SOURCE: Houston School of Massage

Houston School of Massage

May 23, 2011 08:00 ET

Houston School of Massage Announces Summer Classes for Massage Therapist Training

Classes Begin on June 13, 2011

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - May 23, 2011) - The Houston School of Massage, a licensed massage school in Houston, is offering classes for massage therapists beginning Monday, June 13.

Houston School of Massage is a leader in the industry for several reasons. The instructors have several decades of experience as massages therapists and teachers. They have developed a curriculum that combines mastering the power of touch and learning sound business practices so that graduates will be well equipped for career opportunities in the field. Houston School of Massage limits its class size to 14 students per class for more individualized instruction. These features make the respected massage school in Houston, Texas unique beyond other massage therapy programs.

With massage training in Houston, students can become a licensed massage therapist in as little as eight months. Classes are offered in both English and Spanish with a 500-hour massage therapy training program. The program encompasses 200 hours of the study (both lecture and applied) of the manipulation of soft tissues for therapeutic purposes and 45 hours to business practices and the ethical standards for massage therapists. Following the classroom instruction, each student completes a 50-hour internship featuring hands-on supervised training.

Under the direction of founder Jose Carrillo (LMT, MTI), Houston School of Massage places an emphasis on individual attention and optimal interaction with instructors. Griffin Kanter-Kennedy (LMT, MTI, NCBTMB) and Stan McDonald (LMT, MTI) join Carrillo in providing exceptional training in massage therapy.

Houston School of Massage has hundreds of graduates who have secured career opportunities in a variety of settings, including private practice or associations with spas, salons, hotels and hospitals.

"We are proud of our highly competent faculty and individualized instruction," said Carrillo. "Our students learn all of the required elements and gain valuable hands-on technique. They graduate with the skills required to begin a satisfying career in therapeutic massage."

About Houston School of Massage
Located in northwest Houston, the Houston School of Massage (HSM), a licensed massage school in Houston, Texas, offers in both English and Spanish, instruction in massage therapy and therapeutic massage. Instruction is also available for continuing education and advanced training in massage therapy. The public is welcome to contact Houston School of Massage for affordable massage therapy for the public at only $30.00 for a full-hour massage session.

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