Massage Schools in Louisiana

If you are considering massage schools in Louisiana, you have many high-quality schools to visit.

This state is located in the southern region of the United States, with Texas to the west, Arkansas to the north, and Mississippi to the east, the Gulf of Mexico borders the state to the south.

If you want to live near the ocean, but also close to the big city of New Orleans, Louisiana  has what you are looking for.

Louisiana is a major vacation destination in the U.S. Thousands of people come here each year to vacation in the city of New Orleans or on it's beautiful coastal areas.

Both Louisiana residents and visitors seek massage therapy services, so there much potential for your success in the field.

If you are seeking a part-time or full-time career, the Louisiana massage schools listed below will be able to provide you with the skills in various types of massage therapy to begin a massage career.

Be sure to read my "Tips on Choosing a Massage School" page before you begin your search.

Education information about schools in Louisiana, as well as licensure requirements, can be found on the Louisiana Massage Therapy Board website at

Massage Schools in Louisiana

Louisiana City School Website
Baton Rouge Aveda Institutes
    Medical Training College Baton Rouge
  Lake Charles Louisiana Institute of Massage Therapy
  New Orleans Blue Cliff College
  Shreveport Career Technical College

This video is by Susan Salvo, author, and instructor, sharing foot massage techniques. She owns and teaches at Louisiana Institute of Massage Therapy.

The Louisiana Institute of Massage Therapy (LIMT) provides quality education. The school was opened by massage therapists, is instructed by massage therapists, and has massage therapists that have ran the business since 1987.

LIMT is one of the first massage schools licensed in the state of Louisiana to provide massage therapy education.  

LIMT is the oldest consistently operating school on the Gulf Coast and is still owned by the founding therapist, Susan Salvo. Many faculty members are regarded as being experts in massage therapy.

Graduates from this program are awarded a diploma, which enables  them to apply for National Certification and Louisiana, Texas, and many other states' licensure. 

Louisiana Institute of Massage Therapy is licensed /approved by:

  • LA State Board of Regents
  • National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
  • Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards
  • Louisiana Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Louisiana State Board of Massage Therapy

Once you have chosen which of the massage schools in Louisiana you will attend, this book, The Business of Massage Therapy: Building a Successful Career, teaches tips and techniques for building a massage practice, marketing your services, and retaining your clientele.

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