Massage Therapy Program

600 hours ~ 5 months* | day & evening classes

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Why us?
Upper Back Massage

Graduate with confidence

Our instructors are dedicated to their craft and believe in the ability to heal with the power of touch. Whether you're just starting out or are looking to expand services to your personal training, pilates, yoga, or stretching clients; becoming a licensed massage therapist will open a multitude of opportunities for you including:

  • Salon or Spa massage therapist

  • Resort massage therapist

  • Chiropractic clinics

  • Athletic organizations

  • Athletic trainer

  • Sports Clinics

  • Exercise physiologist

  • Physical therapist

  • Post Personal Training Massage


As a licensed Massage Therapist, you may also have the flexibility to create your own schedule by being self-employed or running your own business. Many self-employed massage practitioners travel with their equipment or rent out a space to practice. If you want specific clientele, you may even want to open your own massage parlor.

Hollywood Institute and Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers gives you the foundation you need to take on your journey to a life empowering Health & Wellness to others. 

Focused on Your Success

Training at Hollywood Institute or Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers will give you much more than a license and a diploma.


When you join us, you’ll enjoy a vibrant atmosphere with countless networking opportunities and many other benefits.

From Elsevier instruction and Biotone product education, to our lectures and live demos from masters in the industry; you'll learn how to greet, talk to, service, sell products to, and rebook your clients with your hands-on training in the HI Salon & Spa.


We train students to look, talk, and be professionals in Health, & Wellness.

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Modalities You'll Learn:

Theory Topics:

History of Massage: Prehistoric Times to the Modern Era and Professional Societies, Organizations, & Associations

Career Longevity: Self-Care, Burnout Prevention, & the Wellness Model

Body Mechanics, Client Positioning, & Draping

Professional Standards: Scope of Practice, Assessment, Treatment Planning, Informed Consent, Documentation, & Networking with Health Care Providers

Foot Reflexology: Theories & Techniques

Asian Bodywork Therapy: Shiatsu, Thai Massage, Ayurvedic Principles, & Chakras

Skeletal System

Integumentary System

Reproductive System

Respiratory System

Therapeutic Relationships

Evidence Informed Practice & Research Literacy

Massage Techniques, Joint Mobilizations, & Stretches

Special Populations: Massage for Pregnant Women, Infants, Children, Adolescents, Tactical Athletes & the Military, the Elderly, People with Visual, Hearing, & Mobility Impairments, and Those in Hospice Care

Clinical Massage

Business, Marketing, Accounting, & Finance

Muscular System

Nervous System

Cardiovascular System

Urinary System

Tools of the Trade: Massage Tables, Table Accessories, Linens, Lubricant, & the Treatment Room

Massage Therapy & Research: A Review of the Literature 

Standard Precautions, Contraindications, & Emergency Preparedness

Hydrotherapy & Spa

Seated Massage: Principles & Practice

Introduction to the Human Body: Cells, Tissues, & the Body Compass


Endocrine System

Lymphatic System

UhhMAZING Experience. I’m So Proud Of Myself For Making The Right Decision Of Choosing This School To Start Out My Massage Therapy Career With Skin Care Provided. Massage Was Something I Always Wanted To Do And Hollywood Institute Of Beauty Careers Helped Me Complete My Goal.

The Campus Director Was The Reason I Kept Going Even In The Midst Of My Struggles She Made Sure I Came And Finished What I Started. She’s Really Is The Definition Of “Start Stronger & Finish EVEN STRONGER 💪🏾🤞🏾

The Massage Therapist Instructor Is Truly The Bomb.Com. Her Techniques, Skills, & Hands Are Truly A Gift From God. She’s The Reason I Know I’m Gonna Excel In Being A Massage Therapist. I Believe I Learned More Than I Should Have LOl. The Skin Care Instructor Most Definitely Know Her Stuff. Her She’s Patient, Kind, And Knows Everything There Is To Know About Skin Care.

The Choice I Made In Coming Here Was By Far The Best Decision I Ever Made In My Life. I’m Now A Graduate Of A Phenomenal School. Thanks So Much For This Opportunity 🙏🏾🙏🏾💋

Akira Brinson



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