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Mindfulness-Based Career Training

For the discerning student

• Internationally educated faculty.

• Selective admission ensures educational excellence.

• One of the highest post-graduation employment rates in CA.

• 100% Certification Exam pass rate since the program began in 2004.

• $1000 Work-trade Internships available.

• 650-hour Program takes 10 months to complete.

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FREE INTRODUCTORY TEACHING • 5 p.m., January 12, 2016 • Prospective students are invited to join us at Arcata School of Massage for an afternoon lesson with our Director, Tobin Rangdrol.  We will practice moving meditation, discuss the program, and enjoy a tour of the facilities. Or contact us us to set up a meeting and sit in on a class anytime…

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

The professional therapists are raising their rate to $50 beginning 11/1/15.

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Massage Therapist Certification

Contemplative Education

• Swedish Massage & Deep Techniques
• Myofascial & Neuromuscular
• Clinical & Prenatal Massage
• Asian Bodywork & Energy Work
• Hands-on Sciences
• Clinic Internship, Business & more…
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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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