There is now a specialized niche of professionals who have been able to meld their love of sports and passion for massage into a thriving career. These enthusiasts have been able to practice massage therapy in a sports setting—albeit off the field. Performing and specializing in sports massage requires the skills needed to factor in the variety of treatment options available now to athletes via massage techniques.
The Soma Institute in Chicago has trained thousands of students in the many areas of massage including sports therapy. There are many benefits massage therapy offers athletes, and at Soma you will learn the abilities needed to succeed and prosper as a sports massage specialist.
Soma offers an 11 and 15 month Clinical Massage Therapy program at its campus in Chicago, Illinois. For more information, and to find out if a career in sports massage therapy would be a good fit for you, give Soma a call at 1.800.694.5314.