Conituing Education

Introduction to Traditional Herbalism

Want to learn more about herbs, herbal products, and how they can benefit you? Join us for a two day, hands on introduction to using herbs as medicine. We will participate in herbal discussion, take an herb walk to discover an abundance of herbs right here in Fortuna, learn simple methods of traditional harvesting, and go over remedies for common health issues. Bring your notebook and questions!

Instructor: Jewel McGuiness,CMT#55856, Local Clinical Herbalist, Flower Essence Practitioner, and Licensed Massage Therapy Instructor.  Friday 5:30pm - 9:30pm & Saturday 10am-4pm

Tuition: $160 / 10 Contact Hours

TBD             Registration Deadline: TBD   


Advanced Abdominal Massage Class: 1 Saturday

This advanced massage class - for anyone who touches another person! - includes; anatomy, physiology and palpation (hands-on) experience. Saturday 10am - 4pm

Instructor: TBD

Register at Loving Hands Institute.

TBD                  Registration Deadline: TBD

Tuition: $175 / 6 Contact Hours


Advanced Techniques and Recipes in Med Rehab/Athletic Massage I: 2 Saturdays

Learn advanced techniques for specific injuries and problem areas for your clients.

This advanced class requires the following prerequisites;  Deep Tissue Massage, Acupressure Massage and Trigger Point Therapy. The class will include palpation methods, assessing and treating, and body mechanics.  Instructor:  J

TBD                  Registration Deadline: TBD

Tuition:  $160 / 12 Contact Hours


Introduction to Massage Cupping: 1 Saturday

This class will cover the history of Cupping and the adaptation of the ancient Chinese Cupping by Massage Therapists and other Healthcare Providers.  Knowledge of Lymphatic drainage points is necessary.  Prerequisite: HMT Recommended: Lymphatic Compression Massage. Saturday 10am-4pm


TBD                Registration Deadline: CLOSED

Tuition: $210 (includes a set of Massage Cups) / 5 Contact Hours


NEW! Intro to Pre-Natal Massage: 1 Saturday

Learn techniques to work with women during all 3 trimesters.  Class will include focus on breath work, body mechanics, postural assessment. Sat. 10am-4:30pm. Instructor: Jewel McGuiness,CMT#55856

TBD               Registration Deadline: TBD

Tuition:  $150 / 6 Contact Hours


Postural Integration for Manual Therapists

Learn techniques to relieve yourself and your clients from pain.  Class will include focus on breath work, body mechanics, postural assessment and kinetic rebalancing.. Fri. 5:30- 9:30pm & Sat. 10am-5pm

Instructor: Jack Collins CMT#52668

TBD                    Registration Deadline: TBD

Tuition:  $160 / 10 Contact Hours


Advanced Myofascial Release

Learn the basic theory and practice of Myofascial Release and its potential benefits, including;  anatomy of fascia, dynamic anatomy concepts (function), and myofascial pathology (dysfunction).  Techniques include palpation, assessing and treating, and body mechanics. Fri. 5:30 - 9:30pm / Sat. 10am - 5pm

This class will include completion of A 4 hour log.   Instructor: Jack Collins CMT#52668

TBD , 2015                  Registration Deadline: TBD

Tuition: $190 / 14 Contact Hours (prerequisite: Deep Tissue Massage)

Transforming Stress

Learn to release emotional blocks through muscle testing and creative visualization. Advanced students only. Hot tub included. Bring sack lunch, suit and towel. Friday 5:30-9:30 & Saturday 10am-4pm.

TBD , 2015                  Registration Deadline: TBD

Tuition $200 / 10 Contact Hours