2020-21 CE Class Schedule
3/28/2020 | Cupping Therapy to Enhance the Healing Experience | 8 CE credits
In this cupping class we will be learning how to use both suction and silicone cups in conjunction with massage therapy to help enhance the massage experience. We will discuss the benefits, when best to use it and also cover the contraindications of cupping. This will be followed by demonstrations of the techniques and then table time to practice the techniques. This is an 8 CEU hands on bodywork class. The cost of the class is $225. Early bird sign up $200 until 3/1. There will be a lunch break. Make sure to bring a set of sheets and lotion or oil.
Time: 10am to 6pm
Cost: Earlybird rate $200; after March 1st $225
Instructor: Travis Ramberg, LMT
Rescheduled for May 9th, 2020
4/5/2020 | Spring Self-Care Brunch & Blend
This is a 2 hour class covering CBD and seasonal essential oil blends for healing and self care. Discussion on CBD usage, with time to make an essential oil-CBD blend. Lite Brunch will be available.
Time: 11am to 1pm
Cost: $50, $75 for 2 CE credits
Instructor: Misty DeWitt
4/6/2020 | Holistic Chamber of Commerce Meeting | 6pm to 8pm
We will be hosting the meeting of the Holistic Chamber of Commerce.
For more information please contact or go to: https://holisticchamberofcommerce.com
4/11/2020 | Deep Tissue Sculpting on the Iliotibial Band | 4 CE credits
This is a 4 hour course covering issues with the Iliotibial band and the associated muscles with demonstration and practice.
There will be a 30 minute lunch break. Please bring linens and lubricant, you are welcome to bring a lunch; there is a fridge and microwave available for use.
Time: 10am to 230pm
Instructor: Suzanne Reynolds, LMT
4/25/2020 | |Deep Tissue Techniques for the Hip | 8 CE credits
In this course you will learn deep tissue techniques to enhance and increase mobility, while decreasing discomfort and pain of the muscles surrounding the hip and hip joint. With in-class practice, you will gain confidence in accessing and sculpting the superficial and deep muscles of the hip, such as the gluteal muscles, deep lateral rotators, hamstrings, iliotibial tract, quadratus lumborum, psoas major/iliacus, and others. We will touch upon issues of the hip, as well as the body-mind connection related to this area.
These techniques are gentle enough to work with those who have hip implants, osteoarthritis, chronic pain in and around the joint, as well as those clients who suffer from low back pain and discomfort .
There will be a brief lecture, demonstration, and plenty of hands-on practice time.
Class runs from 9am to 6pm with a 1 hour lunch (there is a fridge and microwave available for use). You will need to bring linens and extra pillow cases or towels for draping, Lubricant (lotion or cream preferred), note taking supplies, and comfortable clothes
Time: 9am to 6pm
Cost: Earlybird rate $175; after April 11th $200
Instructor: Suzanne Reynolds, LMT
5/3/20| Ethics of Massage and Bodywork | 4 CE credits
4 hour ethics class that will fulfill your Massage Therapy CEU requirements for Washington and Oregon. This will be an open forum discussion about the hot button topics of massage therapy and bodywork. Cost of the course is $100 payable by Paypal (click the link below) Venmo @pnw massage Academy or contact us at 360-869-3005 to arrange payment by credit card, check or cash. Feel free to bring snacks or lunch with you and note taking materials.
Time: 11am to 3pm
Instructor: Suzanne Reynolds LMT
5/16/2020 | CPR and First Aid Training - 2 Year Certification
This is a 4 hour course covering 1st aid and CPR for massage therapist and other adult layperson that require a 2 year certification with ASHI (American Safety and Health Institute). This class will also include infant and child CPR. Saturday May 16, 2020.
Time: 12pm to 4pm
Instructor: Luis Osorio and Suzanne Reynolds