Master Bodywork Certification Program

550- hour California Certification Program consists of:

300-hour Asian Bodywork Certification Program and
250-hour Therapeutic Massage Certification Program

Curriculum includes:

Therapeutic massage:

  • Swedish massage: 46 hours
  • Swedish practicum: 40 hours
  • Polarity massage: 46 hours
  • Polarity practicum: 40 hours
  • Anatomy: 72 hours
  • Business practices: 2 hours
  • Counseling skills: 6 hours

Asian Massage Certification

  • Anatomy: 50 hours
  • Chinese Medical Theory I: 24 hours
  • Chinese Medical Theory II: 16 hours
  • Acupressure/Tuii Na: 24 hours
  • Medical Qi Gong: 32 hours
  • Thai: 24 hours
  • Chi Nei Tsang: 32 hours
  • Ayurvedic: 24 hours
  • Reiki: 24 hours
  • Shiatsu: 24 hours
  • Ethics: 12 hours
  • Clinic: 50 hours

Therapeutic Massage Section meets:

  • Saturdays: 9 AM – 6 PM
  • Wednesdays: 7 PM – 10 PM
  • next start date: coming soon, call for information 831-476-2115

Asian Massage Section meets:

  • Friday:     9 AM – 6 PM
  • Saturday: 9 AM – 6 PM
  • Sunday:    9 AM – 6 PM
  • next start date: coming soon, call for information 831-476-2115


Classes are held at the Cypress Health Institute ( & Chi Center)
1119 Pacific Ave, Suite 300, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Payment by installment plans are available.

Class size is limited.

To register or for more information, call 831-476-2115.