About Us


The Illinois Institute of Massage’s mission is to help students become confident and intuitive massage therapists to facilitate the well being of others while creating a unique approach to massage therapy. The institution will provide adequate training in all areas concerning massage therapy including anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, and pathology as well as professional techniques necessary to perform on client base.

Founding Principles

Our faculty consists of some of the best and most talented massage and bodywork professionals who are committed to sharing their academic and professional expertise with our students.

To offer a truly well-rounded, comprehensive diploma program, we made certain that our faculty brings to the classroom a wide range of knowledge, including eastern and western modalities, herbalism, and spa and clinical massage experience.

Our instructors have university degrees and multiple certifications from local and nationwide schools; several philosophies and training programs are represented within our faculty.

All instructors meet the requirements set forth by the Illinois Board of Higher Education.



Our students demonstrate the therapeutic benefits of massage We help create responsible, professional massage therapists, who can serve and educate the community


We prepare students to successfully pass the national massage therapy exam
Our students continually demonstrate excellence as they successfully pass their National Boards with a 98% cumulative Pass Ratio!


We educate the community, developing awareness of ways to facilitate healing and wholeness in body, mind and spirit
We offer community service and outreach programs