The following is a list of massage massage schools in San Francisco, California. By attending one of these programs, you can become a certified massage therapist. After attending school, one must pass a test, file paperwork, and pay a fee to the San Francisco Department of Health in order to receive a massage permit.
San Francisco School of Massage
1325 Chestnut St., San Francisco, CA 94123; 415-474-4600
San Francisco School of Massage offers both long and short term programs in both Eastern and Western styles. Also offers continuing education programs.
World School of Massage, San Francisco
401 32nd Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121; 415-221-2533
Offers courses in Master Bodyworker (MBW), Energy & Somatic Medicine (ESM), Professional Massage Therapy (PMT), and Personal Healing Massage (PHMT).
National Holistic Institute
1665 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103; 415-861-2045
This school has locations in Emeryville, San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles (Encino), and Petaluma.
Offers a 720-hour training course with financial aid available.
Diamond Light School of Massage & Healing Arts
100 Sacramento Avenue, San Anselmo; 415-454-6651
Offers short and long-term programs in a variety of techniques.
814 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Everest offers a long-term training program with financial aid available.
McKinnon Body Therapy Center
940 Webster St • Oakland, CA 94609; 510-465-3488
This massage school offers classes in a variety of styles including Swedish, Shiatsu, Thai, Esalen, Sports, Craniosacral, and others.