Sacramento Massage Schools

Massage therapy is a widespread practice that continues to grow in popularity both in everyday life, and in the medical arena. Whether used to help heal and recuperate, or for relaxation and pampering, massage therapy is fast becoming the go-to solution for injuries and stress for people across the country.

Sacramento massage schools can help you enter this exciting and rewarding industry by providing the programs, training, and preparation you need to become a fully licensed massage therapist. Whether you are interested in working in a medical setting like a clinic, hospice care, or hospital, or are more geared toward settings like spas, resorts and cruises, Sacramento massage schools have the training you need to excel in any of these venues.

There are over 1,500 massage therapy post-secondary schools, college programs and training programs across the country,1 and Sacramento is home to several touted schools like these: Carrington College California, Milan Institute, Anthem College, National Holistic Institute, Fair Oaks Massage Institute, Healing Arts Institute, Massage Therapy Institute, California Institute of the Healing Arts and Sciences, and the Body Institute.

Institutions like these provide the classes needed to complete a massage therapy certification like anatomy and physiology, pathology, kinesiology and the like, as well as courses on specific massage techniques or "modalities." Many professional massage therapists choose to train in several modalities in order to be able to offer a wider range of healing solutions to their clients. There are more than 80 recognized modalities2 including techniques like Swedish massage, Lomi Lomi, Thai massage, Shiatsu, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, aromatherapy massage, and reflexology.

Let us help you find the Sacramento massage school or program that's right for you so you can start your new career in the field of massage therapy as soon as possible. Take a few minutes to compare the profiles of local schools provided on this page, and contact the institutions that interest you today.


1 Department of Labor. Last accessed June, 2011.
2 Department of Labor. Last accessed June, 2011.