The Costa Rica School of Massage Therapy is the premier study abroad program in the world for Massage Therapy Certification! In 2020, CRSMT became the world’s first COMTA Accredited Massage Therapy program for study abroad. Students receive an outstanding education that prepares them to perform at a highly-skilled level in the massage therapy industry. The CRSMT curriculum builds a solid foundation of knowledge in combination with advanced skills such that students graduate well equipped to provide customized therapeutic massage treatments to safely and effectively address everything from relaxation to sports-related injuries. Graduates of the CRSMT massage therapy program are eligible for licensing in most of the United States and many other places around the world.
CRSMT’s vision is to be a world-renowned educational institution that facilitates and inspires individuals to foster their unique contributions to the world.
CRSMT was founded in 2006 with the specific intent of creating an environment that would break the mold with regard to massage therapy education.
If you're looking for a great study abroad program then you are definitely in the right place! If you're a nature lover and adventure junkie who isn't afraid of a challenge-- CRSMT will make you feel right at home. Over the past 4 months I have been immersed into a world of techniques and applications that I never knew existed, and I am eternally grateful. Thank you to all of the wonderful instructors, staff and maintenance crew, my dearest friends I made along the way, Samara and all the wonderful memories I have collected in this short time. Infinite love, gratitude and blessings!
Coming to CRSMT has been the best life decision I've made so far. The curriculum is challenging but rewarding, the instructors are experts, and the location is gorgeous. I know I've made lifelong friends and feel like I've become part of a real community. Thank you!
CRSMT truly offers a one of a kind massage therapy education and experience. Not only is is the school located in a beautiful awe-inspiring environment that is in a lively, welcoming community- it attracts a wide variety of dynamic, intelligent instructors who are there to support you in school and your professional career afterwards. They have been in the field of massage therapy for years and create a melting pot of experience and knowledge to learn from.
Learned, Loved, Grew. Most excellent adventure!
Very pleased with the education that was effectively taught. And, all the staff are extremely wonderful people, and the beautiful campus provided a safe place to achieve our individual wants and needs.
My experience at CRSMT was extremely positive! I met great friends and had incredible instructors on a beautiful campus. There really is no better place to learn massage than in the jungle. I highly recommend taking this opportunity for anyone who wishes to learn the invaluable art of massage while also diving into a new culture in an amazing part of the world. Not to mention, you're always a short walk to the beach!