The Importance of Diversity: Video Interview with Massage Therapy Student Mariah Thompson

Healthcare careers are based around helping all different kinds of people. By receiving an education at an institution that encourages and celebrates diversity, students gain valuable experience and exposure to people from a variety of backgrounds. At WellSpring, students from all walks of life come together and learn about subjects they’re all passionate about.  …

Video Interview With WellSpring Fitness and Nutrition Coaching Program Manager Jenny Shults

Fitness and Nutrition Coaching Program

When prospective students are looking to make a career change, it’s important to receive an education that truly prepares them for success after graduation. Students don’t want to enroll at a school that just takes their money or that has unattentive instructors. At WellSpring, students will find exactly what they are looking for with small…

The WellSpring Difference: Video Interview With Fitness & Nutrition Coaching Student Emily Fitzsimmons

The WellSpring Difference

Emily Fitzsimmons, a fitness and nutrition coaching student at WellSpring, needed a change in her life. She wasn’t happy with her career path and knew that she wanted to do something that she was passionate about in life. At WellSpring, Emily found accredited programs with exceptional instructors, hands-on learning, and small, attentive class sizes. Watch…

What’s The Demand for Licensed Massage Therapists?

What’s the demand for licensed massage therapists in the United States? According to the numbers collected last year*, a lot. In fact, over 39 million Americans made at least one visit to the massage therapist between June 2014 and June 2015. It’s a $12 billion dollar business, and it’s here to stay. Demand for Licensed…

Where Do Phlebotomists Work?

where do phlebotomists work

Because phlebotomists are medical specialists, working only on drawing blood, it may sound like a small career field. However, their skills are needed in many different environments. That is part of the reason why the demand for qualified phlebotomists is growing quickly – with a 25% increase in need for their services between 2014 and 2024*….

Personal Training Career Outlook

Personal trainers have moved on from their stereotyped beginnings in the Hollywood hills. Now, they fill a vital niche in the fitness and nutrition industry throughout the United States. Customers recognize that the hands-on instruction they receive from a trainer is far better than they get in a large group class. In addition, it’s safer,…

Is an Eco-Friendly Massage Practice Worth the Cost?

Massage therapists are trained to recognize the systems of the human body and how they work together. We know, for instance, that muscles, tendons, bones and fascia make up the musculo-skeletal system. But have you also given thought to how our bodies interact with the environment? From the potential effect of substances on our own clients, to the…

IN MEMORY OF TERRI OGLESBY

It is with a sad heart that we acknowledge the untimely passing of Terri Oglesby, a longtime advocate of massage therapy in Kansas City, and the founder of the Massage Therapy Training Institute in 1986, which is the solid foundation upon which the Wellspring School of Allied Health is built. Terri did so much for…

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