Massage Therapy Continuing Education

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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.

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 Su               18250
3/8                         Bend HCC 160                Cost $129     

Effective Office Decisions for Massage Therapists
Learn to address many of the issues that a massage therapist may encounter in their massage therapy business. Explore insurance billing, retail selling, target marketing, bookkeeping, credentialing and other issues a massage practice may encounter. Prior education and an understanding of basic massage techniques required (20 contact hours, CEUs included). Check the COCC Bookstore for any required text. 
Amber Clark       10:15am-noon M             18041
1/5 to 3/16          Bend HCC 160                Cost $99         

Clinical Assessment
This introduction to clinical assessment procedures includes orthopedic assessment, muscle testing, postural and gait analysis, rehabilitation theories and neurological tests. The course will prepare you to independently assess and judge dysfunction of various structures of the body. This will be basic training for entry level competency and understanding of assessment protocols to allow seamless entry into a clinical practice. Prior education and an understanding of basic massage techniques is required (60 contact hours, CEUs included). Check the COCC Bookstore for any required text. 
Rodney Cross    9:00am-11:45 TuTh          18039
1/6 to 3/19          Bend HCC 170                 Cost $159           

Zen Shiatsu
Zen Shiatsu history, basic theory and techniques used in this massage modality will be introduced. This class will offer hands-on experience while working with a clothed client in the style of Shizuto Masunaga. Recommended preparation: LMT 155, 130 (60 contact hours, CEUs included). Check COCC Bookstore for any required text.
Alan Nunes         1:30pm-4:20 TuTh            18040
1/6 to 3/19          Bend HCC 170                  Cost $139 
  
Pregnancy Massage
This course will cover advance training for working with pregnant clients. Includes precautions, indications, techniques and contraindications during pregnancy when performing massage therapy. Techniques will include positioning, draping, tools and how massage can support the pregnant woman in labor. Prior education and an understanding of basic massage techniques required (20 contact hours, CEUs included). Check the COCC Bookstore for any required text. 
Tabitha Ward     10:05am-11:55 W             18243
1/7 to 3/18          Bend HCC 160                 Cost $79

Movement for Massage
This course is designed to provide an introduction to the principles of body mechanics through the practice of Qigong, utilizing movement and theory as it applies to the work of massage therapy. You will cultivate awareness of the movement of energy in the body and develop a greater sensitivity and awareness in the hands in relation to massage. Class will cover self massage and its application as well as 1000 Hands and 8 Treasures Qigong practice and the benefits to body workers. Prior education and an understanding of basic massage techniques required (20 contact hours, CEUs included). Check the COCC Bookstore for any required text. 
Kellie Chambers, L.Ac.   10:30am-12:10 Th             18043
1/8 to 3/19                       Bend HCC 160                  Cost $79                         

Thai Massage II
Explore the deeper roots of Thai bodywork and the Sen. Advanced techniques and stretches will be practiced in a Thai bodywork routine using traditional Thai equipment. Students should have the ability to kneel and move around on their hands and knees. This class is open to licensed massage therapists who have taken Thai Massage I or have had other Thai Massage classes as approved by instructor (30 contact hours, CEUs included). Check COCC Bookstore for any required text.
Jessica Layton    9:00am-12:40 Tu               18042
1/27 to 3/3          Bend HCC 160                   Cost $99              

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