Professional Massage Therapy Program

Professional Massage Therapy Program

Estelle Medical Academy strives to be the top massage therapy school in Chicago. We provide students with a comprehensive, specialized massage therapy program that includes advanced massage classes to ensure that our graduates are the best of the best.
Estelle Medical Academy (formerly European Massage Therapy School) offers an industry-leading curriculum with a specialized approach to massage therapy education. Our massage therapy classes include the advanced techniques necessary to succeed in the massage therapy industry of today and tomorrow! Below are just a few of the reasons why our massage therapy program is the best in Chicago.
  • Advanced massage therapy education with a European inspiration
  • Instructors with industry-leading training and experience
  • Continuously updated curriculum to stay on point with industry trends
  • Full and part-time class schedules
  • Weekend and evening classes available
  • Lifelong job placement assistance to help students secure a massage therapy career
  • 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 in order to better represent our massage therapy programs, but we still offer the same great massage therapy education in the Chicago area. Contact us today with any questions about our massage therapy school or to schedule your no-obligation campus tour!

Massage Therapy Career

A career in massage therapy can be very rewarding, both financially and emotionally. Massage therapists are employed in a variety of environments, including day spas, salons, gyms, and medical facilities, and they work to relieve muscle pain, joint stiffness, and diminish stress for clients. If you love helping people and are looking to start a fulfilling career with a purpose, massage therapy is an excellent career option for you. Using the many techniques and modalities of massage, therapists can have a profound impact on the lives and health of others.


Our advanced massage therapy program 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 licensed massage therapists when treating their clients. Learn more about the similarities and differences between physical therapy education and massage therapy training by getting in touch with our instructors, or by applying for our massage therapy program at Estelle Medical Academy. We’d love to help you start a career in your preferred field of physical or massage therapy!

ABMP Student Membership Benefits Included

What’s ABMP?

ABMP stands for Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals – it is the leading massage therapy association for licensed 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!

Enroll At Our Chicago Massage School

As the best massage therapy school in Illinois, the massage classes at our Chicago (Skokie) campus prepare students to succeed in any facet of the industry! Massage therapy 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 847-250-0401 for more information and to schedule a no-obligation campus tour!
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