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August 2, 2017

Navigating San Francisco: Tricks and Tips for Getting to School

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Your preparations for any big endeavor will ultimately influence your success. Choosing to go to school to become a massage therapist is no exception. It requires that you set yourself up to succeed by planning out all the things that need to happen for you to be in class on time and mentally prepared to…

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Paying for Your Massage Therapy Education

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Going to massage therapy school can lead to an amazing career that can be exciting and fulfilling. Going to school offers many perks as well, such as meeting new people, gaining mentors in your profession, and learning skills in an industry that you love. Education has many benefits, but it also has its costs. Paying…

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Why Learning Deep Tissue Massage Is Important

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One of the most popular styles of massage today is deep tissue massage. Aside from Swedish massage, deep tissue massage is probably the most requested massage technique. Because of its popularity, nearly all spas, clinics, and independent massage therapists offer deep tissue on their menu. It is for this reason that the San Francisco School…

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July 26, 2017

7 Key Techniques for Massage Therapists

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The world of massage therapy has many techniques that can be used to provide a client with a massage that is tailored to their specific needs. The human body is intricate and complex, making the job of a massage therapist a technical one. To effectively release stress and tension to help the client attain the…

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Six Questions Every Student Should Ask When Choosing a Massage Therapy School

Choosing which school to attend is a big decision no matter what you want to learn, but there are certain questions every potential massage therapy student should be asking. Not all massage educations are equal. We asked (and answered) six questions that every student should ask and every massage school should have a good answer…

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July 19, 2017

Why Continuing Education Is Important for Massage Therapists

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Becoming a massage therapist requires that you learn and practice a lot of different techniques and modalities. Becoming a massage therapist means you will have to learn about the human body, how it reacts to stress and tension, and ways to release and prevent future strains and injuries. There is a lot of learning that…

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June 27, 2017

Demystifying The Massage Therapist Certification in California

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In recent years, many laws and regulations in California have changed, making the certification process for massage therapists somewhat tricky. Luckily, it’s not as complicated as you might think. If you are thinking about beginning your training toward being a massage therapist, or are nearing the end and aren’t quite sure what comes next, we…

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June 12, 2017

Rule the Night in Massage School

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A massage education does not fit into a box. It is a diverse experience that can lead to a multitude of career paths, and a skill that has been perfected and mastered through centuries of trial and error. Massage builds a future that can be as varied and unique as the people who attend our…

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What is Swedish Massage?

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With so many different types of massage available, it can be confusing as to what they all do and what they are best suited for. As each massage is best used for different needs, injuries, or healing, and understanding the differences can be confusing. Swedish Massage is based on a modern, western, concept of the…

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May 23, 2017

Why Summer Could be the Best Time to Start Massage Therapy School

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A career in massage is something that has been taunting you for some time now. It’s a dream that you are ready to chase. You know where you want to go, you even know what you want to do once that diploma is in hand and the certificate exam is passed. There is only one…

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San Francisco School of Massage & Bodywork

Main Campus
475 Valencia Street -3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
415-474-4600

Massage Lab

Student Clinic
2973 16th St. Ste. 100
San Francisco, CA 94103
415-660-7727