Co-Founder of Georgia Massage School Receives Florida State Massage Therapy Association’s President’s Award

Rick Garbowski of Metro Atlanta Massage School Accepts FSMTA Service Award for Participation in National Entry-Level Massage Education Project

Atlanta, Ga. – Sept. 4, 2013 – Co-founder of Georgia Massage School Rick Garbowski recently received the Florida State Massage Therapy’s (FSMTA) President’s Award for his exceptional service in massage therapy and education. The Atlanta massage school founder was presented with the award at the FSMTA’s Massage Convention and Trade Show on June 27, 2013, at the Omni Orlando Resort in ChampionsGate, FL

“I’m thrilled to receive the President’s Award from the Florida State Massage Therapy Association,” said Garbowski. “FSMTA is the oldest professional massage therapy association in the nation, and I’m deeply grateful for this recognition of my service efforts …continue reading Atlanta massage school article

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Rick Garbowski of Georgia Massage School to Receive 2013 Jerome Perlinski Teacher of the Year Award

Metro Atlanta Massage School Co-Founder to Accept AMTA Teacher of the Year Award at National American Massage Therapy Association Conference

Atlanta, Ga. – Feb. 28, 2013 – Rick Garbowski, co-founder of Georgia Massage School, was recently selected to receive the 2013 Jerome Perlinski Teacher of the Year Award from the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA). He will be presented with the award at the AMTA’s national massage therapy convention in Fort Worth, Texas, during the opening session on Sept. 26, 2013. He is also scheduled to address teachers, members and guests at the Teachers’ Luncheon on Friday, Sept. 27.

Garbowski, director of the metropolitan Atlanta massage school, has more than 20 years of professional massage therapy experience, with extensive training from leading massage instructors. He has a variety of advanced certifications in areas including neuromuscular therapy, orthopedic massage and clinical sports massage. …continue reading Atlanta massage school article

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Co-Founder of Georgia Massage School Participates in National Entry-Level Analysis Project

Rick Garbowski Chosen as One of Four National Massage Therapy Experts to Determine Entry-Level Massage Education Curriculum

Atlanta, Ga. – June 12, 2012 – Rick Garbowski, co-founder of Georgia Massage School, was recently chosen to participate in a national entry-level massage education analysis project to help identify the essential elements of massage therapy that are required to create a comprehensive entry-level curriculum.

Garbowski, co-owner and director of the metropolitan Atlanta massage school, was one of four massage therapy educators chosen from a nationally-compiled list of nominees, all of whom were chosen by one of seven national massage therapy organizations. …continue reading Atlanta massage school article

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Massage School Commute Improved by McGinnis Ferry Road Widening Project

Commute to Georgia Massage School is Improved as McGinnis Ferry Road Widening Project Draws to a Close

Completion of Four-Year-Long Road Widening Project Results in Faster Commute, Wider Lanes for Students Seeking a Career in Massage Therapy

Atlanta, Ga. – March 13, 2012 – Students and instructors at Georgia Massage School can now enjoy a dramatically faster commute after the recent completion of the McGinnis Ferry road-widening project. The four-year-long project runs from the border of Johns Creek, from west of Sargent Road to the Chattahoochee River. The road was widened from two lanes to four lanes, which doubles the traffic capacity and decreases drive times.

Over 5.243 miles were widened and reconstructed, a project that cost approximately $40.7 million. Along this route, the Georgia Department of Transportation added four new traffic signals. These changes have resulted in a smoother ride and a much faster commute for motorists.

“The McGinnis Ferry road-widening project has made access to Georgia Massage School easier than ever,” …continue reading Atlanta massage school article

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Georgia Massage School Announces Comprehensive Continuing Education Courses Schedule for 2012

Atlanta-Area Massage School Provides Variety of Massage Continuing Education Classes for Georgia’s Licensed Massage Therapists

Atlanta, Ga. – March 8, 2012 – Georgia Massage School recently announced its extensive list of massage continuing education classes for 2012. Licensed massage therapists are required to earn 24 continuing education credits by Oct. 31, 2012 to renew their licenses in Georgia.

All of Georgia Massage School’s massage continuing education classes are approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB). The metropolitan Atlanta massage school offers a number of courses throughout the year in various modalities, including Oncology Massage Therapy: Caring for Clients with Cancer, Nurturing the Mother Certification, CranioSacral Therapy, and Integrative Reflexology. …continue reading Atlanta massage school article

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Half-Day Massage Therapy Courses at Georgia Massage School

Georgia Massage School’s Next Program Featuring Half-Day Massage Therapy Courses Begins On March 26, 2012

Atlanta-Area Massage School Provides 500-Hour Massage Therapy Program for Initial Certification from March 26 – September 21, 2012

Atlanta, Ga. – Mar. 1, 2012 – Students seeking a career in massage therapy can now enroll in Georgia Massage School’s spring massage therapy program featuring half-day massage therapy courses held Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. The metropolitan Atlanta massage school only offers the six-month massage therapy certification program quarterly. …continue reading Atlanta massage school article

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Georgia Massage School Partners with Hands for Heroes™ to Provide Free Bodywork Therapy for Veterans

Atlanta, Ga. – Feb. 20, 2012 – Georgia Massage School recently partnered with Hands for Heroes™, a nationwide organization of healthcare professionals, to provide free bodywork therapy sessions for U.S. military veterans.

The nationwide Hands for Heroes™ organization seeks to provide bodywork therapy for returning veterans by partnering with numerous health care centers and experienced individuals across the U.S. According to Dr. Stephen Hunt, national director of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Post Deployment Integrative Care Initiative, veterans face a variety of issues that are either unique to their field or more commonly occur among veterans than the general population. …continue reading Atlanta massage school article

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Laurie Craig of Georgia Massage School to Receive 2011 Educator of the Year Award at American Massage Conference

Respected Health Science and Massage Therapy Educator to be Recognized at AMC Convention on May 21, 2011

ATLANTA, GA – May 21, 2011 – Respected health science educator Laurie Craig, co-founder of Georgia Massage School – a metro Atlanta massage therapy school and continuing education provider in Suwanee, GA – will receive the 2011 Educator of the Year Award from The American Massage Conference at its national massage therapy convention in Atlanta, GA on May 21, 2011. The American Massage Conference will be held from May 20th – 22nd at the Capitol Conference Center at the Downtown Atlanta Holiday Inn.

At North America’s newest annual exhibition of massage products, business opportunities, and continuing education, The American Massage Conference (AMC) will recognize Laurie Craig’s accomplishments, gained throughout her extensive 25-year career and work as a co-founder of a massage therapy school in Atlanta. …continue reading Atlanta massage school article

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GMS One-Year Anniversary Educating Massage Therapists

Georgia Massage School to Celebrate One-Year Anniversary of Educating Massage Therapists on October 24, 2010

Independent, Owner-Operated School Looks Back on a Year of Providing a 500-Hour Massage Program and Continuing Education Courses

ATLANTA, GA – October 14, 2010 – On October 24, 2010, Georgia Massage School in Atlanta will celebrate their one-year anniversary of providing massage therapists with a state-approved 500-hour core massage program, and continuing education courses.

Founded by owner-operators Rick Garbowski and Laurie Craig, the massage school was developed on the belief in a relationship between balance, learning, and life. Garbowski and Craig, lifetime massage educators, sought to create a learning environment that addressed the needs of incoming massage therapists with …continue reading Atlanta massage school article

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Laurie Craig of Georgia Massage School to Present “Capturing and Maintaining Student Attention” at AMTA National Convention on September 25, 2010

2007 Perlinski Award Recipient to Speak and Offer Four Continuing Education Credits at AMTA Convention

ATLANTA, GA – September 7, 2010 – Respected health science educator Laurie Craig, co-founder of Georgia Massage School in Altanta, will be presenting during the education sessions at the American Massage Therapy Association’s National Convention on September 25, 2010, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The AMTA Convention is an annual event providing therapists with networking opportunities in massage, continuing education, and professional advancement services.

As an element of “The Art and Craft of Teaching”, Laurie will present “Capturing and Maintaining Student Attention” on Saturday morning, September 25th. This presentation is a part of the Perlinski Award Recipients Teachers Track. Educators will have the chance to learn about effective and ineffective pedagogical methods, and understand how to engage students for a total learning experience in the massage therapy classroom. Massage continuing education certificates …continue reading Atlanta massage school article

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