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It's a great time to join the world of bodywork and massage! At Somatherapy School of Massage, our mission is to provide students with personalized and affordable education, in order to become certified, skilled massage therapists.

Why Choose Somatherapy?

At Somatherapy School Of Massage, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality massage therapy and bodywork training in the Coachella Valley Desert. Since it's founding in 1991, the school has been the leading massage therapy school in the Palm Springs area. Additionally, we are the only institution entirely dedicated to massage therapy training, as well as the only school to offer individual massage therapy classes. Our campus in Rancho Mirage is conveniently located and easily accessible from cities including Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Indio, Cathedral City, La Quinta, and more.

We Are Proud To Offer

  • High Quality Education

  • Hands-on learning

  • Flexible school schedule

  • Fast program completion -- finish in as little as 8 months

  • High job placement

  • On-site student massage clinic

  • Master instructors

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Massage Therapist Program
545 Hours | 45 Weeks | 8-10 Months

It's a great time to join the world of bodywork and massage! Demand for skilled therapists is at an all-time high. Somatherapy Institute's Certified Massage Therapist program prepares you for a rewarding, flexible, and lucrative career you will love! Our course catalong includes:

  • Cupping

  • Hot Stone Theory

  • Deep Tissue Massage

  • Reflexology

  • Lomi Lomi

  • Aromatherapy

  • And more!

*The core program trains students for entry-level employment in the field of massage and has been designed to specifically meet CAMTC standards.

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What Our Students Have To Say About Us

Amazing experience! The knowledge from all the instructors was outstanding, while still creating a fun learning environment. I will definitely be back to continue my education and learn from the best!
- Alexander K.
Somatherapy was an amazing experience. I'm so glad I chose this school to get certified as a Massage Therapist. I learned from some of the most experienced instructors in a family-like environment. I'll definitely be back.
- Lizbeth C.
Attending Somatherapy was excellent, it’s a fast-paced learning environment, very hands-on, and the instructors are very knowledgeable. I thoroughly enjoyed my time there, and will hopefully be back again.
- Josie M.

Why Become A Massage Therapist?

Are you looking for a career that has a bright future and allows you to make a positive impact on people's lives? Look no further than becoming a massage therapist! With the demand for massage therapy on the rise and projected to grow 22% from 2020 to 2030, job opportunities will be abundant for those trained in massage therapy.

Not only that, but you'll have the flexibility to work in a variety of settings, from your own private practice to spas, health clubs, hospitals, even cruise ships! As a massage therapist you can start your own business or customize your work environment to suit your preferences. However, the real reward of becoming a massage therapist is being able to help people alleviate pain, reduce stress, and improve overall well-being. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity and start your journey to becoming a massage therapist today!

Career Opportunities

Massage therapy is a flexible and versatile career that offers a wide range of work environments. From luxury spas to healthcare facilities, athletic teams to starting your own business, the possibilities are endless. With the growing demand for massage therapy and the ability to work in various settings, massage therapists have the opportunity to choose the work environment that best suits them.

  • Spas and Wellness Centers

  • Hotels and Resorts

  • Health Clubs

  • Cruise Lines

  • Airports and Transportation Centers

  • Hospitals

  • Physical Therapy Clinics

  • Medical Spas

  • Chiropractors

  • Medical Offices

  • Rehabilitation Centers

  • Sports Teams

  • Training Facilities

  • Sporting Events

  • Fitness Centers

  • Sports Medicine Clinics

  • Starting a private practice or massage clinic

  • Off-site chair massages at various locations

  • Offering mobile massage services

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