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We look forward to helping you pursue your interest in animal therapies with the Northwest School of Animal Massage.


EQ MAP for Hind End Joints EQ MAP for Hind End Joints

Course Description
In this Massage and Acupressure Protocol course, we will look at ways to address common joint issues in horses, particularly affecting the hind limb. Learn how to combine various massage techniques. acupressure techniques and Tuina to provide relief and improve function.These protocols were developed by NWSAM Founder Lola Michelin and Acupressure Instructor Kim Bauer.
Course Syllabus
MAP for Animals

Massage and Acupressure Protocols developed by Lola Michelin and Kim Bauer to address specific concerns for animals


Instructor: Ms. Kim Bauer
Location: Vashon Island, WA
Student Limit: 16
Date(s) of Class: 08/03/19 - 08/03/19

NWSAM Courses

NWSAM offers a wide range of courses for career-seekers and animal lovers alike.

Visit our Course Catalog for a full list of our course offerings.

NWSAM can also often tailor a class for your group or organization and is always eager to provide low-cost or no-fee training for animal rescue or shelter organizations and therapeutic riding programs when possible.



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