Upcoming Courses & Workshops

Date:
Medical Injury & Rehabilitation II with John Marasigan AOS BA LMT CMT BCTMB Next held on Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Tue Nov 21, 2017 - Tue Dec 12, 2017
Inflammation and Tissue Healing
 
This Medical course teaches inflammation and tissue healing related conditions: inflammation process, scar tissue massage, tendinitis, medial and lateral epicondylitis, ITB, runner's/jumpers knee, rotator cuff/Supraspinatus tendinitis, "shin splints and TMJ.
 
32 Clocked hours.
Learn More
Business & Ethics with Margaret Hines MBA, CMT Next held on Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Tue Nov 21, 2017 - Tue Dec 19, 2017
This course teaches the strategies and tactics of planning and implementing a massage therapy practice and/or business. The ethics portion teaches the students the importance and professional code of behavior that protects the client and the therapist. A broad base of ethical principles is covered including the therapeutic relationship, marketing and general business conduct.

Buisness Mastery by Cherie M. Sohnen-Moe.

Requirements for completion: Final written exam is required with a 70% passing grade and attendance of all course hours. Pass/Fail.

Duration: 20 Clocked Hours

Learn More
Anatomy & Physiology I with Nicky Barber DC Next held on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Wed Oct 25, 2017 - Wed Dec 20, 2017
 This is a complete A&P course for Massage therapists and is designed to help therapists pass the MBLEx licensing exam. 
 

Requirements for completion: Instructor evaluation of the techniques learned and completion of all course exams and hours. Pass/Fail.  40 Hours

Learn More
Lymph Drainage with Katharine Koeppen RA, CMT, BCTMB Next held on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Wed Nov 15, 2017 - Wed Jan 3, 2018
Manual Lymph Drainage 24 Hours.  Learn the fundamentals of the lymph and circulatory as they pertain to manual Lymph drainage massage.  This course will give you a full Lymph routine.   The course is available for CEUs.
 
Learn More
Lomi Lomi with Ronn Garcia CMT Next held on Mon, Nov 27, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Mon Nov 20, 2017 - Mon Dec 11, 2017
Inspired by the Sacred Lomi Lomi, this treatment teaches the Lomi Lomi technique that encompasses a dance using forearms, palms and elbows in a very flowing, nurturing and honoring way. Multiple areas of the body are massaged at once causing the mind to relax. The technique has a therapeutic effect to the client.

Requirements for completion: Instructor evaluation of the techniques learned and completion of all course hours. Pass/Fail.

Duration: 16 hours (clock hours)
Learn More
Myofascial Release (Extended Hold) with Jessica Needle ND Next held on Mon, Nov 27, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Mon Nov 20, 2017 - Mon Jan 22, 2018
Myofascial release is a form of soft tissue therapy. In this class you will be taught how to release the connective tissue that surrounds, invests, and protects all the visceral and somatic structures of the increase circulation and lymphatic drainage.

Requirements for completion: Instructor evaluation of the techniques learned and completion of all course hours. Pass/Fail

Duration: 32 hours (clock hours)

Learn More
Reflexology with Lori Torquati CMT Next held on Thu, Nov 30, 2017 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Thu Nov 30, 2017 - Thu Dec 21, 2017
A natural healing art based on the principle that there are reflexes in the feet, hands and ears and referral areas within zones that correspond to every part, gland and organ of the body. The student will learn corresponding pressure points located in the feet, hands and ears. The student will be able to incorporate the techniques either as a separate modality or as an adjunct to most massage therapy treatments.

Requirements for completion: Instructor evaluation of the techniques learned and completion of all course hours. Pass/Fail

Duration: 20 hours (clock hours)
Learn More
Special Populations with Diane Charron CMT HHP Next held on Fri, Dec 8, 2017 at 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Fri Dec 8, 2017 - Fri Dec 15, 2017
Prenatal/Geriatrics/HIV/Cancer/Trauma

Each student will be guided so at the end of the training they will be able to perform assessments and create treatment plans integrating the Shiatsu, massage skills, and knowledge. By the end of the course all students will have the competency of designing and performing beneficial treatment sessions based on assessment through application, from an integrated approach.

Duration: 16 Clocked Hours

Learn More
Deep Tissue Massage II with John Marasigan AOS BA LMT CMT BCTMB Next held on Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Mon Jan 8, 2018 - Wed Jan 31, 2018
This class teachers techniques to release the connective tissue involved in hyper-contracted tissues plus appropriate stretches to help the muscles return to their resting length. Contraindications, how to work with acute and chronic conditions, postures associated with biomechanical dysfunctions, muscle memory and emotional release.

Prerequisite: Swedish Massage and Kinesiology
Requirements for completion: Instructor evaluation of the techniques learned and completion of all course hours. Pass/Fail.

Duration: 36 hours (clock hours) 32 classroom and 4 clinic
Learn More
Swedish Massage with Aurora Mata CMT Next held on Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Mon Jan 8, 2018 - Thu Feb 1, 2018
Students learn to give a cohesive, one-hour Swedish massage, using the strokes of the Swedish repertoire. Students will also learn contraindications and indications, basic muscular anatomy, and introduction to business and ethics. The class consists of 60 hours of hands-on training plus 75 hours of mandatory clinic.
Requirements for completion: At the end of this class the student will give a final massage for a grade. To successfully complete this class, students must achieve a grade of 70% or better with the hands-on practical exam. Student must also have completed all hours for this course and fulfill his or her 75 hours internship in the Somatherapy student clinic.

Duration: 135 hours (clock hours)

Learn More
Kinesiology with John Marasigan AOS BA LMT CMT BCTMB Next held on Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Wed Jan 10, 2018 - Wed Mar 14, 2018
Kinesiology is the science of human movement. It is a health profession that focuses on physical activity. The student learns to apply science-based medical principles to the analysis, preservation and enhancement of human movement in therapeutic massage technique. Basic understanding of the anatomy of the human body is taught. Students will learn to identify the origin, insertion and actions of 120 muscles studied, as well as how to locate them by palpation.

Textbook and Workbook are required: Requirements for completion: Class quizzes and a palpation examination must be passed in addition to completion of all course hours. Pass/Fail.

Duration: 48 hours (clock hours)

Learn More
Sports Massage I with John Marasigan AOS BA LMT CMT BCTMB Next held on Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Thu Jan 11, 2018 - Thu Mar 1, 2018
Sports Massage I includes pre and post event, therapeutic trigger point therapy, stretches, theory, including increasing range of motion, enhancement of athletic performance, and prevention of injury. The focus will be on conditioning-maintenance massage and will be studied in a sequence of techniques. The techniques studied: Circulatory Strokes, Trigger Points, Deep Tissue, Muscle Energy Techniques, Transverse Friction, Cryotherapy, Stretches and Movement.

Required text: Muscle Manual
Requirements for completion: Instructor evaluation of the techniques learned and completion of all course hours. Pass/Fail.

Prerequisite: Kinesiology and Swedish Massage
Duration: 40 hours (clock hours)
Learn More
Thai Massage I with Ronn Garcia CMT Next held on Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Mon Feb 5, 2018 - Mon Mar 26, 2018
Thai Massage is one of the ancient healing arts of traditional Thai medicine. In this class, students will learn the complex sequence soft tissue pressing, stretching, twisting and joint manipulation on a massage table. This is a combination of yoga stretching, calmness and meditation, acupressure and reflexology. It stimulates the muscle, joints, bones, nerves, ligament and lymphatic system. Students will receive illustrated handouts.

Requirements for completion: Instructor evaluation of the techniques learned and completion of all course hours. Pass/Fail.

Duration: 40 Clocked hours
Learn More
Deep Tissue I with Aurora Mata CMT Next held on Tue, Feb 6, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Tue Feb 6, 2018 - Tue Mar 13, 2018
This course trains a therapist to administer more pressure for the client to provide a therapeutic massage. The class will assume a working knowledge of anatomy, but will provide a regimen for therapists to follow the basic techniques and body mechanics required to provide the client with an overall body massage that goes beyond a firm Swedish massage.
Prerequisite: Swedish Massage and Kinesiology Requirements for completion: Instructor evaluation of the techniques learned and completion of all course hours. Pass/Fail.
 
Duration: 24 Clocked Hours
Learn More
Aromatherapy with Katharine Koeppen RA, CMT, BCTMB Next held on Thu, Feb 8, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Thu Feb 8, 2018 - Thu Mar 1, 2018
Prerequisite: Swedish Massage or must take Swedish Massage concurrently.

Aromatherapy is a controlled use of essential oils that is introduce to the face and body with a caring gentle touch which induces a deep relaxation. Furthermore, it reduces the effects of stress and restores the mind, body and spiritual well-being. Aromatherapy has been used by people for thousands of years to bring about personal and environmental changes. Student will learn basic principles of hydrotherapy and aromatherapy, indications and contraindications.

Required materials for class: Student must bring unscented massage oil, 2 sheets and breast drape. Requirements for completion: Instructor evaluation of the techniques learned and completion of all course hours. Pass/Fail.

Duration: 16 Clocked Hours

Learn More