Welcome to the Institute for Massage Education at KCHA

The Institute for Massage Education has 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 Therapy Clinic

Massage therapy can relieve pain, rehabilitate sports injuries, reduce stress, increase relaxation, address anxiety and depression, and aid general wellness. Schedule a massage in our Student Clinic.  Learn More

Massage Therapy Continuing Education Opportunities

There’s always more to learn on your journey to full, holistic health. We offer a variety of continuing education classes to help along the way. Our courses are open to all massage therapists. Learn More

Preparing Students For Success

We are dedicated to the success of our students. In 2015, 96% of our students attempted and passed the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Exam (MBLEx), surpassing the national pass rate by 16%.  See Our Philosophy

Facts at a glance


percentage of graduates who find immediate work upon graduation

30 years

we've been teaching massage since 1986


percentage of IME students that attempted and passed the MBLEx in 2015.

12 months

classes starting every month

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Our Students Surpassed National MBLEx Pass Rate

In 2015, 96% of our students attempted and passed the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Exam (MBLEx), surpassing the national pass rate by 16%.

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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.

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.

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