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.

Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy

Oct 29 & 30, $325
15 CEs NCBTMB Approved - Portland Campus

Fascia A knowledge of trigger points and their referral patterns can add a therapeutic focus and organization to your massage skills. In this hands-on class, we will explore the nature and location of trigger points, the referral patterns they manifest, how to reduce them, along with the pain and dysfunction they may cause.

Call 800-844-3420 to Register.

  • "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:
Thursday, October 27: 6:30-8:30pm - SALEM
Wednesday, November 16: 6:30-8:30pm - PORTLAND

To reserve a seat, contact:
PORTLAND - Shannon Jackson, 800-844-3420 or  E-mail
SALEM - Janet Burkhart, 877-588-8912 or  E-mail

On-Site Chair Massage

Chair Massage November 5th
Sat 9am-5pm
Salem Campus
7CEs, $150
This workshop covers five different aspects of on-site massage: chair design and function, demonstration and application of a 15-minute stretch and compress massage routine for the upper back, neck and shoulders, correct use of body mechanics and leverage, a complete and practical plan for marketing your business to successfully secure clients, and professionalism. On-site chairs will be provided. (NCBTMB Approved)   Call 1-800-844-3420 to register.

Advanced Bodywork for Women

With Leslie Stager, RN, LMT #3472
Utilizing various bodywork techniques, including cranial-sacral therapy, acupressure, scar tissue work, myofascial release, Swedish massage we address women's health concerns as follows: Abdominal Massage: Abdominal massage helps support intestinal peristalsis, respiratory diaphragm release, reduction of scar tissue, and more. Communication and ethical considerations for this work are covered in 4 hours of this class.

Location: Portland Campus
November 12-13, $325 16 CE Hours
Call 503-244-3420 today to register!