California School of Massage, Doula, Hypnotherapy, & Aromatherapy
Since 1982 this private, nonprofit, state–approved vocational school of massage has provided high standards of excellence and leadership in the development of a world–renowned holistic community in beautiful Santa Cruz, California, near San Francisco, San Jose, and the Bay Area.
Twin Lakes College has trained thousands of adults of all ages, interests, and backgrounds to become successful and productive massage professionals in their communities. Our massage school offers massage classes in Western and Eastern modalities, plus hypnotherapy, essential oils, Ayurvedic massage, and doula, as well as continuing education and personal growth opportunities.
Client Centered Approach™
Twin Lakes College of the Healing Arts is a massage school that has developed a unique and distinguished “client–centered approach to complementary therapy.” Our Client–Centered Approach™ and its principles are woven into all of our massage classes and programs: Client–Centered Massage Therapy™, Inner Resources™ Hypnotherapy training, Gathering of the Senses™ Essential Oils Therapy aromatherapy courses, and BirthWise™ Doula training. Other local and international professional schools trace their roots and inspiration to Twin Lakes College.
Our faculty, composed of many gifted instructors, brings the tools of a new vocation to students who then accomplish more than their original goals. Students are well prepared for the complex issues facing professional health care providers in the emerging fields of complementary medicines. Students enjoy being in a classroom with talented instructors, helpful assistants, other students from diverse backgrounds.
Our community massage outreach programs for seniors, athletes, nurses, and high school students demonstrate the benefits of healthy touch for the enrichment of our community.
Santa Cruz & Twin Lakes College
TLC’s new Seabright location is a fully equipped facility with:
- 3 large classrooms
- clinic room/student lounge
- reception area where you can stock up on supplies (massage cream, essential oils, etc)
We keep our healing arts and massage classes small (usually a maximum of 14 students) to help facilitate more attention for each student’s education.
TLC is a bay area massage school that is a short mile from the beach in Santa Cruz, and within walking distance of a variety of restaurants, yoga and pilates studios. We have students come to our massage school from Monterey, San Francisco, San Jose, and the Bay Area, which are also close enough to enjoy when you’re not in class! Learn more about Santa Cruz and resources for housing, exploring, and more.
There is a strong network of support in the community. Our popular massage school bulletin board often provides students with housing information, student support groups, job openings, used massage tables and equipment for sale, volunteers available for massage and hypnotherapy practice sessions, and on–going community information.
Monday – Friday, 9am – 2pm
831.476.2152 | Email us
1525 Seabright Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
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