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Louisiana Massage Therapy

Continuing Education Requirements

Massage therapy license requirements vary from state to state and the laws are constantly changing. It is our current understanding that Louisiana requires massage therapists to complete 12 CE hours every year for license renewal.

What We Can Do For You!

We are an Approved Provider of Continuing Education for the Louisiana Board of Massage (#LAP0056).

You may take all 12 CE hours through any of our Louisiana-approved home study programs (approved until May 31, 2026). Click on any of the Louisiana-approved courses below for more information:

Course CE Hours
Advanced Anatomy & Pathology 18
Advanced Anatomy for Professionals 18
Advanced Prenatal Massage 14
Approaching the Upper Body from All Angles 4
Approaching the Lower Body from All Angles 4
Chair Massage Fundamentals 12
Chronic Pain Management 5
Comfort Touch - Massage for the Elderly & Ill 12
Cranial Sacral Fundamentals 16
Deep Tissue Massage 12
Ethics: Health Professionalism 4
Ethics: Practice Management 3
Ethics: Therapeutic Relationships 3
Fascia: The Endless Web 13
Forearm Massage - Auth Method 12
Integrative Massage: Spirit 14
Lymphatic Drainage Massage 17
Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage 4
Massage for Headaches & Neck Pain 9
Massage for Lower Back & Pelvic Pain 6
Mastering Chair Massage 12
Mastering Pregnancy Massage 13
Mastering Thai Massage 11
Meet Client Expectations 6
Myofascial Release 20
Nerve Mobilization 20
Neuromuscular Therapy & Advanced Deep Tissue 20
Oncology Massage: Fact vs. Myth 10
Orthopedic Massage 13
Polarity Therapy 18
Pour Don't Push 14
Psychology of the Body 12
Shiatsu Anma Therapy 22
Side Lying Massage 6
Sports Massage 17
Stone Massage 16
Stress Reduction Through Bodywork 4
Structural Massage 7
Swedish Massage for Professionals 12
Thai Yoga Massage 12
Touch for the Seriously Ill 14
Trigger Point Therapy 10
Working the Rib Cage 4

If you would like to verify this information, or have further questions regarding your massage therapy continuing education requirements, we suggest contacting the Louisiana Board of Massage directly. The telephone number for the Louisiana Board is 225-756-3488 or visit their website at

Remember, the Institute for Integrative Healthcare Studies is approved by the NCBTMB as a continuing education Approved Provider (#049478-00) and Health Positive! is a division of the Institute. All of our continuing education programs can be used for your Board Certification renewal.

You may also use our credits for other organizations you belong to such as the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) or Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP).