Florida School of Massage - Gainesville, FLGainesville, FL

Accreditations & Registrations

Accreditations and Registrations

  • Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation

About the School

Who we are:

Empowering students to turn their dreams into reality for 39 years, the Florida School of Massage offers students a holistic education in the art and science of massage therapy. Our students have come from all over the planet from as far away as Ireland, India and Zimbabwe.  We offer you a safe and nurturing community environment where you will feel supported in your journey of personal growth and transformation.  Our heart-centered and mindful environment can help you discover and experience the full potential of transformation for yourself and the lives of those you touch. Simply put, your experience at FSM can empower you to create the life you want and help your clients do the same.

"My time at the Florida School of Massage was amazing! I learned a lot about myself. I finally have a better grasp of who I am and what I am meant to do with my life."  - Soumaly A. 2003 FSM Graduate.

Our Staff Community:

The Florida School of Massage community employs over 35 dynamic and unique individuals. All of our staff are licensed massage therapists as well as graduates of FSM's massage therapy program. Each of our lead instructors has 10-30 years of extensive experience in practicing and teaching massage therapy and each are specialists in their teaching area.

“I’ve observed that when you love what you do it shows.  Everyone who was involved in our learning environment showed their love and enthusiasm and were always eager to help.”  ~FSM Graduate, September 2011 class

Our Program:

We offer you a 665 hour comprehensive course of study that will give you the foundation of what you need to create a deeply fulfilling career as a professional massage therapist. Our approach integrates the best of technical massage instruction along with a highly personal process that will support you in developing your awareness and communications skills. Massage therapists with the skills and awareness to transform body, mind and spirit are extremely rare and have a much deeper capacity to connect with their clients in profound and authentic ways.

"This program more than prepared me for my career. While I continue to learn about body work, my experiences at FSM set a fabulous foundation!" - Latoya F. 2005 FSM Graduate.

Our Curriculum:

A comprehensive curriculum gives you the tools you need to be a highly successful massage therapist. You receive an in depth experience in anatomy, physiology and kinesiology, as well as 6 massage modalities which include, Swedish massage, neuromuscular therapy, reflexology, connective tissue, sports massage and polarity therapy as well as hydrotherapy. In addition to the 6 modalities, you'll also receive a strong foundation in business skills and learn exceptional awareness and communication skills which will give you the tools you need to empower your clients to take control of their wellness.

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Program Name Class Hours Tuition Start Month Duration   Schedule Type Status
Therapeutic Massage & Hydrotherapy Program670  $$January7 monthsweekdays
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Therapeutic Massage & Hydrotherapy Program670$$$$May7 Monthsweekdays
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Therapeutic Massage & Hydrotherapy Program670$$$$October7 Monthsweekdays
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"I love it here!"

Anna Rahman - FSM student

"I thought I would just come here to learn about massage, really, I learned more about myself.."

Terrance Brown - FSM student

"My experience was beyond words"

Amber Rose - FSM grauduate

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