2023 Additional Classes

Advanced neuromuscular therapy: October 9th – December 16th

(Monday 1-5)

This course examines in detail the cause and effect of neuromuscular injuries. Relevant concepts will include postural positions, nerve interruption locations, deep-tissue myofascial release, advanced injury assessment, and palpating techniques. ($880) (40 Hours)


Shiatsu:  October 10th – December 12th, 2023 (Tuesday 1-5)

Shiatsu massage is the art of gentle manipulation using hands, fingers, and foot pressure to these various points, which influence the chi flow throughout the body and create balance and harmony to the entire system. This course provides the student with an introduction to Asian healing theory. Emphasis is on the practical application of shiatsu ($880) (40 Hours)

Special Needs Massage: October 12th – December 14th, 2023 (Thursday 1-5)

The purpose of this course is to address a non-typical client who could benefit from Massage Therapy. The student will explore different massage techniques transferring techniques, intake and contraindicates to help those extraordinary people such as disabled children, the elderly, the handicapped, and the injured. ($880) (40 Hours)


Equine Massage: October 14th – November 11th, 2023 (Saturday 11-4)

This is the perfect class for horse enthusiasts. In this course, students will learn Equine massage techniques, including the study of equine skeletal and muscular structure along with pain signs and a light review of pathology. The purpose of equine massage is to manipulate and improve the circulation of the animal’s muscles to perfect their health and performance. Some of this class will take place outside of campus. ($550) (25 hours)



Medical Massage:  January 8th – March 16th, 2024 (Monday 5-9)

This course is supposed to go into therapeutic bodywork delivered in a medical setting, under the direction of a doctor or other health care providers. Medical massage has advanced training in massage techniques, pathology & contraindications, medical communication & documentation, insurance billing, professional ethics and legal issues. ($880) (40 Hours)


Operations and Clinic Management:  January 8th – March 16th, 2024 (Monday 1-5)

This course emphasizes small business principles in a massage clinic environment. Students learn all aspects of running a successful massage clinic. Topics include the hiring and firing of employees, employment law and regulations, supervisory skills, payroll, marketing, financing, corporation, professional business relationships, laundry services, and equipment needed. ($880) (40 Hours)


Nutrition & Exercise: January 9th – March 17th, 2024 (Tuesday 1-5)

This course will provide students with a basic understanding of nutrition and health, as well as an understanding of the correlation between stress and wellness, and lifestyle and wellness. Students will learn the remedies which massage therapists use to create a general well-being for their clients. ($660) (30 Hours) (open to public)


Herbology: January 13th – March 21st, 2024 (SATURDAY 1-5)

Students learn how to reference legitimate sources of information in preparation for being a knowledgeable re­source for their clients. Class activities include selection and care of plants and preparation of tinctures. ($880) (40 Hours) (open to public)


Lymphatic Drainage: March 25th – June 3th, 2024 (Monday 1-5)

Lymphatic Drainage is a gentle, rhythmic form of massage which mimics the lymphatic system. Students will learn how to use massage to open the initial lymphatics and stimulate lymph vessel contractions to reduce edema. Students will review their knowledge of the lymphatic system as they are taught the theories and basic techniques of Lymphatic Drainage Massage. ($880) (40 Hours)


Reflexology: March 26tH – June 4th, 2024 (Tuesday 1-5)

Reflexology has been used for centuries as a tool to help heal the body as a whole. Students are taught an introduction to this ancient healing technique. Reflexology has been used to increase body functions with reflex point stimulation on the hands and feet. Students learn proper body mechanics, zone therapy, and full session reflexology procedures. **To receive certification, one must complete 20 internship hours in Reflex. ($880) (40 Hours)


Orthopedic Massage: March 28th – June 6th, 2024 (Thursday 1-5)

This course examines techniques including therapeutic assessment skills, manipulation, and movement of soft tissues to reduce pain and dysfunction. Using multidisciplinary methods to restore structural balance throughout the body, learning to focus on prevention and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal dysfunction, chronic and acute pain, and many injuries. ($880) (40 Hours)


Prenatal: March 28th – June 6th, 2024 (Thursday 1-5)

This course shows students how to do safe, supportive massage to relieve the physical discomforts of pregnancy, assist in a meaningful way during labor and delivery, and help in the recovery process following birth. Students learn contraindications to prenatal massage and positioning concerns during the trimesters. Students also learn the benefits and applied techniques of infant massage. ($792) (36 Hours)

Shiatsu:  June 18th – August 13th, 2024 (Tuesday 1-5)


Movement Therapy: June