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Creating a Safe Place for Healing: Scar Tissue Massage

Following an accident or surgery, patients need a safe place to heal. A massage therapist can create an atmosphere of trust and safe touch, to allow for deep healing. Massage therapy can help heal scar tissue on physical as well as emotional levels. From minor cuts to surgery scars, massage therapy can benefit all types of scar tissue. Scar Tissue Issues There’s a common misconception [...]

By |October 14th, 2018|Categories: Massage & Health|Comments Off on Creating a Safe Place for Healing: Scar Tissue Massage

The Science of Human Touch: Haptics, Technology, and Healing

Can you imagine a virtual environment that relays touch through tech-smart fabric? Or a personalized massage therapy session delivered remotely, through wearable technology? If so, you might be ready for haptics, the field pushing the envelope on touch technology. Let’s examine haptics, what it says about the physiological benefits of receiving touch, and whether haptics can compare to the benefits of hands-on massage therapy. What [...]

By |September 17th, 2018|Categories: Massage & Health|Comments Off on The Science of Human Touch: Haptics, Technology, and Healing

We are excited to announce our new Continuing Education Coordinator, Tori Gomez, LMT#23897

Tori graduated from East West College of the Healing Arts in September 2017. She worked in our Alumni Clinic as an Licensed Massage Therapist up until July of this year when she accepted the position of Continuing Education Coordinator. Tori is now in charge of scheduling and supporting over 100 Continuing Education classes a year. Tori is a great fit for this role and are [...]

By |August 8th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on We are excited to announce our new Continuing Education Coordinator, Tori Gomez, LMT#23897

Beat the Heat with Cooling Massage Products from the East West College Store

There’s more than high-quality education at our massage school. Portland, OR massage therapists can also purchase high-quality massage products at the East West Campus Store. The East West Campus store is the regional source for all things massage therapy, including massage products to beat the heat. As Portland bakes under the hot summer sun, massage therapists can offer clients delightfully cool variations on massage oil, [...]

By |July 31st, 2018|Categories: Campus Life, Massage Therapists|Comments Off on Beat the Heat with Cooling Massage Products from the East West College Store

How to Become a Massage Therapist

Do you dream of a job in a peaceful environment where your work makes a real difference in the lives of others? Do you enjoy working with your hands? Can you connect with people and put them at ease while still maintaining a professional demeanor? If so, massage therapy may be right for you! Read on to learn how to become a massage therapist in [...]

By |July 14th, 2018|Categories: Massage Careers, Massage Education|Comments Off on How to Become a Massage Therapist

Senior Massage: Why and How

Massage careers come many shapes and sizes, but all massage therapists have one thing in common: compassion. Therapists are healers first and foremost, and an empathetic heart is a prerequisite for this kind of work. In our youth-centric culture it is easy to overlook seniors, a population that definitely needs massage. After a lifetime of work, many seniors are better able to afford massage. Portland [...]

By |July 14th, 2018|Categories: Massage & Health, Massage Therapists|Comments Off on Senior Massage: Why and How