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Massage Therapy Training

What if you had the ability to help reduce anxiety and tension through human touch?

Few careers offer employees the chance to relieve injuries, reduce stress, increase relaxation and aid in the general wellness of clients with just a touch.Click for more info

If your goal is to apply a therapeutic approach to healing in a relaxing work environment, then it’s time to take charge of your life and join our Massage Therapy program. We want to help you start a career with a wide variety of employment options, and our hands-on courses help you do just that.

Professional massage therapy session -  you can get these career skills at IntelliTec's massage therapy training program in Grand Junction and Pueblo, Colorado
Students graduate from IntelliTec with an extensive set of skills ready to begin careers as massage therapists.
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Program Highlights

  • Complete 750 hours of theory and practical application including Swedish, Therapeutic and Deep Tissue massage techniques.
  • Understand the therapeutic benefits of research-based massage techniques.
  • Receive personalized attention from instructors in low student-to-teacher ratio classrooms.
  • Earn your Professional Certificate designed to take 9 months to complete.
  • Perfect your massage techniques on clients in the professional IntelliTec College Massage Clinic.
  • Prepare to sit for professional Massage Therapy certification exams and the Colorado Massage License exams.
  • Graduates will have successfully completed over 100 massage therapy sessions.

This program is available in:
Grand Junction | Pueblo

Next Classes Start: Monday, Aug. 22  
Call: 1-800-748-2282

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Employment of massage therapists is projected to grow 22 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations.

BLS OOH
Visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook 2016-17 Edition from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics at www.bls.gov/ooh/

Massage Therapy Career Projections

  • Continued growth in the demand for massage services will lead to new openings for massage therapists.
        Data source: www.bls.gov
  • In states that regulate massage therapy, opportunities should be available to those who complete formal programs and pass a professionally recognized exam. However, new massage therapists should expect that it can take time build a client base.
        Data source: www.bls.gov
  • The number of massage clinic franchises has increased in recent years. Many franchised clinics offer more affordable massages than those provided at spas and resorts, making massage services available to a wider range of customers.
        Data source: www.bls.gov
  • As an increasing number of states adopt licensing requirements and standards for therapists, the practice of massage is likely to be respected and accepted by more people as a way to treat pain and to improve overall wellness.
        Data source: www.bls.gov
  • With more than 80 types of treatments, massage therapists offer techniques demanded by healthcare employers.
        Data source: money.usnews.com/
Next Classes Start: Monday, Aug. 22  
Call: 1-800-748-2282

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We want to help you begin your career with professionals who are as passionate as you are about the healing touch. Your completed certification should lead to opportunities with businesses such as:

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Learn the skills to soothe away aches and pains and provide the relief your clients desire.
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Potential Places for Employment

  • Day and Health Spas
  • Beauty Salons
  • Health Clinics
  • Vacation Resorts
  • Cruise Ships
  • Retreat Centers
  • Fitness Centers
  • Yoga Centers
  • Sports Teams
  • Sports Clinics
  • Chiropractor
  • Offices Physical Therapist Offices
  • Hospitals
  • Senior Centers
  • Corporations
  • Insurance Companies
  • Independent Practices
  • Medical Clinics

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Massage Therapy Career Flyer

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Next Classes Start: Monday, Aug. 22  
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Next Classes Start: Monday, Aug. 22  
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Program Overview

Once you complete your training you’ll have a number of career options - from self-employment to working at wellness centers - you make the choice.

  • Program - Massage Therapy
  • Award – Professional Certificate
  • LocationGrand Junction | Pueblo
  • Length – This program is designed to be completed in 9 months.
  • Next Start Date – Monday, Aug. 22

Enjoy the Benefits from Attending IntelliTec's Massage Therapy Schools

  • Enjoy learning in a spa-like environment with three separate treatment rooms.
  • Practice massage techniques on classmates and clients using industry-standard spa equipment.
  • The state of Colorado requires 500 hours for certification, and our program offers 750 clock hours.

Get Hands-on Skills Training

Your Massage Therapy classes will teach you these current industry skills and techniques to help you design client therapy plans.

  • Clinical Massage Practice
  • Professional Ethics
  • Building & Marketing a Massage Business
  • Client Interviewing - SOAP Notes & Charting
  • Knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology
  • Therapeutic Massage Techniques
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Spa Treatments
  • Reflexology Treatments
  • Aromatherapy
  • Shiatsu/Acupressure Massage Techniques
  • Hot & Cold Stone Massage

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Next Classes Start: Monday, Aug. 22  
Call: 1-800-748-2282

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We want to get you started in the massage therapy industry. Once you complete your training, you will be prepared to sit for these certification exams:

Professional Massage Therapy Certification Exams

  • Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork
    by The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB)
  • Massage & Bodywork Licensing Exam (MBLEX)
    by the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB)
Next Classes Start: Monday, Aug. 22  
Call: 1-800-748-2282

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We'd like to introduce you to our Massage Therapy Program Supervisor

Kristina Arellano

Program Supervisor
Massage Therapy

Pueblo Campus

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"I strive to use engaging teaching techniques, particularly visual and kinesthetic learning tools. This helps teach to different learning styles. It’s important to find a variety of ways to get information across to students."

Kristina understands every student has different needs and does her best to help resolve problems and offer advice.

Get to know Kristina...

  • What advice would you give to a struggling student? I would ask them to make a list of what is troubling them and work with them to determine which issues can be resolved with various resources. I’ve shared a number of their struggles so I feel I can completely relate and can hopefully provide support. Often times the problems are manageable, but when you’re in it, they feel insurmountable.
  • Please share a memorable moment/success story you’ve experienced at IntelliTec. One of my most rewarding experiences was when I attended my first graduation ceremony and watched my students walk across the stage to receive their diplomas. I loved seeing them grow from that nervous, new student to the confident and proud graduate.
  • If you had to share a single piece of advice for prospective students in your department, what would it be? They should know that the work they do as a massage therapist is extremely rewarding. Not many other professions can offer the ability to change someone’s life for the better as massage therapy can.
  • Furthermore, what life or career advice would you offer to students about to graduate? You need to know education does not stop at graduation. You should always be learning and growing. There are so many different directions your career can take you, and knowledge is the best way to get there!
Next Classes Start: Monday, Aug. 22  
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