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Alexandria School of Scientific Therapeutics

Welcome to the Alexandria School of Scientific Therapeutics! Your career in massage therapy starts here.

The Alexandria School of Scientific Therapeutics, Inc.(ASSTI), was established in 1982 by Herbert and Ruthann Hobbs. The school is located in Alexandria, Indiana, a small community in East Central Indiana.  The Alexandria School of Scientific Therapeutics is the oldest existing massage school in Indiana that specializes exclusively in massage therapy and alternative health education. 

Alexandria School of Scientific Therapeutics employs over ten instructors with 130 years of combined experience. From day one, you will receive a very comprehensive hands-on education that includes courses in Anatomy, Physiology, Nutrition, Acupressure, Infant and Sports Massage, Ethics, and Business Practices.  You will also learn a vast number of massage therapy techniques, which will set your skills apart from others when you enter the massage therapy profession. The curriculum at the Alexandria School of Scientific Therapeutics includes over 600 hours of training.

The Alexandria School of Scientific Therapeutics is accredited by the federal agency, COMTA, or Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation and is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), the oldest professional massage therapy organization in the country. If you are serious about a career in massage therapy, you owe it to yourself to get the best possible education available.

Graduates from Alexandria School of Scientific Therapeutics are successful because they are confident they have received the best training possible.  Therefore, they enter their careers knowing they have learned what they need to know to be a successful massage therapist.  The Alexandria School of Scientific Therapeutics has set the standard for alternative health care education and professional massage therapy throughout Indiana and in the Midwest. 

Alexandria School of Scientific Therapeutics also offers post-graduate courses in Pfrimmer® Deep Muscle Therapy and Pfrimmer® Equine, Canine, and Feline.  We have been approved as a Category A national continuing-education provider, and are developing a continuing-education program that will allow professional therapists to specialize in any number of massage techniques, such as oriental or sports massage.

Come join a leader in the massage therapy field, the Alexandria School of Scientific Therapeutics!