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So, you are interested in Texas Massage Academy. Check out our virtual tour below!

Many of our students enrolled at Texas Massage Academy come from all over the Central Texas Area.  We offer evening classes so that students can easily drive into town after work. We believe that there is more to massage, so…

New Program

We are so excited to introduce you to our new program at Texas Massage Academy. The Elite Mastery Massage Program has a tuition of only $475.

I don’t understand the different massage programs at Texas Massage Academy, can you explain them to me?

I know it can be confusing figuring out which program is right for you, but let’s look at the 2 different programs and help you find the right one.

What do I need for class?

Class is starting and you are curious of what things you need for class. Check them out there.

So, I’m maybe, sorta interested in enrolling….AKA Frequently Asked Questions

Massage therapy is something you have thought about doing, but you aren’t sure if this is what you want to do. Get your questions answered here.

5 Ways to Turn Your Halloween Party into a Spa Party

It’s that time of year. Fall, family gatherings, fellowship, and food are all things that make the last few months of the year a favorite for so many. Halloween parties are always super fun, but you can always guess what to expect at them. Here are 5 tips to make your Halloween party into a spa party and stand out, while giving yourself some extra TLC in the process.

Frozen Shoulder and Massage: Ways to Relieve Pain

We all know that massage therapy can be a great way to relieve pain and tension, but a frozen shoulder is actually one of the best reasons you should go for a regular session. Frozen shoulder happens when your rotator cuff muscles tighten up and cause an inflammation of the joint capsule. Many people don’t realize they have frozen shoulder until it’s too late because there are no symptoms at first or they mistake them for something else like arthritis. This blog post will help you learn more about frozen shoulder and what massage therapy can do to help!

The Benefits of Massage After a Rotator Cuff Injury

When an injury occurs it is important to treat the area correctly to avoid further damage and to allow for proper healing of the injured area. Massage can be a way to do this as well as help with scar tissue build-up around the rotator cuff. If done properly massage can reduce pain, stiffness, and inflammation.

Got Shoulder Pains?

Shoulder pain is a complex issue that can stem from several different factors, but the most common are muscular injuries caused by stress or overuse. Massage can help with these issues in two ways: 1) By increasing blood flow it eases strained muscles and encourages healing, and 2) It helps release tension in the body which ultimately decreases pain.

How Massage Can Help With Shoulder Impingement Syndrome.

prolonged arm positioning. This condition can go undiagnosed if the pain isn’t bad enough; however, if left untreated, this can lead to more severe issues such as rotator cuff tears, tendonitis, and reduced range of motion (Fisher-Wellman et al., 2013).

CBD for Chronic Pain

CBD has been a hot topic lately. With claims that CBD can help with everything from anxiety to seizures it seems to be a natural alternative for many ailments. Many are turning to CBD for to help manage their chronic pain and to replace over the counter medicines and addictive prescription opioids. While there are still skeptics, CBD may very well be at least one answer to the opioid crisis many are facing. Here’s how… 

What is Chair Massage

Chair massage was introduced in the 1980s, and while it had a slow start, it has since become a staple in the massage profession. You’re now able to stop and get a quick 10 or 15 minute chair massage at…

Massage & Cancer

A cancer diagnosis is scary. There’s no other way to say it. And the treatments can sometimes be as scary as the disease itself. Chemo, radiation, and surgeries can have intense side effects, some that last a lifetime. Many cancer…

Massage for Digestive Issues

Digestive problems can be tough to deal with. Not only does it feel uncomfortable, but depending on the symptoms, may be embarrassing. Add that to the frustration of finding a remedy, and no one is very happy when fighting this particular battle. You may have tried over-the-counter or even prescription medications, but there is an alternative that many people don’t consider; massage. Massage of the abdominal area has been shown to improve digestive function.

The Importance of Your Breath

We’ve all been breathing since the moment of our birth, but did you know that we’re often doing it wrong? While the way you typically breathe will keep you alive, it’s often not as efficient at keeping you at peak performance. That’s because we all leave it up to our unconscious brain to keep up this basic function without thought, which is fine for the most part. However, if you take the time to think through your breathing and practice new ways to breathe, you can often alter how your brain and body work.