Our Downtown Asheville Massage School is celebrating 16 successful years in the Asheville community with over 70 successful graduating classes and well over 1000 graduates, our massage school is located in Downtown Asheville's Pack Square Cultural District, in the HEART of the City!

With brick sidewalks and full growth trees, our massage school and massage therapy clinic is surrounded by many popular restaurants, cafe's, shops and galleries, even a salt cave, all within walking distance of our exciting downtown campus. 
• N.C. Board Approved School No. 1
• COMTA Accredited through 2024
• Approved by the U.S. Department of Education
• Federal Financial Aid for Qualifying Students School Code 041294
• Lifetime Job Placement Services
• Day and Evening Classes Available
• Small Classes—Average Class Size: 16
• Continuing Education Year Round  


First Graduating Class, 1999
The Center for Massage & Natural Health was founded in 1990 in Santa Barbara, California, by Peggy M. Huff. In 1994, Ms. Huff relocated the Center to the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina and began a massage schools Asheville project.

CFMNH’s Therapy Center became one of the most popular places in Asheville for massage therapy, and Peggy maintained a private practice until she started her massage school in 1998. The Center for Massage & Natural Health's thriving massage therapy center remains one of the most popular in the area, offering both professional and student massage therapy services.  

The Massage Schools Asheville project began development in 1996 and offered its first massage school Asheville Certification Program in 1998. Since that time, it has drawn national and international students interested in the field of massage and bodywork therapy and the healing arts.
CFMNH's massage school received Institutional Accreditation by COMTA (Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation) in 2006. It is the only proprietary massage school in Western North Carolina that is COMTA accredited and Title IV approved. 

CFMNH's massage schools Asheville project received Title IV approval by the United States Department of Education to receive Federal Financial Aid in July 2009 and our qualifying students now receive Pell Grants and Stafford Loans to come to our massage school.

Since its opening, CFMNH's massage school has had 70+ successful graduating classes and over 1000 graduate students, as well as thousands of continuing education certificate holders. Massage Schools Asheville project has been a huge success.  
Graduating Class, March 2019