Miami Massage School announces their new tuition scholarship, awarded to one African-American student of high achievement. Ricky Williams is the First Recipient.

Miami, FL USA – March 25, 2009 – Acupuncture & Massage College has established a new scholarship. It will be awarded once a year to an African-American student of high achievement. The first recipient will be Ricky Williams, Miami Dolphins running back.

Mr. Williams, in his NFL eighth season and fourth season with the Miami Dolphins, has decided to enroll in the Massage Therapy program. Due to his high achievement in athletics and Asian Studies, AMC is proud to present its inaugural scholarship to the man who will also bear the name of the award.

"I am honored to be the first recipient of this scholarship program, and am very much impressed with the programs offered at Acupuncture and Massage College," says Ricky Williams. He is a certified Yoga Instructor, who has also spent time in India. In India, Ricky learned more in depth about Yoga, and also studied Ayurvedic Medicine.

AMC fully prepares Massage Therapy students to become certified, licensed massage therapists, specializing in Japanese Shiatsu. "Due to Mr. Williams exemplary achievement in all areas he applies himself to, we decided to name our scholarship program after him," says Dr. Richard Browne, founder and president of AMC.

For additional information about the Ricky Williams Scholarship, contact Dr. Richard Browne, or visit AMC Ricky Williams Massage Scholarship page.

AMC’s Massage Therapy Certificate program offers a comprehensive curriculum of massage techniques. The program is designed for students seeking a career in the field of bodywork as well as practitioners who want to offer additional modalities to their patients.

The Massage Therapy program’s specialization in Japanese Shiatsu enables students to develop experience working with a range of techniques within Asian systems of medicine. Students complete courses in Shiatsu, Swedish and Medical massage and the biosciences. The program enrolls applicants on a monthly basis.

About Acupuncture & Massage College
Acupuncture & Massage College in Miami, Florida is an accredited institution, recognized as a leader in natural health education. Founded in 1983 as the Acupressure Acupuncture Institute, the College integrates the teaching of traditional Oriental healing methods with the knowledge of Western medicine science. The College offers a Master’s program in Oriental Medicine and a Massage Therapy certificate program.

Contact:                                                                                                                                        
Dr. Richard Browne, School President                                                                        
Acupuncture & Massage College                                                                                                
305-595-9500
786-985-9642
http://www.amcollege.edu

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