The gift is in your hands; learn to use it at Oregon School of Massage!

We offer massage and bodywork courses for aspiring massage therapists, licensed professionals and the general public. We believe what a therapist communicates through their touch, combined with knowledge of the body and presence, can make the difference between a basic massage and a truly healing experience. Explore our website to discover how we incorporate this philosophy to train well-rounded massage therapists.

  • "I totally credit my success (at wellness clinic) to your excellent curriculum and knowledgeable instructors." L.M. (2007 Graduate)

  • "Since beginning courses...I have come to appreciate another factor about OSM. It has a special atmosphere of inclusiveness and acceptance." CG (2008 Graduate)

  • "All the instructors and staff are genuinely caring, compassionate and understanding, and all of my classmates are so down to earth and non-judgmental." NG (2010 Graduate)

Try one of these New Continuing Education Classes


Shoulder Girdle Integration Dec 6, Sat 1-4:30pm, $80, 3.5CEs OSM-Portland
Participants take an in depth look at the proper and different organizations of the shoulder girdle. We will review the muscles and bony landmarks of a healthy shoulder along with its ideal range of motion. Then we will observe and identify a variety of actual shoulder organizations… read more

Myofascial Massage Intro Dec 13-14, Sat-Sun 10am-5pm, $250, 16CEs OSM-Portland
Myofascial Massage (MFM) aims to achieve muscle, organ and nerve relaxation via the release of the connective tissue. MFM is comprised of two separate and unique bodywork approaches known as Direct and Indirect. This class provides an overview to both approaches and a sampling of a variety of direct and indirect techniques… read more. (NCBTMB Approved)
To register, please call 1-800-844-3420.

Recordkeeping/Tax Reporting

December 6-7, 2014
Sat-Sun 9am-4pm
12CEs, $260
OSM-Portland

This class will cover bookkeeping and recordkeeping for self-employed therapists and technicians. Included will be specific requirements for income tax reporting and information on new regulations. Participants will learn how to ...more on Recordkeeping/Tax Reporting  
Call 1-800-844-3420 to register.

Sports Event Massage

Sports Event Massage Dec. 13, Sat 9am-6pm
8 CEs $165
OSM Salem - 2111 Front St NE, Suite 3-101 Explore the role of the massage therapist in athletic performance and recovery. Pre and Post event massage enables an athlete to perform at their best with fewer injuries and pain. This course addresses ....read more To register, please call 1-800-844-3420.

Thai Massage: Level I

Dates: Nov 21-23
Times: Fri 6:30-8:30pm; Sat-Sun 9am-5pm
Tuition: $375
CE Hours: 16
Location: OSM - Portland
To register, call 800-844-3420.

This Level I Southern-style course is extracted from the full Southern-style Kata, and provides the student with a holistic session lasting 40 to 50 minutes. This short form uses all five body positions and focuses primarily on ...more on Thai Massage I.