Welcome to the only California State certified massage school in Humboldt County!
Our school has been approved for online and hybrid classes during the pandemic.
State Certification News during COVID-19:
"Passage of a CAMTC approved exam is not currently required for CAMTC Certification. While the law previously imposed this requirement, the requirement to pass a CAMTC approved exam has been suspended through December 31, 2021."
Get your 500 hours completed before December 31, 2021 and you will not need to take the MBlex! Call our Director Hilary Miyagishima with any questions or to have us send a transcript to the CAMTC so you can take advantage of this law before it expires.
WELCOME to the only CA State approved massage school in Humboldt County!
We offer a variety of services helping with injuries, chronic pain management, and general relaxation. Massage therapy provides relief for people from all walks of life and addresses different needs. Check out our therapeutic and wellness sessions!
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.
Please stop by at 32 Sunnybrae Center in Arcata, or give us a call at (707) 630-3407 to Book your next massage.
Looking for a gift? Loving Hands Massage GIFT CERTIFICATES make a wonderful gift for any occasion.
MASSAGE SCHOOL PROGRAMS STRUCTURE
Find course dates under "Massage Programs" tab. Learn about our Method under "About"Loving Hands is a private school, we reserve the right to accept/deny students based on the interview process for each individual elective.
Loving Hands School Institute of Healing Arts accepts transfer students. Please contact the school for more information.
- 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"
- Approved by the California Massage Therapy Council, School # SCH0011 ** www.camtc.org
- NATIONAL CERTIFICATION BOARD FOR THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE AND BODY WORK: Approved Continuing Education Provider #022364-00
- Loving Hands Institute is a member of ABMP, the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals.