Upcoming Courses & Workshops

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Reflexology with Ronn Garcia CMT Next held on Mon, Jul 23, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Mon Jul 9, 2018 - Mon Jul 30, 2018
Reflexology
 
 
20 Clocked Hours
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Kinesiology with John Marasigan AOS BA LMT CMT BCTMB Next held on Mon, Jul 23, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Mon Jun 25, 2018 - Thu Aug 9, 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)

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Swedish Massage with Aurora Mata CMT Next held on Tue, Jul 24, 2018 at 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Tue Jul 10, 2018 - Wed Aug 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)

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Polarity with Diane Charron CMT HHP Next held on Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Fri Jul 13, 2018 - Sun Jul 22, 2018
FRIDAY CLASS: 6PM-10PM BOTH WEEKENDS!!!
 
SAT & SUN CLASS:  9AM-6PM
 
Polarity is the study of the body's energetic needs and theory.  This class teaches the full session of Sattvic Therapy that relaxes, calms and rejuvenates the nervous system, thus allowing the body/mind to enter deep states of natural healing. Course also serves as an introduction to the Polarity Back treatment using ankle points to relax and energetically realign the lower back, releasing tension and pain along the spine.   Exploration of concepts includes the 3 Principles, five-element theory, and energetic anatomy.   
 
Duration: 40 clocked hours 
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Advance Assessment with John Marasigan AOS BA LMT CMT BCTMB Next held on Thu, Aug 2, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Thu Aug 2, 2018 - Tue Aug 14, 2018
Advanced Assessment - 20 Hours.
 
This course reviews soft tissue conditions, postural assessments, muscle length testing, and assessment for specific conditions.  This is an advanced course and will count toward our Medical Massage Therapist program.  Extremely beneficial for practicing neuromuscular therapy. 
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Special Populations with Diane Charron CMT HHP Next held on Fri, Aug 3, 2018 at 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Fri Aug 3, 2018 - Sat Aug 4, 2018
Prenatal/Geriatrics/HIV/Cancer/Trauma

This course offers key consideration and special precautions required in conducting a prenatal massage.  This course also covers key considerations, A&P and contraindications in dealing with other a special populations, specifically, trauma clients, HIV/AIDS and Cancer.  By the end of the course all students will have basic competency in dealing with these special populations beneficial treatment sessions based on assessment through application.

Duration: 16 Clocked Hours

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Thai Massage I with Ronn Garcia CMT Next held on Mon, Aug 6, 2018 at 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Mon Aug 6, 2018 - Mon Sep 10, 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
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Deep Tissue I with Aurora Mata CMT Next held on Tue, Aug 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Tue Aug 7, 2018 - Tue Sep 4, 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
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Pathology with Nicky Barker DC Next held on Wed, Aug 8, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Wed Aug 8, 2018 - Wed Sep 26, 2018

This course works with the understanding of and indications for massage and bodywork methods. Students will learn to identify and understand contraindications for massage and bodywork methods. This course includes taking a basic health history. Course includes documenting client records appropriately and accurately and understanding general pathological processes and causes. Students also learn when and to whom to refer clients with pathology, how to adjust their massage or bodywork methods according to pathology and finally how to work with medical and other healthcare professionals.

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

Duration: 40 hours (clock hours)

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Lymph Drainage with Katharine Koeppen RA, CMT, BCTMB Next held on Fri, Aug 10, 2018 at 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Fri Aug 10, 2018 - Sun Aug 12, 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.
 
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Business & Ethics with Margaret Hines MBA, CMT Next held on Thu, Aug 16, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Thu Aug 16, 2018 - Sat Sep 15, 2018
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.

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

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Cranial Sacral Theory II - (Unwinding & MouthWork) with Diane Charron CMT HHP Next held on Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Fri Sep 7, 2018 - Sun Sep 9, 2018
 

FRIDAY NIGHT CLASS: 6PM-10PM

SAT & SUN CLASS: 9AM-6PM

Duration: 20 clocked hours
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Stretching Flexibility & PNF with John Marasigan AOS BA LMT CMT BCTMB Next held on Tue, Sep 11, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Tue Sep 11, 2018 - Tue Oct 30, 2018
Stretching is an integral part of keeping the body healthy and mobile. This course teaches students to stretch a variety of active people. The principles and techniques of stretching, flexibility and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) will be taught. Deep Tissue II, Swedish Massage and Kinesiology Prerequisites. 32 hours.
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Medical Injury & Rehabilitation II with John Marasigan AOS BA LMT CMT BCTMB Next held on Wed, Sep 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Wed Sep 12, 2018 - Wed Oct 31, 2018
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.
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Deep Tissue Massage II with John Marasigan AOS BA LMT CMT BCTMB Next held on Thu, Sep 13, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Thu Sep 13, 2018 - Thu Nov 1, 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
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Acupressure I (Tui Na) with Ronn Garcia CMT Next held on Mon, Sep 17, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Mon Sep 17, 2018 - Mon Nov 5, 2018
On completion of this class, you will have a basic understanding and ability to apply acupressure therapy appropriately. You will gain insight into the philosophical and historical background of acupressure therapy, the effects and clinical applications of acupressure and contraindications and endangerment sites. You will learn general guidelines for giving acupressure including the therapeutic relationships and ethics, setting up the physical environment and elements of performance.

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

Duration: 40 hours (clock hours)
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Swedish Massage with Aurora Mata CMT Next held on Mon, Sep 17, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Mon Sep 17, 2018 - Thu Oct 11, 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)

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Hot Stone Theory with Karen Beasanski CMT Next held on Fri, Sep 28, 2018 at 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Fri Sep 28, 2018 - Sat Sep 29, 2018
The course introduces the use of heat therapy with hot stones. The student will learn to perform a 60 or 90 minute Hot and Cold Stone Treatment with ease and confidence. The instructor addresses indications and contraindications of heat. This course covers the safe use of stones and adherence to all guidelines mandated by our massage therapy liability insurance through Associated Body Work and Massage Professionals. The course also teaches sanitation to prevent cross-contamination between clients. Requirements for completion: Instructor evaluation of the techniques learned and completion of all course hours. Duration: 16 hours (clock hours) Course price includes the student's Hot Stone Kit.
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Therapeutic & Practice Settings with John Marasigan AOS BA LMT CMT BCTMB Next held on Tue, Oct 2, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Tue Oct 2, 2018 - Tue Oct 23, 2018
This class is designed to teach students about the various practice settings and career paths available to massage therapists, from spa and wellness environments to medical and clinical practices. This course also covers the evolution of integrating massage into health and wellness, professional conduct and record keeping, ethics and conduct. Students will learn postural analysis and beginning assessment techniques and chair massage. Students will learn to incorporate these techniques and the knowledge from this course into their core massage practice

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

Duration: 20 Clocked Hours

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Reiki Level II with Alysa Hoffman Next held on Sat, Oct 6, 2018 at 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Sat Oct 6, 2018 - Sun Oct 7, 2018
In Reiki Level II the Reiki healing symbols are used to create balance and healing in the physical, emotional and spiritual bodies. 
 
The three symbols taught in Level II are used to increase the power of healing. These symbols heal the emotions, and the mind and clear and heal karma.   They transcend time and space.  by adding these symbols to the healing done in level I, the student will increase their healing work considerably.  Students learn to use their mind to create and direct the symbols - how where and when to apply them. 
 
It is also at Level II where students  are also  introduced to doing long distance healing.  It is at this attunement level that many are introduced to their Reiki guides and teachers.
 
 
Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes natures healing energies. It is administered by "laying on hands" and is based on the idea that an unseen "life force energy" flows through us and is what causes us to be alive.
Reiki involves several attunements, which allows your energy body to receive the transmission of this life force energy. Each attunement is followed by giving of a full body Reiki session.
 
 
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Myofascial Release (Extended Hold) with Ken Toth BA, MAT, DC, RN Next held on Mon, Oct 15, 2018 at 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Mon Oct 15, 2018 - Mon Nov 5, 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)

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Deep Tissue I with Aurora Mata CMT Next held on Tue, Oct 16, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Tue Oct 16, 2018 - Tue Nov 20, 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
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Kinesiology with John Marasigan AOS BA LMT CMT BCTMB Next held on Wed, Oct 17, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Wed Oct 17, 2018 - Wed Dec 19, 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)

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Reflexology with Lori Torquati CMT Next held on Fri, Oct 19, 2018 at 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Fri Oct 19, 2018 - Sun Oct 21, 2018
Reflexology
 
 
20 Clocked Hours
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