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Work It Baby! A Beauty Therapy College Course Helps People Look Their Best

Jan 25, 2008
Beauty therapy college courses are growing in popularity as more people look for a career in the field. Alternative and complementary therapy programmes, such as a reflexology or massage course, are also becoming more popular.

Interest in cosmetology has never been higher, meaning there are a great many opportunities for people looking to establish a career in beauty therapy. College courses will arm you with the skills and knowledge you require as well as looking at the industry as a whole. Distance learning is another option for people looking to study beauty therapy or obtain a qualification through a reflexology or massage course.

A beauty therapy college course will teach you about products, equipment and treatments.

You will also learn about how the business side of the beauty therapy industry works.

Successful completion of your beauty therapy college course may lead to work as a trainee beauty therapist or other role.

You may be interested in a career in beauty therapy but see a college course as unrealistic due to your existing commitments. If this is the case then a home study beauty therapy course may be the answer for you.

A reflexology or massage course can ease the career tension.

Interest in all areas of alternative and complementary treatments is also growing, meaning there has never been a better time to take a reflexology or massage course. There are a number of reasons why people might take a massage course. You may only hope to gain the confidence to perform massages for your friends or family or may see the massage course as a route into a new and exciting career.

A massage course will teach you about the health and well-being benefits and how different muscles work.

You will develop a sense of touch and learn a wide range of techniques, from aromatherapy to effective hand and foot massage.

Reflexology involves stimulating nerves on the feet, hands and ears, in order to encourage a beneficial effect on some other parts of the body. Reflexology may also be used to try to improve general health as practitioners believe that areas on the foot correspond to areas of the body.

A reflexology course will teach you the basic principles of reflexology.

Reflexology is not intended to cure medical conditions but is a complementary therapy intended to work alongside conventional medicine.

Distance learning can help make your dreams a reality.

Distance learning means working from wherever you feel comfortable and studying for a massage, reflexology or beauty therapy college course in your own time. You will complete the modules at a pace you feel comfortable with and work towards a nationally-recognised qualification in beauty therapy, reflexology or massage.

With a distance learning reflexology or massage course there is no need to give up your present job to study as you fit the work around your existing commitments. Home study is an exciting concept which is allowing more people than ever before to return to education and complete their beauty therapy college course, or other qualification.
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