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Have you been considering going to Massage School or know someone who is? Well look no further. Bay Area College of Nursing has your back!

Have you been considering going to Massage School or know someone who is? Well look no further. Bay Area College of Nursing has your back!



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    • Bay Area College of Nursing: Massage Therapy Program Welcome to
    • & Your Massage Bodywork Career
    • welcome to the massage profession • Presentation Topics – Benefits of massage – Approaches to massage – Career opportunities – Education credentials – Financial expectations – What to expect in massage school – Professional support
    • • Relaxes body/mind • Stimulates circulation • Supports waste elimination • Relieves muscle tension • Improves muscular balance • Supports free movement • Relieves pain • Promotes wellness wellness general benefits of massage
    • • Massage Career A healthcare profession where structured, professional touch is used to achieve a broad range of therapeutic goals approaches Defining: Massage Therapy Career
    • • Swedish massage • Deep tissue • Spa therapies • Chair massage • Others western approaches to massage and bodywork
    • • Foundation concepts – Yin and yang – Qi (Chi) – Five elements • Acupressure • Shiatsu – Clothed style – On floor or table eastern approaches to massage and bodywork
    • • Define your career – Variety of locations – Varied clientele – Schedule flexibility – Full-time – Part-time – Continued growth careers opportunities in massage and bodywork
    • • Work with other certified Massage Therapists to offer wellness and healthcare massage to a variety of client types. careers work in a massage clinic
    • • Work with a variety of other health professionals to support wellness for body, mind, and spirit. It may be Acupuncturists, Doctors, Nutritionists careers work in a wellness center
    • • Self employment has many benefits, is flexible and requires the therapist to also be a business person. careers start a private practice
    • • Spa work is varied and creative • Spas are currently the number one employer of massage therapists careers work at a spa
    • • Chiropractic office • Hospital • Hospice • Naturopathic practice • Sports medicine clinic • Physical therapy office • Rehabilitation center careers work in a medical setting
    • • Travel • Meet new people • Practice on a variety of client types • Long shifts common • Physical fitness a must careers work on a cruise ship
    • • Part-time • Full-time • Variety of locations – Malls – Airports – Events – Offices careers work onsite providing seated massage
    • • Geriatric clients • Pregnancy women • Athletes • Chronically ill • Physically challenged • Animals careers work with clients with special needs
    • BACN Entrance Info • BPPE Approved • Basic Math & English entrance exam • School requirements – Official HS Transcript – Medical – Background Check – Two (2) Letters of Recommendation
    • financial expectations • Common price range for massage $40 - $90 / hour • Employee $15 - $40 / hour • Annual income range $10,000 - $60,000 • Rare for a therapist to give 40 hours of massage in a week
    • grow what to expect in massage school • Tolerance • Respect for diversity • Draping and proper technical training • Acceptance of body types • Acceptance of all cultures
    • grow What to expect at Bay Area College of Nursing: Massage Therapy Program • 600 Program hours • Many start dates • Day & Night Schedules • Daly City and San Jose locations