Oceans Massage - 2017/2018 Courses
Multiple

SAVE YOUR HANDS! Injury Prevention (2 Days)
Learn injury prevention, working with tools, hands on techniques to save your hands, joints and body and much more in this certificate class. Tired at the end of the day? Want to work more hours or earn more? Learn to work with 30% less effort, prolong your career in this evidence based class with theory and hands on practice. Get effective release without strain to your body. Instructor: CIPI certified Trainer, Certified Injury Prevention Instructor with SAVE YOUR HANDS! US program first of its kind in Canada based on the book. Joni Brestler, RMT, CIPI with SAVE YOUR HANDS!
2 day class - 9am-5pm
12 RMTA Credits, NHPC 10 ceu's, MTAS 14 primary credits
EDMONTON - June 3-4, 2017 at Pura Vida
Cost: $420 includes a free tool, manual & discount on "Save Your Hands" book.
www.cuppingandtools.webs.com

Hot Stone Massage Deep Tissue - (2 levels)
Therapeutic style to combine with massage. Get the best techniques, earn more, work less! Save on hands with effective deep tissue release, cut your work load in half and prolong your career. Muscle stripping, cross fiber, target all muscle groups full body prone and supine, spa style and more. While many schools focus on spa style only, this focuses on deep tissue and therapeutic style hot stone techniques. Earn your tuition back with your practicums! Instructor: Joni Brestler RMT, CIPI 15 years experience 2 day class - 30 Hour certificate 8am-6:30pm Cost: $575
12 RMTA Credits, NHPC 15 domain ceu's, MTAS 28 primary credits
LETHBRIDGE - Nov 24-25, 2018
SASKATOON - Nov 10-11, 2018
CALGARY - Nov 4-5, 2017
EDMONTON - Oct 14-15, 2017
www.hotstones.webs.com

Advanced Stone - (2 Levels) 25 hour certificate class
Learn Hot & Cold Stone and Advanced Techniques including targeting specialized issues including TMJD, sinus drainage, Full Body Nerve Sedation, Full Body Lymphatic Drainage, Tendonitis, Carpal Tunnel, inflammation and pain, face work, Stone Reflexology, alternate flushing, neck work, ear acupressure points with stones. A must have! Earn tuition back with self directed practicums. Research shows cold slows nerve firing, more effective than ibuprofen and acetaminophen with longer lasting results! Cold shocks the muscle from holding patterns. 2 day class from 9am-5:30pm
Pre-requisite: Hot Stone certification. 
Cost: $575. $100 deposit required, visa and mc accepted.
12 RMTA Credits, NHPC 15 ceu's, MTAS 20 ceu's
CALGARY - June 9-10, 2018 
SASKATOON - May 21-22, 2018      
www.hotstones.webs.com

Muscle Fascia Cupping (2 Days)
Learn to use moving vacuum cups using negative pressure with a pressurized gun and plastic cups to treat and restructure the fascia. A great addition to massage, with minimal impact on the therapist and less pain for the client! The cups using negative pressure stretch soft tissues, removes adhesions, aids hydration and restructures the fascia. Fascia theory, application and full body techniques prone and supine, safety concerns, indications and contraindications and more, follows fascia lines and planes. Add to massage or used as a stand-alone treatment. A must have in a therapist's tool kit, many long standing issues are fascia related.
12 RMTA Credits, NHPC 10 ceu's, MTAS 14 primary credits
2 day class - 9am-5pm Cost: $420 includes manual, certificate
SASKATOON - Oct 21-22, 2017 at PIMT College
REGINA - April 14-15, 2018
CALGARY - Nov 18-19 at Sandman Hotel, May 26-27, 2018
EDMONTON - April 28-29, 2018
LETHBRIDGE - October 27-28, 2018
www.cuppingandtools.webs.com

Working with Essential Oils! 10 oils, blends and Raindrop Therapy
Learn to work with single oils, blends, Vita Flex safe stimulation of reflex points and Raindrop Therapy. Works on all systems - circulatory, muscular, reduce pain, aid inflammation, immune, skeletal, digestive & more. 3 hours theory, hands on, 30 page manual that includes medical aromatherapy, nerve chart, frequency of oils, effects on glands, tissues & organs with amazing results. Certificate class. Bring a friend and get 2 FREE bottles of oil!
3 RMTA Credits, NHPC 5 ceu's
1 day certificate class - Cost: $295
EDMONTON - June 2, 2017 & Oct 13, 2017 at Travelodge West
CALGARY - December 2, 2017 at Sandman Hotel        
REGINA - October 27, 2017
LETHBRIDGE - November 24, 2017
www.hotstones.webs.com

Rattan Massage Class
Learn to work with bamboo-rattan sticks. Full body style (uses all shapes) and Thai style using fewer sticks and more massage. Use leverage, do deep tissue, myofascia release, do regional work. Warm /cool or room temperature bamboo. Effective release while saving your hands! Also adapt to use in seated massage or over a sheet. One of a kind therapy!
Cost: $420+gst.
REGISTRATION: 1-403-891-4822 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. NHPC 10 ccps, RMTA 12 ceus ad MTAS 14 ceu's
Scheduled dates: 
EDMONTON - June 2-3, 2018
CALGARY - June 10-11, 2017, April 21-22, 2018
SASKATOON -  Sep 2-3, 2017
REGINA -  Oct 28-29, 2017 
LETHBRIDGE -  Nov 25-26, 2017

Registration:  Instructor:  Joni Brestler, RMT, CIPI
SAVE YOUR HANDS! Certified Injury Prevention Instructor

Modality
Multiple

Credits

3-12

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Facility

Multiple

Location

Multiple

Instructor

Joni Brestler

Phone

1-403-891-4822
Cupping Therapy Certification Courses Summer-Fall 2017 (Western Canada)
Multiple

 

Contemporary Cupping Methods

Advanced Cupping Techniques

Facial Rejuvenation

 

12 RMTA Credits

12 RMTA Credits

8 RMTA Credits

Calgary 26-28 May, 2017    
Winnipeg 26-28 Aug, 2017   See WWW.cuppingtherapy.org
Edmonton 20-22 Oct, 2017   23 Oct, 2017
Calgary 10-12 Nov, 2017 17-18 Nov, 2017 19 Nov, 2017

Tuition Information (all prices in $US)

$550/$495 30-day early registration
Groups 4+ $450ea
8+ $400 ea
 $435/$390 30-day early registration (incl. 1 set ea. Belletazze and EarthSpa Bells)
$365/$330 30-day early registration

*Approved CEU credits with MTAA, MTAM, RMTA, NHPC

All ICTA course content and presentation material has been designed by Dr. Jesse McLean based on detailed research, clinical assessments and ongoing practice.  These courses are continually undergoing improvements and upgrading, all taught to the same high standard world wide by highly trained and certified instructors.

For Registration/Course outline see www.cuppingtherapy.org or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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CONTEMPORARY CUPPING METHODS (CCM) - 24 Hours – 3 Days
(CCM takes Cupping Therapy into mainstream manual soft tissue therapy!)
Earn your certification in Cupping Therapy(CCT). Negative Pressure, rather than compression, is superior bodywork for Myofascial Release to Deep Tissue work to Vascular Flow... and everything in between! Learn 6 different Cupping Sets for Massage and 22 treatments in 3 days ~ Sports & Orthopedic protocols ~ Cellulite ~ Reflexology ~ Biomagnetics ~ Abdominals ~ Facial Rejuvenation ~ Detoxification. Military/student bonus. Early registration discounts, ICTA Membership. (A Comprehensive 80-page manual is included in the tuition and all required cupping equipment is provided for workshop use - your own personal sets of equipment and a 2-DVD set of all treatments will be available for you to purchase at the workshop)

ADVANCED CUPPING TECHNIQUES (ACT) – 16 Hours – 2 Days
You have learned the basics and practiced Cupping on clients for 6 months! Now you are prepared to learn 24 new protocols for soft tissue treatments for the foot, leg, thigh, hip, trunk, back, chest, face and neck. This workshop is 85% hands-on and builds on the learnings of the CCM course. (Tuition includes a 40-page manual showing step-by-step treatments.  You are required to bring your own cups - additional cups are available for purchase at the course).

FACIAL REJUVENATION (FR) – 8 Hours – 1 Day
The Facial Cupping protocol weaves together contrasting thermotherapy, facial and neck muscle decompression, TMJ and sinus release, vascular flow, and dermal scar rehabilitation using proprietary cups. (Tuition includes: 1 set ea Belletazze and EarthSpa Bell cups; facial stines and a comprehensive 48-page manual)

ICTA Educator for Western Canada... Herb Longworth is a member of the Alberta Remedial Massage Therapists Association (RMTA) & Canadian Sports Massage Therapists Association (CSMTA). He holds a Master's Degree in Science from U of A, a massage therapy diploma & certifications in: advanced cupping therapy, national sports coaching (NCCP), Reiki Master/Teacher and Professional Fitness Trainer. Herb is vice-president of the CSMTA (Alberta branch) and is based in Calgary, AB.

Modality
Suction Cupping

Credits

12, 12, 8

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Facility

N/A

Location

Multiple

Instructor

Herb Longworth

Phone

587-436-2151
Thai Yoga Massage - Level 1
May 29-31, 2017

Thai Yoga Massage - Level One

Suitable for: Beginners
Duration: 40 hours (3 day sessions plus assignments - 15 hours of practical application)
Certification: Half-day practical examination (Four weeks after the course)
Investment: $500.00 + GST
Instructor: Shawne Klassen RMT RTT
Website: www.thaiyogamassage.guru
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Phone: 403-228-6420
Registration: thaiyogamassage.guru/course-registration/
Credits: 12 with RMTA
Dates: May 29-31, 2017 in Calgary

The course covers the historical roots, practices, benefits and constraints of Northern style Thai yoga massage and then moves onto demonstrations and hands-on practical sessions. During the course, we explore the ‘northern energy model’ focusing on the effective delivery of massage techniques based on good body mechanics and how to achieve deeper releases with breath work.

On successful completion of the course and examination, you will be able to safely and effectively deliver a full Northern style Thai yoga massage, using a combination of over 100 techniques on a mat.

Includes: Comprehensive course manual and lifetime subscription to course videos.

Throughout the three days, we will cover:

The course covers the historical roots, practices, benefits and constraints of Northern style Thai yoga massage. We will explore the ‘northern energy model’ focusing on the effective delivery of massage techniques based on good body mechanics and how to achieve deeper releases with breath work.

  •       Indications and contraindications
  •       Body mechanics
  •       Transitions: supine, prone, side, and sitting
  •       Listening to the body
  •       Breath coaching
  •       Over 100 Thai massage positions
Modality
Traditional/Thai/Thai Yoga Massage

Credits

12

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Facility

#2, 115 12 St. NE

Location

Calgary, AB

Instructor

Shawne Klassen

Phone

403-228-6420
Thai Yoga Massage Table Format
June 5-7, 2017

Thai Yoga Massage Table Format

Suitable for: Thai yoga massage practitioners /Beginners
Duration: 40 hours (3 day sessions plus assignments - 15 hours of practical application)
Certification: Half-day practical examination (Four weeks after the course)
Investment: $500.00 + GST
Instructor: Shawne Klassen RMT RTT
Website: www.thaiyogamassage.guru
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Phone: 403-228-6420
Registration: thaiyogamassage.guru/course-registration/
Credits: 12 with RMTA
Dates: June 5-7, 2017 in Calgary

This program shifts the ancient art of Thai Yoga Massage from its traditional floor work onto the massage table. This technique allows the massage to intermingle with any other bodywork or to perform on its own practitioners can create individualized healing experiences by blending gentle stretching, acupressure and breath work in a rhythmic dance.

On successful completion of the course and examination, you will be able to safely and effectively deliver a full Thai yoga massage table format, using a combination of 90 techniques on the massage table.

Includes: Comprehensive course manual and lifetime subscription to course videos

Throughout the three days, we will cover:

  •       Indications and contraindications
  •       Body Mechanics
  •       Supine, Prone, Side and Sitting transitions
  •       Advantages and disadvantages to table work
  •       Listening to the body
  •       Breath coaching
  •       90 Thai massage positions
Modality
Traditional/Thai/Thai Yoga Massage

Credits

12

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Facility

#2, 115 12 St. NE

Location

Calgary, AB

Instructor

Shawne Klassen

Phone

403-228-6420
microMoves for RSI On-Line or Live & Life Anatomy On-Line
Multiple
microMoves 1microMoves 2
 

Event date: Jan 22- 2017 to Jan 22- 2018 
Information: www.micromoves.com   

You the RMT, Relaxed Massage Therapist will learn microMoves for maximum mobility for clients & self!
microMoves improve:

  • posture
  • productivity
  • prevent injury

Course includes practical ergonomics, aerobic, balance, core strength & nutrition tips. Bonus: assessments, passive /active release (Dr. Feldenkrais Method), new trigger point techniques & face massage.

ONLINE COURSES

Take ANY DAY 

Level 1: microMoves- the basics Travelercise online (same content as microMoves pocket guide) + certificate
1 CE credit
$20.00

Level 1 & 2 combined: microMoves for RSI online (25 more microMoves, INCLUDES TRAVELERCISE) related web links + 8 pages of bonus content + certificate
2 CE credits
$49.00

microMoves- the basics Pocket guide (same content as Travelercise) / Desk guide (selected moves from pocket guide) + certificate
1 CE credit
$5.00

LIFE ANATOMY it's FUNctional online video/DVD & manual + bonus content + certificate
2 CE credits $49.00

LIFE ANATOMY online video/ DVD ONLY + bonus content + certificate
1 CE credit
$20.00

LIFE ANATOMY MANUAL ONLY + certificate
1 CE credit
$29.00

MicroMoves in class
12 CE credits.
Tuition: $350.00 

Includes desk guide
Runs the last weekend of each month:
Friday night 6:00 to 9:30
Saturday 10:00 to 2:30

Sunday 10:00 to 2:30

Registration closes one week before the end of the month

Contact: Sherry Ogg RMT GCFP BGS
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http://www.micromoves.com

Instructor: Sherry Ogg, RMT, BGS, GCFP

St. Andrew's Centre 12720--111 Ave T5M 3X3
Boardroom
Parking on West Side of building.
Edmonton AB

 


Modality
Other

Credits

1-12

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Facility

On-line & On-site

Location

Edmonton, AB

Instructor

Sherry Ogg & Jacquie Ogg

Phone

1-877-414-0505

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