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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

94%

percentage of graduates who find immediate work upon graduation

27 years

we've been teaching massage since 1986

600 hours

in-class, instructor supervised contact hours

12 months

classes starting every month

News & Announcements

Licensing in Michigan for Massage Therapists

In order to practice as a massage therapist in Michigan after November 29, 2014 you MUST hold a Michigan license.

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.

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

Infant Massage

Receive certification in infant massage. This course will give a better understanding of how to interpret early infant communications, nurture newborns with touch and infant's parasympathetic nervous system.

Nurturing the Mother: Pregnancy Massage

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

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.

Did You Know...

We are always enrolling new students!  Class begins August 12!

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