WELCOME to the only CAMTC 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! We offer 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 Programs have been designed and developed for the benefit of those students who have a desire to learn and become competent in the practice of 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.
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.
WE ARE EXPANDING INTO EUREKA! THE SCHOOL WILL BE OPENING AND MOVING TO THIS NEW LOCATION ON MAY 1st, AND WILL OFFER BOTH DAY (9:30am - 2:00pm) AND EVENING (5:30pm - 9:30pm) COURSES!!!! PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR MORE INFO. PENDING OUR EUREKA LOCATION......
HOW MASSAGE SCHOOL WORKS: Course dates are under "Massage Programs"
Loving Hands is a private school, we reserve the right to accept/deny students based on the interview process for each individual elective
Session 1 (12 months): SEPTEMBER through AUGUST **or take classes at your own pace up to 3 years
Session 2 (18 months): FEBRUARY through the following 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, which is offered twice a year--- FALL-September or SPRING-February) You do NOT have to continue after this class, it is your career choice- we do not lock you into the whole program up front.
**SPRING 2017 CLASS WILL BE OFFERED DURING THE DAY**
2. THEN YOU CAN TAKE the remaining 6 COURSES, AT YOUR OWN PACE, IN ANY ORDER (except Trigger Point- You must take Deep Tissue before you can take Trigger Point)- YOU CAN FINISH WITHIN 1 YEAR OR UP TO 3 YEARS. (EACH CLASS IS ONLY OFFERED ONCE A YEAR)
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)
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.**Currently Pending Approval through the California Massage Therapy Council** www.camtc.org
3. Massage School and Massage Practice
4. On The Leading Edge of Mind-Body Healing
5. Celebrating 25 Years of Helping Others
6. NATIONAL CERTIFICATION BOARD FOR THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE AND BODY WORK
Approved Continuing Education Provider #022364-00
Download our catalog here (PDF).
Loving Hands Institute Offers:
- Classes in Holistic Health
- Approved to offer CE courses through the Board of Registered Nursing
- Holistic Massage and other Holistic Health practices which support self-care, natural therapeutics, personal growth and healing
- Apprenticeship Program - Universal Concepts of Health and Holism
We are dedicated to the Research, Teaching, and Ministering of natural Healing through the Ancient Art of Laying on of Hands, massage, herbal Knowledge, Food, Vitamin , and mineral Awareness, through a variety of ancient and contemporary cross-cultural Techniques and Teachings. Loving Hands philosophy supports the Ancient Rituals of bathing and sweating, diet and exercise for cleansing and purification of the body; Acknowledges Humans as Four-fold Beings: Physical, Emotional, Mental, Spiritual, and the Body as the Temple of the Soul, Spirit or Life Force. Our Primary Tenet is to facilitate individual growth and development by the practice of spiritual expression in all daily activities of life.
Loving Hands Institute is a member of ABMP, the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals.
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