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Apr 3, 2017

Discover which Career Path in Massage Therapy is right for you

With so many cool settings and career paths to choose from as a massage therapist, do you know which career path in Massage Therapy would be your dream come true?

Here are some questions to help you discover which career path in massage therapy is right for you:

What type of clientele do you want to work with?
Massage therapists work in a variety of environments and work with different types of clients including:

  • Athletes – professional, collegiate, and elite level
  • Fitness enthusiasts
  • Spa-goers seeking relaxation and stress management
  • The geriatric population
  • Women seeking prenatal care
  • Clients with chronic pain or illnesses
  • Clients seeking regular health maintenance

Where do you want to live?                                                                                              
Where do you want to work and live? Are you planning to stay in the same city or do you want the opportunity to relocate in the future? Staying in the same city will allow you to build your client list and maintain a thriving massage therapy practice. Franchises with multiple locations offer great opportunities for advancement within the company and have available positions in other cities. If you’re seeking the opportunity to travel or live on an exotic island you may consider doing massage therapy on cruise ships or luxury resorts.

What workplace setting interests you?
Where do you see yourself working? Massage Therapists practice in a variety of settings such as:

  • Massage Office
  • Physicians’ offices and clinics
  • Hospitals and wellness centers
  • Chiropractic offices
  • Nursing homes and hospices
  • Luxury Hotels
  • Rehab clinic
  • Spas and Resorts
  • Salons
  • Health club and fitness centers
  • In-home office
  • Cruise Ships
  • On-site (chair massage in offices, airports, and public events)  

Answering these questions will help guide you towards finding the massage therapy career path that fits you best!
Learn more about the career options available for massage therapists by chatting with an admissions representative today! Fill out the form to get more information.