Welcome to the Body Therapy Institute

Experience Learning that Changes Lives – through the Power of Massage Therapy

BTI Grads have a remarkable 98% pass rate on the national massage licensing exam

Visit BTI and discover how you can have a more satisfying and meaningful career!

BTI is a massage school that offers programs of exceptional quality in a spectacular natural environment. Discover a place where you can realize your goals and dreams through an integrative approach to massage therapy based in mindfulness, compassion and somatic awareness. We invite you to join our diverse community of learners to explore the marvel of the human body and experience the potency of conscious touch for healing and transformation. Call us at 919-663-3111.

Energy Medicine with Dr. James Oschman


Hands-on Applications of Quantum Physics

World-renowned energy medicine author and pioneer Dr. James Oschman is returning to BTI April 25-27 for a workshop that will explore the deep inner workings of the body-mind relationship and its integrative functions. This is a rare opportunity to study with one of the leading researchers in the field, and to explore the emerging theory on the Fourth Phase of Water.

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Massage, Research & Integrative Medicine


May 29 with Adam Perlman, MD, MPH

BTI is excited to collaborate with leading clinicians and researchers from Duke Integrative Medicine to help members of the massage therapy community gain the knowledge and skills to participate in research. You’ll also learn strategies for collaborating with doctors and other health care providers in a wide range of treatment environments.

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BTI Introductory Massage Workshop


Register for our next class on May 4

In this enjoyable day-long workshop, you’ll learn effective massage techniques from our master teachers, and you’ll practice the optimal body mechanics and quality of touch exercises that allow BTI graduates to excel in their work. If you’re considering professional career training at BTI – or just want to gain great relaxation and stress reduction skills – sign up today!

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Our Campus at South Wind Farm

Come to a massage school in nature… where you’ll be in the midst of rolling meadows, ponds and lush forests filled with native wildlife. South Wind Farm is our beautiful country campus, located in the heart of the North Carolina Piedmont. Here, the spaciousness and tranquility provides an ideal setting for learning, healing and enjoyment.