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We Put Compassion To Work

Since 2004, we have provided comprehensive mindfulness-based career training for the discerning student.

Our 650-hour Middleway Method program develops the refined awareness and physical health that a compassionate professional needs, and includes training in many massage and bodywork modalities, business management, and certification exam preparation.

Study with an inspired faculty of internationally educated massage therapists, doulas, herbalists, yoga and meditation instructors, personal trainers, acupuncturists, nurses, and naturopathic doctors.

Immerse in your educational experience in our 10-month program, build new and lasting friendships in a community of peers and mentors, then bring your gifts out into the world. Learn more…

We are now enrolling for the Morning Program that starts in September, 2016. Applications are considered on a first-come-first-served basis, and courses almost always fill to capacity, so early application is advised.

Massage Clinic

We provide low-cost massage as an expression of socially positive activism, for the health of our community.

One Hour
Student Massage: $25

One Hour
Professional Massage: $40

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Massage Therapist Certification

Contemplative Education

Our 10-month, 650-hour program is comprehensive career training. With small class sizes, we offer unparalleled individual mentoring as you learn to connect with each client from a place of genuine care, intelligence, and curiosity. With included clinic internship, graduate ready to work. Learn more…

Community Wellness Classes

For Everyone!

• The Glorious Backrub
• Sprains, Strains and Automobiles
• Intro to Middleway Method
• Stop Tendinitis
• Managing Chronic Pain
• Core Strengthening
• Moving Meditation
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Advanced Bodywork Training

For Massage Professionals

Earn CA Approved CEU’s and study with our caring, inspired faculty.

You can take each of the classes in our regular curriculum, plus any special classes we’re offering. With the MBLEx exam now required in CA, get ready with our science review. Learn more…

Massage School News

Certification Program Start Dates

Courses fill to capacity, so early enrollment is advised.
Final Enrollment Deadline: August 19, 2016
Courses begin September 5, 2016
Complete training in 10 months
Graduate in July, 2017
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

We are replacing our Evening Program with an Advanced Training Program in 2016.

Anatomy Review

Anatomy Review

Begins September 14, 2015 This Anatomy Review course covers the origins and insertions of all of the muscles relevant to Massage Therapy and the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination, now required for Certification in California.  Instructor Sara Bell is a Massage Therapist, Pilates Instructor, and science geek who creates a focused and light-hearted educational atmosphere. […]
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Pathophysiology Review

Begins December 7, 2015 Study the human body in health and disease, specific to massage therapy.  This college-level Physiology and Pathology course covers all of the body systems and many relevant diseases. This course is essential preparation for the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam, now required for Certification in California. California Approved CEU’s: 51 hours […]
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Sit In On A Class

Call our Director at (707) 407-7300 to schedule a time to come in as a guest in one of our classes.  Prospective students are welcome.

Get A Massage

If you are serious about going to massage school, and you’d like to experience the work of one of our graduates, you may call our Director at (707) 407-7300 to request an appointment. As a prospective student, you may have one massage at no cost.

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California Approved Massage School

This private institution has received approval to operate from the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education. Click here for a School Performance Fact Sheet and other required disclosures. We are National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Assigned School, a member of the American Massage Therapy Association Council of Schools, approved for funding assistance from the Employment Training Division of the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Veteran’s Affairs. Our program meets or exceeds the certification and licensure requirements for all states that use and accept the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination. 

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