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Tag: school

September 7, 2017

What’s the Difference Between a Massage Therapy License and Certification?

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A question we get a lot here at the San Francisco School of Massage & Bodywork is, “What is the difference between a certification and a license?” In the world of massage therapy, people often use the words licensed and certified interchangeably. While each term represents the involvement of local government in the regulation of…

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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 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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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

School Campus
475 Valencia Street – 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
415-474-4600
Student Clinic
– Located at the School Campus
475 Valencia Street – 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
415-474-4600