Certification Program

Become a massage therapist and enjoy a meaningful career

Become a Successful Massage Therapist Today at Our Massage School!

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New Jersey’s Premier 600-Hour Massage Therapy Certification Program


Our certification program at Body in Mind Massage Institute will help you succeed and thrive in the ever-growing massage therapy field. You will receive an extensive and inspirational education in the art and science of massage therapy as a student at BIMMI.

We also provide competitive tuition prices as well as a variety of student loan financing alternatives to make going to school and changing your life even easier. Depending on your needs and interests, BIMMI offers a variety of flexible tuition payment alternatives, financial support opportunities, and job placement assistance.

  • Our FULL-TIME, DAY CLASS meets Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 9am-5pm plus two clinical weekends  (based on student availability) each month for six months. 
  • Our PART-TIME NIGHT CLASS – Meets Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays 6pm – 10pm plus one clinical weekend (based on student availability) for 10 months.
  • Now in two locations in New Jersey: Toms River & West New York

Register now for the session your choice to become a certified massage therapist!

Answer your calling and make a difference in the welfare of others. 
Call 732-608-7781 to talk about a rewarding career or Contact Us today.

Join our Next
Class - Toms River
& West New York

Toms River - Day Class - Jan 17, 2023
Toms River - Night Class - Jan 23, 2023
W. New York - Day Class - Jan 2, 2023
W. New York - Night Class - Jan 9, 2023

Frequently Asked Questions

HOW MUCH DOES TUITION COST?

REGISTRATION FEE (Non-Refundable) - $250 (to reserve your seat)

BOOKS & MATERIALS - $450 (due 2 weeks prior to start of class)

SUPPLIES & TOOLS - $450 (due 2 weeks prior to start of class)

TUITION - $7550 (ask us about our no-interest payment plan)

TOTAL (Tuition, supplies, books & materials) = $8700

We also offer STUDENT LOAN FINANCING to qualified applicants. Call us at 732-608-7781 for more details.

WHAT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS DO YOU OFFER?

Students in need of financial assistance, we have put together some Financial Aid Options for Students. Plus, Sponsorships and Generous Zero-Interest Payment Plans are available.

We also offer STUDENT LOAN FINANCING to qualified applicants. Call us at 732-608-7781 for more details.

WHAT WILL I LEARN IN YOUR CERTIFICATION PROGRAM?

Body in Mind Massage Institute offers a “cutting edge” Massage Therapy certification program designed to present you with the necessary information, skills, and confidence to become a successful certified massage therapist.

The program contains comprehensive training in anatomy, physiology, pathology, kinesiology, and hands on techniques in Swedish massage, Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue Massage, Medical and Therapeutic Massage, Trigger Point Therapy and introduces other modalities to make a well-rounded therapist.

Some of those modalities include, and are not limited to: 

  • Chair Massage
  • Prenatal Massage
  • Hot and Cold Stone massage
  • Stretching
  • Reflexology
  • Sports Massage

We also offer students many additional electives, such as Aromatherapy Massage, Oncology Massage, Hospice massage and Reiki I, should they desire to add those modalities at a discounted additional cost.

HOW CAN I PERFECT MY SKILLS?

Our student clinic provides you the opportunity to gain experience, incorporating what is learned in the classroom while working on real clients in a professional and supervised setting. Your technical skills, ability to work one-on-one with real clients and confidence as massage therapist grows and deepens exponentially as you progress through our program. We continuously strive to incorporate current best practices as set forth by the leading massage therapy accreditation commission.

HOW DO I OBTAIN MY LICENSE?

After meeting the requirements for graduation from Body in Mind Massage Institute, the School issues a Certificate of Completion. Throughout the final semester of the program, you will be prepped for the MLBEx, State of New Jersey massage therapy licensing exam, which starts the process of becoming licensed by the State of NJ. Our program exceeds the State of New Jersey’s 500-hour massage therapy licensing requirement. We offer coaching so you may confidently take and pass the MBLEx. We’ll also assist with navigating through the State’s licensing process, career placement and continuing education courses for maintaining licensure.

WHAT'S THE PAY LIKE AS A MASSAGE THERAPIST?

Earnings potential for a Licensed Massage Therapist is $30 – $50 (or more) per hour massage (including tips.) Full-time LMTs work 25-30 massage-hours per week, and part-time therapists even less. All shifts are IN DEMAND. You could be earning $750-$1,000, or more, each week, once you are licensed. Many massage therapy employers offer their full-time therapists added benefits such as paid time off, health benefits, and signing bonuses.

Our Graduates usually recoup their tuition investment in about three months of working full time as a massage therapist!

Read this successful student’s story…

I am more confident & believe wholeheartedly in my abilities as a healer

“I feel like a better version of myself as a result of my training. I am more confident and believe wholeheartedly in my own abilities as a healer because of BIMMI. Walking into class on the first day, I remember feeling unsure of my path. After completion of this program, I know in my soul I have truly found my life’s calling. This program has exceeded all expectations that I had. I never thought I could learn so much in such a short period of time. The skills gained are invaluable and it has set us all up on the path for success in this industry. I learned so much about myself and my capabilities that will allow one to further expand as a therapist for years to come.

Mary – the drive and heart you have is so admirable and the reason you deliver the best therapists around! I’ve never had a teacher in my life who advocates and cares so deeply for her students. You are paving the way in this industry and I am forever grateful. Despite Covid-19, we were able to persevere and get through it together and come out stronger because of it. That’s all thanks to the amazing culture that’s been created at BIMMI. Thank you for being the best school, teacher, friend, mentor, and leader EVER.”

Alexandra VonBriel ‧ July 2020 Graduate

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Meet Your Teachers

I am passionate about massage therapy and it is such a thrill to help support new therapists.

ADAM SWANGER - LMT

As Assistant Director of Education, I really enjoy watching the new students grow and develop as therapists!

Christine Mateki - LMT

Teaching students is my life's work. I am so proud to be a steward of this school.

Mary ADAMS - LMT, CYT, director

Helping teach students is so much fun - especially since I'm a graduate of the program too!

joan Lynch - LMT

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