Total Health Center Massage Internship Program

internship program

The Residential Massage Internship Program allows students to build their massage skills, learn new ayurvedic techniques, be part of a dynamic group of holistic health professionals, and deepen their understanding of the yoga tradition.

  • Upon successful completion of the Self Transformation Program, interns will be trained and mentored by experienced Total Health Center massage therapists.
  • Upon successful completion of the internship program, interns may be invited to join our staff, providing valuable services to international and local clients.

Also, while living at the Himalayan Institute, interns may attend seminars on yoga, philosophy, meditation, and holistic health and enjoy other recreational activities on our peaceful 400-acre campus in the rolling hills of the Poconos.

Minimum Requirements & Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited massage school
  • At least 100 hours of prior massage practice hours
  • Must demonstrate excellent massage ability, either through written recommendation or site visit
Specific tasks include but not limited to:

  • Performing massages (up to 18 hours/week)
  • Training in other ayurvedic techniques
  • Attending staff meetings
  • Participating in facility upkeep


The Massage Internship Program is much like our Residential Internship Program, however your karma yoga/service will only be bodywork and activities related to the Total Health Center, with special training opportunities to expand your knowledge and give you the opportunity to learn new techniques.

Time Commitment

Internship period may range from 3 to 12 months. Start date is flexible.

For more information or to apply

Please fill out the STP/Residential Internship Application below and indicate that you are applying for the Massage Internship Program. Admittance to the Massage Internship Program is by approved application only. An interview is required.


Email, fax or mail your application, resume, and cover letter (including how you found the program, previous experience with yoga science, and why you are interested in the program).

Kim Emmet

(570) 253-4164
Mail to:
Total Health Center
Himalayan Institute
952 Bethany Turnpike
Honesdale, PA 18431