Alabama massage schools teach students the knowledge and skills to pass a National Massage Therapy exam (which is required in the state of Alabama) as well as Medical Terminology, History of Massage Therapy, Anatomy, Physiology, Kinesiology, Pathology, Massage Theory, CPR, First Aid, Ethics and Business Marketing.
If you plan to move to Alabama to attend massage school, you will discover that this state offers many opportunities for massage therapy professionals to have a thriving practice.
Birmingham massage schools stay especially busy throughout the year due to business and tourist visitors to the area. Most of the schools are near busy tourist areas, which help them stayed booked with clients most of the time.
Be sure to read my "Tips on Choosing a School" page before you begin your search for tips and questions to ask during your tour of the schools. If you are just starting to look for a school, this page provides some valuable information.
If you are seeking a part-time or full-time career in this field, the schools listed below will be able to provide you with the skills that you need in order to apply for a license, start a business, and market your practice.
This book, Massage Therapy Career Guide for Hands-On Success will provide more tips on choosing a massage school, finding clients, and establishing a rewarding career.
Although any of these schools can provide you a great education in bodywork, they may also provide training in Cosmetology and Esthetics.
If you are interested in studying either of these, you should consider obtaining both licenses, as you would be in high demand after you graduate.
Smaller schools may be more attractive to you if you feel that you learn better with more one-on-one instruction or in a small classroom setting. Just be sure that whichever of the massage schools you choose to visit has a state license and accreditation to provide the training you need to begin a massage therapy career.