If you are considering massage schools in Oregon, you have many great schools to visit.
Located in the northwestern region of the United States, with Idaho to the east, Washington to the north, and California to the south, Oregon has the Pacific Ocean to it's west.
If you want to live near the big city of Portland or a small town like Oregon City, Oregon has what you are looking for in a place to work and live.
Oregon is known for it's wild weather patterns. Heavy thunderstorms and major heat and cold waves are not uncommon in this area.
Oregon is a vacation destination for thousands of people who come here from all over the world to visit evergreen mountain forests, waterfalls, lakes, national parks, and scenic beaches.
Both Oregon residents and visitors seek regular bodywork services, so there is potential for your success in this state.
If you are seeking a part-time or full-time career, the schools listed below will be able to provide you with the skills that you need.
Be sure to read my "Tips on Choosing a Massage School" page before you begin your search.
Education information, as well as licensure requirements, can be found on the Oregon Massage Therapy Board website at www.oregon.gov/obmt.
|Ashland||Ashland Institute of Massage||www.aimashland.com|
|Bend||Sage School of Massage & Healing Arts||www.sageschoolofmassage.com|
|Eugene||Pioneer Pacific College||www.pioneerpacificcollege.com|
|Portland||Oregon School of Massage||www.oregonschoolofmassage.com|
|East-West College of Healing Art||www.eastwestcollege.com|
|The Naga Center||www.nagacenter.org|
|Marinello Beauty Schools||www.Marinello.com|
This video introduces Ashland Institute of Massage (AIM):
AIM's 650-hour Massage Program is designed to create massage therapists who understand the human body, and true relaxation massage techniques, and a real understanding of self worth. Graduates enter the field very prepared and competent as massage therapists.
The school offers two schedules : a 6-month full-time program and a 10-month evening/weekend program.
The AIM program builds on Swedish massage techniques, and even teaches more advanced therapies like myofascial release, neuromuscular therapy, advanced therapeutic assessment, and proper client relationship skills.
This book, The Business of Massage Therapy: Building a Successful Career teaches how to choose a school, how choose the types of massage therapy you will practice, how to gain a loyal clientele, and to have a healthy, life-long career path in massage therapy.
For whichever of the massage schools in Oregon you choose...enjoy the ride, live every minute to the fullest as you learn about the most awesome work of massage therapy!