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Welcome to The Institute for Massage Education at KCHA

We have a history of working to raise the standards of the massage profession by providing quality education.

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> Learn about our massage program
> Facts at a glance

Student Massage Clinic

Take a break from your busy life and receive a massage in Institute for Massage Educations Student Massage Clinic.  The students are nearing the end of their training and are ready to provide sessions for the public.  The sessions are relaxing and the price can't be beat! Read more.

Facts at a glance


percentage of graduates who find immediate work upon graduation

28 years

we've been teaching massage since 1986

600 hours

in-class, instructor supervised contact hours

12 months

classes starting every month

News & Announcements

Register for a Free Massage as a Profession Workshop

Don't miss out on this great opportunity to get more information about becoming a professional massage therapist.

NCBTMB to End Licensing Exam

National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) will no longer provide licensing exams, effective beginning Feb. 1, 2015.

Student Massage Clinic

There's no better way to start the weekend than with a therapeutic massage in Institute for Massage Education's Student Massage Clinic.

Continuing Education for All Massage Therapists

Nurturing the Mother: Pregnancy Massage

Learn full body pregnancy massage, massage for labor and birth and postpartum massage for mother and child.

Baby's First Massage

Become a qualified professional in the techniques to teach parents or caregivers skills in order to create a strong family foundation of love, esteem, and respect.

Daybreak Geriatric Massage: Level 2

After completion of Geriatric Massage Level 1, this 2-1/2 day weekend workshop is the next level in the Geriatric Massage training program.

New Year, New Career

Ask for the gift of education this holiday!

The Institute for Massage Education
was founded in 1986  and has maintained a membership with
Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) since it’s inception.