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)

Tension Headache Treatments

Tension headaches, defined as muscle contraction type headaches, are experienced by up to 63% of men and 86% of women. This class will provide therapists with a variety of assessment skills including postural, active and passive ROM to create individualized treatment plans for their massage clients. Participants will also learn the precise soft tissue protocols to address this common massage concern. Anne is an NCBTMB provider #451486-10. Prerequisite: LMT or Massage Upper Body

Dates: April 10-12
Fri 6:30-8:30pm; Sat-Sun 9:30am-5:30pm
Tuition: $340

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:
April 23rd, Thu 6:30-8:30pm - SALEM
April 25th, Sat 10am-12:30pm - PORTLAND
To reserve a seat, contact:
PORTLAND - Valerie Mays, 800-844-3420 or  E-mail SALEM - Shana Christensen, 800-588-8912 or  E-mail

Oregon Board Review

These classes provide an opportunity for students, graduates and massage therapists from other states to prepare for the Oregon Practical Exam. Both classes are held at our Portland Campus.

Board Review - Practical
Dates: 4/3/2015 Days/Times: Fri 9am-1:30pm
Tuition: $ 110 CE Hours: 4.5

Board Review - Kinesiology
Dates: 4/4/2015 Days/Times: Sat 9am-1pm
Tuition: $ 100 CE Hours: 4

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
Mar 26-May 14, 32 CEs - $275 - SALEM

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) has been at the forefront of mind-body medicine and medical research. A growing literature substantiates the benefits of mindfulness for the treatment of stress-related conditions, reduction of general ailments, and fostering greater balance. This course has appeal among the general population and the broader healthcare field. Mindfulness practice helps people become more present, fostering an integrative approach to bodywork and daily life. Class meets once a week for 8 weeks and also includes a Saturday session.
To register, please call 1-800-844-3420.