You have worked hard. You have spent years coding, or building new technology, or sitting in boardrooms and creating the next “big-thing”. Whatever career path you have found yourself on you might now be wondering if you want to keep going down this road for the next twenty, thirty, or forty more years.
Do not fret, you are not alone.
According to a survey from Life Reimagined, over 25% of individuals aged 30 and over are contemplating a career change. Much of this change is fueled by a desire to give back, to have less stress, and more flexibility in their life and work.
Don’t fall into the over 30 age range? That’s okay, you’re in good company with over 40% percent of individuals aged 25-30 changing careers and life focuses, often because they feel undervalued, overworked, and generally unhappy.
What is unique about these career changers is that they are often moving into service and health related fields, ready and eager to help, give back, and bolster their communities. That doesn’t even begin to mention that the growth rate in these types of fields outstrips many other industries.
If you have been considering making a change in your career path and leaving behind the stress of the rat race for an atmosphere of health and caring, then here are just a few reasons why transitioning to massage therapy might be the perfect fit for you.
Hundreds of thousands of Americans are considering a career change, if you are one of them contact us for a tour and consider a field that will feed your soul.
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:
How Do I Become One?
To become a certified massage therapist, attend a reputable massage therapy school. Our Massage Therapist Program is 750 hours, and you can be finished in under 1 year! 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 256-
is a licensed massage therapist and instructor through the Alabama State Board of Massage Therapy. She has been a licensed therapist since 2008 and is a former program director of the therapeutic massage program at Virginia College in Huntsville until July 2017. She is a 2006 graduate of communications from Jacksonville State University and a 2008 graduate of Gadsden State Community College Massage Therapy. Bethany loves teaching therapeutic massage to future therapists and stays up to date on varieties of modalities and techniques.