Massage Therapy Continuing Education
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 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
9/30 to 12/11 Bend HCC
160 Cost $265
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
9/29 to 12/10 Bend HCC
160 Cost $295
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
9/30 to 11/4 Bend HCC
160 Cost $225
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
10/18 Bend HCC 160 Cost $129
For more information, call (541)383-7270.