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A hands-on, full-time, 12-month massage therapy program.

State approved curriculum, centered on our values – integrity, transparency, student-focused, accountable, adaptable, and empathetic.

Our 12-month (1,000 hour) program is one of the most stringent in the nation. Our 3,000 square foot facility includes a reception area, waiting room, 7 private treatment rooms for student clinics, 2 Hydrotherapy/Vichy Shower rooms, 2 large classrooms, men’s and women’s restrooms and a kitchenette. Class sizes are small (12 maximum) to provide an excellent teacher-student ratio and provide students access to many learning aids.

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The primary goal of REN Institute of Massage Therapy is to offer quality education and experience needed for graduates to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge and proficiency in massage therapy techniques
  • Professional standards of ethical behavior and business practices
  • Commitment to continued education
  • Client-centered approach to massage therapy
  • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, and pathology
  • Critical thinking skills for integrative massage
  • Preparation for successful results on the MBLEx licensing exam
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Our classes are centered around making you the best massage therapist possible

We offer a wide range of high-quality courses in a variety of subjects.



Students will gain a thorough knowledge of the human body and will examine the following major body systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, digestive, [...]



This class will prepare the students to work with clients who live with a wide variety of diseases and conditions, weather acute or [...]


Massage Classes

Includes: Intro to Massage and Swedish Massage; Deep Tissue; Stone Massage; and Advanced Massage I & II. These classes include a variety of [...]



Providing students the opportunity to experience working in a clinical practice allows them to develop the confidence needed to promote and maintain a [...]



This course discusses the theory and practice of Hydrotherapy, the scientific application of water, in all three of its physical forms, for the [...]

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Convenient schedules focused on you

Our program is completed in twelve months and includes 1,000 hours.  We begin two programs per year.

Official School Holidays are Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Term 1 (10 Weeks)
Anatomy I
Hygiene and Practical Demonstration
Intro to Massage Therapy and Swedish Massage
Term 2 (10 Weeks)
Anatomy II
Physiology I
Deep Tissue Massage
Hydrotherapy I
Massage Clinics I
Term 3 (10 Weeks)
Physiology II
Pathology I
Stone Massage
Hydrotherapy II
Massage Clinics II
Term 4 (10 Weeks)
Pathology II
Business & Ethics I
Advanced Massage I
Massage Clinics III
Term 5 (10 Weeks)
Business & Ethics II
Advanced Massage II
Massage Clinics IV
Exam Prep
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Admission Requirements

  • Have an interest in helping people with their relaxation and pain relief needs.

  • Must be 18 or older with high school diploma or GED.

  • Be physically capable to perform massage. Massage is a physical job. 

  • Complete application and admission interview.

  • Pass a background check.

  • Must have ability to read, write and speak English.

  • Students must be able to commit to the values and policies of the program.

  • Students must be competent in word processing and have access to e-mail.

  • Students must attend classes and clinicals at the school as outlined in the program schedule.

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