About the LAND Programs

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We offer two distinct paths for land programs. The Western approach, with the Massage Practitioner and Massage Therapist Certificates and The Eastern approach, with the Shiatsu Practitioner and Shiatsu Therapist Certificates.

Land Program Certificates:


Massage Practitioner - 258 Hours

The Massage Practitioner Program is can used for an entry level massage position in many states, including California.

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Shiatsu Practitioner - 358 Hours

The Shiatsu Practitioner Program has the same base 258 hour curriculum as the Massage Practitioner Program and adds 100 hours of Shiatsu instruction to specialize in this Eastern style of bodywork.

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Deep Tissue Practitioner - 358 Hours

The Deep Tissue Practitioner Program has the same base 258 hour curriculum as the Massage Practitioner Program and adds 100 hours of Deep Tissue instruction to specialize in this advanced therapeutic massage modality.

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Massage Therapist - 558 Hours

The Massage Therapist Program satisfies California state and National (NTBCMB) certification curriculum and class hour requirements and is also a great way to supplement whatever basic training you may have already received.

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Shiatsu Therapist - 708 Hours

The Shiatsu Therapist Program satisfies California state and National (NTBCMB) certification curriculum and class hour requirements. Adding 150 hours of Shiatsu training to the Massage Therapist curriculum, it is a great program if you want to offer classic Western bodywork and Eastern bodywork modalities to clients.

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Advanced Bodywork Therapist - 1058 Hours

If you wish to increase your specialty with additional advanced bodywork training, then this program is for you!

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