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.

Inclement Weather Update as of 1/16/17 7:55pm:

Portland: Tuesday, Jan 14 - Opening delayed until 12pm. Staff will assess conditions throughout the morning and post updates..

Massage for People Living with Cancer

Jan 20-22, $490, 24CEs - SALEM
Fri 9:30am-6:30pm; Sat-Sun 9am-6pm
Comfort-oriented massage or touch can be safely administered to cancer patients, regardless of the severity of their condition. The purpose of this class is to present information that will soothe bodyworkers' fears about working with clients who have been diagnosed with cancer or are recovering from it. Sunday's culminating activity will be to give a relaxation massage to someone with cancer or recovering from it. Approved by Chiropractic Board.

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, February 2: 6:30-8:30pm - SALEM
Saturday, February 4: 10am-12pm - PORTLAND

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

Neuromuscular Therapy Intro


January 23rd, Mon 6:30-9:30pm
3 CEs - $65
OSM PORTLAND - 9500 Barbur Blvd, Suite 100

Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT) is a highly effective and specific form of therapeutic massage. In introductory course you will learn the history of NMT as well as the underlying neurological and physiological concepts involved in Neuromuscular Therapy and the body's response to...more on Neuromuscular Therapy Intro. (NCBTMB Approved)

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

Alexander Method Introduction

Alexander MethodJan 28, $90

  Often incorrectly thought of as a study of posture, the Alexander Method is a somatic study of how we do what we do. It leads to awareness, ease and graceful power, and is a wonderful foundational study for massage therapists. This work helps you stay with yourself while working, prevents mental, emotional and physical burnout, helps you ... more on Alexander Method Introduction.

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