“Even back then, the school had a great reputation. I attended East West because I liked the
humanness there, the eclectic approach. The teachers weren’t dogmatic, which I think is very

– Robert Calvert LMT, Founded Massage Magazine in 1985 

“This is such an exciting time of starting my new endeavor in Portland and you have been so
kind and helpful. Keep up the good work! It’s like I can finally take a breath of relief knowing
that my future and education will be held in the highest regard at East West College.”

– Nealy P., EWC Alum

“East West provides more than just the minimum; it provides excellence, diversity, and all the
essential components necessary to train successful therapists.”

– Ralph R. Stephens LMT, Author of Therapeutic Chair Massage

“Standards are high and expectations are clear.”

– Risa R. LMT, EWC Alum, written about her teacher Rayna Dorsey LMT 

“We give students a much better chance at learning the material. And our faculty is incredible – I love working with them, and students tell me they’re here because of the incredible teachers we have.”

– Sherri Hert LMT, Former EWC Faculty

“I have been SO grateful that I attended East West! I had immediate success in Sacramento as a new therapist in 2000! People made such encouraging comments regarding my work like, ‘Wow, you really know what’s under the skin and how to work with it!’ I found many didn’t realize a massage could be therapeutic beyond relaxation!”

– Polly P. LMT, EWC Alum 

“East West College provided an unmatched professional setting and culture that fit me well.”

– Bob W. LMT, EWC Alum

“My instructors here at East West College were generous and wise. They challenged and reinforced me. They made me want to be a better person, not just a better bodyworker.”

– Jonathan P. LMT, EWC Alum 

“I had a particularly hard time mastering deep tissue massage. Jon’s high energy humor helped me get past my shyness. I’m a better massage therapist today because of him.”

– Margaret B. LMT, EWC Alum speaking about her teacher Jon Hart LMT

“One can’t go through massage school without a personal transformation of some degree.”

– Linda Hunt LMT, EWC Alum and EWC Faculty 

“The high academic standards and the detailed instruction from a truly amazing faculty have boosted my confidence to a new level.”

– Deborah T. LMT, EWC Alum

“East West College pulled out all the stops to fundraise for the American Cancer Society.”

– Robert Foote, President of the Hood to Coast Relay

“East West College has raised the bar for massage schools around the country, investing heavily in curriculum, standards and infrastructure. I had the privilege of speaking at one of their recent graduations, and the 500 wildly cheering students and audience seemed to agree.”

– Steve Capellini LMT, author of Massage for Dummies; Massage Therapy Career Guide for Hands-On Success; and The Royal Treatment

To begin your own East West College success story, contact the admissions team today!