The Blue Heron Academy is Michigan's Largest Professional Massage and Complementary Medicine Training Center.
AT BHA, massage students receive the most advanced instruction and clinical training in Massage Therapy. Students learn the essential skills necessary for an exciting career in medical massage, and gain employment in personal private practice, chiropractic offices, fitness centers, cruise ships, hospital, destination and day spas.
Personal trainer students turn their passion for fitness into an exciting and rewarding career with the Academy's four month certification program. The fitness industry is one of the fastest growing careers in health care, one of the easiest to enter, and most enjoyable to pursue. Millions of Americans are struggling with health, weight or fitness issues, and an aging population is looking for assistance and guidance. BHA students train to help them by learning how to assess client's physical condition and needs, assist people to obtain the ir weight management and personal fitness goals. Graduates work in fitness centers, corporate wellness programs, spas, resorts and cruise ships.
Blue Heron's Medical Assistant program trains students in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, patient protocols and procedures, and front-office practices used in doctor offices, hospitals, laboratories and health centers. Upon completion of this program, graduates pursue a medical assistant career within the health care community.
Other Programs Offered at Blue Heron Academy Are:
-Holistic Health Care
-paramedical Skin Care
Holistic Health Practitioner
With nine training centers in two states, we are one of the largest massage and alternative medicine training centers in the United States. Recognized leaders in Medical Massage Therapy, our experienced instructors present a health care based curriculum with a strong clinical component. All of our schools are fully equipped with the newest and latest equipment, as well as professionally designed to maximize our students' learning experience.
Students are given unlimited opportunities to learn and grow professionally, as the Clinical Studies Program offers both a comprehensive and clinical setting for advanced hands-on training. Utilizing the medical and practical knowledge acquired in class, students gain priceless experience by practicing in supervised medical facilities on and offsite. Massage therapy and Medical Assistant students benefit from this dynamic approach to instruction, as they exercise learned techniques and procedures in a professional, yet clinical, setting. Fa cilities who partner with BHA are hospitals, chiropractic offices, medical offices, senior care homes, and rehabilitation centers.
The Career Services Department of Blue Heron Academy provides extensive placement resources, which help to propel graduates into professional medical positions. Employment opportunities are administered through specialized resume and interview skills counseling, job board postings, and local market research by BHA Advising staff.
massage therapy, medical
Grand Rapids, Lansing, Muskegon, Traverse City, Kalamazoo, Troy & South Bend, Indiana