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Become a California Certified Massage Therapist (CMT)

Welcome to Cypress Health Institute, a non profit education organization for holistic and preventative health care.
Begin your training, add hours or prepare for the MBLEX exam with CHI’s classes.

250-hour and 520-hour massage certification program begins January 11th

250-hour Therapeutic Massage Foundations Class:

Wednesday 7-10 pm/Saturday 9 am – 5 pm

Daytime classes:

Anatomy – Tuesday / Thursday 1-5 PM

Anatomy II  – Tuesday / Thursday 1-5 PM

Pathology –  Monday / Friday mornings Mon 9-12 and Fri 8-noon.

Physiology – Tuesday / Thursday/ 2 Wed 8 AM-12 PM.

Orthopedic Hip/Shoulder – Tues / Thurs 1-5 PM

Craniosacral Therapy (level I) – Wednesday / Thursday 8-noon.

*For class dates and addition information, see class listing or contact us.

 

Call 831-476-2115 or register online

520 Hours to a New Career!

Three ways to become certified:

  • Take our 520 hour Therapeutic Massage Certification class.
  • Take our 250 hour Therapeutic Massage Foundation class + 250 hours of individual classes.
  • Take individual classes as your schedule allows to accrue 500 hours.

See “*” below for classes that are required for certification.

We specialize in:

250 hour Therapeutic Massage Foundation class includes:

Oil Massage:
• Swedish Massage
• Rocking Sequences
• Deep Tissue Massage

Non-oil:
Acupressure
• Reflexology
Polarity Therapy

Introduction to:
Anatomy
Physiology
Pathology
• Contra Indications
Ethics
• Business Practices
• Counseling Skills

Next 250 hour class offered January 11th through April 15th.
Saturdays 9am – 5pm and Wednesdays 7pm – 10pm
Cost: $3,800 payment plans available
To register or for more information, call 831-476-2115.

Individual classes offered at Cypress Health Institute:

Acupressure/Tui Na
* Anatomy
Ayurvedic Massage
Chair Massage
Chi Nei Tsang
Chinese Medical Theory
* Contra Indications
* Ethics
Integral Massage
Medical Qi Gong
Mindful Massage

Trigger Point Sound Therapy/Neuromuscular Therapy
Orthopedic Evaluation
and Release of Hip and
Shoulder
* Pathology
* Physiology
Polarity Therapy
Reiki
Shiatsu Massage
Sound Healing
Thai Massage

* Required for certification
Cost and times for individual classes vary.  See our classes and calendar tabs for more information.


Cypress Health institute is located at 1119 Pacific Ave, Suite 300 Santa Cruz, CA 95060