Alpha School of Massage, Inc.
by Michael Garcia
Alpha School of Massage, Inc. is located at 4642 San Juan Ave.; Jacksonville, Florida 32210. It has been in the same location since 1992.
The school is offering free tuition (normally $9,000.00) for the 900 hour class that starts January 21, 2008. Yes, you read that right! This is only the second time in the history of the school that the school has waived the tuition for this program.
Alpha offers a 501 hour basic massage therapy program and an advanced 900 hour program. Both programs are available in the morning and in the evening, as well as being offered full-time or part-time.
The 900 hour program teaches neuromuscular therapy; myofascial release; muscle energy techniques; spa techniques; and is the only school that teaches several variations of barefoot massage techniques based on instructors experience with Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy, Heeling, Deeperwork, and The Rossiter method.
This school has 6,000 square feet of available space for classrooms and clinical practice. There are 13 individual rooms,
averaging 11 feet by 12 feet,for students to utilize for the public clinicals, as well as a large training room.
The school's stability and experience level is demonstrated by
having 3 instructors that have worked continuously at the school since 1995. Even the receptionist has worked there for 7 years.