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Welcome to Soma. We specialize in clinical massage therapy and health & wellness.

If you're serious about pursuing a career in massage therapy or health & wellness, you owe it
to yourself to explore The Soma Institute.

What makes Soma stand out?

  • A diploma from Soma, which is a nationally accredited school, prepares you for the career of your choice within the massage field.
  • Our Career Placement team works with you to build your resume and all Soma grads have access to our online job board.
  • From the moment you enroll until the day you graduate and beyond, our faculty and staff will do everything they can to put you on the road to career success.
  • Soma’s located in the heart of downtown, Chicago’s academic and cultural corridor, a location ideally suited to student life.
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    What our graduates say

     "All I had to do was give the placement team my resume and my current employer called and hired me."
    Samantha Lamb


     "My education at Soma has changed my life."
    Penny Chelios


    Next Massage Program Start Dates

    - Sept 9 -

    Day Program
    Classes are two days per week

    - Oct 11 -

    Evening/Weekend Program
    Classes are one-night per week and all day Saturday

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    What our employers say

     "Soma has an outstanding background with their clinical massage. I know every student that graduates from Soma has had a great education and has great experience in the industry."

    Rendy Nelson at Fairmont
    Chicago MySpa


    Want to hire a Soma Grad?

    Submit Job

    Tell us about your job opening and we'll find some grads for you to interview.

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    Soma cares about its students’ careers and assists them in finding work opportunities.

Book your free no-obligation appointment or call us at 312.878.4644

In as little as an hour, you will walk away with:

  • a customized financial plan and a dollar value as to what financial assistance you may qualify for
  • an overview of the opportunities in the field of clinical massage therapy and starting hourly rates