Holistic Massage Therapy Program


We cannot guarantee the program can be completed within 1 year- we require a minimum of 4-6 students per class- occasionally, if an elective is NOT full, then we postpone it to the next available

Call  (707) 630-3407 for an enrollment interview

Acupressure Massage : 
72 Contact Hours

Learn oriental methods of stimulating Acupoints on the body to regulate Chi or Life Force.
Instructors: Kara Simpson, CMT#67469 & Andreina Torma CMT#59861

February 7-March 9, 2022
Registration Deadline: February 1, 2022

Tuition: $1080
Books: $47 

The Business of Massage Therapy
8 contact hours

Instructor: Andreina Torma, CMT#59861
June 8 & 9, 2022
Wednesday and Thursday 5:30-9:30 PM
Registration Deadline: June 2, 2022

Tuition: $150


Deep Tissue Massage
120 contact hours

Learn advanced techniques that are directed toward the deeper tissue structures of the muscle and fascia.
Instructors: Hilary Miyagishima, CMT#7134 and Kara Simpson, CMT#67469

March 28-May 10, 2022
Monday-Thursday 5:30pm-9:30pm
This class includes 2 Saturday sessions from 9-5:30 on 4/2, and 4/30
Registration Deadline: March 21, 2022

Tuition: $1800
Books: $90 

Deep Tissue Refresher Course for Graduates
This class is for students who have already taken Deep Tissue but are wanting to refresh their skills.  No credit hours are issued for this class.

April 25-May 5, 2022
Monday-Thursday 5:30pm-9:30pm
Registration Deadline: April 11, 2022

Cost: $450 


Lymphatic Compression Massage 
56 Contact Hours

Learn advanced skills to strengthen the body’s own immune system through the use of systematic compression movements originated by Emil Vodder.  
Instructor: Jewel McGuiness CMT#55856

January 4-27, 2022 (this class starts on a Tuesday)
Monday-Thursday 5:30pm-9:30pm
Registration Deadline: December 19, 2021

Tuition $840

Massage Clinic
52 contact hours

Instructor: Hilary MiyagishimaCMT#7134
Learn about the day to day running of a massage practice and hands on work with the general public in a fully supervised setting.  This class is scheduled throughout the year with the instructor  in  thirteen 4-hour classes

Tuition: $728


Introduction to Neuromuscular Therapy
80 Contact Hours

An introduction into Myofascial Release, Neuromuscular treatment, Trigger Point Compression, including passive stretching, corrective exercises and deep tissue sculpting & stripping techniques. 
Instructors: Kara Simpson, CMT#67469 & Andreina Torma CMT#59861

August 15-September 15, 2022
Monday-Thursday 5:30pm-9:30pm
Registration Deadline: August 8, 2022

Tuition $1200
Books $80
This course is being offered at a discounted rate of $1000 as continuing education for any CMT who has completed their 500 hours.  We replaced our Trigger Point course with this class in 2019, so we encourage all past students try this new course!



Herbs and Oils in your Practice:
24 Contact Hours

Instructor: Jewel McGuiness CMT#55856
Learn how to make your own herbal medicines for use in your practice.  This class will have a two week break in order for your oils to sit.  You will come back after the break to strain your own oils and make wonderful things for yourself and your clients!

July 18 -20 and August 3-5, 2022
Monday-Wednesday 5:30pm-9:30pm
then Wednesday-Friday 5:30-9:30pm
Registration Deadline: July 11, 2022

Tuition $360
Materials: $25

16 Contact Hours

Learn the art and science of Zone Therapy or foot massage based on the idea that stimulation of specific points on the feet affect other areas and organs of the body.  
Instructor: Hilary Miyagishima, CMT#7134

June 2-4, 2022
Thursday and Friday 5:30pm-9:30pm
9am-5:30 pm
Registration Deadline:  May 24, 2022

Tuition $240
Books: $21    


On-Site Chair Massage:
6 Contact Hours

Learn concepts and techniques for professional on-site work. Introduced by David Palmer in  1982, for working in offices, fairs, shopping malls and other public places. As an introduction and alternative to table massage.
Instructor: Hilary Miyagishima, CMT#7134 
May 21, 2022
Sat. 9:30am -4pm.  

Registration Deadline:  May 10, 2022 

Tuition $125 
Materials: $15


Advanced Neuromuscular Therapy
16 Contact Hours

Instructor: Kara Simpson, CMT#67469

2022 TBD
Wednesday and Thursday  5:30pm-9:30pm
9am-5:30 pm
Registration Deadline:  

Tuition $240  

Prenatal Massage

32 Contact Hours

Instructor: Jewel McGuiness CMT#55856

2022 TBD
Monday-Thursday 5:30pm-9:30pm
Registration Deadline: 

Tuition $480


Introduction to Holistic Massage Therapy
This is our introductory class, and the prerequisite for all of our other programs.
Now offering a Spring 2022 Day Class!
144 hour program: 

Instructor: Hilary Miyagishima, CMT#7134 & Andreina Torma CMT#59861

Spring Day Session 2023
Monday-Thursday 10am-2:00 PM
registration Deadline: 

FALL Evening Session 2022
October 10-December 15, 2022
Monday-Thursday 5:30-9:30 PM
Registration Deadline: September 26, 2022

This class will have a one week break the week of Thanksgiving 11/21-25

$2900 includes $250 non-refundable registration fee **$500 due at time of interview to reserve your spot

Advance registration , High School diploma/GED, OR College degree, & personal interview are required. You must have 90% attendance or arrange a make-up with an instructor at the rate of $30/hour.

Loving Hands is a private school, we reserve the right to accept/deny students based on the interview process for each individual course/elective 


Licensed to Operate School #1200261 (Bureau Private Post Secondary Education), Since 1989. Licensed to operate means compliance with state standards as set forth in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009"

Loving Hands Institute of Healing Arts is listed on the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) website as Approved school #SCH0011.