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Massage Therapy & Healing Arts Certification Courses
California State Approved

Diamond Light Massage School offers California State Approved Professional Certification Programs in Massage Therapy and Bodywork. Our programs are approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education ( and by the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) can be applied toward certification in California

Professional Bodywork Therapist Course (Certified Massage Therapist) ~ 500 hours
Advanced Bodywork Therapist Course ~ 250 hours
Massage Therapy Course ~ 100 hours
Energetic Healing Certification ~ 100 hours

Professional Bodywork Therapist Certification Course ~ 500 hours

Our 500 hour Professional Bodywork Therapist Certification course will provide you with the most comprehensive professional massage therapy and bodywork training available. Classes are experiential, informative, inspirational and transformational, providing the competence and knowledge needed to succeed in all facets of a career in massage therapy and the healing arts.

This course includes all of the classes in our Massage Therapy Course, Advanced Bodywork Therapist Certification and Energetic Healing Certification courses, and fulfills the educational requirements for professional certification as a Massage Therapist in California.

Massage Therapy Class 44 hours
Deep Tissue Massage 42 hours
Meditation & Energy Principles 8 hours
Hospice Massage 13 hours
Therapeutic Stretch & Joint Mobilization 16 hours
Anatomy, Kinesiology & Assessment 48 hours
Chair Massage 7 hours
Table Thai Massage 13 hours
CranioSacral Therapy   28 hours
Tui - Na 12 hours
Palpation Anatomy 12 hours
Reiki 16 hours
Neuro Muscular Therapy - Trigger Point Release 27 hours
NeuroMuscular Reprogramming 28 hours
Advanced Neck Work 15 hours
Myofascial Release 16 hours
Meditation & Energetic Healing 15 hours
Massage Essentials 42 hours
Business & Ethics 12 hours
Reflexology 13 hours
Body Mechanics 9 hours
Diamond Light Retreat 30 hours
PreNatal Massage 7 hours
Table Shiatsu 13 hours
Deep Swedish Massage 7 hours
Working with Trauma for Massage Therapists 7 hours
Acupressure 15 hours
Health & Hygiene 12 hours

Professional Bodywork Therapy Certification Course schedule

Massage Therapy Course ~ 100 hours

Our 100 hour Massage Therapy Training is the foundation course for our 500 hour Professional Bodywork Therapist- Massage Therapis Certification Course. Some students prefer to begin with the 100 hour course before making a commitment to a longer course of study. This course can be taken individually for your own personal growth or applied toward the requirements for certification if you choose to continue onto the 500 hour certification course.

In this course you will become proficient in a variety of powerfully effective massage therapy techniques, cultivate the inner qualities necessary to facilitate deeper levels of healing and acquire the knowledge to begin your journey toward a career in massage therapy. For those choosing not to continue toward certification, this class will provide you with the skill to give a great massage and to integrate massage in a rich and fulfilling way into your life

Includes the following

Massage Essentials Body Mechanics
Anatomy Assessment
Kinesiology Physiology

Massage Therapy Course Tuition: $2025 ($1925 1 month early) schedule

Advanced Bodywork Therapy Course ~ 250 Hours

Choose from our broad selection of classes to customize a 250 hour program tailored to your unique educational goals. Our Advanced Bodywork Therapy course is comprised of our 100 hour Massage Therapy Course plus any additional 150 hours of classes we offer, to provide you with a well rounded foundation of bodywork skill geared to your specific goals. You can take this course for your personal development or roll these hours over into the 500 hour program for professional certification


Energetic Healing Certification ~ 110 hours

Learn powerfully effective methods for catalyzing profound change within yourself and others. This course is a transformational journey into the subtle, energetic, emotional and spiritual dimensions of healing. Classes includes deep meditation and intuitive inner exploration, as well as traditional and innovative subtle energy healing modalities from a variety of disciplines.

Meditation & Energetic Principles 8 hours
Meditation & Energetic Healing 15 hours
Reiki Certification 16 hours
Diamond Light Retreat 30 hours
CranioSacral Therapy 28 hours
Meditation Group or Indviidual Practice 3

Energetic Healing Certification Tuition: $2270 schedule

Requirements to practice Massage Therapy professionally in California

500 hours of training and the passing of the MBLEX exam are required to apply for certification as a Massage Therapist in California. Our 500 hour professional certification course fulfills the educational requirements for certification and will prepare you to take the MBLEX exam. The MBLEX requirement is suspended until the end of 2022

All classes taken individually may be applied toward later certification