If you are considering attending one of the massage schools in Maine, you have many good schools, with excellent reputations, to visit. Schedule a tour of the school and ask lots of questions about their curriculum and instruction.
Maine is located in the northeastern region of the United States. It has New Hampshire located to the south, and the Canadian provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick to the north. The 3500 mile Atlantic Ocean coastline borders Maine to the east.
If you want to live near the ocean, but also close to the big city of Portland, Maine has what you are looking for in a home state.
Known for its famous seafood cuisine, Maine is a popular vacation destination, with thousands of people coming here each year to visit.
Both Maine residents and visitors seek massage therapy services, so there is great potential for your success in the field, especially if you are working in a tourist-populated destination.
If you are seeking a part-time or full-time career, the Maine massage schools, listed below will be able to provide you with the skills that you need in various the types of massage therapy.
Be sure to read my "Tips on Choosing a Massage School" page before you begin your search.
Education information about schools in Maine, as well as licensure requirements, can be found on the Maine Massage Therapy Board website at www.maine.gov/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/massage.
|Bangor||Therapeutic Massage & Integrated Bodywork||www.mainemassageschool.com|
|Bridgton||New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts||www.nhita.com|
|Portland||Spa Tech Institute||www.spatech.edu|
|Sanford||Seacoast Career School||www.seacoastcareerschools.edu|
|Waldoboro||Downeast School of Massage||www.downeastschoolofmassage.net|
This video introduces SpaTech Institute in Portland.
SpaTech has a new 16,000 sq. ft. campus on the Westbrook/Portland city line that offers a state-of-the-art facility, tons of parking, and is easy to find.
The instructors of the school, in addition to the clientele in this location, provides students the experience needed in working with people that creates a thriving practice.
Portland and towns surrounding the city have many options for the students who wish to relocate to the area. With summer and winter rentals in beach /lake cottages, hotels, houses, and apartments, there are nice and affordable places to stay.
The massage program is 600 hours and offers comprehensive training in basic massage therapy techniques.
This book, The Business of Massage Therapy: Building a Successful Career teaches tips and techniques for starting your practice, building a clientele, learning specialized skills, and creating a life-long career.