One of the largest and fast growing opportunities for massage therapists today is to work in the spa or resort business. Different opportunities are available in club spas, day or hair salon spas, medical spas, hotels, cruise ships, and resorts.
Natural healing, relaxation, restoration and working with injuries are the span that a massage therapist can work when at a spa or resort. The foundation is therapeutic and the focus is the healing perspective along with comfort and relaxation of CenterPoint’s Spa and Resort Workshop.
Spa techniques that include wraps, clay application, hydrotherapy, heated stone massage, and much more will be covered in this class, along with the historical background of spa and resort massage. A review of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy will be introduced as these are used in many spa treatments. Participants will be able to create their own unique massage therapy sessions combining many of the spa techniques with their own Shiatsu and massage sessions as a result of this workshop. Or they could consider a new massage professional opportunity and seek a position at a hotel, resort, medical, or day spa or even a cruise ship.
In this course students will discover historical background for spa and resort massage, and. Students receive an ample amount of supplies for out of class practice sessions. A prerequisite for this class is the completion of a Swedish Massage Techniques course or program.
A lab fee is assessed to cover the course materials; a textbook is required. Please bring two twin-size sheets and one pillowcase. Students will be given the required spa supplies on the first day of class. Please be prepared to practice the techniques outside of class.
Enrolling in this course will expand your skills as you learn a wide range of services and products to bring to your clients. Call 952-562-5200. NCBTMB: 45 CE hours