Hot Stone Massage
Jan
26
to Jan 28

Hot Stone Massage

In this program, participants will learn how to set up and properly care for their massage stones. They will learn about the benefits and contraindications of hot and cold stone therapy. Participants will learn various techniques, including spinal and chakra layouts, to competently perform a 90 minute Hot Stone Massage.

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Breast Massage
Feb
2
to Feb 3

Breast Massage

This 14 hour program works to educate the therapist in the anatomy of the breast tissue, obtaining specific permission for the application of breast massage, and in being proficient at the application of breast massage. Students in this program will gain an appreciation of the unique physiology of breast tissue and gain a greater comfort in talking about breast massage treatment with clients.

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Rib Mobilization
Feb
2
to Feb 3

Rib Mobilization

In this workshop, participants will procure knowledge in anatomy/kinesiology of the ribcage, contraindications to mobilization of the ribcage and an understanding of how rib dysfunction presents in clients. Participants will enhance their skills in palpation of rib structure and obtain an assessment and treatment methodology for safe treatment of both functional (respiratory) and structural rib dysfunction.

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Fascial Integrati
Mar
2
to Mar 4

Fascial Integrati

This course will introduce students of Massage Therapy to parts of the Fascial Integration series, where the nomenclature of fascial restrictions of the body will be categorized and treated. Students are expected to be able to identify when a fascial problem should be treated, when it is secondary to other problems in the body and when it is the cause. They will also be expected to choose an appropriate technique for the patient’s problem.

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Palliative Care
Mar
2
to Mar 3

Palliative Care

This 14 hour program works to prepare you to care and support those individuals and/ or families who are living with a life-limiting illness or coping with grief. You will cover topic areas including the role of the massage therapist, death and dying, comfort measures, listening and responding, spiritual care, loss, grief and bereavement. You will also look at exploring your personal attitudes towards death and dying, deepen your self-awareness, and understand the importance of self-care.

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Cranial Therapy
Mar
16
to Mar 18

Cranial Therapy

Students who wish to obtain a certificate of completion of this program needs to provide the college with 3 case studies of patients they palpated and their symptoms and the findings before treatment, after treatment and one week following treatment. Students who do not complete this portion of the program will be given a certificate of attendance only.

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Hot Stone Massage
Mar
16
to Mar 18

Hot Stone Massage

In this program, participants will learn how to set up and properly care for their massage stones. They will learn about the benefits and contraindications of hot and cold stone therapy. Participants will learn various techniques, including spinal and chakra layouts, to competently perform a 90 minute Hot Stone Massage.

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Pre and Post Sports Even Massage
Mar
23
to Mar 24

Pre and Post Sports Even Massage

The Pre and Post Event Sports Massage techniques offered through the Western College of Remedial Massage Therapies Inc., have been compiled and refined after several years of study and practical application at various events and collaboration with Sports Massage educators. Sports Massage dates back to the early Olympics and ancient Chinese Shaolin Temples. In the modules offered in this course, students will have the option to study various angles and aspects of all that Sports Massage entails.

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Rib Mobilization
Mar
24
to Mar 25

Rib Mobilization

In this workshop, participants will procure knowledge in anatomy/kinesiology of the ribcage, contraindications to mobilization of the ribcage and an understanding of how rib dysfunction presents in clients. Participants will enhance their skills in palpation of rib structure and obtain an assessment and treatment methodology for safe treatment of both functional (respiratory) and structural rib dysfunction.

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Somatics
Apr
27
to Apr 28

Somatics

In this workshop, participants will learn the theories as well as how to perform specific, natural, gentle, pain free movement patterns that help break habitual muscle patterns in our bodies that we develop over time which leads to musculoskeletal dysfunction. Participants can utilize these movement patterns into their daily routine to enhance their longevity in the massage therapy field and/or incorporate the concepts or movement patterns into their treatment plans as a component of their client's rehabilitation.

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Spa Therapies & Treatments
Dec
8
to Dec 10

Spa Therapies & Treatments

The Spa Therapy and Treatments workshop will enable participants to understand and practice spa treatments. Concepts covered will include: enhancing customer service skills and spa etiquette; proper maintenance and cleaning of equipment; history and type of spas; types and benefits of spa therapy; body treatments; contraindications; skin physiology; thermotherapy/cryotherapy; product benefits and active ingredients of treatment products; full body relaxation massage, facial knowledge, techniques and application.

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Introduction to Aromatherapy Massage
Dec
1
to Dec 3

Introduction to Aromatherapy Massage

In this program you will learn the origins, Latin names and properties (or specific use and benefit) of 20 essential oils. You will also learn to blend for the client’s specific needs and hot to safely apply those oils to massage therapy. You will also be introduced to different carrier oils and methods of application.

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Lymphatic Integration
Nov
24
to Nov 26

Lymphatic Integration

This course is designed to provide participants with an assessment and treatment methodology for the lymphatic system, lymphatic drainage and immune system disorders. It will cover physiology, anatomy and pathology of the lymphatic system. It will expose participants to general lymphatic and immune system boosting techniques as well as specific lymphatic stimulating techniques for lymph nodes. This is not a course is lymphedema or it’s hospital based treatment.

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