Canine Massage


Friday, September 15, 2017 at 8:00 AM EDT
Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 6:00 PM EDT

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Abundant Life Massage Education Classroom
5350 Barbarossa Ave
Sarasota, FL 34235

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Jenifer or Marcia
Abundant Life Massage Education, Inc.

Canine Massage Therapy Certification, Module 1 

Cost: $1,275 (Buy 3 get 1 free - when you pay $425 each for Modules 1, 2, and 3, there is NO charge for Module 4! You can pay for each module individually and still get this deal!) Early registration is discounted to $400 per module or $1200 for all 4.

Hours: 100 (NCBTMB approved for LMTs - not FL-BOM approved for LMTs) 

Pre-Requisite: Learn to Massage Your Dog 15 hour course or 15 hours from another NCBTMB or IAAMB approved program.

Overview: The 100 Hour Canine Massage Therapy Certification program is broken down into 4 modules of 25 hours each. The modules must be taken in order and successful completion of each module is a requirement to proceed to the next module. This is the foundational massage therapy training when it comes to learning dog massage.

Module 1 - In this 25 hour module, you will learn the Origin of Dogs, Canine Communications, Anatomy and Physiology (including anatomical directions, terminology, skeletal system/bones & joints, muscular system/the muscles of the forelimb), Special Populations/Palliative Care (including death & dying), Massage Benefits (including advanced indications, contraindications, & when to refer to a veterinarian), Palpation Exercises, Advanced Full Body Canine Massage Techniques (including review of basic massage strokes: effleurage, petrissage, skin rolling, compression, kneading, muscle squeezing, friction, vibration, and laying on of hands). 

All classes at Abundant Life Massage Education are approved by the NCBTMB (National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork) for Massage Therapists.  We are also a "Preferred Provider" for IAAMB (International Association for Animal Massage and Bodywork).  If you have taken 100 hours of Canine Massage training at another school, you may still take the Canine Massage Therapy Level 2 training through Abundant Life Massage in order to sit for the NBCAAM national exam.  Please contact us for details!

NCBTMB Approved CE Provider #451463-10 

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