february 2015

23feb5:30 pm- 8:30 pmThe Glorious BackrubMassage for friends and family5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
24feb5:30 pm- 7:30 pmSprains, Strains and AutomobilesSelf-care for optimal recovery from injuries5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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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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The Life-Long Intention To Help Others

Every instructor, every student, and every graduate of the Arcata School of Massage shares a deep sense of responsibility for the state of the earth, our societies, our communities, and our families.

Throughout our lives, we have searched for opportunities to embody the natural compassion that we’ve carried with us since childhood, and in massage therapy we have found our life’s work.  We get to earn a living being curious, caring, creative, magical, philosophical and scientific, all while directly benefitting everyone we touch.

In the art and service of massage therapy, we see that not only do our clients’ lives improve, but also their relationships and their overall contributions to their communities.  Peace literally springs from our hands, and spreads from person to person, like laughter.

The revolutionary spirit that wants to change the world is given a venue of socially positive activism that is accessible to people from all walks of life. Rather than criticizing the flaws of our societies, we use our precious human life to directly benefit everyone equally, without judgement or ideology.  We put compassion to work.

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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


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Massage Therapist Certification

Our 650-hour Program Includes:

Middleway Method™ • Swedish Massage
Deep Tissue Massage • Myofascial Bodywork
Neuromuscular Bodywork • Medical Massage
Sports Massage • Prenatal Massage
Acupressure • Energy Work
Aromatherapy • Chair Massage


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Advanced Bodywork Training

For Massage Professionals

Middleway Method™ • Anatomy Review
Asian Bodywork • Therapeutic Treatments
Prenatal Massage • Pathophysiology Review
Light Touch Energy Work • Business Practices
Chair Massage • Teacher Training
Massage Therapists’ Trade Night!


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650-hour Program Start Dates

NEW Evening Progressive Program
Start in March or September, 2015
Less intensive course schedule
Graduate in 18 months
Weekday classes 3-4 days a week
5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Daytime Intensive Program
Complete training in 10 months
Courses begin in September, 2015
Graduate in July, 2016
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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California Approved Massage School

This private institution has received approval to operate from the Californina Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education. 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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