SOURCE: Houston School of Massage

Houston School of Massage

October 14, 2010 15:00 ET

Houston Massage School, Houston School of Massage, Announces Fall Class Schedule

Training for Massage Therapists Begins October 18, 2010

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - October 14, 2010) -  The Houston School of Massage, an accredited massage school in Houston is offering classes for prospective massage therapists beginning Monday, October 18 with another class session set for January 17, 2011.

With classes in both English and Spanish, the curriculum involves a 500-hour massage therapy training program, involving a multi-media education. The school has trained hundreds of massage therapists and acknowledges that student learning styles differ so auditory, visual, and tactile approaches to massage therapy are supported.

Founded by Jose Carillo (LMT, MTI), Houston School of Massage places an emphasis on individual attention and limiting class size to 12 students for optimal interaction with instructors. Griffin Kanter-Kennedy (LMT, MTI, NCBTMB), Steve Hernandez (LMT, MTI) and Stan McDonald (LMT, MTI) join Carrillo in providing exceptional training to help individuals pursue their dream of beginning a career in massage therapy. Course offerings include more advanced training such as a 570-hour training in massage therapy program CEU or Continuing Education classes such as Hot Stone Massage and Chair Massage, and Advanced Training in massage therapy for professionals seeking additional skills to enhance their massage career.

Massage therapists have a wide range of career choices including private practice or associations with resorts, spas, salons, hotels and even cruise ships.

"We are proud of our course offerings and training students in the many disciplines of massage therapy," said Carillo. "Students can attend our masters program for as little as $39 a week and learn more about emerging trends in the field."

Massage therapy has gained popularity as individuals are embracing a return to healthy living and the use of massage to prevent illness and injury. Students of massage at the Houston school provide affordable massage therapy for the public at only $30.00 for a full-hour massage session.

About Houston School of Massage
Located in northwest Houston, the Houston School of Massage (HSM), an accredited massage school in Houston, Texas, offers in both English and Spanish, instruction in massage therapy and therapeutic massage. Areas of instruction include Anatomy and Physiology, Kinesiology, Pathology, Health and Hygiene and Hydrotherapy. Instruction is also available for continuing education and advanced training in massage therapy.