Health Options Institute

Empowering Students to Succeed for Over 34 Years


Continuing Education Course Descriptions

Health Options Institute is approved by the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education approved provider.  Its approved provider number is 451986.

​Praise for the School


"I have been instructing classes at massage schools around the country for years, but I can honestly say that Health Options is my favorite place to teach! The school itself is spacious, convenient, and easy to travel to as well as comfortable with a pleasant environment in which to learn. There always seems to be a special set of students in attendance and many come back to take other classes. What is of great importance is having guest models in on the last day for the students to practice on real life clients what they have learned. That makes a big difference in the training. Health Options Institute cares enough about their students to arrange for this when needed, whereas some other schools do not arrange for this. This is a school of integrity."
Cheryl Chapman RN, HN-BC,LMT, NCBTMB, Registered Nurse, Holistic Nurse-Board Certified, Nationally Certified instructor for Massage and Bodywork.

Don't see a specific course listed you would like to take?  If sufficient number of possible enrollees contact the school we will organize a class with the best instructor out there! 

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PA Continuing Education Courses

All courses listed below may be used for PA massage license renewal. Almost all courses are approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB). Individual course pages will indicate whether the course is NCBTMB approved. Please click near the individual course page bottoms for printable PDF flyers with pricing and course registration information.


Professional Ethics (4 hours)
Ethics for Massage Practice (6 hours)
Aromatherapy for Massage (3 hours)


Medical Massage for Special Populations: Pediatrics to Geriatrics (8 hours)


Spa Techniques (8 hours)


Indian Head Massage (12 hours) 


Modern Massage Cupping (14 hours) 
Pre and Post Natal Massage (16 hours)
Infant Massage & Instructor Course (16 hours) 


Upper Body Injury Treatments (16 hours) 


Lower Body Injury Treatments (16 hours)


Reiki: Levels I & II (7 hours each level)


Orthopedic Neuromuscular Therapy Levels I - VI (11 hours each level)


Sports and Therapeutic Techniques (56 hours)


Table Thai Yoga Massage (16 hours each level)


Lomi Lomi: Levels I & II (16 hours each level)


Aromatherapy for Massage Therapists and Bodyworkers (16 hours)


Geriatric Hospice Massage (8 hours)


Seated Chair Massage (4 hours)


Cancer Massage (16 hours)


Manual Lymphatic Techniques: Levels I & II (7 & 8 hours)


Introduction to Zero Balancing (6 hours)


Zero Balancing Levels I & II (25 hours each level)


Practice Procedures, Policies, and Ethics (16 of 21.5 hours)


Reflexology (14 hours)


Shiatsu: Levels I & II (75 & 49.5 hours)


Shiatsu: Level III (26 hours)


CPR & AED (3 Hours)

Please click here for the Calendar of Continuing Education Classes.


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