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Get the Skills to Become a Massage Therapist

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Gain freedom, confidence, and the skills for a fulfilling massage career

30 Week* Massage Therapy Program in Vienna, VA

Train Hands-On to Become a Massage Therapist in Virginia, Maryland, DC and Beyond

If you have a passion for health and wellness and helping others feel their best, and you’re interested in building a flexible career that suits your lifestyle, you could be well-suited to a future in Massage Therapy.

Whether you’re ready to change careers, looking to advance in your current profession or are just starting out, the Massage Therapy training program from the American Massage & Bodywork Institute can be your solution for a bright future.

New classes start as often as every six weeks!

  • Aug 5th, 2024Massage Therapy: Day American Massage & Bodywork Institute - Vienna 1593 Spring Hill Rd #210 Vienna VA USA 22182 Do you want to help others and work in health and wellness? Massage Therapy is a rewarding career for active, caring people who want to improve lives. Massage & Bodywork Institute
  • Aug 6th, 2024Massage Therapy: Night/Weekend American Massage & Bodywork Institute - Vienna 1593 Spring Hill Rd #210 Vienna VA USA 22182 Do you want to help others and work in health and wellness? Massage Therapy is a rewarding career for active, caring people who want to improve lives. Massage & Bodywork Institute

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Training can, and should, fit around your life. When you enroll at AMBI, you can choose between two different schedules:

  • Day classes, Monday through Thursday from 9:15am – 3:00pm, or
  • Evening/weekend classes, Tuesday through Thursday from 6:00pm – 10:30pm, and Saturday from 9:00am – 6:00pm

The best way to see if AMBI Massage School is the right fit for you is to contact an admissions representative. Get more information on our programs, class schedules, and financial aid options so that you can make an informed decision about your future. Book a Tour.

Becoming a Confident Massage Therapy Professional

Massage Therapy is a hands-on career that requires precision, technique and compassion. At AMBI, we know that’s how it should be taught. As a student of AMBI’s 750-hour accredited Massage Therapy program, you’ll receive hands-on instruction from experienced instructors within the interactive and supportive learning environment of our massage school in Vienna, VA.

AMBI’s Massage Therapy classes cover a wide range of therapeutic techniques, including:

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Kinesiology
  • Pathology
  • Massage Theory & Technique
  • The Business of Massage
  • Basic CPR/First Aid Training
  • and more!

While at AMBI, you will also create your own marketing and business plan; this will give you a competitive edge, as employers appreciate working with people who understand the business side of massage therapy, even if you don’t plan on starting your own practice.

As a graduate, you will have the skills to help others and the knowledge needed to turn your massage talents into a viable, lasting profession. And the best part? You could be pursuing your license in as little as 30 weeks*!

Job Outlook

With increasing awareness of the benefits of massage for whole body wellness, the demand for qualified professionals are felt in a wide range of employment opportunities. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the Massage Therapy industry to grow by 18% nationally through 2032, much faster than the average rate**.

Massage Therapy is a rewarding, exciting and rapidly growing profession. As long as people are active, there will continuously be a need for Massage Therapy. With demand growing as the population ages, now is a great time to enter the industry!

AMBI is located in Vienna, VA—near Tyson’s Corner—and has quick access to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), also known as the metro. Whether you live in D.C., Maryland, or Virginia, the school is in a prime location that is easily accessible to all three states.

Get Hands-On Training & Real World Experience

Hands-on, practical learning extends beyond the classroom at AMBI. That’s why while you train to become a Massage Therapist with us, you will practice what you’ve learned in our Student Clinic. By practicing on real clients, you will gain work experience and confidence in your skills and will feel ready to get out there in the exciting world of massage.

You’ll get great value when you train at AMBI. With 750 hours* of hands-on massage training, our Massage Therapy course prepares you over and above licensing requirements. You’ll feel confident entering the massage industry after you gain so much focused, hands-on instruction.

Career Opportunities

Being trained as a Massage Therapist opens the doors to many opportunities across the country. No matter if you want to stay in Virginia or practice in another state, there are both job and business opportunities for those licensed in a given state.

Whether you prefer to work with your hands, want flexible hours, or are looking for a good self-employment opportunity, Massage Therapy provides a variety of hands-on work opportunities in a growing number of settings.

Some places you may work at as a Massage Therapist include:

  • Spas
  • Salons
  • Clinics
  • Airports
  • Hotels
  • Resorts
  • Chiropractic Offices
  • Fitness Centers
  • In Your Own Home or Other Space With Your Own Practice

With such a variety of options for work, AMBI prepares you for a career that can take you where you want to be, working the way you want to!

The American Massage & Bodywork Institute is a wonderful massage school and I find myself often recalling happy memories from my seven months there. I also recommend it to other people considering getting into massage therapy. The instructors are very professional and knowledgeable and are always willing to go the extra mile to ensure your success.
Graham C

Tuition Information

Tuition: $12,100
Books & Supplies: $895
Total Program Cost: $12,995

If you’re interested in learning if you qualify for financial aid, click here. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Get Prepared for the MBLEx State Licensing Exam

Anyone wishing to practice massage must first earn a massage certification license by the state. During your training at AMBI, you will receive help with preparation for the MBLEx state licensing exam, offered by the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB). Go into the massage license exam feeling confident and prepared after taking 5 practice MBLEx exams before completing the program.

Convenient Schedules

The AMBI Massage Therapy program meets 20 hours per week with an additional 5 hours per week of online independent study. Altogether, the program is made up of six, 100-hour courses and one 150-hour course, giving you a total of 750 hours of training*. The program is taught in a linear, logical, and orderly fashion; students progress through each step of the program once they demonstrate competency in a course.

The day and evening/weekend classes are approximately 30-32 weeks*.

Is a Rewarding Career in Massage Therapy Right For You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in Massage Therapy and exploring whether AMBI is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

For immediate questions, call 571-620-7170
*Program length when completed in normal time

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