Welcome to the Massage Therapy program at Metropolitan Technical Career Institute. I am Carolyn Preston, your instructor, for your journey to becoming a licensed massage therapist. I am a licensed massage therapist and certified medical massage practitioner. I spent many years in the insurance claims management industry before completing my schooling as a massage therapist in Manchester, NH. I have been in private practice since graduation and am really excited to be teaching about my love and passion of massage therapy.
I am so thrilled that you have chosen a career in massage therapy! There are many facets to massage therapy that I will be guiding you through that are combined with in-person class hours, online coursework and hands-on application of the tools you will be acquiring for your personal toolbox, over the course of this six month program. In the massage therapy program you will be learning a diverse curriculum designed to prepare you for your certification exam and career as a massage therapist.
Classes are held Monday – Thursday 10:00am to 2:00pm for in-person class hours/hands-on hours. Online coursework will be assigned for times outside of in-class/hands-on hours. Classes will also be conducted via Skype on an as needed basis.
Your courses of study will include:
History of Massage & Massage Theory
Anatomy & Physiology
Ethics of Massage Therapy Therapeutic Massage and Palpation
Theory & Practice of Hydrotherapy
Florida Laws and Rules (Chapters 456 and 480, F.S. and Chapter 64B7, F.A.C.)
Medical Errors & Omissions
I can be reached by email at email@example.com and by phone or text at 352.448.5111. My office hours are 10:00am to 6:00pm Monday thru Friday. Please feel free to reach out to me for any questions or concerns about your classes and assignments. I am here to help you. Your success matters to us at Metropolitan Technical Career Institute!