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)

  • "You guys did a great job preparing me for this career path...Thank you for being so supportive, kind and patient with me...It’s been a long and wonderful road." - EM (2013 OSM Graduate)

Craniosacral Therapy: Level I

Craniosacral Massage is a gentle yet powerful form of bodywork developed by osteopathic physicians. Through freeing restrictions in the movements of the cranial bones and sacrum, CSM directly influences the central nervous system and the fascia. In this class, you will learn a protocol of techniques for releasing restrictions in the sutures of the skull as well as review how to feel for the Cranial Wave. (NCBTMB Approved) Prerequisite: Craniosacral Intro or equivalent

Dates: March 6-8
Fri 6:30-9:30pm; Sat-Sun 9am-4pm
Tuition: $325

Portland Campus. Call 1-800-844-3420 to register

Massage Training Previews

Previews help you make a sound decision about choosing a career in massage by outlining the time, finances and energy needed for training. Oregon licensing and career opportunities are discussed. There is no cost to attend.
Next Dates:
March 10th, Tue 6:30-8:30pm - PORTLAND
March 14th, Sat 10am-12:30pm - SALEM
To reserve a seat, contact:
PORTLAND - Valerie Mays, 800-844-3420 or  E-mail
SALEM - Shana Christensen, 800-588-8912 or  E-mail

Bowenwork® Module 1

Bowenwork® Introduction
Mar 7, 4 CEs - $95 - PORTLAND
Bowenwork® Module 1
Apr 25-26, 16 CEs - $395 - SALEM

Bowenwork® is a unique approach to stimulating the body's natural healing ability. It involves gentle movements on muscle and connective tissue. It can be done through clothing. In the Introduction class, you will learn to apply key elements of Bowenwork® to different parts of the body. In Module I you will learn the history, theory and philosophy of Bowenwork®, plus four Core Procedures for the upper and lower body. (NCBTMB Approved)
To register, please call 1-800-844-3420.

On-Site Chair II

Chair Massage March 13-14, 2015
Fri 7-9pm; Sat 9am-6pm
Portland Campus
9CEs, $180

This workshop provides a review of the 15-minute chair massage routine and business review presented in On-Site Chair Massage I. A second 15 minute routine will be presented utilizing stretch and compress techniques focused on the "stress diamond," arms and hands and lower body. An opportunity to apply all these skills with the public will be provided. (NCBTMB Approved)

Call 1-800-844-3420 to register.