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Personal Training / Massage Certification in Los Angeles

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Southern California Health Institute, San Fernando Valley:
Situated in North Hollywood in the east San Fernando Valley area, Southern California Health Institute (SOCHi) provides exceptional education and Certification in the fields of massage therapy, health and wellness, manual therapy, and personal fitness training.

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Accreditation & Approval:

Photo of Personal Training / Massage Certification in Los Angeles• Southern California Health Institute (SOCHi) is nationally accredited by Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

• SOCHi is an NCBTMB Approved Continuing Education Provider, a California Board of Registered Nursing CE Provider, & a California Board of Acupuncture CE Provider.

Our Mission:  
• Our mission is to provide the highest standard of education in an environment that promotes learning and encourages empathetic and compassionate health & wellness professionals dedicated to the ethical and social principles of their profession and committed to a lifetime of continued learning.

Why Choose Southern California Health Institute?

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-  Hands-On Training
​SOCHi'S curriculum is a combination of lecture and hands-on learning. Our curriculum has been developed by industry professionals, and is continually updated.

-  Professional / Experienced Trainers
Our SOCHi family is comprised of industry professionals who have a passion for their profession and have the desire to share their knowledge and experience with others.

-  Focus-Based Education
Our focused based education provides for a safe and healthy learning environment that will challenge and build confidence, while helping you achieve the necessary skill and compassion to become successful health & wellness professionals.

Allied Health / Wellness Certificate Programs:

Personal Fitness Trainer / Health & Wellness Professional Certificate:
• Duration: 45 weeks
• Full-time course
• Prepares the student for an entry level career as a personal fitness trainer.

Advanced Professional Massage Therapy Certificate Program
• Duration: 37 weeks
• Full-time course
Photos of Southern California Health Institute, San Fernando Valley • The program enhances the participant's skill set by offering study in massage theory and application

Continuing Education Massage Workshops & Seminars:
• Chair Massage 
• Lymphatic Drainage
• Thai Massage
• Sports Massage
• Shiatsu Massage
• Pregnancy Massage

Graduate Opportunities:
For nearly 20 years, SOCHi has been forming relationship with wellness professionals in greater Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley.

SOCHi has become a reliable source for well established spas, physical therapy facilities, chiropractic offices, medical offices, clinics, fitness centers and gyms requesting our graduates for employment.

Student Reviews / Testimonials:

"Sochi has given me the opportunity to do and be in a field I enjoy. I cannot thank the staff in my graduating year enough for the excellent education, to be among some of the best medical massage therapists. The career counsellors Karin and Mariam for their guidance and support. The best!"
- Dianna

"I graduated from the massage therapy program here at SOCHI and I would highly recommend this school. The experience was incredible and the outcome is so rewarding. The instructors were great! They are very knowledgeable and take pride in what they teach."
- Helen

"Awesome staff! I was a student and just recently graduated almost a year ago. I am now working for Massage Envy Spa. I am so glad I enrolled and learned all the possible massage protocols that I could have in this school. I loved it so much I never missed a day of school. You get that help and family feeling that they truly care about you."
- Diana

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Address: 18040 Sherman Way, Los Angeles, California 91335, USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2023-07-10 were from:

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