Work towards joining a thriving community of respected professionals.
Teaching techniques centered around you. Hands-on skills and a strong foundation to get you started on the road to success as a massage therapist.
A healthy, interactive environment with a focus on your talents and strengths. Small class sizes provide you with:
You’ll have the opportunity to apply what you learn in our very own on-site spa. You’ll graduate with real world experience with real clients. Your post graduation success is important to us and we make sure you receive practical application that will make you more successful in your new career.
Our 750 hour program goes beyond the the minimum requirements because we want you to be successful. Your classes will provide a healthy balance between art and science with courses in anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, and business. While we can't guarantee that you will pass your state licensing test the first time, our students are better prepared and our pass rate is excellent. You'll be prepared for a successful career whether you plan to start your own business or go to work for someone else.
The programs can be taken individually or all together. The schedule is designed to be able to take all three simultaneously but some students choose to take them at different times. It is up to you!
Our Massage Program is a 750 hour, 9-month program. Our Spring Program begins every March and meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30-4:30. Our Fall Program begins every September and meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30-4:30. Learn More about our Massage Program.
We offer a 225 hour reflexology program.This program will be a Holistic Reflexology program addressing Reflexology as a whole-health treatment. The class is offered once per year and begins each September and graduates each March. Learn more about our Reflexology Program.
This is open to the public although Massage Therapists will find many ways to incorporate essential oils into their practice and there is a heavy emphasis on this in the class. This class is only offered once per year and space is limited to 10 fun and excited students. Learn more about our Aromatherapy Program.
CRIspa is our in-house massage therapy center that is open to the public. The students who are practicing at CRIspa are ready to work with clients and looking forward to mastering their new skills in a comfortable, relaxed, and supervised setting.
Columbia River Institute of MassageTherapy
230 North Mission,
Wenatchee, WA 98801
You can get in touch with us by phone at (509) 888-7272 or during our regular office hours on Wednesday and Thursday from 2:00-6:00 and Friday and Saturday from 10:00- 4:00.