If you are considering attending one of the massage schools in California, you have many great schools from which to choose.
Whether you want to live near mountains, coastal communities, theme parks or the big city, California has what you are looking for in a place to live, work and play.
Massage schools in California stay busy because residents and tourists often seek regular bodywork services, so there is great potential for a successful business in this state.
If you are looking for a part-time or full-time career, the massage schools in California listed below will be able to provide you with the skills that you need to begin providing relaxing, therapeutic massage services.
Be sure to read my "Massage School Tips" page before you begin your search.
These tips will provide ideas of what questions to ask when you visit massage schools to help you choose the one that is best for you.
Education information about each California massage therapy school, as well as licensure requirements, can be found on the California Massage Therapy Council website at www.camtc.org/.
They provide resources for massage practitioners, massage therapy schools, consumers and government agencies, as well as application status updates for certification.
City of Industry
West Los Angeles
|Bakersfield||Bakersfield Spa Institute||www.bakersfieldspainstitute.com|
|Federico's Kern County College of Beauty||www.federicocareercolleges.com|
|Castro Valley||School of Healing Touch||www.schoolofhealingtouch.com|
City of Industry
San Diego-El Cajon
|Marinello Schools of Beauty||www.marinello.com|
|Chula Vista||Pima Medical Institute||www.pmi.edu|
|Western Career College||www.WesternCollege.edu|
|Citrus Heights||Healing Arts Institute||www.healingartsinstitute.com|
|Clovis||Sierra Massage School||www.sierrachiropractic.com|
|Fair Oaks||Fair Oaks Massage Institute||www.fairoaksmassageschool.com|
| Garden Grove
|Concorde Career College||www.concorde-colleges.com|
|Huntington Beach||Calcopa Massage School||www.calcopamassageschool.com|
|Los Angeles||L.A. Vocational School||www.lavocational.com|
|American Career College||www.americancareer.com|
|National Holistic Institute||www.nhi.edu|
|California Healing Arts College||www.chac.edu|
|Manhattan Beach||South Bay Massage Collage||www.southbaymassagecollege.com|
|Mariposa||Ahern's Massage Therapy School||www.ahernmassageschool.com|
|Mill Valley||Institute of Conscious Bodywork Alive and Well||www.alivewell.com|
|North Hollywood||Southern California Health Institute||http://www.sochi.edu|
|Oakland||McKinnon Body Therapy Center||www.mckinnonmassage.com|
|Ontario||School of Holistic Touch||www.schoolofholistictouch.com|
|Ojai||Ojai School of Massage||www.ojaischoolofmassage.com|
|Orange||Lincoln Institute of Body Therapy||www.lincolnmassage.com|
|Oxnard||Academy of Somatics and Massage||www.deettasmassageschool.com|
|Massage School of Pasadena||www.massageschoolofpasadena.com|
|Petaluma||Sky Hill Institute||www.skyhillinstitute.org|
|Redlands||Hands On Medical Massage School||www.handsonmedicalmassage.com|
|Riverside||Glen Oaks College||www.glenoakscollege.com|
|Rodondo Beach||Alta Massage College of Southern California||www.massagecollege.org|
|California Institute of Healing Arts and Sciences||www.californiainstitute.net|
|Massage Therapy Institute||www.mtidavis.com|
|San Anselmo||Diamond Light School of Massage and Healing||www.diamondlight.net|
|Santa Barbara Business College||www.SBBCollege.edu|
|San Diego||International School of Healing Arts||www.internationalschoolofhealingarts.com|
|School of Healing Arts||www.schoolofhealingarts.com|
|San Diego Beauty Academy||www.sandiegobeautyacademy.com|
|Body Mind College||www.bodymindcollege.com|
|Pacific College of Oriental Medicine||www.pacificcollege.edu|
|IPSB Massage Therapy Center||www.ipsbmassagetherapy.com|
|San Francisco||San Francisco School of Massage||www.sfschoolofmassage.com|
|American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine||www.actcm.edu|
|World School of Massage||www.worldschoolmassage.com|
|The School for Self-Healing||www.self-healing.org|
|Five Branches University||www.fivebranches.edu|
|San Jose||Just for Your Health||www.just4yourhealth.com|
|Santa Ana||American Institute of Massage Therapy||www.aimtinc.com|
|Santa Barbara||Santa Barbara Bodyworks||www.santabarbarabodyworks.com|
|Santa Barbara Body Therapy Institute||www.sbbti.com|
|Santa Clara||Institute for Business Technology||www.ibttech.com|
|University of East West Medicine||www.uewm.edu|
|Santa Monica||Massage School of Santa Monica||www.massageschoolsantamonica.com|
|Shiatsu Massage School of California||www.smsconline.com|
|Santa Rosa||Calistoga Massage Therapy School||www.calistogamts.com|
|Jupiter Hollow School for Massage||www.jupiterhollow.net|
|Sebastopol||Sebastopol Massage Center||www.sebastopolmassage.com|
|Stockton||Body Tune up School of Massage||www.bodytuneup.net|
|Thousand Oaks||Advanced School of Massage||www.asmt.net|
|Ventura||Kali Institute for Massage and Somatic Therapies||www.kaliinstitute.com|
|Watsonville||Mount Madonna Institute||www.mountmadonnainstitute.org|
|Whitier||Southern California University of Health Sciences||www.SCUHS.edu|
This video is about IPSB School of Massage in Culver City.
It shows the different types of massage therapy that is taught at the school, and those are presented by the instructors. Tai chi and energy generation classes are demonstrated by students of the school.
This book, The Business of Massage Therapy: Building a Successful Career teaches more about how to choose a good school, but also how to choose a school based on what career path in massage therapy is most appealing to you.
Massage schools in California offer a relaxed learning environment, thorough instruction, and excellent job placement opportunities for those who choose to pursure the wonderful, rewarding career of massage therapy.