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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.

Ethics for Massage Therapists
This self-paced online class will use discussion forums, questions and answers, case studies, and collaboration to create conversations and discover solutions about ethical issues practicing LMT's may encounter. In addition to covering Oregon statutes, students will discuss common ethical challenges faced by LMT's in practice and develop strategies and tools to overcome business, client, and personal ethical challenges. Fulfills the 4 contact hour Professional Ethics Continuing Education requirement as defined by the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists. This distance online course is interactive and taught by Central Oregon instructors.
Stephanie Manriquez & Whitney Sorenson         Online   18301
1/4 to 3/18 – register anytime during these dates
Cost $99      

Reflexology for Everyone
Learn the amazing, effective art and science of reflexology. This intensive weekend will be equally powerful for body workers looking to expand their technique, as well as the individual with no background at all. Reflexology is an ancient technique backed by modern science that activates the healing powers of the body through stimulation of points on the hands and feet. These points correlate to every gland, organ and part of the body both small and large to initiate healing change by working directly on the nervous system as well as the energy meridians of the body. This intensive class will allow everyone to emerge confident, understanding their body differently, as well as their own power to stimulate healing change. We will also cover concepts of emotional healing with reflexology and particular essential oils that are powerful assisters for both physical and emotional release. Individuals as well as couples are encouraged to learn techniques for self as well as others.
Elyse Williams    Bend HCC 160    18581
1/23       5:30pm-8:30 Sa 
1/24       10:00am-04:00 Su             Cost $179            

NEW! Healing with Essential Oils
Take advantage of this amazing new training opportunity here in Bend! Become the confident healer you know you are, and take your essential oil practice to the next level for personal healing and professional success. This unique three class series is packed with in-depth knowledge and information about the powerful healing properties of essential oils, which are uniquely suited to profoundly shift our physiology from the gross molecular level up to our subtle energy fields. Not only will you have the opportunity for in-depth personal healing through this transformational training but you will also learn how to be an effective practitioner of healing with essential oils for others. This training series offers a clear holistic strategy in understanding and utilizing specific oils to promote healing changes in the body. Both cutting-edge research and ancient healing techniques will be highlighted to fully integrate theory and practice that will change the way you understand yourself and the plant world around you.  As the popularity of essential oils is growing, make sure you become the most educated and confident resource you can be.

Healing with Essential Oils: Physical Healing
Elyse Williams    Bend HCC 190                    18582
2/12                       5:30pm-8:00 F
2/13                       10:00am-4:30 Sa               Cost $225                            

Healing with Essential Oils: Emotional Healing
Elyse Williams      Bend HCC 190                    18583
3/11                         5:30pm-8:00 F
3/12                        10:00am-4:30 Sa               Cost $225                            

Healing with Essential Oils: Spiritual Healing
Elyse Williams       Bend HCC 190                    18584
4/8                            5:30pm-8:00 F
4/9                            10:00am-4:30 Sa               Cost $225                            

Healing with Essential Oils: Three Class Package
Register for all three classes in the series at a discounted price. 

Elyse Williams                    Bend HCC 190    18585
Fridays:  5:30pm-8:00 F
Saturdays:  10:00am-4:30 Sa                                        
2/12 to 4/9                                                          Cost $585                            

Unfurl: The Art of Abdominal Massage
This 2-day class is for LMT's or any health care providers who want to gain confidence to include abdominal massage in healing and helping work. Learn basic internal organ anatomy and location. We will explore how to approach the most vulnerable part of the body with both confidence and sensitivity. You'll learn and practice a 10 minute sequence with oil that can be done alone or incorporated into any full body massage. Some of the many benefits of receiving abdominal massage include improved digestion and elimination, promotion of detox and cleansing, support for toning the belly and can also help chronic issues like low back pain and headaches. Lunch break from 1:00pm-2:00 both days. 16 contact hours.
Mali Jarvis             9:00am-6:00 SaSu                  18398
4/2 & 4/3                Bend HCC 170                    Cost $235            

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