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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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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 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