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Attending Irene’s Accredited Massage Program is Unforgettable

Irene’s is nationally accredited by ACCET, the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training.

Graduate With a State of Michigan Massage License and Get Ready for Your Career

Irene’s massage school in Southfield, Michigan is designed to prepare you for a successful career as a massage therapist. Students graduate from Irene’s equipped with a wealth of skills, experience and licensed as a massage therapist in Michigan.

Using generations of knowledge, formal education and experience, Irene Gauthier developed an all-inclusive Curriculum to set her students up for a promising and rewarding massage career. This Detroit Area Massage Education will get you trained, licensed and ready to begin your new massage career! Then our Lifetime Job Placement services will help you start your new career.

Irene’s Michigan Massage School

An education from Irene’s Michigan massage school provides you with a multitude of techniques and information relating to the human body and how it functions.

Utilizing her natural born gift and years of experience, Irene developed myomassology as a comprehensive healing art.

Myomassology provides the practitioner with a variety of skills to tailor to each client for maximum healing to occur. This training is only provided at Irene’s massage school in Southfield!

Massage School Scholarships and Financial Aid Available for Qualified Students

We are committed to helping students access financial aid and scholarships for all who qualify.

To attend Irene’s massage training program, we provide information and assistance to help you secure the funding you are eligible for.

Our Kempley Massage Scholarship provides up to $2,000 towards tuition.  Irene’s can also accept veteran’s educational benefits.

Flexible Schedules

Irene’s has flexible massage class schedules. In today’s fast-paced society, it can be challenging for adult students to gain an education.

Understanding this, Irene’s provides flexible schedules allowing you to work full-time while in school. Day or evening classes are available.

Intriguing Electives

In addition to the arsenal of techniques you learn in your core curriculum, Irene’s massage school offers 40 different elective subjects to choose from. 

Similar to massage workshops, some of these are specialties and modalities used to enhance a therapeutic massage session. Others are of general interest designed to inspire personal growth and expand awareness.

State Massage License

Irene’s students graduate with a state license! Irene’s covers the cost and mails both your licensing exam and state license applications for you.

Our alumni literally receive their Michigan Massage License in the mail shortly after graduation!

Still Unsure if a Career in
Massage Therapy is Right for You?

Hands-on Massage

Your massage classes provide demonstrations and extensive opportunities to practice the techniques with your partner.

You get the added bonus of receiving a massage every week so that you know what the techniques feel like as well!

During your classroom practice, teachers are always present to guide you by offering tips and answering your questions.

Expert Massage Instructors

Irene’s instructors are talented, caring, and dedicated to providing you with a quality educational experience.

They bring an abundance of knowledge and experience to your program. You will be learning from the best in the field.

What is Myomassology?

Myomassology is the term used to describe massage which includes therapeutic modalities beyond Swedish massage. Myomassology is a holistic approach to health which is a balance of the body, mind, and spirit. 

You will learn the benefits of holistic health practices and experience tremendous personal growth.  In addition to your massage career, you will graduate with higher self-esteem, a healthier lifestyle and lifelong friendships.

Massage Career Guide

When you are selecting a massage school, there are several important factors to consider. Our page on choosing a school explains those things in detail.

It is crucial to select a school that will prepare you for a successful career as a massage therapist with education to obtain a State Massage License.

Attending Irene’s is Unforgettable

Attending Irene’s Myomassology Institute will be something you will never forget. Ask our graduates, they will agree. The testimonials of our alumni document this fact.

Irene’s is a place where massage careers begin and lives are transformed. We even hear this from graduate’s families who readily notice the amazing growth of their loved ones!

Irene's Changed My Life!

I graduated from Irene’s in February of 2005. Going to massage school was the best thing I have ever done for myself. I’ve been practicing full time since I graduated. Now I own my own massage business. I made life long friends and absolutely love what I do!

– Terrie E., Alumni

Irene's Changed My Life!

Irene’s Myomassology felt like home from the first moment I walked in. I have made lasting connections that have propelled my massage business into a community supported business. At Irene’s you learn massage AND how to truly connect with people.

– Jen K., Alumni

Irene's Changed My Life!

Irene’s made me into a better person. Teaching me so many tools in massage and how to not only care for others but for myself as well.

– Kayla H., Alumni

Irene's Changed My Life!

Irene’s opened doors for me that have changed my life. I couldn’t imagine where I would be now without starting at Irene’s.

– Kelly J., Alumni

Money-Back Guarantee

With a money-back guarantee, what have you got to lose? At Irene's, we are so certain we provide the best education in massage therapy that we are willing to refund your money for up to four weeks after the beginning of school! That's four whole weeks to test-drive our massage school to make sure it's the right place for you. During your first four weeks of school, you can withdraw from the program with a full tuition refund, less only the $25 registration fee.

Come Visit Irene’s for a Tour

We love guests, and we must admit love showing off our campus.  We invite you to visit Irene’s massage school to see our campus and get a feel for our environment.

In fact, we are so confident that we are the best school for you, if you come in for a tour of Irene’s and then enroll in a massage program at another school, we will pay $50 towards your registration fee at that school.  A check will be written to the institution with proof of enrollment in a massage program.