The Orion Institute was founded as Healing Arts Institute in 1997 by Jodi Romaker and our first massage therapy class began in October of 1998. Since then, Orion has experienced two expansions within their facility to accommodate growing demand.
Students choose from a variety of programs including Massage Therapy, Medical Assisting, Spa Management and Fitness Training. Orion also teaches over 20 Continuing Education Courses including an exciting Study Abroad course in Europe.
Orion offers massage therapy by professionals who are licensed by the Medical Board of Ohio (LMTs). Students also give massages to the public at a reduced rate after they have been in school for at least six months.
Are you ready to continue your education and start a rewarding career in massage therapy, medical assisting, fitness training, or spa management? Then Orion Institute, Formerly Known As Healing Arts Institute, in Perrysburg, OH is the right place for you. Orion's massage therapy and medical assisting programs are designed to help graduates advance in their professional life. Put a future in your own hands.
Orion Institute continues to offer a variety of training programs and courses. In addition to our massage therapy and medical assisting programs, Orion offers certifications in Online Spa Management and Fitness Training. For those who are already in the healthcare profession, fitness or spa industry, we offer advanced training in continuing education classes, which are offered throughout the year.
Our massage therapy services include massages by licensed professionals or by our students at a reduced rate. Orion members receive a free student massage each month in addition to many other discounts and benefits, including savings in our Body Therapy Store, which sells products related to health, fitness, and bodywork.
Upon graduating from the massage therapy program, our graduates receive a diploma in massage therapy, qualifying them to take the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) to become licensed massage therapists. Some of our graduates have received the highest scores in Ohio on past medical board exams.