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Massage Therapy Apprenticeship Program

Massage Therapy Apprenticeship Program


Welcome to our Massage Therapy Apprenticeship Program, designed for individuals interested in pursuing a career in the art and science of massage therapy and bodywork. This program aims to provide aspiring therapists with a holistic learning experience, combining theoretical knowledge with practical hands-on training under the guidance of experienced professionals.

Program Structure: Our apprenticeship program is structured to offer a blend of theoretical learning and practical application, ensuring apprentices develop a deep understanding of massage therapy principles along with proficient hands-on skills. The program encompasses the following key components:

  1. Theoretical Modules:
    • Anatomy and Physiology: Comprehensive study of human anatomy and physiology, focusing on musculoskeletal, circulatory, nervous, and other relevant systems.
    • Massage Techniques: Introduction to various massage techniques including Swedish, deep tissue, sports massage, aromatherapy, and more.
    • Pathology and Contraindications: Understanding common pathologies, contraindications, and precautions associated with massage therapy.
  2. Practical Training:
    • Hands-on Practice: Apprentices will have the opportunity to practice massage techniques under the supervision of experienced therapists, gaining confidence and proficiency.
    • Client Interaction: Learning effective communication skills, client assessment, and creating personalized treatment plans.
    • Clinic Experience: Apprentices will assist in real-world massage therapy sessions, gaining exposure to diverse client populations and scenarios.
  3. Professional Development:
    • Ethics and Boundaries: Understanding ethical guidelines, boundaries, and professionalism in the massage therapy profession.
    • Business Skills: Introduction to business aspects of massage therapy including marketing, client retention, and managing a practice.
    • Self-Care: Emphasizing the importance of self-care for therapists, including techniques for maintaining physical and mental well-being.

Program Duration: The duration of the apprenticeship program is 12 months.  This timeline is designed to provide comprehensive training while allowing for flexibility based on individual progress.


  • Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Good moral character and commitment to learning.
  • Good interpersonal skills and a professional demeanor.
  • Ability to commit to the required hours of training and practice sessions.

Certification: Upon successful completion of the program, apprentices will receive a certificate of completion, acknowledging their proficiency in massage therapy techniques and theoretical knowledge.  They will then be required to pass the Mblex exam which is the required testing and certification to legally practice Massage therapy and bodywork.

Join Our Program: If you're ready to embark on a fulfilling journey towards becoming a skilled massage therapist, we invite you to join our Massage Therapy Apprenticeship Program. Take the first step towards realizing your passion for healing touch and holistic well-being. Contact us today to learn more and begin your apprenticeship journey.


Apprenticeship licensing qualifications: 

  • Submit an application to the Utah Department of Professional Licensing
  • Pay a fee determined by the Utah Department of Professional Licensing, under section 63J-1-504.
  • Receive a passing score for the Utah Massage Therapy Law and Rule examination.
  • Pass a background check.
  • Purchase the approved curriculum and upload to DOPL
  • Be 18 years of age or older.
  • Be of good moral character.


Contact us today.  We will get you set up with all of the information and tasks needed to complete these requirements.