Tag Archives: Massage Therapy degree

Globe University Massage Therapy Program Provides Relaxing Environment at TedxFargo

On  July 23, 2015, Globe University-Moorhead massage therapy faculty, students and alumni took the TedxFargo event by storm! Not only did they perform nearly 300 massages in total, but they were a clear-cut highlight of this major community event. More than 1,800 people attended Fargo’s 5th annual TedxFargo event last Thursday, and Globe played a
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Massage Therapy Alumnae Overcomes Language Barrier, Speaks at Graduation Ceremony

When Izumi Kane came from Japan to the United States in 2002, she couldn’t speak English well, but knew she had to do something to support her family of four children and husband, who is unable to work. When a friend gave her the phone number for Globe University in Sioux Falls, S.D., she called
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Massage Therapy Student Hopes to Help Cancer Patients

Andrew Walker says he had a tough time after his father, a Vietnam War veteran, passed away in 2007. He failed out of two colleges and didn’t feel as though anyone cared about his educational success. Andrew is currently in the massage therapy program at Globe University-Eau Claire, and his experience has been nothing but
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Much Needed Relief: Students Educate and Offer Massage to Pregnant Women

This quarter, students in the Pregnancy and Special Populations class focused on the pregnancy population for their service and applied learning project. Their project included researching everything about pregnancy massage and developing handouts for clients to take home to reference. Then during a class, the students presented their findings to a group of clients followed
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Massage Therapy Student Finds Her Niche at Globe University

High school dropout Angie Crowner never thought she could succeed in school. She says she was at her “lowest of lows” when she enrolled in the Massage Therapy program at the Globe University – Appleton campus in March 2013, and that her educational experience has given her self-esteem a major boost. As a young, divorced
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Coming to a Gym Near You: Free Massage

Typically, at Globe University, massage therapy program students get their clinical hours in by providing complimentary massages at the campus clinic. While many community members are more than happy to volunteer to receive a massage, it does not allow the students the chance to push outside of their comfort zone. Dani Mortenson’s sports massage class at our
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Jason Garza Knows How to Pursue His Dreams

Every quarter in Composition class, the students pair up, interview and write a paper about their partner. Instructor Beth Cummings gave me a copy of Desirea McClure’s paper she wrote about Jason Garza, a student in the massage therapy school at Globe University-Sioux Falls. Desirea describes Jason accurately as a “very tall, tan and funny, people person.” Jason served in
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Turning Iron into Jelly: Students Provide Sports Massage During Ironman

Volunteering to gain real world experience is something Globe University-Madison West students love to do. So it’s no surprise to discover Globe massage therapy program students at this year’s Ironman Wisconsin race. Massage therapy students Stephanie Felts, Vicki Meier and Ariel Sigg immersed themselves in sports massage therapy when they volunteered at the Ironman Wisconsin
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Massage for Horses? Students Take ‘Special Populations’ Massage to New Level

You might not think of a horse barn as an educational setting for massage therapy school students, but that’s exactly where some Globe University-Madison East students took their skills recently. The students, enrolled in the Pregnancy and Special Populations massage therapy class, visited a farm in Prairie Du Sac, Wis., to learn more about equine
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