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February 27, 2017

What Does a Massage Therapist Do?

If you’re on the lookout for a new career, we encourage you to take a look at massage therapy. Massage therapy can offer several job opportunities, flexible schedules, and personal reward. We hope that you decide to explore this wonderful career, but before you take the first step, you must know what a massage therapist does, the career opportunities, and how you can go about becoming one.

Depending on where they work, massage therapists may perform a variety of bodywork treatments. They can learn techniques from sports injury treatments to Swedish massage for relaxation. During our program, students can learn massage fundamentals, Swedish massage, Deep Tissue massage, body mechanics, and much more. We even cover client retention and communication, in addition to laws and ethics.

Where Does a Massage Therapist Work?

A massage therapist can work in places like:

  • Spas
  • Salons
  • Chiropractic Offices
  • Physician’s Offices
  • Freelance

They may also work in a variety of other places depending on their interests. Many of our students are interested in becoming independent business owners. We encourage them to get working in the field as soon as they can after certification to build the experience that will allow them to cultivate a loyal clientele for their own business.

How Do I Become One?

To become a certified massage therapist, attend a reputable massage therapy school. Our Massage Therapist Program is 600 hours, and it comes in a variety of scheduling options. It takes just a few minutes to contact us and find out what we can offer to you!

Bonus: we provide free job placement assistance to graduates in addition to our diverse curriculum. We can help you fine-tune your resume and look for job opportunities. The potential can be limitless! To find out more about how to get started, contact us! Give us a call 415-474-4600!

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San Francisco School of Massage & Bodywork

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