Category: Massage Therapy

Centura College Hosts 2020 Essential Career Training Expo

When the world hit pause, essential workers kept going. Learn what it takes to train for an Essential Healthcare or Skilled Trades Careers. Written by Jul DeGeus On Thursday, November 12, from 11:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. Centura College invites the community to attend their Essential Career Training Expo....
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Centura Chesapeake has got Your Back When You’re in Knead

The grand opening of the new clinic is open to the public. The facility provides students with hands-on experience and the community with access to affordable massages. Written by Jul DeGeus Centura College’s Chesapeake campus  invites the community to attend the grand opening of their Massage Therapy Clinic and...
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Centura College Graduate Spotlight: Rachel Handley

Written by Olivia Jordan, Career Services Coordinator Rachel Handley is a graduate from the Massage Therapy program at Centura College’s Virginia Beach campus. Although Rachel faced an array of obstacles while completing her training, she was determined to persevere and finish, despite her circumstances. Rachel expressed that during her...
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Centura College Graduate Spotlight – Carissa Chalsma

Centura College Graduate Spotlight – Carissa Chalsma By Lisa Pinson, Massage Therapy Coordinator, Centura College Newport News Carissa Chalsma began her Massage Therapy career at Centura College in Newport News on October 17, 2017 and c ompleted her coursework on June 18, 2018.  She was a diligent and engaged student,...
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Centura Showcase: Massage Therapy

The Chesapeake campus of Centura College will be showcasing its massage therapy program for individuals interested in pursuing a career in the health and wellness field. The event will offer interactive demonstrations of a variety of massage techniques. By Brian Stauss Centura College will be showcasing its massage therapy...
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Self-Care for Massage Therapists

By Shawnte’ Peterson, Massage Therapist Coordinator at Centura College’s Chesapeake Campus Edited by Jul DeGeus & Esperanza Poquiz A massage therapist’s work often involves lifting clients’ body parts, repetitive postures and forceful pressure that could lead to injury or ailments. To help prevent damage, massage therapists should remember to...
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Let’s get Technical: 5 Different Types of Massage Therapy

By Jul DeGeus Myofascial Massage Myofascial massages focus on the fascial system. The fascia is sort of like glue for your body; a head to toe web of tissues that binds your muscles, bones, nerves, veins, etc. together.  Massage therapists first determine the area of the fascia system that...
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Massage Therapy Jobs: How to Get One!

Massage Therapy Jobs: How to Get One! The good news for massage therapy jobs is that the field is growing. From 2012 to 2022, employment in massage therapy is projected to grow 23%. This is faster than average for all other occupations and creates new opportunities for newly-certified massage...
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Massage Therapy Employment Opportunities – 10 Quick Tips

Massage Therapy Employment Opportunities – 10 Quick Tips Licensed Massage Therapists (LMT) are in demand everywhere in health and wellness professions. These are the trained professionals that make people feel good by working their muscles and soft-tissue. The Bureau of Labor Statistic estimates that this business will grow by...
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Massage Therapist Employment Opportunities

Massage Therapist Employment Opportunities Licensed Massage Therapists (LMT) are in demand everywhere in health and wellness professions. These are the trained professionals that make people feel good by working their muscles and soft-tissue. The Bureau of Labor Statistic estimates that this business will grow by 23 percent over the...
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