Office Hours
10:00 AM-5:00 PM Monday & Tuesday; 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Wed. & Thurs.
Tours by appointment only
11555 Los Osos Valley Rd.
Classroom Suite. 108
Office Suite 207
San Luis Obispo, Ca. 93405
(805) 786-4808

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Easy payment plan of 4 equal payments (for 200 hour program) with no interest to meet your financial needs!

ENROLL BEFORE 11/15/19 and receive a $110.00 discount!!

Enrollment has begun for our January 2020 session. Submit your application TODAY by clicking Register Now button, or call us at 805-786-4808 for an appointment. Thank You!



200 Hr. Practitioner Program 

2020 Schedule
Evening Class
Tues. & Thurs. 5:30-9:30 pm
& One Saturday & Sunday each month 9:00 am-6:00 pm
Jan. 7 - Apr. 9 - NOW ENROLLING 
May 5 - Aug. 6
Sept. 1 - Dec. 10

Day Class
Mon.-Thurs. 9:00 am -1:00 pm
Jan. 13 - Mar. 31 - NOW ENROLLING
May 11 - July 28

Sept. 8 - Nov. 24

500 Hr. Therapist Program

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California Holistic Institute is located in the beautiful Central Coast city of San Luis Obispo.

CHI is a private institution approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postseconday Education (, and by California Massage Therapy Council ( - Approval School Code is SCH0012. We currently offer two programs: 200 hour Massage Practitioner and 500 hour Massage Therapist. The Massage Practitioner Program consists of 180 classroom hours and 20 internship hours. California Holistic Institute offers three evening and ;three day programs. The 200 Hour program is designed as an introduction to the exciting field of massage therapy (please see details on Course Outline page). Upon completion of this program, students will have gained the necessary skills and knowledge needed to give a professional massage. Students will leave this course with a basic understanding of body structures as well as foundational skills for charting.


The 500 - Hour Massage Therapist Program covers an in depth study of anatomy, physiology, and pathology for body workers. Also, an additional 240 hours in a variety of massage & bodywork modalities. After completing the 500 hour program students will be eligible to apply for California state certification to become a Certified Massage Therapist. Please go to for more information on the state certification.

Massage Therapist's are practicing in a myriad of places including wellness centers, spas, hotels, chiropractor's clinic, cruise ships, beauty salons, etc.

CHI's school has been designed to reflect a professional atmosphere conducive to learning. The facility provides a large classroom (maximum of 16-21 students), an administration office which is upstairs (Suite #207), with a library with books and videos relating to the profession.


California Holistic Institute ia a school of Therapeutic Massage, we are located at 11555 Los Osos Valley Road, Suite. 108 and Suite 207 (Office) in San Luis Obispo, California 93405. We are near the cross street of Madonna and across the street from the Laguna Plaza. There is plenty of parking available in the immediate area for your convenience.


Marian Martinho - Director/Instructor                                                                                Paulette Brown - Assistant Director                                                                                    Debbi Corradini - Office Administrator

Courtney Crow - Instructor
Danielle Krywko- Instructor
Shante Kastenek - Instructor

Marian Martinho - Registrar                                                                                              Paulette Brown -  Registrar                                                                                              Debbi Corradini - Registrar



11555 Los Osos Valley Road
Suite #108 and Suite #207 (Office)
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405


(805) 786-4808


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10:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday & Tuesday's
Wednesday & Thursday's from 12:00 - 5:00 pm; Closed on Friday's
Appointments available on weekends. Office staff is available to answer your questions & massage clinic scheduling.


2014 School Performance Fact Sheet

2014 Annual Report: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

2013 Annual Report: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

Bureau for Private Postesecondary Education Website