NCBTMB Online CE Workshops

The following online continuing education courses are approved by the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) ONLY, they are not approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services for purposes of license renewal.


Principles of Reflexology – 8 CEU’s | $130.00
VIDEO COURSE

Reflexology is an ancient healing art. Reflexologists espouse that the body contains an energy field, called Qi. If a person’s Qi is blocked this can prevent healing. Reflexologists claim to be able to relieve stress and pain in other parts of the body through the manipulation of the feet, hands, and sometimes, the ears. This reflexology course includes history, benefits, contraindications and a massage protocol that includes a reflexology point routine designed to cover all the major organs in the body. The feet and the hands are included in the treatment. The treatment concludes with a series of massage strokes to the head, neck and shoulders designed to increase the clients’ overall relaxation experience.


Deep Tissue Massage – 8 CEU’s | $130.00
VIDEO COURSE

This course focuses on the fascial layers, their purpose, their function and how they relate to deep tissue massage. We will demonstrate techniques that show you how to unwind tight soft tissue and break down adhesions that can block circulation, cause pain, limit movement, and create inflammation. The course includes the benefits of deep tissue massage, contraindications associated with this treatment, a full body deep tissue massage protocol, marketing descriptions, tips on how to create and reach your target market, and finally after completing this course you will have a working knowledge of fascia and how to communicate this knowledge to your clients to keep them coming back.


Intro to Orthopedic Massage – 6 CEU’s | $90.00
VIDEO COURSE

This course is an overview of the cervical portion of James’s Full Certification Program. The course includes the Twelve Steps necessary to assess, treat and rehabilitate the cervical soft tissue. You will learn how to identify muscle groups and you will understand the term “end feel” and how it relates to client assessment, treatment and rehabilitation. The course explains the importance of a treatment plan, how to create and implement a treatment plan. You will learn and understand the importance of the “velvet glove” technique as well as additional myofascial release techniques. The course concludes with instruction on the importance of patient home care. This course is intended to spark your interest in the work and James’s Full Certification Program.


Massage Balinese and Spa Ritual – 8 CEU’s | $160.00
VIDEO COURSE

From the ancient traditions of Indonesia, the island of Bali holds a history rich with healing & massage therapy. JAMU Balinese Massage, also known as Indonesian From the ancient traditions of Indonesia, the island of Bali holds a history rich with healing & massage therapy. JAMU Balinese Massage, also known as Indonesian Massage or “pijat,” celebrates the historical influences of the island nation of Indonesia. JAMU is a meditative massage modality. The techniques of Balinese Massage are influenced by Chinese (Tui-Na & Acupressure), Hindu Dharma (documented in Bali), Ayurvedic and European (use of oil, and long strokes after dry strokes) systems of healing, and as a modality is a very unique massage experience. This Balinese Massage and Spa Ritual course is documented and taught by Kim Collier, LMT, Esth, HHP, and founder of JAMU Spa Rituals


Nayada Body Saver – 14 CEU’s | $149.00
VIDEO COURSE

The Body-Saver method of Massage is one of the “least efforts with maximum results.” Drawing from influences including Thai Massage, Shiatsu, Active Isolated Stretching, Yoga, and principles of mechanics & ergonomics, the goal of this method is to expand the creativity, effectiveness, and satisfaction of massage therapists. The result is a reduced risk of injury and a longer, more lucrative career. Register now for a special Introductory price of $149.00! Regular price $175.00.


Prenatal Massage – 12 CEU’s | $140.00
VIDEO COURSE

IF YOU HAVE BEEN DIRECTED TO A PRENATAL COURSE VIA YOUR EMPLOYER PLEASE EMAIL; help@castineconsulting.com. This NCBTMB Approved 12 hour continuing education course was designed to instruct the massage therapist in prenatal massage. The course includes benefits, contraindications and an informed consent release form for the pregnant client. You will be guided through proper use of the prenatal massage wedge in the supine and the side lying positions. The prenatal massage protocol allows the massage therapist the freedom to choose which client body positions should be used to insure the optimal prenatal massage experience for your client. The protocol can be utilized with all women in all stages of their pregnancy including post partum massage. This will allow the massage therapist the freedom to capture the entire prenatal and post natal massage market.


Salt Scrubs and Mud Wraps – 16 CEU’s | $150.00
VIDEO COURSE

This is a dry room technique. Spa services are the fastest growing segment of the massage industry. The objective of this spa class is to equip the therapist with the necessary knowledge and hands on instruction, so that they may incorporate this spa treatment into their existing practice and menu of services. A warm towel is placed on a specific body part, and folded back exposing the skin. The skin is exfoliated. The exfoliation process moves around the body beginning with the client face down. The client is turned over and the exfoliation process moves around the front of the body. Warm mud is applied to the body. The body is wrapped in a plastic sheet, thermal blanket, blanket and sheet. The client rests for 15 minutes. The mud is removed with warm towels and the client is then re-hydrated.


Spa Body Wraps – 3 CEU’s | $70.00
Steve Capellini VIDEO COURSE

This is a dry room technique. Revitalize your clients with this relaxing body wrap using mud, clay and seaweed. This course will identify the benefits and contraindications of this treatment and walk you step by step throught the treatment protocol. This is a dry room treatment.


Spa Exfoliation Treatment – 3 CEU’s | $70.00
Steve Capellini

This is a dry room technique. The Spa Exfoliation Treatment is a wonderful addition to any menu of services. This treatment utilizes salt, sugar or a body buff to gently exfoliate the skin. You will learn how to identify the benefits and contraindications.


Spa Foot Treatment – 3 CEU’s | $70.00
Steve Capellini -VIDEO COURSE

This is a dry room technique. This treatment can stand on its own or easily be combined with other services to create a spa package. The treatment protocol includes an exfoliation, mud wrap, reflexology routine and a rehydration massage.


Spa Herbal Wraps – 3 CEU’s | $70.00
Steve Capellini -VIDEO COURSE

This is dry room technique. Prepare, setup and perform a this detoxifying herbal body wrap that your clients will love. This course will show you how to heat the wrap and wrap the client. A review of benefits and contraindications is included.


Spa Scalp Treatment – 3 CEU’s | $70.00
Steve Capellini -VIDEO COURSE

This is a dry room technique. You will Learn a deeply nourishing and moisturizing scalp treatment that is offered at most luxury spa’s. This treatment can be done in your treatment room. The protocol includes the application of mud to the hair and a warm oil scalp massage.


Thai Spa Face – 4 CEU’s | $75.00
Steve Capellini -VIDEO COURSE

This is a dry room technique. Experience and create your own signature ThaiSpa service. The Thai Herbal Ball is a compress filled with a mixture of 12 healing herbs. This is quickly becoming the most popular new treatment in spas around the world. The Traditional Thai protocol is a 3 step procedure which includes pressure points along the sen sib lines or meridians, application of the herbal ball along those same lines and a finishing massage using Thai-inspired aromatherapy oils of jasmine and lemongrass.

Additional Materials: Follow the link below, purchase the SMALL Thai Balls for practicing this treatment. (steamer is optional)

Cut and paste link into your internet browser:
http://www.sa-wan.com/products_herbal_balls_all.htm


Thai Spa Foot – 4 CEU’s | $75.00
Steve Capellini -VIDEO COURSE

This is a dry room technique. Experience and create your own signature ThaiSpa service. The Thai Herbal Ball is a compress filled with a mixture of 12 healing herbs. This is quickly becoming the most popular new treatment in spas around the world. The Traditional Thai protocol is a 3 step procedure which includes pressure points along the sen sib lines or meridians, application of the herbal ball along those same lines and a finishing massage using Thai-inspired aromatherapy oils of jasmine and lemongrass.

Additional Materials: Follow the link below, purchase the SMALL Thai Balls for practicing this treatment. (steamer is optional)

Cut and paste link into your internet browser:
http://www.sa-wan.com/products_herbal_balls_all.htm


Thai Spa Full Body – 8 CEU’s | $150.00
Steve Capellini -VIDEO COURSE

This is a dry room technique. Experience and create your own signature ThaiSpa service. The Thai Herbal Ball is a compress filled with a mixture of 12 healing herbs. This is quickly becoming the most popular new treatment in spas around the world. The Traditional Thai protocol is a 3 step procedure which includes pressure points along the sen sib lines or meridians, application of the herbal ball along those same lines and a finishing massage using Thai-inspired aromatherapy oils of jasmine and lemongrass.

Additional Materials: Follow the link below, purchase the LARGE Thai Balls for practicing this treatment. (steamer is optional)

Cut and paste link into your internet browser:
http://www.sa-wan.com/products_herbal_balls_all.htm


Thermal Palms – 10 CEU’s | $90.00
VIDEO COURSE

This NCBTMB Approved 10 hour continuing education course introduces the massage therapist to Thermal Palms, a unique handheld heat modality that can be easily incorporated into your massage practice. Doing Thermal Palms massage is much like doing hot stone massage. However, they are easier to use than hot stones and have some significant advantages which you’ll find out about in this continuing education course. The course includes the benefits to the massage therapist and the benefits to the client, contraindications and the history of Thermal palms. You will receive an equipment and supplies list and instructions on how to set up and safely heat the Thermal Palms. Upon completion of the treatment protocol instruction included in this course the massage therapist will be able to perform three different Thermal Palm massages. The soft, pliable Thermal Palm molds to the contours of the body while the deep penetrating heat offers stress reduction, pain relief and reduces tension in the soft tissue. To purchase Thermal Palms go to; www.thermalpalms.com