WELCOME to the only CA State approved massage school in Humboldt County! Now enrolling **DAY course** for Holistic Massage Therapy Program - classes start May 1st!!
Therapy and Spa
Best of both worlds! Our Fortuna location offers a variety of services from helping with injuries, general relaxation, and spa treatments. Massage therapy provides relief for people from all walks of life and addresses different needs. Check out our Deep Tissue or Trigger Point sessions, then balance out with Reiki or AromaTouch!
Our Massage Therapist Program has been designed for students who have a desire to help others, become competent in Therapeutic Massage from a Holistic perspective, and seek aid in their own creative healing process. Students are encouraged to develop a highly personalized style of massage. See our "ABOUT" tab for more info
Church of Loving Hands
We offer spiritual teachings in conjunction with (or separate from) massage therapy. For those who are interested in learning to teach, counsel, and facilitate healing circles or simply work on their own spiritual path; based upon METAPHYSICS, HOLISTIC HEALTH EDUCATION and the SACRED TREE TEACHINGS of the Medicine Wheel.
HUGE NEWS!! *Fortuna location is remaining open*- Loving Hands MASSAGE SCHOOL (private school and massage practice) will be opening/moving to Eureka on May 1st!!-- Eureka location is by appointment only, AND WILL OFFER BOTH DAY (9:30am - 2:00pm) AND EVENING (5:30pm - 9:30pm) COURSES!!!! The Fortuna location will now only offer massage services to the public.
HOW MASSAGE SCHOOL WORKS: Course dates are under "Massage Programs", Learn about our Teaching Style under "About Us"
Loving Hands is a private school, we reserve the right to accept/deny students based on the interview process for each individual elective
DAY Session (12 months): SEPTEMBER through AUGUST
NIGHT Session (flexible): SEPTEMBER through AUGUST **or take classes at your own pace up to 3 years
1. WE OFFER ONE 510 HOUR PROGRAM broken down into 7 classes/electives. You must take the 168 hour Basic Swedish course first,
2. Night program: you can take each elective a-la-carte**ask for details. Day program: you must enroll in all 7 classes consecutively.
3. CONTINUING ED- ONCE YOU COMPLETE THE Basic Swedish 168 HOUR PROGRAM YOU CAN TAKE CONTINUING ED CLASSES ANYTIME (JUST BE AWARE OF PREREQUISITE COURSES), students are highly encouraged to take these seminars.
4. We accept transfer students - please call for more info
1. Licensed to Operate School #1200261 (Bureau Private Post Secondary Education), Since 1989. Licensed to operate means compliance with state standards as set forth in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009"
2. Approved by the California Massage Therapy Council, School # SCH0011 ** www.camtc.org
3. NATIONAL CERTIFICATION BOARD FOR THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE AND BODY WORK
Approved Continuing Education Provider #022364-00
4. Loving Hands Institute is a member of ABMP, the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals.
Download our catalog here (PDF).
For your information:
CALIFORNIA STATE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MASSAGE THERAPY PROFESSION:
ASSEMBLY BILL AB 1147 - BONILLA - MASSAGE THERAPY
Summary of changes from current Massage Therapy Law to AB 1147
Notice to CMPs
Disclosure Statement for Prospective Students