4:36 pm

Deep Tissue 3 & Medical Massage Courses Schedule

Here is our list of courses being offered toward the Medical Massage Therapist Program.
John Marasigan LMT BCTMB will be your instructor. 

These courses are guaranteed to get you ready for season and dramatically improve your massage therapy skills.  Call to enroll - space is limited. 

The Following Fall 2017 Courses are scheduled as part of our Medical Massage Therapist Program:

Stretching Flexibility and PNF 40 hours Tuesdays March 28th $520

Deep Tissue III 32 hours Tuesday Mornings  9-1 PM September 27th $420

Medical Injury and Rehabilitation I (Muscular Skeletal) 32 Hours October 20 - 24th Friday, Saturday Monday Tuesday  $425 

Medical Injury and Rehabilitation II (Inflammation & Scar Tissue Massage ) 32 Hours November 21st to December 12th Tuesdays 9-6 PM


All prices are for 2 weeks advanced registration. 

Please call our office to confirm prerequisites and other information. 

6:44 pm

Massage Therapy A Career for Good Karma

Now is the time to Choose Massage Therapy for your career.  Some of us view it as a calling, others a vocation.  Anyway you look at it, most all of us would agree that it is a rewarding career with the kind of flexibility and good karma that we want to attract into our lives.

With the new year upon us, now is the time to enroll in our program.   Statistics are in your favor for choosing this rewarding career.  According to the latest AMTA ( American Massage Therapy Association) Research report here are just a few of the facts about our profession.  
The Median age of Massage Therapists is 45 years old.  Most of us work an average of 23.3 hours per week and are paid for approximately 19.7 hours.  (We have to account for business management time.)   The average price of a 1-hour massage is $68 with the massage therapist earning an average of $47 per hour including tips.   Much of our business is repeat clientele and referral.

Health and services businesses are some of the most successful businesses to run in the Coachella Valley.  At Somatherapy, we strive to give our students the very best massage therapy education and preparation for their new career.  There is no better time to start your new journey into the world of helping yourself and healing others.  Join us.   Call to schedule a tour.  760.321.9214
5:56 pm

Updated Employment Opportunities

Hello Fellow CMTs: 

Our employment page is filling up for the fall season.  Get a jump on your opportunities now, as many places are starting their training in the next couple of months! 

Visit our Employment Page here:

Also, if you are looking for work, please call our office.  If we know you are looking we will let you know specifically about opportunities.
5:54 pm

Free Shiatsu Class - July 31st 10-Noon - Open to the Public

Join us for a Free Shiatsu Demonstration Class and learn about the many benefits of practicing the ancient healing art of Shiatsu. 

Shiatsu is a great way to practice wellness at home or among friends. This ancient Japanese-originating practice dating back to 1320 AD has been a favorite wellness practice used in eastern cultures, especially in families.

Somatherapy offers a 40 hours course in Shiatsu given by a 2200-hour trained teacher. Class is Thursday nights March 10th - April 28st 5:30PM to 10:30 PM. This class is open to the public.

Here are a few key benefits of Shiatsu.

Shiatsu is a Japanese massage technique done with the use of fingers. The massage technique involves an ancient finger-pressure healing technique. The therapy includes the method of anma, a Japanese traditional massage, stretching, and Shiatsu. Shiatsu therapy is also known as needle-less acupuncture.

You must RSVP for this Free demonstration class, Space is limited.   Call 760.321.9214. 


4:51 pm

Scholarship Opportunity

There is still time to apply!  We are pleased to inform our student body of the  Successful Hands Grant Program. This is a national scholarship opportunity offered from BioFreeze, Bon Vital and Massage Envy.  Eight $1,000 awards are given at the end of each year.

All current enrolled students are invited to apply.  Winners are notified on December 1, 2016.

12:55 pm

Somatherapy School of Massage - Overview

Choose Somatherapy the Valley's Best Massage School

6:24 pm

Summer Employment Opportunities

We know summer is here but surprisingly enough there are still many job opportunities for massage therapists.    If you are a CMT and looking for summer work, please check out our Employment Opportunities page and contact these local firms immediately. 

CLICK HERE FOR Massage Therapist Employment

If you have any questions please call our office for more information.  760.321.9214
3:40 pm

Summer Intensive Starts July 6th!

Our July Swedish & Kinesiology Intensive program is back with a Three Week - Intensive Evening program.  5 to 10 PM Monday - Friday. 

Make the most of your Summer - learn the wonderful art of massage and be ready to treat client's next season.  

Check out our program and testimonials here.
5:12 pm

Military Spouse Scholarships Available

Somatherapy is pleased to be a MY CAA Military Spouse Career Advancement Account Provider.

This program provides tuition assistance to active duty military spouses who pursue education and certifications.

CLICK HERE to view the PDF for program details and contact our director for more information.

4:30 pm

FREE Polarity Intro Session 4/29 10-Noon

Join us for a Free introductory session on Polarity  Friday April 29th 10 am to 12 Noon. 

Kathleen will give an overview of Polarity and attendees will participate in a demo and some bodywork. Please RSVP by calling our office as space is limited.  760.321.9214.