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Massage Therapy

The 750 hour Massage Therapy course is a program of 25 weeks that has educator led classroom and clinical training as well as practical hands on application.

The focus of the program is Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, and spa treatments with an emphasis on anatomy, physiology, and pathology. Under the direct supervision of an educator, the student will practice and perform treatment sessions focusing on application of full body massage techniques and advanced techniques.

Program Objectives

The objective of this program is to prepare our students for the licensing examination in Massage Therapy. The program provides a balanced study of anatomy, physiology, pathology, aromaology, reflexology, spa treatments, and body movement techniques. Our program focus is on Swedish and deep tissue massage technique executed within the Aveda spa service experience. After completing 750 hours, our graduates will have the skills they need to find employment in a spa, health club, medical or chiropractic clinic.

Instructional Methods

The program is taught using several different types of instructional methods such as hands-on techniques, demonstrations, classroom learning, visuals, and research.

Aveda Institute Des Moines
6905 Mills Civic PKWY #120
West Des Moines, IA 50266

Monday: 8:30a – 7p
Tuesday: 8:30a – 7p
Wednesday: 8:30a – 8p
Thursday: 8:30a – 8p
Friday: 8:30a – 7p
Saturday: 8:00a – 7p
Sunday: Closed