If you are considering enrollment in one of the massage schools in Iowa, you have some great schools to visit. Most are well known for their small class size, excellent massage therapist education classes, and lower than average student/teacher ratio.
Located in the Midwestern United States, with Missouri and Illinois to the south, and Minnesota and Wisconsin to the north, Iowa is considered one of the best and safest states to reside.
Whether you want to live near the big city of Des Moines or a small town like Webster City, Iowa has what you are looking for in a place to live and work.
If you are seeking a part-time or full-time career, the Iowa massage schools listed below will be able to provide you with the skills that you need to begin a successful massage therapy career.
Be sure to read my "Tips on Choosing a Massage School" page before you begin your search for a list of questions to ask as you tour potential massage schools.
Education information about massage schools in Iowa, as well as licensure requirements for massage therapist education, can be found on the Iowa Board of Massage Therapy website atwww.idph.state.ia.us/licensure/board_home.asp?board=mt. It also provides license renewal, license registration, and rules and regulations for massage therapists in the state.
|Davenport||Institute of Therapeutic Massage and Wellness||www.learntomassage.com|
|Des Moines||Iowa Massage Institute||www.iamassageinstitute.com|
|College of Massage and Healing Arts||www.collegeofmassage.info|
|North Liberty||East West School of Massage||>www.east-westschool.com|
|Sioux City||Bio Chi Institute of Massage Therapy||www.bci-ed.com|
|Urbandale||Body Wisdom Massage Therapy School||www.bodywisdomschool.com|
This video introduces the Bio-Chi Institute in Sioux City.
Bio-Chi Institute massage therapist education has a national accredition through the ACCSCT. It has been offering massage training in bodywork for over a 10 years.
They have a low student/teacher ratio in order to ensure students learn as easily as possible.
This school teaches not only instruction in Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, and Clinical practice, but also how to be aware of their own bodies and a sense of their own presence. This allows them to learn to be fully present with their clients, giving them a better understanding of that person.
Education at Bio Chi Institute is based on the idea that "it is an honor to touch another human being". They teach that massage therapy is more than technique, it is an art that touches the body, mind and spirit...and it does!
This book, The Business of Massage Therapy: Building a Successful Career teaches about how to be successful in massage therapy careers, and how to have what you need in clientele, from the time you first start your business, until the time you retire from your business.
Whichever massage schools in Iowa you choose to visit, be prepared to ask lots of questions, and attend school knowing a rewarding career is in your future.