“Spa Career” is Talk Spas’ new series that focuses on helping people become spa professionals.
As more and more consumers become increasingly knowledgeable about the benefits of spa treatments, holistic medicine and overall wellness, opportunities in the spa industry will continue to grow at a rapid pace. According to the International Spa Association (ISPA), the U.S. spa industry employs more than 230,000 people, and the variety of opportunities available within the field provides those interested with a wide range of career choices to serve people and help them feel good. One skill that is always in demand is massage therapy and there are schools and certification programs all over the world, teaching a variety of different massage disciplines that can help those who are interested to get their career going. Are you one of those who are interested in a massage therapy career? Here are some questions you can ask yourself to get on the fast track to becoming a licensed massage therapist: