Welcome to the Great Lakes School of Massage, where you will experience personal and professional transformation
Hybrid Class Set-Up
This course is a combination of online and on-site teaching, maximizing time spent on-site for hands-on learning
Unique & Productive Approach
We strive to create an unstifled environment, clear from busywork, and focused on applying the skills you're learning
Experienced & Professional Instructors
Our instructors are hand-selected for their knowledge, skill, and experience in the field of massage
Foundation of Practical Skills
Hands-on application of what you're learning is a priority, and you'll graduate fully prepared and confident to enter the workforce
The goals Great Lakes School of Massage has for you are to provide students the knowledge and skills to:
1. Prepare you to take the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam (MBlex)
2. Enter the workforce and secure a job in the Massage & Bodywork profession
3. Move onto more advanced bodywork and/or specialize in a particular modality
There are over 200 recognized massage therapy modalities/methods
The Great Lakes School of Massage Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork program is clinically based with a strong focus on:
Deep Tissue Massage
Trigger Point Therapy
We also have segments dedicated to:
Specialties attained after licensure:
Mercier Therapy (visceral manipulation used for female issues)
Fascial Stretch Therapy
CranioSacral Therapy (TMJ, Migraines etc)
Any of these could be for you, take the next step in your career!
Our Accelerated & Hybrid Program
625-hour Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork Program, licensed by the State of Michigan. Curriculum approved by the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork.
Great Lakes School of Massage prides itself on delivering a contemporary approach to outcome-based learning.
Our students will graduate with an entry-level Diploma in Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork and will be eligible to take the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam, (MBLEX).
Day & Evening Class Tracks
Clinicals are additional
days & times
625 Clock Hours
To Complete Program
Accelerated Hybrid Program
8 Months to a New Career
Meet Our Staff
Campus Director &
Kathy has been a LMT for over 27 years and will continue to work in the profession she teaches. She has experience in the field of massage therapy as a therapist, and also as an instructor for over 17 years.
She is well-versed and diversified in all that massage can offer.
As our Lead Instructor, you can count on her to boost the group dynamic - and snacks are always welcome!
Sonya "Sunny" Young
As the owner of Harmonious Health and Home, Sunny has an extensive background in everything from Bodywork to Aromatherapy.
She is a natural- born teacher that brings a thorough and loving touch to the classroom, and has over 30 years of teaching experience.
Zoey is the support for organizing what's needed for our staff and students as our Administrative Director. She has a background in personal training and Fascial Stretch Therapy, and will gladly lead group hackysack to get the energy up during break!