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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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> 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.

Google Announces Search Engine Change

Is your website mobile friendly? Google stated that as of April 21, there will be increased weight given to the mobile-friendliness of websites

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.

Continuing Education for All Massage Therapists

Oncology Massage Workshop

Learn the critical thinking skills needed to make safe choices when treating cancer patients and survivors. The class will prepare practitioners with the knowledge to treat safely throughout the patient's journey, from diagnosis through survivorship or end of life.

CranioSacral Wisdom: Level 1

A gently physiological approach that affects the physical, energetic and spiritual body creating a self-healing approach

Nurturing the Mother: Pregnancy Massage

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

Words of Wisdom

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.