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The mission of The Praxis Institute is to provide quality training to the community leading to employment. Thereby, enabling students to engage in a mutually beneficial and supportive process.

We further believe that the primary goal of our institution is to offer programs with the necessary skills compatible with the needs and demands of today’s competitive job market.


The Praxis Institute was founded in 1988 as America Duran Skin Care, Massage & Nail School. In 1991, the institution began expanding its academic scope into massage school Miami and healthcare programs, and in 1999, the school changed its name to The Praxis Institute. Over the years, our focus as an academic community has remained constant, we strive to provide career education in employable fields for students and their communities.

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Approved by U.S. Department of Education to participate in its Title IV Financial Aid Programs.

  • Authorized by Law to enroll foreign students.
  • Approved by the Florida Board of Massage Therapy.
  • Member of The Latin Chamber of Commerce.
  • Member of AMTA American Massage Therapy Association
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Massage Therapy Miami

TPI maintains a philosophy that its students must receive the most thorough education available for the careers for which they are studying.

We believe that Massage Therapy and Physical Therapy are valuable tools in the approach to health care; practitioners of these therapies must understand the human body and its functions thoroughly and be able to apply this knowledge in practical situations. Understanding and engaging in a holistic therapeutic approach enable practitioners in Occupational Therapy to deliver services that allow Occupational Therapy recipients to lead lives to the best that is possible. The hands on experiences provided in the fast growing field of Dental Assistant enable students to acquire skill set in patient care, procedural care and administrative duties.

The school is therefore committed to the advancement and education of future practitioners in the areas of Advanced Therapeutic Massage, Therapeutic Massage, Dental Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant and Physical Therapy Assistant. We believe all people are created equal and have the right to pursue personal and professional growth through the achievement of skills, competencies, training, and knowledge.


THE PRAXIS INSTITUTE is licensed by the:

Commission for Independent Education
325 West Gaines Street Suite 1414
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400
Toll-free telephone number: (888) 224-6684


Miami Campus: # 2192
Hialeah Campus: #2759

Accredited by:

Commission of the Council on Occupational Education
7840 Roswell road, Building 300, Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350
Telephone: (770) 396-3898 / 800-917-2081

These credentials are on display at our school and available for review by any student or potential student during regular business hours.

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"Por mucho tiempo quise estudiar esta profesion y no me atrevia a dar este paso...Praxis me ayudo desde el principio y se me hizo tan facil...ahora soy parte de la familia Praxis!"

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Praxis Institute offers accredited health care career training programs for Dental Assistant, Therapeutic Massage Technician, Advanced Therapeutic, Sports, Clinical Massage, Pharmacy Technician, Physical Therapist Assistant, Associate Degree in Biomedical Technology and Occupational Therapy Assistant, with campuses in Miami and Hialeah. Call 786-577-6909 today!

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1850 S.W. 8th Street 4th Floor
Miami, Florida 33135
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4162 W 12th Ave.
Hialeah, Florida 33012
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