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Melissa Anderson
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  • Alexandria, OH
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Can you complete a Massage Therapy program in four months?
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There is a school that will be offering a Massage Therapy program and they told me the program is for 4 months. Has anyone ever heard of or attended a Massage Therapy program that was four months?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Melissa Anderson on Sunday.

How difficult is the Massage Therapy program?
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In regards to coursework? Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Therese Schwartz May 17.

Thinking about starting a Massage Therapy program in the fall?
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Hello I am thinking about taking a program for Massage Therapy the program is for a year. I'm just worried that I may not make decent money. I know a lot of people start off at spas like Massage Envy…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Therese Schwartz Apr 25.

 

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Melissa Anderson replied to Melissa Anderson's discussion Can you complete a Massage Therapy program in four months?
"It's my upper back and neck I think it's a pinched nerve between my shoulder blades because I'm top heavy. But the back brace really helps a lot which is why I hope I'll be able to wear it in school. Of course I know I…"
Sunday
Gordon J. Wallis replied to Melissa Anderson's discussion Can you complete a Massage Therapy program in four months?
"Is it your low back and neck?"
Sunday
Melissa Anderson replied to Melissa Anderson's discussion Can you complete a Massage Therapy program in four months?
"I'll definitely look into it would it be ok if I wanted to wear a back brace in class? Sometimes I suffer from back and neck pain. "
Saturday
Gordon J. Wallis replied to Melissa Anderson's discussion Can you complete a Massage Therapy program in four months?
"It would be very easy to find out if they meet your state requirements. Contact your state massage board. And contact the school as well."
Jul 16
Melissa Anderson replied to Melissa Anderson's discussion Can you complete a Massage Therapy program in four months?
"Really? This is the first time I've ever heard of a school having a short Massage Therapy program. The school offers other classes in the health care field and they will be adding Massage Therapy in October. Just wanted to come here to ask if…"
Jul 16
Gordon J. Wallis replied to Melissa Anderson's discussion Can you complete a Massage Therapy program in four months?
"I have. A lot of the schools have evening classes so people can work while they go to school. A shorter school , you maybe in class all day, and a few hours on the weekend. Call the school and see if the meet the required hours?"
Jul 16
Melissa Anderson replied to Melissa Anderson's discussion Can you complete a Massage Therapy program in four months?
"Thanks for your reply I recently relocated to Michigan and the requirement is 500 hours. I just had never heard of a Massage Therapy Program being only 4 months. Most are six months to a year long which is why I asked here. With all there is to…"
Jul 16
Gordon J. Wallis replied to Melissa Anderson's discussion Can you complete a Massage Therapy program in four months?
"I noticed that you are from Ohio. In the link below are the requirements for an Ohio state massage license. If the school you are talking about meets those requirements, then yes. A four month course will do…"
Jul 15
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Can you complete a Massage Therapy program in four months?

There is a school that will be offering a Massage Therapy program and they told me the program is for 4 months. Has anyone ever heard of or attended a Massage Therapy program that was four months?See More
Jul 14
Therese Schwartz replied to Melissa Anderson's discussion How difficult is the Massage Therapy program?
"The school I went to was at night, 6pm-10pm.  I didn't work while going, but several students did.  It did get hard for them, but then they weren't really dedicated students either so they didn't know how to study…"
May 17
Melissa Anderson replied to Melissa Anderson's discussion How difficult is the Massage Therapy program?
"I just mean is it a lot of information to learn? I know I will need to learn Anatomy & Physiology. I have a job as well would I still be able to work? And have time to do classwork? "
May 17
Therese Schwartz replied to Melissa Anderson's discussion How difficult is the Massage Therapy program?
"I think Pueppi did a great job answering this question; I agree that it's a bit broad for us to give you specific answers.  I don't have Pueppi's experience with schools, but I think they vary greatly.  You will be learning…"
May 17
Pueppi Texas replied to Melissa Anderson's discussion How difficult is the Massage Therapy program?
"Hi Melissa, Since you've been to college before, you should probably already have the preparation of knowing how to study, so I don't think you have to fear that part in a Massage Therapy Program. You've asked a fairly…"
May 17
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May 12
Therese Schwartz replied to Melissa Anderson's discussion Thinking about starting a Massage Therapy program in the fall?
"Melissa, being a PTA and a massage therapist would be really useful!  We have a PT and a PTA in town that both do Visceral Manipulation and CranioSacral Therapy, and they really do good work for people.  We share clients back and forth and…"
Apr 25
Melissa Anderson replied to Melissa Anderson's discussion Thinking about starting a Massage Therapy program in the fall?
"I could also go back to school for Physical Therapy Assistant while working as a Massage Therapist. They seem to make good money and that also involves helping others. "
Apr 25

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In what year did you enter the profession?
2016
Which modalities do you practice?
Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Reflexology, Chair Massage, Shiatsu

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