8 REASONS TO ENROLL IN THE OCTOBER EVENING CLASS

1. Start a career you will LOVE by Spring 2016! The October Evening Class is a 6 month program. This means you can start your new career as a Massage Therapist in April 2016! 2. Learn from a great instructors, Christopher Fritel & Gretchen Cole Our teachers are all extremely knowledgeable and dedicated to helping students become the best Massage Therapists they can be! You can learn...
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Stop Boring Work!

I find it incredible how many people don’t enjoy their jobs! I began doing massage nearly 40 years ago and I enjoy working almost every day! And on hard days I still have no question regarding the worth of what I am doing. Boring work results from a mismatch of one’s abilities and the needs of the job. It can deprive one’s life of a sense of meaning. What are your favorite abilities? When...
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One year at Massage School can change everything!

by Shannon Young I have been working in school admissions for years. In that time one thing I have found to be true is that there is never a perfect time to go back to school. There is never the perfect amount of money, time, or energy to make the decision super easy. Thing about it - you will be adding a new responsibility to your plate... and that means change. So, how do you make school w...
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5 Reasons the Saturday Only class is great!

You have more time between classes to absorb information. The Saturday Only class meets just one day a week. This means students have more time to not only absorb the theoretical parts of the curriculum, but they have more time to practice and develop their hands-on skills as well! You can keep your job and go to school! By having class only one day a week, Saturday, you can keep your f...
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Is massage/bodywork a science?

Is massage/bodywork a science? Is it a form of non-verbal psychotherapy? Is it a fine art? a form of holistic healthcare? an allopathic medical practice? a wellness modality? a liberal art? a spiritual practice? Massage and bodywork in the U.S. have been regarded as healthcare practices and, increasingly, beginning in the 1960’s, epitomized at the Esalen Institute, as part of what they c...
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My School’s Logo: The Secret of its Origin.

Tonight in his speech, President Barack Obama said, "For in our hands lies the ability to shape our world." And it took me right back to the origin of our school's logo. Years ago I visited a potter's studio in Hillsborough, New Hampshire.  His work was brilliant and inspiring and I left with his brochure. On the front it had a photo of his arm and hand resting, palm open, on an oblong cy...
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No One Knows How to Give a Great Massage

The great painter and sculptor, Alberto Giacometti, after years of doing abstract art, said he wanted to do a little life-drawing. "I had to make (quickly I thought; in passing) one or two studies from nature, just enough to understand the construction of a head, of a whole figure, and in 1935 I took a model.  This study should take (I thought) two weeks, and then I could realize my composition...
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The Diary of a Massage School Student: Week Five

Tired? You're not alone. Dara Allen-Trainer, September 2010 "Saturday Section" student and TLCschool Customer Service Guru, is tired, too. But she's not the one who falls asleep. See what she has to say about how the first five weeks of massage school have impacted her - and her husband! What was the hardest point of massage school for you? When did you first make someone fall asleep on ...
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