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Careers in massage therapy are deeply rewarding, offering the satisfaction of knowing that one’s work helps others live life more fully. Licensed massage therapists are health professionals and play essential roles in the healing process. Our intensive one-year training programs equip our students to test successfully for licensure. [Read More] The benefits of massage therapy are well documented in medical literature. Massage relieves stress, improves circulation, increases joint flexibility, releases chronic muscular tension, reduces blood pressure and relieves headaches.  [Read More] Massage therapists benefit greatly from continuing their education, learning new methods based on the latest discoveries in the field of massage therapy.  Explore our continuing education courses and expand your practice and knowledge.  [Read More]
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Friday May 27, 2016
Tibetan Singing Bowl Meditation with Mark Biehl-Open to the Public   

Friday 6:30-8pm $20 in advance; $25 at door. No CE hours available. You are invited to experience a blissful journey of Tibetan singing bowls, gongs, chimes, indigenous flutes and keyboard atmospheres.  Also featuring Breathwork, Guided Reading and Group Chanting to enhance and direct your experience to a higher level.

Saturday May 28, 2016
Massaging Patients with Cancer - 8 CE hrs   

Instructor: Holly Pinto, BS, LMT, BCTMB    9-6pm - $200.00; Saturday 9-6pm. This class will teach massage students how to appropriately work with clients living with or surviving cancer.  Comfort-oriented massage touch can be administered to people with cancer regardless of the severity of their condition.  This seminar will train massage therapists in the basics of oncology massage. Therapists who focus on hospice and hospital work will also find this seminar to be valuable for their special needs patients.

Sunday May 29, 2016
Aroma 101: Foundations 40 CE Hours   

Instructor: Kathy Klug, RA, LPN, CA; Sponsored by the Body Therapy Center & School of Massage, Ltd.
9am-5:30pm (with 30 min. lunch break). This certification is made up of 4 dates.  April 17, May 15, May 29 and June 19.
Fee:$500 includes course manual, handouts, 24 bottles of 24 essential oils, and all supplies needed for making products during the course. For more information or to register please call Kathy (573) 535-0074 or Tammy (618) 239-6400 or contact by email. More Details

Friday Jun 3, 2016
Research Literacy for Massage Therapist - 3 CE hours $90   

Research Literacy for Massage Therapist - 3 CE hours $90; Instructor: Holly Pinto, BS, LMT, BCTMB; Friday 6-9pm
Research is an important and is the backbone of all healthcare professions.  This three hour CE class will give a basic overview of information about what research is, how to read and understand a research article, and the types of research and how they are categorized.  The therapist will learn how to keep up to date with the latest research via competent internet search engines and peer-review journals.

Saturday Jun 4, 2016
Piriformis Syndrome - Sciatics - 6 CE hrs $150   

Instructor: Holly Pinto, BS, LMT. BTCMB; Saturday 9am-4pm. Piriformis Syndrome is a compression of the nerve by the piriformis muscle.  Students will learn in depth anatomy and physiology for the muscle itself, the nerves that are associated with the area around the piriformis and the bones on its attachments sites.  In addition, the function of the muscle as it relates to the hip and leg.  Students will learn assessment tools, a treatment plan with useful technique, self-care goals for the client, treatment frequency and expected outcomes.

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