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Five Elements Integrative Therapy Academy Program provides a thorough amount of time and studies to traditional and core massage therapy techniques while taking a portion of time to learn a new technique in every module.  Each module’s order is a prerequisite for the following to build techniques.  This allows students to perfect their interests, discover new possibilities, create their own style and guide them to the path of what their future studies and career goals may be.  Our class size is limited to 10 students for individualized attention. 

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Our Academy program provides all the required hands-on training, coursework and studies to pass the MLBLEx (Massage and Bodywork License Exam).  We guide you through the steps and prepare you for the MBLEx (Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam).  Our Academic Advisor will also assist students in applying for their Michigan State Massage Therapy License after graduation.  

You will receive a high quality Oakworks massage therapy table, massage chair, text books, student insurance and many materials.

A 627 hour program with seasons conveniently designed for busy individuals – held every other weekend for 9 months.

Summary of Hours:

  • Instructional Massage Time 243:15 hrs
  • Anatomy, Physiology, and Kinesiology 137:30 
  • Specified Modality 144:00 
  • Pathology 45:00 
  • Ethics 11:30
  • Business 8:00
  • Clinicals 40:00

2024 - 2025 Academy Curriculum Will Cover

Aquatic Therapy
Business, Accounting and Insurance
Chair Massage 
Community Clinicals
Hot Stones & Spa Applications
Intra-Oral TMJD 
Lumbo-Pelvic-Hip Complex Dysfunction Analysis 
Medical/Oncology Massage
Myofascial Release
Neuromuscular Kinesiology Taping
Nutrition & Essential Oils
Sports Massage
Strength Training 
Swedish Massage
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Traditional Thai Massage

Your Future As A Professional Licensed Massage Therapist

Our Academy Director Sonora has been a Licensed Massage Therapist for almost 17 years.  The years have taught her not only how to run a successful business but how to teach others to pursue this career and find their own success.