Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

Estelle Medical Academy’s (formerly European Massage Therapy School) industry leading curriculum offers a specialized approach to massage therapy education. Our program includes the advanced techniques necessary to succeed in the massage therapy industry of today and tomorrow!

  • Advanced massage therapy education with a European inspiration
  • Instructors with Industry Leading Experience
  • Continuously updated curriculum to stay on point with industry trends
  • Full and Part-Time class schedules
  • Weekend & Evening classes available
  • Life-long job placement assistance
  • State-of-the-art multimedia technology to enhance classroom learning
  • Convenient location off I-94 Edens Expressway, just minutes from Chicago

European Massage Therapy School in Skokie, IL

Are you looking for European Massage Therapy School? You’ve come to the right place!

We’ve changed our name to Estelle Medical Academy to better represent our program offerings but still offer the same great massage therapy education in the Chicago area.

Massage Therapy Career

A career in the massage therapy industry can be very rewarding, both financially and emotionally. Massage therapists are employed in a variety of environments including day spas and medical facilities and work to relieve muscle pain, joint stiffness, and diminish stress for clients.

If you love helping people, massage therapy is an excellent career option. Using the many modalities of massage, therapists can have a profound impact on the lives and health of others.


Our advanced massage therapy curriculum includes:

  • Swedish Massage
  • Chair Massage
  • Hot Stone Techniques
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Physical Therapy Techniques
  • Body Mobilization Techniques (BMT)
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Sports Massage
  • Cupping Therapy

  • Acupressure Techniques
  • Reflexology
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Business & Ethics
  • Business Building & Marketing
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Kinesiology
  • Pathology
  • And much more!

Considering a career as a physical therapist?

Physical therapists regularly use the same techniques and procedures as Massage Therapists when treating their clients. Learn more about the similarities and differences between physical therapy education and massage therapy training.

ABMP Student Membership Benefits Included

What’s ABMP?

ABMP stands for Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals – its the leading massage therapy association for practitioners in the country. As part of your Estelle tuition, you’re automatically enrolled in ABMP Student Life which offers the following benefits:

  • Free ABMP Website
  • Videos with Massage Tips and Techniques
  • Worksheets & Checklists
  • MBLEx test prep
  • Study Resources
  • & More!

Chicago Massage School

As the top massage therapy school in Illinois, massage classes at our Chicago (Skokie) Campus prepare students to succeed in any facet of the industry! Career opportunities include day spas & salons, chiropractic clinics, wellness centers, resorts, cruise ships, mobile spa companies, hospitals, physical therapy clinics, and so much more!

Contact us at 847.673.7595 for more information and to schedule a no-obligation Campus Tour!

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