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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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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

I’m even more enthused to pursue this avenue of bodywork.  This has been one of the best continuing education courses I’ve ever done.  Thank you!

~ Kelly Van Allen — 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

I love the hands-on work.  Really enjoyed the guest speakers and exposure to different modalities.  Liked the morning meditations.

~ Jamie Kennedy — Large Animal and Small Animal graduate

I am very impressed with this program and will recommend it to anyone interested in this field.  I look forward to continuing my education through the Northwest School of Animal Massage.

~ Lyndsey Durning — Small Animal graduate

I just had to email to tell you how IMPRESSED I was with how you set-up, arranged and taught Level 300.  It was interesting, fun, interactive and varied in teaching styles.  Kudos! I could see all of the hard work, organization and love you put into this class.  You highly exceeded my expectations.  Not only did I learn alot, but it was interesting AND I had FUN!  You should be very, very proud!

~ Joy Casamento-Walker — Small Animal graduate

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