The Esalen Massage and Bodywork Association (EMBA) extends the study and practice of Esalen Massage via an active, worldwide community of professionals.
You can train in massage and bodywork at Esalen and in other locations worldwide – we’re approved by both the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and the California Bureau of Private Post-Secondary Education.
Choose from introductory trainings to in-depth certifications in multiple domestic and international locations.
- Introductory weekend and five-day courses for beginners.
- A 175-hour massage practitioner training for a Certificate of Completion under license of the State of California Department of Vocational Education.
- Specialized weekend, five-day or ten-day trainings for advanced practitioners. These can be added to the above massage certificate (up to a total of 250 hours), or to the 500-hour certification.
- Read more about massage trainings at Esalen and browse our current massage and bodywork workshops and course offerings at Esalen and beyond.
- Search for an Esalen Massage practitioner worldwide.