Course Catalog

Course Catalog

 NWSAM

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

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  • Manual Ligament Therapy / M.A.P.s / All Other CE Courses

    • SURE FOOT Practitioner Workshop with Wendy Murdoch

      This workshop is designed for Equine Professionals who would like to become SURE FOOT® Equine Stability Program Practitioners or are interested in a more in-depth understanding of the SURE FOOT® Equine Stability Program.

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      Location: Paxhia Farm Vashon Island, WA
      Student Limit: 12
      Date(s) of Class: 08/06/2022 — 08/07/2022

    • Visceral Therapy for Dogs and Horses

      Visceral Therapy builds on the general principles of osteopathy to include a special understanding of the organs (viscera), blood vessels and nerves of the body. Visceral Techniques can help relieve imbalances and restrictions in the interconnections between the movements of all the organs and structures of the body.

      Kris De Ceulaer, DVM, Ph.D is a veterinarian in Belgium who specializes in osteopathy, acupuncture and Chinese Food Therapy. Additionally she holds a Ph.D in Veterinary anatomy.

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    • Equine Manual Ligament Therapy

      Transform your practice by completing our Manual Ligament Therapy for Equines course.  During this blended learning course, you will learn the Foundation and Science of Manual Ligament Therapy.  Learn specific releases for various regions of the body to dramatically reduce hypertonicity in the muscles and restore balance and stability of the joints while improving patterns of movement.  Based on osteopathic techniques developed by Arik Gohl and adapted for animals by Lola Michelin.

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      Instructor: Lola Michelin, LMP LAMP SAMP
      Location: Paxhia Farm Vashon Island, WA
      Student Limit: 8
      Date(s) of Class: 06/25/2022 — 06/26/2022

    • Horse Temperament Typing

      This online course has been created to share information with you about the eleven Horse Temperament Types as explained by Madalyn Ward, DVM. Dr. Ward has been a pioneering voice in the field of holistic horse care for over two decades and she breaks new ground with the Horse Temperament Typing system.

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      Instructor: Kim Bauer, CAAP LAMP SAMP
      Location: Online

    • Equine Fascial Lines

      Learn the location and function of the Equine Fascial Lines as well as how to identify indicators of tension along each line.

      This online course has been approved for 10 hours of CE credit with NBCAAM, 5 of which are hands-on hours. There is an optional in person workshop worth 7 additional hands-on hours.​​ (CE-1358)

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      Instructor: Kim Bauer, CAAP LAMP SAMP
      Location: Online