For just about every type of massage therapy out there, there is a video that shows and explains how to provide the massage. Many are detailed explanations
of not only how to perform the massage, but about the health benefits of the massage for
Although, nothing compares to learning in a live classroom, most
therapists are not able to take the time away from their practice and
However, the ability to actually earn a massage therapy
certification in a specialty, (usually only given through a live class)
is what will make you more reputable with the healthcare community in
your city. Get as much training in the technique as possible.
Another benefit to learning through massage videos is that you
can review the video anytime you want to get a refresher on performing
the technique. Many massage therapists have a library of DVD's
for this very reason.
The more you know, the more massage video clips you watch, the more you can help those around you who suffer in pain.