Massage has the power to help, heal, and rejuvenate. From relieving tension and stress to easing pain and aiding in recovery, a licensed massage therapist can help restore emotional and physical balance. Begin your journey into wellness as a professional massage therapist at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes. Offered at our campuses in Denver, Colorado, and Provo, Utah, our massage therapy program helps prepare you for a rewarding, impactful career that brings mind, body, and spirit together.
Balancing Science and Therapeutic Technique
Rooted in holistic wellness, the massage therapy program at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes provides a solid foundation in science and artistry. Our 600-hour program stands out by offering individualized instruction from licensed professionals in a positive, engaging atmosphere.
Massage therapy classes begin at varying points throughout the year and are typically held multiple days per week to meet the required number of hours. Students with busy schedules can fit in a quality, flexible education at each of our locations thanks to available day and evening options.
Putting the Power of Touch into Practice
Outside of the classroom, our students gain valuable hands-on experience on the Aveda spa floor with the personalized support and guidance of our instructors. Our student salon and spa is where you’ll refine your technique and become skilled and confident in your craft. After completing the program, students are eligible to take the state licensing exam and pursue their careers as professional massage therapists.
Professional Career Training
Along with learning how to communicate with clients, address their concerns, and make sound recommendations, students gain an education in the best practices in business, professionalism, and ethics. From guest relations to career development, our curriculum helps prepare you for real-world scenarios. Possible career settings for our graduates may include:
- Resorts and spas
- Wellness centers
- Fitness centers
- Chiropractic settings
- Yoga studios
- Rehabilitation facilities
Harnessing the potential to carve out your career path and enjoy flexible work environments begins here. Whether your goal is to own a spa or work at a local medical facility in the area, our program provides valuable training that students can take with them beyond graduation.
If the cost of the program is holding you back from pursuing an education in massage, it’s possible to do what you love at Inspire Greatness Aveda Institutes. You can apply for financial aid to balance the cost of pursuing an education in massage. Opportunities for financial aid are available for qualified students, including scholarships, student loans, veterans programs, and others
Talk to our Dream Makers to learn more about what options may be available to you, such as federal grants, loans, and monthly payment plans.
Each of our locations offers different class times to meet your busy schedule. Classes are often held three days per week to meet the 600 hours for licensure, and we offer different start dates throughout the year. Reach out to learn when classes start next!
With the Aveda name behind us, we strive to prepare students for their future careers in the massage industry. Our mission is to give back to those around us, which means you can have the opportunity to participate in special events to benefit those around you while still in school.
If you want to push your career further, you can ask us about our study abroad opportunities, available to certain students on a competitive application process. These opportunities are not included in our program and require additional fees.
Our curriculum provides a comprehensive education that takes you from bodywork and alignment to energy work and aromaology. Some of the courses in our curriculum include:
- Anatomy and physiology
- Body systems
- Proper draping techniques
- Introduction to deep tissue
- Lymphatic massage
- Swedish massage
- Massage theory
- Professional standards
- Ethics and business practices
- Sanitation and universal precautions
- Spa floor experience
- And more!
Denver: 600 hours
Provo: 600 hours