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Choose a path that changes lives.

Ready to take a new direction for the future? Looking for an alternative to the traditional college route?

Consider training to be a Massage Therapist!


Education for the body, mind and spirit.


The Institute for Holistic Health is located in the beautiful Hudson Valley, New York. We offer a New York State-approved massage therapy program that leads to professional licensure.

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How Melissa Knew Massage Therapy was the Right Choice for Her

Feeling lost during her college journey, Melissa knew she wanted to have a rewarding and fulfilling career, but one that did not take years to achieve. While researching potential opportunities for her future, Melissa discovered massage therapy. She enrolled in a massage therapy training program, which was affordable and allowed her to balance other life commitments while being trained. After completing the program, she was able to have a flexible, rewarding, and fun career. 


While in the program, students will be trained in the practice of Swedish and Eastern massage therapy. Our students will develop a truly holistic approach to the preservation and restoration of human health through an integration of coursework in human anatomy and physiology.

Our graduates are qualified to sit for both the New York State and national licensing exams (MBLEx).

Easy Application Process

Full and Part-time School Schedules

Affordable Tuition

Hands-on Education and Training

Experienced Faculty

New York State Approved Program

Become a Massage Therapist, and LOVE What You Do Every Single Day.


If the typical 9-5 office path does not appeal to you, here is a unique opportunity. The Institute for Holistic Health can prepare you to become a licensed massage therapist in as little as a year. Enjoy flexible hours and good pay in a growing industry. 

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Opportunities for Massage Therapists

Private Practice

Massage therapists have the ability to start their own private practices where they engage with clients on their own terms. 

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Spas & Resorts

Massage therapists who choose to practice at a destination spa or resort have the opportunity to work at some of the most beautiful places in the world.

Cruise Ships

Cruise ships employ many massage therapists – and you get to travel while you work!

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National Massage Franchise Locations

Massage therapists practicing for franchise locations have the ability to build a strong and steady customer base.

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Sports Setting

Many professional teams hire massage therapists to improve the performance of their athletes.


Clinical Setting

Massage therapists who work in a clinical setting are focused on the functional outcomes and healing of patients.

Are you ready to start a path that changes lives?


Apply Today


Our program is registered by the New York State Education Department

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