Program of Study

The San Francisco School of Massage & Bodywork (SFSM) offers a comprehensive and detailed training that is approved by the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC), the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE), and is a National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) Assigned School. SFSM is also proud to hold institutional accreditation by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

SFSM prides itself on the diversity contained within our curricula and offers students many opportunities to explore the breadth of bodywork while emphasizing practicality and functionality. Our comprehensive Massage Therapist Program, for example, includes 600-hours of instruction in the most in-demand and effective massage therapy and bodywork techniques, advanced anatomy and physiology, business development skills, therapist self-care, and body mechanics practices. This robust program is ideal for students who want a rewarding lifelong career in massage and bodywork and prepares graduates for state and national certification while providing a dynamic tool set for working with clients and their bodies individually for maximum benefit. Designed to address all the requisite aspects of a successful massage career, this all-encompassing course is ideal for students looking for plug and play ease in their curriculum.

massage Therapist

The 600-hour Massage Therapist Program provides the student with all the detailed coursework, hours, and advanced skills required to gain the State of California's Certified Massage Therapist title and meets the requirements for the National Certification Board for Therapuetic Massage and Bodywork.