Massage therapists treat clients by using touch to manipulate the soft-tissues of the body. With their touch, therapists relieve pain, help rehabilitate injuries, improve circulation, relieve stress, increase relaxation, and aid in the general wellness of clients.
In Southside Virginia Community College’s Massage Therapy Program, you will receive hands-on course work: both in a classroom and Massage Therapy setting—this program includes outside clinical experience as well. Our program will prepare you for state and national certifications. You will receive thorough hands-on training in the following and more:
- Human Anatomy and Physiology
- Standard massage techniques as well as techniques during pregnancy, for the elderly, athletes, etc.
- Marketing and networking skills needed to set up your own massage business
Southern Virginia Higher Education Center
820 Bruce Street, South Boston, VA
In-State: $2,400*; Out-of-State: $5,400
*The Workforce Credential Grant (WCG) will help pay tuition costs for qualifying Virginians. Additional scholarships may also be available.
For potential assistance with tuition, please contact Kris Tuck with WIOA at 434-572-4472