Rock Valley College

Massage Therapy Program & Continuing Education

Our Massage Therapy Training Program through Bodycraft Wellness & Massage Center LLC offers 600-hour/12-month training to people pursuing a career in massage & bodywork therapies.

We also provide NCBTMB approved Continuing Education Classes.  Whether you are new to the field, or have years of experience, we have the classes you need to meet your State CE requirements.
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Take one class to earn continuing education credits or enroll in our Massage Therapy School and become a massage therapist.

Continuing Education for Massage Therapists

Upcoming Term (Summer 2019)

Sec. Date/Location Avail.
Sports Massage
6/21/19 - 6/28/19
Fri 10:00am-5:00pm BCWS 001
Presence, Energy, Intention, a
7/12/19 - 7/12/19
Fri 10:00am-5:00pm BCWS 001
Migraine Miracle
7/20/19 - 7/20/19
Sat 9:00am-4:00pm BCWS 001
Massage Therapy Info Session
8/1/19 - 8/1/19
Thur 9:00am-10:00am CLII 122
All Available
Face Toning
8/16/19 - 8/16/19
Fri 9:00am-5:00pm BCWS 001
Floating Joints
8/23/19 - 8/23/19
Fri 10:00am-5:00pm BCWS 001

Upcoming Term (Fall 2019)

Sec. Date/Location Avail.
Massage Therapy I-Swedish Massage
9/16/19 - 12/31/19
Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm CLII 122
Bamboo Fusion Massage (on the
11/9/19 - 11/10/19
Sat/Sun 9:00am-6:00pm CLII 122
All Available

Disclaimer: Course availability is updated often but not in real-time. Availability indicated on this page does not guarantee you a seat in the class. View live availability data when registering in Online Services.


Rock Valley College is excited to announce the return of our Massage Therapy Training Program! And we would like to introduce Bodycraft Wellness & Massage Center LLC who will be offering a  600-hour/12-month training program to people pursuing a career in massage and bodywork therapies.

With a strong business edge and a well-rounded curriculum, this program has been designed to offer students a comprehensive education, combining lecture, demonstration, and clinical practice. Students will develop an in-depth understanding of the human body and its interactions, as well as a strong foundation in the areas of anatomy and physiology, applied kinesiology, and pathology.

This program involves hands-on learning of both basic Swedish and deep tissue massage techniques. After completing a certain portion of the program, student clinics will be available, which will allow students opportunities to perform Swedish massage on actual clients, under supervision of licensed massage therapists and/or instructors. Program content includes: fundamentals of massage and bodywork therapies, deep tissue massage, anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, business, history and theory of therapeutic massage, communication, wellness, ethics, community outreach, and pathology. Elective
modalities related to the field of massage therapy will also be required (*CPR/first aid is mandatory in order to graduate from this program).

  • September 2019 Core Program Classes will meet Tues & Wed, times TBD.

Located at Bodycraft Wellness & Massage Center LLC., 461 North Mulford Road, Unit 1, Rockford, Illinois 61107.

Call (815) 977-4743 or email for more information or visit

Upon successful completion of this program, students will receive a certificate from Bodycraft Wellness & Massage Center, LLC. Students then become eligible to take their MBLEX exam. Upon passing the exam, students can then apply for Illinois state license under the Department of Financial and Professional Regulations division. Successful completion does not guarantee employment, but
strong support and guidance will be offered.

Electives and supplies priced separately.

For additional program information, please fill out the form below.