Massage Therapy | Craniosacral Therapy | Polarity Therapy
IPSB is the original school of holistic massage in the greater Los Angeles area since 1979. Our distinctive approach to massage training, which integrates body mind therapies with masterful body mechanics, continues IPSB’s tradition as a recognized leader in massage training.
All programs at IPSB at Life Energy Institute are designed to meet the requirements for professional practice as determined by the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) or the American Polarity Therapy Association (APTA).
IPSB Style of Massage
BENEFITS OF THE
TAI CHI CHUAN
EXCELLENT HOLISTIC BODYWORK INSTRUCTION
SOUND BODY MECHANICS
At IPSB, Tai Chi forms the core of our body mechanics training, to ensure our students take care of their bodies and have longevity in their careers.
IPSB Foundations Class
IFC IPSB Foundations Class | 120 HOURS
This training is required to complete the 550 Hour IMBP Program and the 550 Hour IEBP Programs.
If you are new to the field of massage therapy and bodywork, the 120-Hour IPSB Foundations class teaches you the essence of the distinct 'IPSB Massage' style. This class is the beginning of the self-exploration process and is the building block for further studies. To gain licensure for CAMTC certification, completion of a minimum of 500 Hours is required.
Massage Therapy Programs
IMPB Integrative Massage & Bodywork Program | 550 HOURS
The 550 Hours Integrative Massage & Bodywork Program provides hands-on training, practical experience and industry support you need to become a qualified and confident massage therapist looking to practice an integrative blend of deep tissue and sports massage modalities in their sessions. This program is designed to meet the requirements to gain CAMTC certification. Once the program requirements are met, you will be presented with a Certificate of Completion.
IEBP Integrative Energy & Bodywork Program | 550 HOURS
The Integrative Energy & Bodywork Practitioner Program is an alternative 550 Hour program option. This program is designed for the practitioner looking to practice an integrative blend of touch and energetic modalities in their sessions. This hands-on training will assist integrative therapists to acquire their CAMTC certification with a program that suits this holistic approach to wellness. Once all program requirements are met, you will be presented with a Certificate of Completion.
ICSU Integrative Craniosacral Unwinding Program | 489 HOURS
The Integrative Craniosacral Unwinding program teaches treatment and holding space for the cerebrospinal fluid, autonomic nervous system, and connective tissue system throughout the body, including classical, contemporary and esoteric craniosacral techniques. Students learn how to create a relationship that is non-invasive and client centered, honoring their client's innate healing process. Upon completion of all program requirements, students receive a certificate in Integrative Craniosacral Unwinding.
Craniosacral & Polarity Therapy Programs
PART 1: Cranial & Polarity Foundations / 270 HOURS
PART 2: Cranial & Polarity Advanced / 219 HOURS
RPP | Registered Polarity Practitioner Program | 844 HOURS
Utilizing hands-on contacts, toning, breathing and gentle counseling techniques, the Registered Polarity program embodies a full holistic health care system, and can be used to empower other modalities as well. Polarity Therapy works at the level of sub-atomic physics. Advanced training in Polarity Therapy represents an in depth exposure to the life energy based healing paradigms of Dr. Randolph Stone. At the end of this program, a Certificate of Completion is presented. This training is a prerequisite for the RPP Program.
Prerequisite: ICSU Program / 489 HOURS
Total RPP Class Hours / 355 HOURS
Our programs are approved by the following associations; BPPE, NCTMB, ABMP and APTA.
There are a myriad of opportunities available to our graduates. Since the body/mind connection is being widely recognized as the key to health, holistic body therapists are being added as a component to many healthcare pro-grams. Doctors, chiropractors, physical therapists, health clubs and spas are now utilizing massage therapists to provide massage therapy in conjunction with the services they offer.
Our graduates have also found employment in the following fields:
Events, Festivals & Fairs
Medical Volunteer Organizations