritual. Massage Therapy is an amazing way to relax the mind, rejuvenate the body and restore the soul.  It releases stress and tension, as well as, provides relief from lower back pain, reduces anxiety, reduces blood pressure and boosts the immune system.  Massage has been practiced for thousands of years and historians have even found recorded evidence of the Ancient Egyptians and Roman Empire practicing massage.   Massage is a good way…

Spotlight on Employment Partner Massage Envy Spa

Categories: Career Services, Massage Therapy

Massage Envy Spa has been an employment partner of Arizona College Massage Therapy graduates for many years.  We appreciate their partnership with our Career Services Department and continued support in providing employment opportunities for the college’s Massage Therapy Graduates.  We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Cary Underwood, who is the Arizona Regional Recruiter for Massage Envy.  We wanted to focus on the background of Massage Envy and how Arizona College Massage Therapy graduates have been an asset in providing knowledgeable massage therapy services. Massage Envy Spa is the pioneer and national leader of affordable massage and spa services. Nearly a decade ago, Massage Envy Spa was launched to create a completely new category in the wellness industry. Their intention was to promote a healthy lifestyle through affordable massage and spa services. As it turned out, people liked this idea. Founded in 2002 right here in Scottsdale, Arizona, Massage…

5 Awesome things about being a Massage Therapy Student

Categories: Massage Therapy

Some people have the passion to help others heal from injuries and find overall general health.  They have great communication skills, the natural ability to make others feel comfortable and calm in their presence and show compassion and empathy toward others.  These characteristics are very common among Massage Therapists.  Massage Therapy is a career choice that revitalizes and invigorates, while reducing stress and increasing the peace of mind for clients.  If you are thinking about pursuing a career as a Massage Therapist, check out these awesome things about being a Massage Therapy Student! Choose the Right Schedule for You – The Massage Therapy program at Arizona College is accelerated with flexible morning and evening class schedules to choose from with new sessions beginning every 5 weeks. The accelerated program is designed for students to complete their education in approximately 35 weeks! Learn Diverse Massage techniques – Our Massage Therapy program…

Allied Health Professions Week 2014

Categories: Dental Assisting, Health Information, Massage Therapy, Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomy

Every year, the health care community desires to create awareness for particular health care related professions, including Allied Health. November 3rd-9th, 2014, is a week dedicated to honoring all Allied Health Professionals.  This event honors the more than 3 million health care providers working in more than 80 allied health professions.  It promotes the celebration of allied health careers by providers, educators, and allied health accreditors. Who are Allied Health Professionals? Allied Health Professionals provide patient care, which including the medical, dental and pharmacy fields.  They work within a team to make the health care system function effectively and efficiently by providing a wide range of diagnostic, technical, therapeutic, and direct patient care and support services.  These professionals are crucial to the health care providers they support and the patients they tend.  It is estimated that Allied Health Professionals make up approximately 60% of the health care workforce. What are…