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Institute of Sanative Arts
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Welcome, and thank you for visiting one of Grand Rapids Michigan's best licensed massage school secret! Near Standale, Walker Allendale, Marne, GVSU.                    

Institute of Sanative Arts
Massage and Bodywork Education

                                                                                                    ...redefining education

Institute of Sanative Arts  Our state licensed school for massage and bodywork. We offer high quality affordable full massage certification courses as well as great continuing education courses for the experienced therapist. Right here in Grand Rapids Michigan. We are located in Standale Walker Area, just east of Allendale. Located within 25 minutes of Grand Haven, Fruitport, and more.

A school for massage therapy and bodywork connected to Sanative Tranquility.  A massage therapy certification program like no other.  Small class sizes, lots of one on one training. It has a strong anatomy and business core, with education in many modalities to give each graduate a unique diversity of style.  Looking for continuing education? We are a provider with the NCBTMB so get your CEU today.
In 2007 Institute of Sanative Arts (ISA) was born to bring a unique style of massage to West Michigan and fill a void in training. With the firm belief that massage is truly an art, and every school excels in something, ours would be to learn to massage to the body needs. With a strong curriculum in anatomy, business and philosophy we teach you to let the body tell you what and how you will massage each client.
Loree is a LMT and the owner/founder of ISA and teaches. The other educators are Karyn, a LMT  who owns Salus a successful wellness spa in Jenison for 20 years. Rebecca she is a LMT with a Master's degree in education. .They are active therapist/educators who work together with the goal to pass their many years of experience and diversity of styles down to those they teach. They also mentor and help you become a skilled long term therapist.  ISA is a member of the ABMP & AMTA.

The Institute of Sanative Arts (ISA) provides a complete approach to education and training in all areas of massage treatments, including problem based, therapeutic, deep tissue, relaxation, aromatherapy, and massage with modalities, body treatments and more.  Our training programs and techniques are focused on giving you diversity and knowledge to massage to the client’s needs.  Your training will empower you with a broad knowledge base giving you the ability to become a therapist with a unique style and skill to excel.  Our academic curriculum is focused upon the anatomy, physiology, business, ethics, and treatment techniques. Your skill should qualify you for work in a clinical setting, spa setting, or your own business setting. You will learn Modalities Essential Oil Massage, Hot Stone, Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder style) as part of your normal curriculum.  This is has a continuing education value of over $1000 and included in your tuition and sets you up nicely to work anywhere you want. All books are included.

All educators are currently successful therapist outside of the teaching area as well.
Licensed with the State of Michigan since 2007
NCBTMB Assign School 900174
NCBTMB Approved  Provider 450906-09
CE Broker Approved 50-27386 for Michigan, Florida , Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee
Member of the American Massage & Body Professions AMBP
Member of the American Therapeutic Massage Association AMTA
NCBTMB Assigned School!
...learn the difference

 Complete this 625 hour massage program is only 39 weeks

Gain all the needed tools and knowledge to take a national exam.

All-encompassing curriculum

Massage and Body treatment skill is one course

Small Class sizes

Lots of one on one training

Work and Learn from Therapist currently in the field of massage

Personal Liability Insurance included

Student Membership to the AMTA and  ABMP

ABMP Exam Coach included

Join the elite group of therapist who are ISA Alumni

Bring your career wherever you go

Get the skill to work in the environment of you choosing


2023 School

Classes Start September  2023!!


We will have two class options for September of 2023.


Day classes will be Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 9A – 2P

With a tentative start date of 09/13/2023.


Evening Classes will be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 3P – 8P

With a tentative start date of 09/11/2023.


Feel free to contact us with any questions at isa@sanativetranquility,com

NCBTMB Assigned School

Come learn with us!


Standard Enrollment: $8900 (books included, supplies additional - see course outline)

Massage table is not required for class, but will be essential in your career there is a wide variety of pricing on massage tables.

Book Cost:

Supply Cost Average $65 - $100

 We include the cost for membership organizational due and insurance 

 Email today with any question or book requirements!  isa@santivetranquility.com