Atlanta School of Massage Featured on WebMD Web Site

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WebMD selected Atlanta School of Massage over all other massage therapy schools to give expert advice on Massage Therapy in April 2006.

Atlanta School of Massage, a leading Massage Therapy school for over 25 years, was featured on the homepage of the WebMD website ( in April 2006. The video clip ‘The Right Touch: Can A Massage Improve Your Health?’ explores ways in which massage therapy can be used to reduce anxiety, decrease pain and enhance the immune system.

Rick Garbowski, Director of Education for Atlanta School of Massage and Atlanta Institute of Aesthetics, demonstrates various massage techniques, such as Swedish Massage and Deep Tissue Massage, and provides insight as to how they can be used to improve overall health and well being. The video clip, which can be viewed at, covers the 3 main approaches to massage therapy – energetic, structural and neurological. The close up footage of Mr. Garbowski delivering massage therapy to a client demonstrates the physical nature of this occupation and why use of proper body mechanics is crucial in avoiding fatigue during the massage therapy session.

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About the Massage School Atlanta School of Massage:

The Atlanta School of Massage, a pioneer and international leader among massage therapy schools, is celebrating 25 successful years in massage therapy education. In keeping with their pioneering tradition, they continue to grow their long history of accomplishments:

-First Massage Therapy school to open in the state of Georgia

-First Massage Therapy school in Georgia to be Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT)

-Named a 2004 School of Distinction by the ACCSCT

-First Massage Therapy school in Georgia to be approved by the US Department of Education to offer Title IV funding

-First to partner with Emory University on research into the beneficial effects of neuromuscular therapy on patients with Parkinson’s disease

-The first Massage Therapy school in Georgia to open a skin care division, Atlanta Institute of Aesthetics

Atlanta School of Massage is located at 2 Dunwoody Park, Atlanta Georgia 30338. For more information, call 1-888-276-6277 or visit For more information on our skin care division, Atlanta Institute of Aesthetics, one of the premier esthetician schools, visit


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