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National Massage Therapy Institute (NMTI) Career Services Director Says Job Openings Indicate High Demand for Licensed Massage Therapists

Job Outlook for Graduates of NMTI’s Massage Therapy Schools Appears Promising, as Career Services Department Has More Openings Than Students to Fill Them

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., May 6, 2012 -- Based on the number of current massage therapist job openings on file with the National Massage Therapy Institute (NMTI) Career Services department, the employment outlook appears promising for graduates of NMTI’s Mid-Atlantic massage schools.

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National Massage Therapy Institute (NMTI) Gives Back to the Local Community With Affordable Massage Therapy Treatments

NMTI’s Mid-Atlantic Student Massage Clinics Offer Low-Cost Swedish Massage, Plus Exclusive Discounts for Military Families, Nurses and Senior Citizens

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., March 5, 2012 -- As a way of giving back to the communities it serves, National Massage Therapy Institute (NMTI) provides low-cost massage treatments at all four of its Student Massage Clinics throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. NMTI’s affordable massage therapy prices enable local residents to experience the benefits of massage, while the massage school’s advanced students gain valuable hands-on experience. In addition, NMTI grants special discounts to senior citizens, military families, nurses and home healthcare professionals in recognition of all they do and have done for others.

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Top Reasons to Start a Massage Therapy Career in the Washington, D.C., Metro Area

National Massage Therapy Institute (NMTI) School of Massage in Falls Church, Virginia, Prepares Students for Careers in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Areas

FALLS CHURCH, Va., February 1, 2012 -- Massage therapy careers are proving to be a popular option for aspiring healthcare professionals in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, according to the National Massage Therapy Institute (NMTI). Inquiries and new enrollments at NMTI’s Falls Church, Virginia massage school reflect a high level of interest in this career field among residents of the Baltimore/Washington region. While individual motives for pursuing massage therapy training are as diverse as the students themselves, NMTI has compiled a list of some of the top reasons to start a massage therapy career in the Washington, D.C., metro area:

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National Massage Therapy Institute (NMTI) Chronicles Top Industry and Massage School News in 2011

Year in Review: 2011 Massage Industry Highlights and Latest Developments at NMTI Massage Therapy Schools

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., January 26, 2012 -- While some employment sectors have yet to rebound from the recent recession, the massage therapy career and industry outlook has remained positive. Over the past year, National Massage Therapy Institute (NMTI), a nationally accredited massage school with campus locations in four Mid-Atlantic states, continued to experience a high level of interest from prospective students, and implemented a number of new initiatives to meet the needs of its students and graduates.

“With 2011 behind us and the new year underway, it’s a perfect opportunity to reflect on the state of the industry, NMTI’s recent accomplishments and what lies ahead for our students,” said Robert P. Cappel, President of NMTI. Cappel noted that the massage therapist career forecast indicates strong growth in the coming years; a fact that was recognized several national publications.

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National Massage Therapy Institute (NMTI) Expands Training Program: School of Massage Debuts Comprehensive 900-Hour Curriculum

Enhanced NMTI Massage Therapy Training Program Better Prepares Students for Certification, State Licensure and Employment Opportunities

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 5, 2011 -- To empower students with a more comprehensive massage therapy education, the National Massage Therapy Institute (NMTI) is expanding its core curriculum with the launch of a new 900-hour massage therapy training program. Since 1998, NMTI has established its reputation as one of the leading massage schools on the East Coast, helping thousands of graduates prepare for a rewarding career in massage therapy. The latest program enhancements integrate new components into NMTI's massage therapy courses, enabling students to develop a broader base of knowledge and master a wide variety of massage therapy techniques.

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National Massage Therapy Institute (NMTI) Announces Partnership With Massage Envy, Expanding Employment Opportunities for Graduates

Massage Envy and National Massage Therapy Institute Launch Pilot Program, Offering NMTI Graduates Conditional Employment and Sponsorship

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., November 1, 2011 – The National Massage Therapy Institute (NMTI) is pleased to announce a new partnership with spa franchise giant Massage Envy. The agreement marks the launch of an employer sponsorship pilot program that will benefit NMTI graduates in the pursuit of their massage therapy certification and state licensure.

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Holistic Health Education:
National Massage Therapy Institute's Campaign for Wellness

National Massage Therapy Institute Educates the Community on the Massage Therapy Industry with Career Guide

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., June 16, 2011 – The National Massage Therapy Institute (NMTI) would like to share the importance of holistic health with those in the local community.  In order to educate the surrounding area on the expanding role of alternative medicine in healthcare, NMTI is offering free massage therapy career guides to anyone interested in learning more about the massage therapy industry.

NMTI’s National Director of Education, Ron Diana, states that “At NMTI we are genuinely invested in the health and wellness industry and believe in all the benefits of massage therapy.  We created the massage therapy career guide to inform those looking to join the industry on the opportunities available and what steps they need to take to become a practicing massage therapist.”

NMTI’s massage therapy career guide discusses the occupational outlook for massage therapists, why the massage therapy career field is growing, where the career opportunities in massage therapy lie, and what to consider when looking to attend a massage school.  The goal of the career guide is to educate the community on the massage therapy industry.

The President of NMTI, Bob Cappel, states that “Alternative medicine is becoming a more substantial part of the American public’s health and wellbeing.  With healthcare costs on the rise, there is going to be a shift toward preventive medicine.  We hope this career guide will help to educate the community on how holistic healthcare, specifically massage therapy, will play a huge role in the shift.”

For more information about obtaining a massage therapy career guide please call 888-203-2776 or fill out an inquiry form at www.NMTI.edu.  To learn more about our massage school visit www.NMTI.edu.

About NMTI:

The National Massage Therapy Institute’s (NMTI) sole offering, and passion, is professional Massage Therapy training. The school’s Massage Therapy program has been carefully crafted by industry experts and aims to produce highly qualified massage therapists to meet the industry’s growing demand. NMTI is accredited by one of the oldest and largest nationally recognized accrediting bodies, the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA). NMTI has four convenient locations in Northeast Philadelphia, PA, Falls Church, VA, Wilmington, DE and Egg Harbor Township, NJ.
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Please direct all general questions to Daniel Latzman at 212-677-9898 ex. 109 or e-mail Daniel at dlatzman@conversionpt.com

New Hire Help:
National Massage Therapy Institute Creates HireNMTI.com to Connect Students with Employers

National Massage Therapy Institute Bridges Gap Between Students and Potential Employers

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., May 1, 2011 – In an effort to connect its students with potential employers, the National Massage Therapy Institute (NMTI) has launched a new website.  This website at www.HireNMTI.com will give potential employers insight into the dynamic programs offered at NMTI and the skills acquired by the school’s graduates. 

The National Director of Career Services, Scott Deidun, says that “The HireNMTI website really gives employers a feel for the environment at NMTI and the real-world experience we provide to students through our programs.  The video testimonials are a great way for employers to gain confidence in our placement services.  Our goal is to make the best matches possible between graduates of our programs and employers.”
 
Employers of NMTI graduates are encouraged to explore the website; it features information about the massage therapy programs, our advisory board from the local massage community, school accreditations, employer testimonials, and an easy inquiry form. 

The President of NMTI, Bob Cappel, states that “At NMTI, our career services department is dedicated to appropriate job placement.  They serve our students and employers in the local community by connecting graduates with the job environment best suited for each party.  I believe that our dedication to students’ success will be demonstrated to employers who view the new website, and as a result, our students will ultimately benefit.”

For more information about hiring a NMTI grad please visit www.HireNMTI.com. To learn more about the National Massage Therapy Institute please visit www.NMTI.edu.

About NMTI:

The National Massage Therapy Institute’s (NMTI) sole offering, and passion, is professional Massage Therapy training. The school’s Massage Therapy program has been carefully crafted by industry experts and aims to produce highly qualified massage therapists to meet the industry’s growing demand. NMTI is accredited by one of the oldest and largest nationally recognized accrediting bodies, the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA). NMTI has four convenient locations in Northeast Philadelphia, PA, Falls Church, VA, Wilmington, DE and Egg Harbor Township, NJ.
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Please direct all general questions to Daniel Latzman at 212-677-9898 ex. 109 or e-mail Daniel at dlatzman@conversionpt.com
 

 

Stress Free Massage Appointment Booking: National Massage Therapy Institute Student Clinics Reveal Their New Online Booking Service

National Massage Therapy Institute Student Clinics Now Offering Online Appointment Booking Options

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., April 1, 2011 – Customers at the National Massage Therapy Institute’s (NMTI) Student Massage Clinics will now be able to book their appointments online. The new website for NMTI’s four Student Clinic locations will go live on April 1st, 2011. This site will be full of useful information regarding the benefits of massage, contact information for each student clinic location, monthly specials, service menus and what to expect from your first visit. It will also be a fully functioning appointment setting interface equipped with an e-commerce system that will allow customers to book and pay for appointments online using their credit or debit cards. 

National Massage Therapy Institute has teamed up with Book4Time, “a global provider of web-based reservation management, guest retention and business management solutions to the health, wellness and hospitality industry”; to bring the most advanced software for professional appointment booking to NMTI customers.* 

NMTI Systems Student Clinic Director, Toni Milburn, states that “This software will be a huge benefit to customers. Here at NMTI we always strive to provide our customers with quality service, and incorporating the Book4Time software into our clinics will help us continue to provide this quality service, while also becoming more efficient.” 

With the new Book4Time software, all clients have to do is simply select their location, their service choice and appointment time, and check out. This will allow clients to book appointments in just minutes. 

The President of NMTI, Bob Cappel, states “We are very excited to be unveiling our new Student Clinic site with the Book4Time appointment setting software. Many of our customers are busy professionals or parents; this software will give them a hassle free way to book their appointments. This convenience is indispensible to those who are constantly on the go.” 

To learn more about the National Massage Therapy Institute please visit www.NMTI.edu. To book a massage or learn more about the NMTI Student Massage Clinics please visit our brand new clinic website at www.nmtistudentclinic.com.

About NMTI:

The National Massage Therapy Institute’s (NMTI) sole offering, and passion, is professional Massage Therapy training. The school’s Massage Therapy program has been carefully crafted by industry experts and aims to produce highly qualified massage therapists to meet the industry’s growing demand. NMTI is accredited by one of the oldest and largest nationally recognized accrediting bodies, the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA). NMTI has four convenient locations in Northeast Philadelphia, PA, Falls Church, VA, Wilmington, DE and Egg Harbor Township, NJ. 
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Please direct all general questions to Daniel Latzman at 212-677-9898 ex. 109 or e-mail Daniel at dlatzman@conversionpt.com

*book4time.com
 

 

Healthy Careers: National Massage Therapy Institute To Host Massage Therapy Career Fairs

National Massage Therapy Institute Invites Local Employers to Campus Career Fairs

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., March 4, 2011 – National Massage Therapy Institute (NMTI) is inviting local employers to take part in its upcoming massage therapy career fairs.  Each of the four campuses will host local employers for a day.  Students will be encouraged to network with employers while NMTI’s career services team aids employers in selecting qualified massage therapists to fit their businesses.

Scott Deidun, the National Director of Career Services, touches on the importance of these career fairs, “Students come to NMTI to change their lives, to start fresh with a new career or to augment their current careers with additional income.  We want to give 110% of our efforts to each graduating student to help them find occupational success.  Hosting these career fairs are a big part of connecting students with potential employers.”

NMTI’s career services department takes personal interest in students’ career success.  This passionate group assists students in writing resumes, shares job leads with students before and after graduation, and helps students find employment that suits their career goals.

NMTI President, Bob Cappel, states that “NMTI is a community committed to the belief that higher education has the power to transform lives.  We serve our students by providing a quality education in a friendly, encouraging and professional environment.  I believe that our dedication to students’ success shines through in every step of their educational process and results in occupational satisfaction.”

Each of National Massage Therapy Institute’s (NMTI) four convenient campus locations will host a career fair to benefit both students and employers.  NMTI’s campus location in Northeast Philadelphia, PA will host its career fair on Friday, March 11th, the Wilmington, DE campus will then host on Friday, March 18th, Falls Church, VA will host on Friday, March 25th and the Egg Harbor Township location will host on Friday, April 1st.  All career fairs will take place between the hours of 11AM and 2PM.  For more information regarding these career fairs please contact Scott Deidun by phone at 703-231-6326 or by email at sdeidun@studymassage.com

 

 

Spreading Wellness: National Massage Therapy Institute Introduces Its New Massage Specialties

National Massage Therapy Institute Expands Its Curriculum

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., February 17, 2011 – National Massage Therapy Institute (NMTI) has created two massage therapy specialties as additions to its core curriculum. These specialties in Sports Massage and Muscle Performance Therapies and Prenatal, Infant and Geriatric Massage Therapies were created to meet industry demands, and will help make students more marketable to potential employers in these specialized massage settings. 

National Massage Therapy Institute (NMTI) works with an advisory board of industry experts to constantly improve and upgrade its program as the landscape of the profession changes. As an increased number of Americans in all age groups look to massage therapy for maintaining and increasing health and wellness, the massage therapy industry’s need for qualified massage therapists continues to grow.* To meet this need, students can now choose to continue their education following the 630 hour core massage therapy program with one of the new specialty modules.  This additional training will be available to all prospective, current and past graduates of NMTI at its four convenient campus locations in Northeast Philadelphia, PA, Falls Church, VA, Wilmington, DE, and Egg Harbor Township, NJ. 

“Our specialty programs will prepare students to succeed in two rapidly expanding areas of massage,” said Ron Diana, NMTI’s National Director of Education. “Our Sports Massage and Muscle Performance Therapies specialty allows the student to focus on career aspirations working with athletes of all levels.  In this specialty, the focus will be sports theory, performance enhancement techniques, cramp relief techniques, stretching techniques and injury risk reduction techniques.  The specialty in Prenatal, Infant and Geriatric Therapies will prepare students for working with patients in a range of life stages and focus on pathological conditions, techniques and applications for each,” he added. 

NMTI leadership measures its success by how well its students are prepared for and obtain jobs upon program completion.  With the introduction of the new Sports Massage and Muscle Performance Therapies and Prenatal, Infant and Geriatric Massage Therapies Specialties, NMTI furthers its commitment to encourage student success. 

The NMTI President, Bob Cappel says that, “I think the thing that makes the school special is a real interest and investment in the student to ensure they are successful.  With the industry demand growing in these two specialty areas, and the need for qualified massage therapists growing, we want to ensure our students are prepared to seize these expanding opportunities.”

Scott Deidun, National Director of Career Services also emphasizes the school’s investment in student success stating that “in addition to the benefits of a specialty, students will receive CPR/First Aid certification, extended clinical training hours at NMTI’s student massage clinic and Think, Build, Live, Success initiative training, which provides students with necessary life and career skills through a three-part program that breaks professional fulfillment down into manageable steps.”

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

  

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Please direct all questions to Amanda Ignaut at 212-677-9898 ex. 108 or e-mail Amanda at aignaut@conversionpt.com.