Getting Specific: Hip & Shoulder Girdles - 14 CE
Apr
7
to Apr 8

Getting Specific: Hip & Shoulder Girdles - 14 CE

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“I recently took Melissa’s ‘Getting Specific- Hip and Shoulder Girdle’ course. The course was engaging, relevant, and full of great strategies I incorporated in my practice right away. Especially enjoyed learning ways to give my body a break while doing this work! I highly recommend Melissa’s courses. This will not be my last!”  – Lorrie Z., LMBT

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Thai Massage - 3 Day Intensive - 21 CE
Apr
13
to Apr 15

Thai Massage - 3 Day Intensive - 21 CE

In this three day course you will learn how to perform a traditional Thai Massage in the supine and prone position plus the key to career longevity and satisfaction.  Upon completion of this course (plus a little home practice) you will be ready to add Thai massage to your menu of services or integrate it into your table routine. Additionally you will learn the history and theory of this ancient practice and the Sen (energy) line system of healing.

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Light Touch Techniques for Headaches & Migraines - 7 CE
May
4
9:00 AM09:00

Light Touch Techniques for Headaches & Migraines - 7 CE

“Melissa and her space are very welcoming and she is a very knowledgeable, talented and experienced massage therapist. As an instructor she exceeded my expectations.  She is professional, on-time, sticks to the syllabus- yet always willing to explain further or repeat something for her students to see again, very approachable, funny and made learning the material fun.  The course content in Melissa’s classes is undoubtedly helpful in furthering my massage career, easy to read and understand, and efficiently laid out.”  – Emily, LMBT

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Easy Deep Tissue - More Pressure, Less Effort - 12 CE
May
5
to May 6

Easy Deep Tissue - More Pressure, Less Effort - 12 CE

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Therapists who have taken this course say they no longer hurt and they feel like they could practice forever.

“I used more pressure in the 2 days with Melissa in her Easy Deep Tissue class than I have in the past 2 years. The best part is that I didn’t feel any pain anywhere in my body afterwards. I feel so empowered after taking Melissa’s class!”  – Kelly S., LMBT

“I took Melissa’s easy deep tissue class a few weeks back.  I was already a strong deep tissue therapist, but I always like learning new ways to use my body more efficiently.  I learned several new techniques that felt great to my body as a therapist.  I asked a few of my regulars what their thoughts were and they loved the new techniques!  The neck work was, “the best you’ve done on me!” said one client.  I will definitely use these new tools I’ve learned in my continued practice.”  – Josh R., LMBT

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Aromatherapy - Introduction 10 CE
Aug
18
to Aug 19

Aromatherapy - Introduction 10 CE

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Study the fundamentals, theory and application of Aromatherapy as a form of stress management. Learn to neutralize stress through the use of essential oils. Learn how to create oils for self and family. Study the application of essential oils to the healing process.

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Light Touch Techniques for Headaches & Migraines - 7 CE
Sep
7
9:00 AM09:00

Light Touch Techniques for Headaches & Migraines - 7 CE

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“Melissa and her space are very welcoming and she is a very knowledgeable, talented and experienced massage therapist. As an instructor she exceeded my expectations.  She is professional, on-time, sticks to the syllabus- yet always willing to explain further or repeat something for her students to see again, very approachable, funny and made learning the material fun.  The course content in Melissa’s classes is undoubtedly helpful in furthering my massage career, easy to read and understand, and efficiently laid out.”  – Emily, LMBT

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Basic Orthopedic Assessment and Treatment with Manual Techniques for the Spine - 16CE
Sep
8
to Sep 9

Basic Orthopedic Assessment and Treatment with Manual Techniques for the Spine - 16CE

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This course will introduce participants to basic orthopedic assessments and tests of the spine and the treatment plans using manual techniques. This two day course provides each participant with hands-on, practical clinical training in integrative evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of injuries and disorders of the spine.This course will introduce participants to basic orthopedic assessments and tests of the spine and the treatment plans using manual techniques. This two day course provides each participant with hands-on, practical clinical training in integrative evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of injuries and disorders of the spine.

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Easy Deep Tissue - More Pressure, Less Effort - 12 CE
Sep
8
to Sep 9

Easy Deep Tissue - More Pressure, Less Effort - 12 CE

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Therapists who have taken this course say they no longer hurt and they feel like they could practice forever.

“I used more pressure in the 2 days with Melissa in her Easy Deep Tissue class than I have in the past 2 years. The best part is that I didn’t feel any pain anywhere in my body afterwards. I feel so empowered after taking Melissa’s class!”  – Kelly S., LMBT

“I took Melissa’s easy deep tissue class a few weeks back.  I was already a strong deep tissue therapist, but I always like learning new ways to use my body more efficiently.  I learned several new techniques that felt great to my body as a therapist.  I asked a few of my regulars what their thoughts were and they loved the new techniques!  The neck work was, “the best you’ve done on me!” said one client.  I will definitely use these new tools I’ve learned in my continued practice.”  – Josh R., LMBT

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Basic Orthopedic Assessment and Treatment with Manual Techniques for the Upper Extremities - 16 CE
Sep
15
to Sep 16

Basic Orthopedic Assessment and Treatment with Manual Techniques for the Upper Extremities - 16 CE

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This course will introduce participants to basic orthopedic assessments and tests of the upper Extremities and the treatment plans using manual techniques. This two day course provides each participant with hands-on, practical clinical training in integrative evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of injuries and disorders of the Upper Extremities.

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Basic Orthopedic Assessment and Treatment with Manual Techniques for the Lower Extremities - 16 CE
Sep
22
to Sep 23

Basic Orthopedic Assessment and Treatment with Manual Techniques for the Lower Extremities - 16 CE

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This course will introduce participants to basic orthopedic assessments and tests of the upper Extremities and the treatment plans using manual techniques. This two day course provides each participant with hands-on, practical clinical training in integrative evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of injuries and disorders of the Upper Extremities.

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Thai Massage - 3 Day Intensive - 21 CE
Oct
5
to Oct 7

Thai Massage - 3 Day Intensive - 21 CE

In this three day course you will learn how to perform a traditional Thai Massage in the supine and prone position plus the key to career longevity and satisfaction.  Upon completion of this course (plus a little home practice) you will be ready to add Thai massage to your menu of services or integrate it into your table routine. Additionally you will learn the history and theory of this ancient practice and the Sen (energy) line system of healing.

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Getting Specific: Hip & Shoulder Girdles - 14 CE
Oct
6
to Oct 7

Getting Specific: Hip & Shoulder Girdles - 14 CE

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“I recently took Melissa’s ‘Getting Specific- Hip and Shoulder Girdle’ course. The course was engaging, relevant, and full of great strategies I incorporated in my practice right away. Especially enjoyed learning ways to give my body a break while doing this work! I highly recommend Melissa’s courses. This will not be my last!”  – Lorrie Z., LMBT

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Prenatal Massage - 8 CE Hours
Jan
20
9:00 AM09:00

Prenatal Massage - 8 CE Hours

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Prenatal Massage - 8 CE Hours

Enhance your awareness of Prenatal Massage and common conditions associated with pregnancy. The therapist will review a detailed study of the female reproductive system, related hormones and common concerns with pregnancy. Study Prenatal Massage techniques and the appropriate application of massage techniques, protocols for assessment and treatment plans for the pregnant mother.

Instructor: Veronica McMullen
 
Hours:  
8 CE Hours
Saturday 9am-6pm
Cost $225

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Aromatherapy - Introduction 10 CE
Dec
2
to Dec 3

Aromatherapy - Introduction 10 CE

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Aromatherapy - Introduction 10 CE hours (Tuition $215) -- Study the fundamentals, theory and application of Aromatherapy as a form of stress management. Learn to neutralize stress through the use of essential oils. Learn how to create oils for self and family. Study the application of essential oils to the healing process. Learn to integrate Aromatherapy as a compliment to other modalities of healing. Great for personal remedy, perfume, bath, body and facial care.

Saturday, December 2, 2017 - Sunday, December 3, 2017
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Introduction to Ayurvedic Principles - 5 CE
Oct
28
10:00 AM10:00

Introduction to Ayurvedic Principles - 5 CE

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Introduction to Ayurvedic Principles - 5 CE hours (Tuition $140) -- The Introduction to Ayurvedic Principles course is designed to provide a basic awareness of the Ayurvedic Healing System. Participants will become familiar with the history of Ayurvedic Healing and a holistic approach to the Wellness Model. The course will define Ayurveda Principles and present a rational for considering its principles of health when addressing the needs of clients and for self-care. The participant will become familiar with the three Doshas related to the presence of common health conditions. The course will enhance the practitioner’s awareness of the use of specific oils related to the Doshas to promote balance and general health. This course will assist the professional with developing holistic considerations to promote a client’s desired outcomes.

Saturday, October 28, 2017
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Ethics: Navigating Boundaries - 3 CE
Oct
21
10:00 AM10:00

Ethics: Navigating Boundaries - 3 CE

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Ethics: Navigating Boundaries - 3 CE hours (Tuition $100) -- This Ethics course will focus on the dynamics of culture and roles. While we our attending to the needs of our clients, there are many dynamics of cultural roles that simply are not addressed in a therapist's educational foundation. We may be completely or mostly unaware of the boundaries related society's diverse roles and related boundaries. This course will explore and identify the diverse potential of client roles and boundaries accessing our professional skills. This course will keep us on tract with the diversity of roles and important facets associated with uncertain or changing boundaries.

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Lymphatic Massage for Compromised Systems - 16 CE
Oct
21
9:00 AM09:00

Lymphatic Massage for Compromised Systems - 16 CE

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Lymphatic Massage for Compromised Systems 16 CE hours (Tuition $360) -- This course is an in-depth study of the anatomy and function of the lymphatic system. You will learn how certain diagnosis affects the flow of lymphatic fluid. Instruction in massage techniques to enhance the flow of lymphatic fluid will be discussed and practiced. Participants will learn appropriate integration of the treatment of lymphedema and the responsibility of the massage therapist in the professional practice of massage & bodywork.

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - Sunday, October 22, 2017
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Reflexology - Introduction 10 CE
Oct
14
to Oct 15

Reflexology - Introduction 10 CE

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Reflexology - Introduction 10 CE hours (Tuition $215) -- Includes text book and chart. This course introduces the theory and application of Reflexology, Meridians, and Zone Therapy. You will study the art of Reflexology and Zone Therapy through the hands and feet. As a practitioner you will explore a non-invasive way of cultivating and circulating energy through touch healing. You will learn to create balance in the chakras, the corresponding glands, organs, and systems of the body. The course includes a study basic anatomy in relation to health and the Reflexology model.

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - Sunday, October 15, 2017
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Oct
7
to Oct 8

Easy Deep Tissue - More Pressure, Less Effort - 12 CE

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Easy Deep Tissue - More Pressure, Less Effort - 12 CE hours (Tuition $250) -- This courses focus on positioning, palpation and pressure. When we have finished you will have a solid understanding of how to safely and productively use your body as a tool to deliver deep tissue massage; you will have practiced palpation skills with your fists, forearms and elbows and have more confidence in using these tools regularly in your work setting; and you will be able to deliver more pressure with less effort. "I used more pressure in the 2 days with Melissa in her Easy Deep Tissue class than I have in the past 2 years. The best part is that I didn't feel any pain anywhere in my body afterwards." - Kelly, LMBT. Please bring oil or lotion, one set of sheets including cradle cover and a blanket if you get cold.

Instructor:  Melissa D. Cope

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - Sunday, October 8, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Ethics: Buttons & Boundaries - 3 CE
Oct
6
6:00 PM18:00

Ethics: Buttons & Boundaries - 3 CE

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Ethics: Buttons & Boundaries - 3 CE hours (Tuition $35 or $15 discount when registering for Easy Deep Tissue 1 or CE course) -- This course includes a review of ethical standards applied to the massage profession, as well as the opportunity to discuss ethical scenarios, including dual relationships, with other therapists. " Melissa's way of approaching what can be rather dry material is invigorating, thought provoking, and engaging." - Cari, LMBT

Instructor:  Melissa D. Cope

Hours:  3 CE Hours
Friday   6-9pm

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Treating Headaches & Migraines - 7 CE
Oct
6
9:00 AM09:00

Treating Headaches & Migraines - 7 CE

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Treating Headaches & Migraines - 7 CE hours (Tuition $135) -- We all have clients that experience headaches or migraines. Add different knowledge and techniques to your headache toolbox with this one day class. We will discuss the causes and symptoms of different types of headaches. Then I will demonstrate cranial sacral and acupressure sequences which involve static holds and point work. After each demo you will exchange with a partner to practice and experience the work. The pressure is always light to medium so you can work smarter, not harder. Bring a set of sheets and a blanket if you get cold. Dress in loose comfortable clothing.

Instructor: Melissa D. Cope

Hours:  7 CE Hours
Friday 9am-5pm with a lunch break

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Prenatal Massage - 8 CE Hours
Sep
30
9:00 AM09:00

Prenatal Massage - 8 CE Hours

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Prenatal Massage - 8 CE Hours

Enhance your awareness of Prenatal Massage and common conditions associated with pregnancy. The therapist will review a detailed study of the female reproductive system, related hormones and common concerns with pregnancy. Study Prenatal Massage techniques and the appropriate application of massage techniques, protocols for assessment and treatment plans for the pregnant mother.

Instructor: Veronica McMullen
 
Hours:  
8 CE Hours
Saturday 9am-6pm
Cost $225

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Restorative Hot Stone Therapy with Deep Tissue - 16 CE
Sep
23
9:00 AM09:00

Restorative Hot Stone Therapy with Deep Tissue - 16 CE

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Restorative Hot Stone Therapy with Deep Tissue - 16 CE Hours (Tuition $325) -- This Hot Stone Training is designed to educate licensed body workers in the procedure of using stones effectively with massage therapy. This class is unique with its emphasis on using the heated stones to administer therapeutic deep tissue work while profoundly nourishing the nervous system. This technique can be easily incorporated into one's own practice with benefit to both therapist and clients. The topics covered will provide you with a detailed introduction to the use of Stones in your massage practice.

Instructor:  Shoshanna Hamburg

Hours:  16 CE Hours
Saturday and Sunday 9am-6pm each day with a lunch break.

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Sep
16
to Sep 17

Easy DT - Getting Specific: Hip & Shoulder Girdles - 14 CE

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Easy DT - Getting Specific: Hip & Shoulder Girdles - 14 CE hours (Tuition $270) -- Each morning will be a review of anatomy plus ways to have the client to actively engage muscles to isolate specific muscles in each area, making your work more efficient and effective. Afternoons include a demonstration of techniques for the hip or shoulder girdle, and then an exchange to practice and receive the work. You will leave with a better understanding of the specific muscles affecting hip and shoulder girdle dysfunction including information on more effective ways to treat sciatica and chronic neck and back pain. What to Bring: set of sheets, face cradle, oil or lotion, blanket if you get cold.

Saturday and Sunday 9am - 5pm each day with a break for lunch.

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Sep
15
9:00 AM09:00

Massage for Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJD) -7 CE

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Massage for Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJD) -7 CE hours (Tuition $135) - According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (Part of NIH): TMJD is the second most commonly occurring musculoskeletal condition resulting in pain and disability preceded only by chronic low back pain. After completing this course each participant will be able to identify the major muscles involved in TM joint movement, better understand the causes of TMJ pain, and apply specific Swedish techniques to help reduce TMJ pain. All hands-on work is external. (Note: This course covers introductory level TMJD work.) Please bring oil or lotion suitable for work on the face, one set of sheets including cradle cover and a blanket if you get cold. Wear loose, comfortable clothing.

Instructor:  Melissa D. Cope

Hours: 7 CE Hours
Friday 9am-5pm

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