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…

What is a Medical Assistant?

What is a Medical Assistant? In our Kansas City medical assisting school, we train our students to understand and perform the full range of responsibilities that might be expected of a medical assistant, even though, in actual employment, they may prefer to be deployed in a more specialized role, as a phlebotomist, or EKG technician…

Tracy Moeller Promoted To Director of Education

Earlier this year, Tracy Moeller was promoted to director of education at WellSpring School of Allied Health. She chatted with us about what her promotion means, some of the health and wellness trends she sees and more, plus she shared some of her advice for WellSpring students. Tracy Moeller Moeller has her bachelor’s degree in…

WellSpring Earns Massage Envy Spa’s 2013 Excellence In Education Award

  WellSpring School of Allied Health is excited to announce that we were a recipient of Massage Envy Spa’s 2013 Excellence In Education Award! According to Massage Envy Spa, this prestigious award was designed to honor best-in-class massage and esthetic education schools.   Don Farquharson, president of WellSpring, said, “We are very proud to have…

Featured Graduate: Erick McEnaney Endorses WellSpring

Finding the right school can be tough, especially with so many factors affecting your decision. Our featured graduate, Erick McEnaney, knows this all too well.   McEnaney said, “I did attend several other schools for interviews. But I felt that when I came to WellSpring, that the atmosphere, it was like my own atmosphere. It…

Conrgrats to our latest graduates!

Congratulations are in order to our latest massage graduates.  We hope you enjoyed your time at WellSpring as much as we have enjoyed having you here.  We wish you the utmost success and look forward to hearing what your future holds. Pictured from left to right are: Sagi McCleary, Heather Heckroot, Peggy Gregg, Joleska Santana,…

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