Canine Massage


Friday, June 14, 2019 at 8:00 AM EDT
Sunday, June 16, 2019 at 6:00 PM EDT

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

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Abundant Life Massage Education, Inc.

Canine Massage Therapy, Level 1 - Module 1 

Cost: $425

 Hours: 25 (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.


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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