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Featured Employer Spotlight: Massage Envy

Start Your Massage Therapy or Esthetician Career Training with Milan Institute!

At Milan Institute, our mission is to meet the needs of both our students and their potential employers. Through quality, short-term educational programs we prepare students to be qualified, capable job candidates in their chosen field. We also offer our students comprehensive career services, including placement assistance, and work closely with employers in our communities to match graduates with awesome opportunities. We are proud to feature some of these employers in our Featured Employer Spotlight; this month we feature Massage Envy of the Desert, a Massage Envy franchise with three locations in the Coachella Valley: Palm Desert, Palm Springs, and La Quinta.

Massage Envy of the Desert

Massage Envy is a wellness franchise providing massage, stretch, and skin care services. Massage Envy was built upon the belief that regular massage, stretch, and facials are integral components of whole-body wellness, and the company’s mission is, “To keep your body working by making massage, stretch, and skin care an accessible part of your daily wellness routine.”

Massage Envy has over 1,150 locations nationwide, and offers services including massage, stretch, and facials. All services are customizable; customers choose from a curated product selection to personalize their session. Massage Envy offers a membership option, so frequent customers can enjoy personalized sessions at lower rates. The company employs both massage therapists and estheticians, and all Massage Envy employees are highly trained to meet industry-leading standards. 

Massage Envy of the Desert is run by franchisee Holly Lassak, who left behind a 30-year career in corporate America to pursue a passion for making her community a better place. Holly wanted to help people, and when she found Massage Envy, “it was a perfect fit.” Now with Massage Envy for 17 years, Holly says, “We’ve helped a lot of people to feel better, and to feel their very best.”

Early on in her business, Holly cultivated a valuable relationship with Milan Institute, which offers both Massage Therapy and Esthetician training programs. This relationship, Holly says, “has proven to be a really great partnership.” Holly has found that Milan Institute consistently turns out great students, who become great employees. Speaking of both Massage Therapy and Esthetician students, Holly said, “The students are well educated, they are able to perform the functions, and they do a great job.” To hear the entire interview with Holly, click here.

With a strong history of partnership with Milan Institute, Massage Envy of the Desert is one of our favorite local employers, and we are so happy to feature them as this month’s Featured Employer Spotlight. Massage Envy of the Desert has three Massage Envy locations: Palm Desert, Palm Springs, and La Quinta – Connect with them through their Facebook page!

If working at a place like Massage Envy of the Desert sounds great to you, make sure you have the training you need to land the job! At Milan Institute, we offer Esthetician and Massage Therapy programs to prepare students for careers in this exciting industry. 

Milan Institute’s Esthetician program is designed to prepare students for long-term careers in the skin care industry by training them to provide basic skin services, work with facial machines, perform hair removal and make-up applications. Students learn health and safety considerations, and how to produce excellent client experiences. The curriculum also includes an emphasis on business practices, marketing, and sales.

Milan Institute also offers a Massage Therapy program, designed to prepare students to become professional massage therapists. Students learn to provide relief and improved health and well-being to clients through the application of manual techniques for manipulating skin, muscles, and connective tissues. The program includes a unique curriculum containing Eastern, Western, and ancient modalities as well as the latest skills and techniques.

At Milan Institute, students receive practical and technical instruction in order to be prepared for their future careers. Students in both the Esthetician and the Massage Therapy programs have the opportunity to develop their skills through working in a real-world environment in Milan Institute’s student salons and spas.

The Esthetician program can be completed in as few as 24 weeks* and graduates will be prepared to take the State Board examination for licensure, and qualify for entry-level positions as estheticians or in related career fields. The Massage Therapy program can be completed in as few as 34 weeks* and graduates will have the skills and knowledge to work as a professional massage therapist. 

With training from Milan Institute, you can gain the skills you need for a great career in skin care or massage therapy – and potentially for a position with a great employer like Massage Envy of the Desert! To learn more about Milan Institute, and how you can get Esthetician and Massage Therapy career training, contact us here! Start your Esthetician or Massage Therapy career training with Milan Institute!

*Program length varies by state; please contact Admissions for more information.