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Is Massage Therapy the right career for you?

Start a path that changes lives! Massage Therapy is a rewarding, flexible, and low-stress career that allows for a good work-life balance. If you want to help people feel better and live healthier lives – become a massage therapist.


Consider a career in Massage Therapy if you
are interested in:

High job security and job satisfaction

Working a flexible schedule

Good-paying jobs without a degree

High job security and job satisfaction

The ability to be your own boss

A growing profession that helps people

This is my second career, and I find that massage therapy gives me peace.

-Don, Full-time Student

Career Paths for Massage Therapists

Massage Therapy is a rapidly growing field, and one of the best career changes you can make! According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for massage therapists is expected to grow 21 percent from 2019 to 2029, faster than average for all occupations. As a massage therapist, you will have the opportunity to work in a broad range of positive and exciting work environments.

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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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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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.


Clinical Setting

Massage therapists who work in a clinical setting are focused on the functional outcomes and healing of patients, and they often work alongside physical therapists and other medical professionals.

Sports Setting

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


Cruise Ships

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


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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The students come from a wide variety of backgrounds – single parents, construction workers, bartenders, to name a few. What they all have in common is a curiosity and desire to learn.

-Anthony, Techniques Instructor

Why choose us?

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

Are you ready to start a career that changes lives?


Apply Today


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