License Massage Therapist (LMT)
Become a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) in Hawaiʻi
The training will prepare you for personal self care, family nurturing and community relationship. Which can be the foundation for a future career as a Licensed Massage Therapist.
Lomilomi is integrative of Hawaiian culture and Hawaiian lifestyle which prepares you to service yourself, your family and your community. LauAʻo offers a unique education with a holistic approach to this Hawaiian Healing Art which includes the requirements for the Hawaiʻi state massage exam.
The training consists of two (2) parts, 150 hours Theory / Demonstration and 420 hours Apprenticeship.
This part of the training includes:
Anatomy, Physiology, and structural Kinesiology
The proper procedure in massaging (concerning the protection of both client and massage therapist)
Technique for specific conditions
Contraindications of massage for specific techniques according to conditions
Assessment of the client’s condition and the general technique to be applied.
Next cohort starts November 24, 2023. Please contact us for detailed schedule.
150 hours / $2,500 (excl. Tax)
(incl. ABMP liability insurance and
Books: Trail Guide to the Body, Trail Guide to Movement)
$200 off if paid in full
Payment plans available
This part of the training can be started after completing Part 1 and receiving the approval for an apprenticeship by the State of Hawaii.
The course of study for the 6 to 12 months of apprenticeship training program with a minimum of 420 hours includes the following:
310 hours Hands-on; supervised massage with record keeping
70 hours Clinical operations (sanitation, office procedures and record keeping)
40 hours Advanced techniques
Duration: of the apprenticeship
6 to 12 months
$2,500 (excl. Tax)
Payment plans available
The training can only be started if committing to Part 1 and Part 2.
We chose ABMP as partner to support our students in their studies and to offer liability insurance during the training.
ABMP Exam Coach and Test Preparation
ABMP Five-Minute Muscles (covering 83 muscles)
Free Student ABMP Membership
Free Student liability insurance during training and apprenticeship
After successfully completing the Hawaiian licensing exam, students receive one year of ABMP Certified membership with liability insurance in the value of $199 for FREE!