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Massage Therapy Continuing Education classes are offered in conjunction with the COCC Massage Therapy Certificate Program. These in-depth, high quality classes will not only satisfy your continuing education requirements for your Massage License but will also allow you to add depth and value to your practice and bring new skills to your clients. Required textbooks can be purchased via the COCC Bookstore or online.

To register, click on class title or call (541) 383-7270.

Chinese Medicine Theory
Chinese Medicine Theory provides a deeper understanding of Eastern/Asian foundational elements and the application of the elements as they relate to therapeutic massage therapy and bodywork. Please wear loose fitting, comfortable clothing and socks to class. Prior education and an understanding of basic massage techniques required (40 contact hours, CEUs included). See the COCC web site or the COCC bookstore for any required text. 
Kellie Chambers, L.Ac.        9:00am-10:55 TuTh             48503
9/30 to 12/11                       Bend HCC 160                   Cost $265                                        

Sports Massage
Introduces the principles and techniques of massage that relate to sports and exercise. Deep Tissue and Muscle Energy Techniques specific to athletes are explored. Relevant anatomy, physiology AND assessment are included to assist in the rehabilitation of sports injuries. Prerequisite: LMT 150 or instructor approval. Prior education and an understanding of basic massage techniques required (60 contact hours, CEUs included). See the COCC web site or the COCC bookstore for any required text. 
Amber Clark                    12:30pm-3:20 MW             48504
9/29 to 12/10                   Bend HCC 160                Cost $295              

Thai Massage I
Traditional Thai massage has been with the Thai people for over 2500 years. This class will focus on learning the Northern Style Thai Massage, which allows body workers to give a comfortable massage to  people of all sizes. In this class, focus will be given to providing a safe effective massage without causing injury to the giver or the receiver. The use of proper body mechanics, leverage and sensitivity are all very important aspects of this work. The class will include lots of hands-on experience for the students as well as the opportunity to receive bodywork and feedback from the instructor. Prior education and an understanding of basic massage techniques is required (30 contact hours, CEUs included). See the COCC web site or the COCC bookstore for any required text. 
Jessica Layton             12:30pm-4:50 Tu             48501
9/30 to 11/4                  Bend HCC 160               Cost $225

NEW! Intro to Bowenwork: Wellness in YOUR Hands
Bowenwork is a gentle,hands-on technique that addresses the entire body by restoring balance in the autonomic nervous system, allowing the body to heal itself. It is safe for every age and condition, and can be done through clothing. Bowenwork is extremely effective in helping with a variety of acute and chronic ailments, including back pain, sciatica, neck and shoulder pain, fibromyalgia and other conditions such as acid reflux and gastrointestinal complaints that often do not respond to more conventional approaches. Learn a safe way to promote wellness in yourself and others with this introductory class. Class includes a 70 page illustrated manual.
Laura Magpali           10:00am-2:30 Sa                 48659
10/18                        Bend HCC 160                  Cost $129             

For more information, call (541)383-7270.     

 

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