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.

Active Isolated Stretching: Lumbar Spine, Hips & Knees

Leave class with the knowledge on how to stretch yourself and assist your clients. This class covers every stretch you need in order to treat a wide variety of disorders in the lumbar spine, hips and knees. The topics of stability and myofascial meridians of Anatomy Trains¨ are also covered. The material presented addresses disc conditions, nerve impingement, sciatica, groin impingement, S/I dysfunction and ITB syndrome among other disorders. This class is part of a 3-part Basic Level training by AIS Northwest.
NCBTMB approved.

Location: Portland Campus
Active Isolated Stretching - $355
Oct 1-2, Sat-Sun 9am-6pm

  • "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)

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:
Saturday, October 22: 10am-12pm - PORTLAND
Thursday, October 27: 6:30-8:30pm - SALEM
To reserve a seat, contact:
PORTLAND - Shannon Jackson, 800-844-3420 or  E-mail SALEM - Janet Burkhart, 877-588-8912 or  E-mail

Dao Yin Stretch

Sep 27-Nov 22, Tue 5:30-6:15pm - $120
Sep 28-Nov 23, Wed 5:15- 6pm - $120

This movement discipline strengthens and enhances vitality in many dimensions by opening the joints and clearing the energy channels. Dao-Yin Stretch also increases mobility, strength and resilience, improving your coordination, balance and endurance. Dao-Yin helps the student develop body awareness and understand the principles of alignment. This class is suitable for everyone.

To register, please call 1-800-844-3420.


Oct 9, Sun 1-4pm - $65

Qigong means "ENERGY WORK". A moving meditation enriched with breath and imagery, this practice expands the breath, heals the organs and connects students with Nature and their inner Selves. Beginners and Experienced qigong practitioners will benefit from this self care class. Students will learn a series that they can practice on their own to recuperate and rejuvenate from the physical, mental and emotional stresses of bodywork. Movements are easy to follow and individualized for people living with acute or chronic illness or injury. This class is suitable for everyone.

To register, please call 1-800-844-3420.