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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]
 
Sunday Jul 27, 2014
Massaging Patients with Cancer 8CE hrs   
Massaging Patients with Cancer 8CE hrs
July 27
Instructor: Holly Pinto, LMT, NCTMB 9-6pm - $200.00
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.
Continuing Education
Sunday Aug 3, 2014
Understanding HIV/AIDS 4 CE hrs   
Understanding HIV/AIDS 4 CE hrs
August 03
Instructor: Holly I. Pinto, LMT, NCTMB
(9am-1pm) $125
This short course is for all massage therapists who wish to be educated in the methods of transmission and recommended treatments for clients living with HIV/AIDS. Therapist will learn how a massage can strengthen a client's immune system and how to help manage the symptoms of the disease. Many states require continuing education in HIV/AIDS, so it is an important topic in today's society. Therapists will discuss the prevalence, transmission and symptoms of HIV/AIDS. As a result, therapists will learn how to be an integrated part of the client's medical term.
Continuing Education
 
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