MTSI 002: An Introduction to Massage Therapy, History and Career Outlook

Welcome to another episode of The Massage Therapy Schools Information Podcast.

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In this episode we will discuss the history of massage, its evolution, its current state and what people’s expectations are today of the industry and the service offering. We will discuss the employment outlook, the steps to becoming a certified massage therapist, the importance of your physical fitness to your career, how to decide on a good school, earning your certification, the variations in terms of requirements involved in each State, approximate costs to completing a massage therapy program as well as what life is like after schooling.


Neal Lyons is a founding member and volunteer contributor at the MTSI Institute, an information based portal dedicated to guiding and assisting aspiring massage therapists establish a successful career in massage. Neal is a published author and has collaborated on several mobile applications that serve the massage profession. You can view his published work on Amazon, iTunes, Barnes & Noble, Sony and Kobo. You can connect with him on Facebook, Twitter and on Google+

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