If you are considering one of the Alaska massage schools listed below, you have several excellent schools to consider.
Alaska is located in the northwestern U.S., and is the largest state in the country in land mass area.
If you choose to attend massage school in Alaska, you will soon realize why visitors come to explore this state's beauty through popular travel and cruise destinations.
Employment opportunities for massage therapists in Alaska are also positive as more resorts and spas are built in the state due to an increase in tourist population....always a great plus for any massage therapy business!
Be sure to read my "Tips on Choosing a Massage School" page before you begin your search to get tips of questions to ask as you visit massage schools.
If you are seeking a part-time or full-time career in this field, these schools in Alaska, listed below, will be able to provide you with the education that you need.
This book, Massage Therapy Career Guide for Hands-On Success will provide great tips on choosing a school, attracting clients, and establishing a substantial life-long career.
Education information, as well as licensure requirements, can be found on the state's website at www.commerce.state.ak.us. They may also provide information on which massage schools are licensed and accredited by the state
This video is from the Alaska Institute:
It is a well known massage school in Anchorage. It has a 900 sq. foot hall for classes which provide unique demonstrations and teaching in a relaxed atmosphere.
Small classes (5-6 people) are sometimes held in one of the four treatment rooms. They provide day and evening classes, perfect for those who work and are searching for an evening school program.
The school provides an 800 hour Massage Therapy Program and is authorized by the Alaska State Postsecondary Education. This gives you confidence knowing they can provide you with the education you need to start a career in massage therapy.
Courses in Anatomy, Physiology, Ethics, Business Practices, Chair Massage, Table Massage, Meridians & Points, Theory of Oriental Medicine, Acupressure & Meridian Massage Lab, Pathology & Special Populations, and 160 hours of clinicals in Student Clinic.