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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

    • Equine Manual Ligament Therapy

      Transform your practice by completing our Practitioner Certification in Manual Ligament Therapy for Canines.  During this 3-day 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: 06/05/2021 — 06/06/2021

    • Canine Manual Ligament Therapy MAR2021

      Transform your practice by completing our Practitioner Certification in Manual Ligament Therapy for Canines.  During this 3-day 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: 03/20/2021 — 03/21/2021

    • Canine M.A.P.s for the Care of Geriatric Dogs JUN2021

      Learn from top practitioners how Massage and Acupressure combine to provide relief from a variety of concerns affecting geriatric dogs.

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      Instructor: Lola Michelin, LMP LAMP SAMP
      Location: Paxhia Farm Vashon Island, WA
      Student Limit: 12
      Date(s) of Class: 06/20/2021 — 06/20/2021

    • Equine M.A.P.s for Metabolic Concerns JUN2021

      Learn from top practitioners how Massage and Acupressure combine to provide relief from a variety of metabolic concerns affecting horses.

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      Instructor: Kim Bauer, CAAP LAMP SAMP
      Location: Paxhia Farm Vashon Island, WA
      Student Limit: 12
      Date(s) of Class: 06/27/2021 — 06/27/2021

    • 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

    • Kinesiology Taping Foundation Course for Equine

      Kinesiology Tape supports every form of animal bodywork.  It is a skill every animal bodyworker should have in their toolkit. Learn how to use kinesiology tape to support ideal musculoskeletal function, improve the health of the fascia and the immune system and assist with recovery from many common conditions affecting our animals. Discover how kinesiology tape differs from traditional bandaging and how to combine it for maximum benefit. Our instructors have more combined taping experience with animals than any other school!  To be the best, learn from the best!

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      Instructor: Lola Michelin, LMP LAMP SAMP
      Location: Paxhia Farm Vashon Island, WA
      Student Limit: 12
      Date(s) of Class: 05/29/2021 — 05/29/2021

    • Equine Fascial Lines MAR2021

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

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      Instructor: Kim Bauer, CAAP LAMP SAMP
      Location: Paxhia Farm Vashon Island, WA
      Student Limit: 12
      Date(s) of Class: 03/28/2021 — 03/28/2021

    • Functional Anatomy with Jillian Kreinbring

      An eye opening and practical biomechanical lecture series for equestrians
      of all levels who want to learn more about how to train sound horses.

      o Learn what to look for in healthy movement and muscular development
      o Discover what creates a healthy posture in riding horses
      o Connect how the horses’s body moves in concert with balance and collection
      o Evaluate a horse’s posture and anatomy from a new perspective
      o Add tools to develop horses’ postural strength to enhance their well-being

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      Location: Paxhia Farm Vashon Island, WA
      Student Limit: 25
      Date(s) of Class: 04/30/2021 — 05/02/2021

    • Kinesiology Taping Foundation Course for Canine

      Kinesiology Tape supports every form of animal bodywork.  It is a skill every animal bodyworker should have in their toolkit. Learn how to use kinesiology tape to support ideal musculoskeletal function, improve the health of the fascia and the immune system and assist with recovery from many common conditions affecting our animals. Discover how kinesiology tape differs from traditional bandaging and how to combine it for maximum benefit. Our instructors have more combined taping experience with animals than any other school!  To be the best, learn from the best!

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      Instructor: Lola Michelin, LMP LAMP SAMP
      Location: Paxhia Farm Vashon Island, WA
      Student Limit: 12
      Date(s) of Class: 05/15/2021 — 05/15/2021

    • Tools of the Trade APR2021

      Try before you buy in this interactive blended learning course

       Are you thinking about adding tools to your practice?
      Confused about which is better, PEMF or Laser?
      Heard of microcurrent but not sure what it is used for?
      Which tool is best for which issues?
      And what can you legally combine with your massage or acupressure practice?

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      Instructor: Lola Michelin, LMP LAMP SAMP
      Location: Paxhia Farm Vashon Island, WA
      Student Limit: 12
      Date(s) of Class: 04/03/2021 — 04/03/2021

    • 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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