Starting a New Career as a Restorative Massage Therapist at the Napa Valley School of Massage After Serving in the United States Military
Since your discharge from the military you may feel a lot of apprehension about the prospects of finding a job. Perhaps you are working somewhere right now but are not satisfied. You may be considering going back to school to start a new career.
We have great news for you! Now, at the Napa Valley School of Massage, you can start an exciting career as a Restorative Massage Therapist.
According to the Department of Labor, massage therapy is an expanding profession with excellent potential for growth over the next ten years. As the American population ages, more people are seeking massage therapy in order to stay healthy. Employment for massage therapists is expected to grow by 20 percent from 2010 to 2020. A growth rate faster than the average for all occupations. Continued demand for massage services will lead to new job openings in this rewarding field.
Restorative Massage Therapists use skillful massage techniques and other modalities to relieve pain, rehabilitate injuries, and reduce stress, increase relaxation, and improve the general wellness of their clients. Many of our graduates from the Napa Valley School of Massage are earning excellent incomes working in spas, doctor's offices and hospitals and some even in their own massage businesses. Physical therapy departments, clinics and professional sport teams employ massage therapists. This will make you, as a well trained Restorative Massage Therapist, an in-demand professional and an important member of the health care team.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, you can expect to earn a very respectable average yearly income of $34,900 although the top ten percent of massage therapists make much more - nearly $70,000 per year (data from May, 2010).
Best of all, the course of study is not long; You can complete the course at the Napa Valley School of Massage in as little as six weeks to six months depending on the number of hours you need. We offer California state approved courses in Restorative Massage ranging from 250 hours, 500 hours and 1000 hours. The course you choose depends on where you want to practice and the state requirements you need for licensure.
At the Napa Valley School of Massage we are proud to offer special educational courses for United States Military Veterans just like you. These courses will provide you with the knowledge and training you need to succeed as a professional Restorative Massage Therapist.
The Napa Valley School of Massage has been approved by the V.A. to accept the G.I. Bill. So what are you waiting for? Give us a call today so we can help you start your new career as a Restorative Massage Therapist you'll be glad you did!
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