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August 6th-7th NWSAM is hosting Wendy Murdoch for a SUREFOOT Workshop! Space is limited, (L)Earning potention is Unlimited! Enroll NOW!

August 20th NWSAM Founder Lola Michelin will offer a one-day Equine Kinesiology Taping hands-on course. Candidates must complete the online Fundamentals of Equi-Taping course to attend.

October 29th-30th Joan Ranquet returns to offer another Animal Communication two-day training. Her June class on Vashon was outstanding, don’t miss her next visit! Enrollment opens July 15th.

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Everyone at the school made me feel so special and so important. They went out of their way to make sure students succeeded. I can’t thank them enough for giving my life new found joy and a feeling of doing something so special and important in this crazy world. Thank you to Lola and all her staff at NWSAM.

~ Lorna Boydston — Small Animal graduate

I can’t tell you what this means to me.  I have a very troubled horse and bodywork is making a huge difference in him and how he goes.  This has been one of those “life changing” experiences for me.  I will never forget the class, my classmates and you.  I learned so much from everyone.

~ Robin Western — Large Animal graduate

Kalamazoo was an amazing experience. I would jump at the chance to do it again.  NWSAM instructors are passionate for the work they do offer a caring and supportive environment.  Thank you, Lola, for providing us with such a rewarding experience!

~ Sue Okoniewski — Small Animal graduate

Everyone at the school made me feel so special and so important. They went out of their way to make sure students succeeded. I can’t thank them enough for giving my life new found joy and a feeling of doing something so special and important in this crazy world. Thank you to Lola and all her staff at NWSAM.

~ Lorna Boydston — Small Animal graduate

I found the instructors to be excellent at demonstrating and explaining information.  By the time I went to the practical session, I felt very prepared.

~ Polly Klein — Small Animal graduate

The whole body of the course was such an eye-opener to me.  Money can’t buy what I’ve learned in this course.

~ Elizabeth Sinclair — Small Animal graduate

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