Prenatal & Maternity Massage Workshop


Course Description

Our Continuing Education for Massage Therapists is online, hands-on, innovative, and advance. Our qualified and experienced teacher serves as facilitator of the learning process. Instead of simply lecturing, she guides students by helping make sense of course materials, encouraging them to ask questions and explore solutions, and promoting the use of resources outside of the classroom.

Take your prenatal treatments beyond the basics taught in Rattray, with our extensive Prenatal & Maternity Massage Workshop. Have you ever been curious why we, as RMTs, are instructed not to treat specific areas on a pregnant woman's hands, ankles, and feet? Gain new knowledge about specific acupressure points, techniques, anatomy (of mother and baby), contraindications, and the massive physiological change that pregnant women undergo. Massage is one of the SAFEST modalities for pregnant women – learn about the myths of massage and miscarriage along with other misleading information.

Cost: $650 (+ 6% GST)
Includes online class, practicum or distance education option.

Practicum Dates:
April 7, 2018 – Edmonton, AB
April 8, 2018 – Red Deer, AB
April 9, 2018 – Calgary, AB
April 14, 2018 – Lethbridge, AB

For more Information, and to register please visit our website!

Pre & Post Natal Massage








Rebecca Bekolay


Advanced Orthopedic Massage

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Rise above to provide the best treatment your clients crave. Provide the corrective care that brings recovery. This is muscle therapy that will rise your practice to the next level.

Become Certified as an Advanced OM Therapist

What is Advanced Orthopedic Massage (OM)?

Advanced Orthopedic Massage is based on the principle of massaging with respect to the musculature’s anatomy. You will be presented with concepts created by your instructor such as: muscle base, scooping and vector of force. Additionally, because the body is designed to move, a strong emphasis of this course is on moving the joints to produce the desired effect - a return to health. Enhance your skills to massage like an orthopedic surgeon, with precision and results.

How can your clients benefit from Advanced Orthopedic Massage (OM)?

This course will dramatically change your client’s progress and response to treatment. Learn how to implement Orthopedic Massage in your regular practice and understand it in reference to pathologies.

Invest in YOURSELF and lengthen your career with improved body mechanics.

 Advanced Orthopedic Massage Course Dates:


July 13-16, 2017    
Sept 11- Oct 23, 2017
Nov 2-6, 2017


Aug 19-20, 2017
Oct 13-26, 2017

Grande Prairie:

Nov 18-19, 2017

4 CEC – Provided for each OM course (9 course total)

Phone: 403-607-9389



4 per course




Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge, Grande Prairie, Fort McMurray


Mike Horne and/or Mara Boaru and/or Linda Hoppe


Oceans Massage - 2017/2018 Courses


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.

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

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

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

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

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 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









Joni Brestler


microMoves for RSI On-Line or Live & Life Anatomy On-Line
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Event date: Jan 22- 2017 to Jan 22- 2018 

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.



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

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

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

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

1 CE credit

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

Instructor: Sherry Ogg, RMT, BGS, GCFP

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






On-line & On-site


Edmonton, AB


Sherry Ogg & Jacquie Ogg



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