College Profile: Florida Academy of Massage & Skin Care
The training programs offered by Florida Academy of Massage & Skin Care are designed to prepare students for successful careers as Licensed Massage Therapists or Registered Florida Facial Specialists. It is our goal that:
Each student shall learn the basic concept of self-care and equip themselves to strengthen their own physical and emotional health.
Each student shall understand and develop sound study and work habits.
Each student shall have a thorough knowledge of the structure and function of the body as it relates to Massage and/or Skin Care theory and practice.
Each Massage student shall demonstrate proficiency and confidence in the basic Massage techniques of effleurage, petrissage, tapotement, cross-fiber, percussion and joint movements used in Swedish Massage. Each Skin Care student will demonstrate proficiency in Micro-Dermabrasion, Facials, Waxing, Masks, Body Wraps and Peels.
Each student shall be aware of the principles of Massage Therapy and/or Skin Care, knowing when to treat and when to refer.
Each student will develop the ability to effectively, safely, successfully and responsibly practice the art and science of massage therapy and/or skin care.
Each student shall be knowledgeable regarding business and communication skills.
Each student shall be aware of the career opportunities available and possess the knowledge to confidently manage a private practice and work in a supervised setting.