(PRWEB) December 2, 2004
ICMO is the first fully accredited partial online, partial hands on massage institution in the world. ICMO offers educational excellence, innovative curriculum, and progressive career training by dedicated, exceptionally accomplished educators.
The International College of Massage Online (ICMO) is a 1008 hour program for massage therapy training. ICMO utilizes state of the art, 21st century technology by offering students over half of the curriculum via interactive online programs and VHS/DVD training. The remaining hours are completed onsite at an ICMO facility. ICMO facility locations in Kalispell, Montana and coming soon to The Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, The Hill Country of Texas, and the Minneapolis, Minnesota area.
Until now, individuals looking to a career in Massage Therapy had to go to school part or full time for anywhere from 6 months to over 1 year. This new and exciting option allows half of the learning to be done in in the comfort of the students own home, at their own pace and in addition, shortens the length of time students sit in a classroom to 9 weeks. These 9 weeks can be broken into (3) 3 week segments.
Tom and Carolyn Webber, co-founders of the International College of Massage Online, have been in the massage education business for almost a decade, founding Stone Spirits, a leader in continuing education and stone massage supplies.
Current statistics show that every year in the United States alone there are over 100,000 people who receive professional training in Massage Therapy. The question that concerned the Webbers' was "How many more individuals would choose Massage Therapy as a career if they didn't have to give up so many months out of their lives?"
After years of offering continuing education seminars across the country and abroad, the Webbers' recognized the need for greater accessiblity in massage school general curriculum training. With much investigation, research, and hardwork, ICMO offers a first of it's kind approach to massage education.
It is the goal of the International College of Massage Online to bring massage school training into the 21st century. By offering students a new option of online training while maintaining the time honored traditions of the healing arts of massage.
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