Massage Therapy Schools in Maine

By Jessica Fuller / September 7, 2017
Massage Therapy Schools in Maine

There are some great massage therapy schools in Maine to choose from. It’s a great state to become a licensed therapist with plenty of opportunities for work or a business.

Maine has more unspoiled landscape than you can explore, you can actually breathe in the fresh air away from busy cities, and if you like taking to the water you’ll be in heaven.

Just type your ZIP code in the search box to find out if there are some schools near you or where you want to study.

In this article, I cover everything you need to know about the educational requirements and exams you need to fulfill to obtain a license in the state of Maine.

Massage Therapy Schools in Maine

Below is a list of some of the top massage therapy schools in Maine. Take a browse or for a more up-to-date list by ZIP code use the box above.

You’ll find schools in all the major cities, like Portland, Lewiston, Bangor, Auburn, Waldoboro, Augusta, Westbrook, and more.


Downeast School of Massage

Waldoboro, ME, United States

+1 207-832-5531

Website – http://www.downeastschoolofmassage.net/


Spa Tech Institute Westbrook, School of Massage, Beauty, Esthetics & Polarity

Westbrook, ME, USA

+1 207-591-4141

Website – https://spatech.edu/westbrook-me.html


New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts

Bridgton, ME, USA

+1 207-647-3794

Website – http://nhita.com/


Acadia School of Massage

Bar Harbor, ME, USA

+1 207-288-8222

Website – http://www.acadiaschoolofmassage.com/


Aveda Institute – Maine

Augusta, ME, USA

+1 207-621-9941

Website – http://www.capilo.com/


Anatomy Trains

Walpole, ME, USA

+1 888-546-3747

Website – http://www.anatomytrains.com/


Spa Tech Institute Ipswich, School of Massage, Esthetics & Polarity Therapy

Ipswich, MA, USA

+1 978-356-0414

Website – https://spatech.edu/ipswich-ma.html


New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts

Hudson, NH, USA

+1 603-882-3022

Website – http://www.nhita.com/contact.html


Have I missed any schools? If you want me to add your school to my listing just drop me a mail here.

Schooling and Licensing Requirements in Maine

There are some education and examination requirements to obtain a massage therapy license in the state of Maine.

You need to complete at least 500 hours of education at an approved school. This covers the following topics:

  • 120 hours – Anatomy, pathology, and physiology
  • 100 hours – Hands-on supervised techniques and practice
  • 280 hours – Coursework as determined by the Board
  • First aid certification

You will also need to pass one of the national massage therapy exams. Such as the MBLEx, NCETM, or the NCETMB.

There are some other basic requirements, you can find out more by contacting the State of Maine Massage Therapist Board via the details below and keep track of your application process with them.

State of Maine Massage Therapist Board Contact Details

Applications, information, and support for studying, licensing, and practicing massage therapy can be found with the State of Maine Massage Therapist Board.

Their contact details are as follows:


State of Maine Massage Therapist Board

Augusta, ME, USA

+1 207-624-8613

Website – http://www.maine.gov/


Why Choose Maine for Massage Therapy Schooling?

Anyone who has lived in Maine will tell you what a beautiful state it is to live and work in. Few states have the kind of scenery and landscapes.

If that’s not of interest to you don’t worry, there is much more to Maine than just beautiful scenery.

It’s also a good choice to start your new career in massage therapy. It’s not very competitive in this area, and as we all know there is always a demand for massage.

So take a look for schools in an area that suits you and take your first step towards your new career today, the coastlines of Maine are waiting for you!

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About the author

Jessica Fuller

I started studying and experimenting with alternative medicine, different massage techniques, and alternative therapies after graduating. I also love travelling and writing, so I found a way to combine all my loves - blogging!

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