Massage Therapy

Overview

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

Upcoming Program Start Dates: 

Call or email for upcoming dates.

Offered by Workforce Development at : 

Estes Community Center 
316 N. Main Street, Chase City, VA 23924

Tuition 

In-State: $5,997*; Out-of-State: $5,997

*The FastForward Credential Grant will help pay tuition costs for qualifying Virginians. Additional scholarships may also be available.

Length 

550 contact hours

 

 

 

Contact for More Information:

Wanda Vaughan 434-736-2004 Email: wanda.vaughan@southside.edu