Build a Career as a Professional Massage Therapist in 2019 and Thrive!

(Above) Jeni Hartung, Staff Instructor for Healing Hands’ 100-hour Circulatory Massage Course

Healing Hands School of Holistic Health has been preparing students for successful careers as Professional Massage Therapists for over 26 years. They currently offer two rapid paths to living-wage employment.  The fastest is the 600-hour Massage Therapist Program (MTP). The MT Program prepares students for State Certification in as little as 7 months.  Students who want to learn more about the Holistic Healing Arts may choose the 1000-hour Holistic Health Practitioner Program (HHP).  It includes the MTP plus 400 additional hours of elective courses.

Massage Therapist Program:

This Program covers fundamental knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology.  It also provides opportunity for plenty of hands-on practice. It exposes students to both Eastern and Western Massage modalities.

The Curriculum that makes up the Massage Therapist Program includes:

  • 100 hours of Circulatory Massage. (Massage Techniques + Body Mechanics + Bones & Muscles of the Body)
  • 100 hours of Anatomy for Body-workers. (Muscles, Bones, Connective Tissue and the Body’s Systems.)
  • 50 hours of Business & Professional Practices.
  • 50 hours of Clinical Practicum for the Massage Therapist.
  • Plus, a choice of 3 of the following 4 classes:
    1. 100-hour Advanced Circulatory & Sports Massage
    2. 100-hour Deep Tissue Manipulations
    3. 100-hour Shiatsu & Oriental Healing Techniques
    4. 100-hour Tui-Na – Chinese Massage Techniques
(Above) – Staff Instructor, Jeni Hartung, demonstrates massage techniques to release the neck and shoulder for students in Healing Hands’ 100-hour Circulatory Massage class.

Tuition for  600-hour Massage Therapist Program is only $7,800.  Healing Hands is authorized to accept educational funding on behalf of students who qualify.  These include Federal Student Aid, Veterans Benefits including Title IX and Post 911. Unemployment Development Departments’ Unemployment Benefits for retraining.  For students who don’t qualify for government assistance, the school offers in-house payment plans.  Tuition reimbursement is also offered by some of the area’s  top Massage Therapist employers.  When students graduate from Healing Hands they will have an abundance and variety of employment opportunities from which to chose.

The Holistic Health Practitioner Program includes all MTP requirements.  Students may then select an an additional 400 hours of elective courses.  Students who choose the Holistic Health Practitioner Program can graduate in as little as 1 year.   The cost for the 1000-hour Program is $13,000.  As with the Massage Therapist Program, Healing Hands accepts educational funding on behalf of students.  We also offer several affordable finance plans so anyone interested in an education in the Holistic Healing Arts may pursue one.

Learn more online at You can also call us at (949) 305-2722 in Laguna Hills, (858) 505-1100 in San Diego, or (760) 746-9364 in Escondido.  Healing Hands School of Holistic Health is “Touching Lives, Touching Hearts”, since 1992.