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How Can Massage Therapy Students Help Themselves? Learn Self Care 101

November 1, 2011

Many new classes are starting this fall at ITM and with the influx of students coming to the school, starting a career where they will be helping others, we thought to write a blog about how students can help themselves-self care 101 for the new massage therapist. The reason most massages therapists “burn out” is …

ITM works with Dina Manzo, RHONJ & Project Ladybug

October 7, 2011

Recently, Andrew Kamchi, our Director of Operations met Dina Manzo and Danielle (not Staub), her assistant, at The Brownstone in Paterson. Being that Dina has set up Project Ladybug, which supports the needs of families who have children with cancer, it seemed like a perfect fit as part of our ongoing community outreach program, and …

Cancer Patients Receive Massage From NJ Massage School Students

June 19, 2011

6 Months ago, Barbara Williams from The (Bergen County) Record, was kind enough to write about what the students at The Institute for Therapeutic Massage (ITM) are doing in our Oncology Massage Certification Program that runs at both our Haskell / Wanaque, NJ (Passaic County) school location as well as our Red Bank, NJ (Monmouth …

My Massage School Experience – The National Federation of The Blind

April 28, 2011

My Massage School Experience, By Rania Ismail – Taken From The National Federation of the Blind’s Newsletter – ‘The Sounding Board’ ‘Since I was 14 years old, I wanted to become a massage therapist. I had sustained a neck injury that had left me in chronic pain, and at the time, massage therapy was the …

Thai Poutice Massage Continuing Education (CEU) Class Added

March 10, 2011

A new continuing education class has been added at ITM, and we are very excited to make the announcement, for while it is an age old technique, it is just beginning to get the recognition it deserves here in the United States. The class is accredited for NCBTMB National CEU credits, and is good for …

Massage & Personal Training in US News World Report Top Careers 2011

February 16, 2011

Recently, US News & World Report listed their top 50 careers for 2011, and we were pleasantly surprised to see that 3 out of the 5 programs that we offer were mentioned. Here are a few highlights from the article: ‘Personal / Athletic Trainers – The Rundown: As student-athletes train harder and compete younger, schools …

ITM Gets A Massage School Mascot In Northern New Jersey Location!

January 18, 2011

The staff at ITM couldn’t be more excited about our latest / greatest addition. He is smart, funny, easy going, energetic (at the same time, naps a lot), and an 8 week old Chihuahua puppy named Finley. It is absolutely amazing to walk into the administrative office hallways and hear our school director Valerie ‘baby …

Hospital Based Massage Therapy Program Added

January 7, 2011

The Institute for Therapeutic Massage offers this exciting 50-hour Hospital Based Medical Massage Therapy Program in conjunction with Atlantic Health Systems at Overlook Hospital, Summit, New Jersey (Union County). This advanced program is specifically designed for massage therapists, and will provide the opportunity to work with doctors, nurses, and hospital patients to learn how to …

Massage School Open House – Red Bank, New Jersey 9/29/10

September 21, 2010

Institute for Therapeutic Massage (ITM) will be hosting an Open House next Wednesday, September 29th from 6:30-9:00pm at the Red Bank Campus, which is located at 213 (State) Route 35N, in Red Bank, Monmouth County, New Jersey  07701. This informative session will present an opportunity for those who are interested in learning massage therapy, shiatsu, and personal training, to ask …

ITM – Haskell / Wanaque, New Jersey Massage Therapy School Chosen By Ralph Stephens As Northeast Regional Training Center for his Medical Certification Program

September 7, 2010

This 100-hour course will teach students and practicing massage therapists alike a highly effective clinical approach that will enable you to help your clients with a wide range of  acute and chronic musculoskeletal problems