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  Institute  of  Natural  Health  and  Education

    Affordable and accredited clinical massage therapy program.

A Truly Comprehensive Massage Therapy Program

Authentic Fundamentals and Practice of Chinese Bodywork Therapy

The massage program of INHE includes the unique and authentic educational component of Chinese Bodywork Therapy not found in any other programs. Our Chinese Bodywork Therapy educational section was developed by the founder of INHE with an extensive knowledge of Chinese Medicine through his educational journeys at Wangjing Hospital of China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine of Beijing and his Acupuncture PhD. studies at Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine and associated hospitals. Students of INHE learn about the true fundamentals of Chinese Medicine along with the applications of Traditional Chinese Acupressure Therapy and other Eastern approaches.

Clinical Massage Therapy

Students of INHE learn how to accurately assess health complaints, develop a client focused treatment plan, and provide specific clinical massage treatments to improve the client’s health and wellbeing. The clinical directors of INHE have combined their extensive educational and clinical experience in naturopathy, Chinese Medicine, occupational therapy, health coaching and massage therapy to prepare their students to become the best Clinical Massage Therapists in the field. Our students’ educational training includes, but is not limited to massage for pre-natal, pediatric, geriatric, and sports clients along with physiologic diseases and occupational injuries with a multi-faceted approach.

Complementary Bodywork Therapies

INHE's well rounded curriculum has included the principles and applications of Foot Reflexology, chair/seated massages, hydrotherapy, topical liniments, therapeutic massage tools, and fundamentals of aromatherapy since the beginning of the program.

Program at a Glance
  • 700 Clock Hour Massage Therapy Program
  • Exceeds the current Illinois 600 hour minimum
  • Graduate as soon as 10 months
  • Small class cohort sizes, 
  • Each group starts and graduates together
  • Extended financing available
  • No college prerequisites
  • Veterans educational benefits available
  • Start in February or September
  • Online student and graduates resources
  • Job postings and career advancement assistance
  • Free AMTA membership and liability insurance
  • Discounts on products and continuing education

What you will learn!
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Kinesiology
  • Chinese Medicine Fundamentals, acupressure, and               Intro to Chi Gong exercises
  • Self-care, nutrition and stress management 
  • Clinical Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage and Trigger Point Therapy
  • Foot Reflexology
  • Sports Massage
  • Chair Massage
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Pre-natal massage
  • Business and Personal Development