Massage therapy is a career that allows you to serve the health and well-being of your community and nurture your passion for helping others.
Make a difference:
At Tru Mantra Schools, we are committed to delivering trained professionals into the field of health care. Our aspiration is to create a safe, supportive, and evocative learning environment, while celebrating the diversity, uniqueness, and beauty of each individual.
Enhance the lives you Touch:
You can create a practice that models your dreams, goals and passion, to do what you love, in an environment you’ve created.
Join the Growing Field:
In the U.S., Massage Therapists are being recognized as health care professionals and being paid by insurance companies for their services. More and more, people are seeking out massage as an integral part of their health care regime in today’s world of stress and conflict. Between July 2008 and July 2009, roughly 48 million adult Americans (22%) had a massage at least once.
According to the AMTA, in 2010, 29% of massage therapists worked in health care. Over 50% of practitioners work as independent therapists. The remainder work in spas, chiropractic offices, cruise ships, sports teams, rehabilitation and pain management centers, hospitals and other health care facilities. Since 2002, alternative health care has generated approximately 36 Billion dollars annually.
Become a Licensed Professional
Each state handles licensure differently. As of 20114, 45 states required some form of licensure & an entrance exam. Your license denotes the mark of a true professional committed to a safe and ethical practice, while increasing your employment opportunities and mobility between states.
You can create a practice that allows you to serve the health and well-being of your com- munity and nurture your passion for helping others.
The U.S. Department of Labor reports that the median yearly income of a massage therapist, is approximately $39,770 based on a 25 hour work week. On average nationally, in 2010, massage therapists earned $19.12/hr.
Would you like to be part of this growing clean industry?
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment for massage therapists is expected to increase over 20 percent, faster than average for all occupations.
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