Continuing Education

You do not need to be a Massage Therapist for any of our courses, though if you are, you can receive NCBTMB Approved CE credits.

Or download and complete this registration form, then email it to us at info@bodyinmindinstitute.com

Upcoming Continuing Education Courses

*let us know what other CE course(s) are of interest to you and we will possibly add them to our upcoming course schedule.


Save your Hands!(R)

January 20, 2018 • Saturday, 10:15-5:15
If you are a Massage Therapist, then this class is a MUST! Do you want a long and sustainable career? Then Save Your Hands!(R) This workshop will teach licensed massage therapists to use a holistic approach to protect themselves from injury; Identify the physical demands of massage that can cause injury; Find alternative techniques to protect vulnerable parts of their body; How to improve their body mechanics to reduce stress and increase their comfort; Stay in shape with exercises and stretches designed for massage therapists; Recognize early symptoms before they lead to injury.

Facilitated by Esther Greenberg, LMT, CIPI.
6 CE’s for licensed massage therapists.
$165 per person, includes the $49 mandatory book. Register by January 13th.


Cupping & Gua Sha Level I Certification Course

February 6, 2018 • Tuesday, 9 – 5
This course covers all necessary aspects of cupping & Gua Sha safety, theory, application, indications, outcomes and contraindications. There will be a theory, demonstration and practical components of this course where participants will perform cupping on one another to refine proper technique and knowledge. 2 Sets of cups and Gua Sha tool included.

Presented by Dr. Renee Osborne, R.TCMP, R.Ac
$190 for 8CE’s for massage therapists, register by January 29th (+ $65 for supply kit, which includes 2 cupping sets, tools & books, payable to instructor on the day of class)


Table Thai Massage workshop

February 23 & 24, 2018 • Friday & Saturday, 9:30 -6:30
Class will all be on the massage table and students will be shown how to integrate thai massage movements into a table routine, with all work done with the client clothed, although proper draping will be discussed, covering some Front and Back and Sitting Position movements (supine and prone and seated) for a 60-75 minute routine.
16 CEs for Licensed Massage Therapists

Facilitated by Rose Griscom, LMT, T.H.A.I.
$295 per person if pre-registered with full payment by Feb 15.
Registration will be available after that if space permits at the full fee of $350.


Reiki I

February 25, 2018 • Sunday, 9 – 5
Open to the Public. Reiki, which means “Universal Life Force” energy, is a holistic and natural form of healing. It uses a gentle “laying of hands” technique to help relax the body and restore balance by promoting a well-being on a physical, spiritual and emotional level. Reiki encourages the body’s ability to heal itself. This class is designed for those wanting to learn the use and practices of Reiki energy. It will give participants the understanding of how the energy works, where it comes from and how your energy centers (Chakras) are effected and where they are located. Reiki is an excellent relaxation and healing technique that, after learning its history, hand positions and symbols, and applying its principles, and receiving an attunement by the Reiki Master, you will then become a Reiki Practitioner.

Facilitated by Kathy Johnson, Reiki Master 7 CE’S for LMT’s.
$160 per person, includes the Book. Register by February 17.


Oncology & Mastectomy Massage Training

March, 22, 23, 24, 2018 (2 or 3 days) • 9:30-5:30
We are honored once again to present Cheryl Chapman, former President of the NJ Chapter of AMTA. She’ll address contraindications, anatomy and physiology, positioning,draping, massage techniques, legal issues, and documentation. Open to all levels of massage and bodyworkers interested in cancer care, techniques which are also good for use on frail and elderly people.
16 CE’s/2 Days-Oncology or 24 CE’s/3 Days Oncology and Mastectomy.

Facilitated by Cheryl Chapman, RN, HN-BC, LMT
3 days is $395, if registered by March 15th, 2 days is $325, both include 200 page book.
($420 and $350, respectively, for late registration)


Reiki II

March 31, 2018 • Saturday, 9 – 5
Open to the Public. This class is designed for those wanting to advance as a Reiki healer. Although it may differ slightly, the Second Degree energy is generally about four times stronger than the First Degree. In addition to the substantial strengthening of the energy there is also a major increase in the vibration of the energy. These both offer the opportunity of enhanced benefits to clients. Prerequisite: Reiki I certification. There must be a 4 week time-span between taking Reiki I and II, suggested for self-cleansing/self-healing.

Facilitated by Kathy Johnson, Reiki Master.
7 CE’S for massage therapists.
$160 per person, includes the book. Register by March 24.


Orthopedic / Trigger Point Massage

April 26 – 29, 2018 – 4 days • (Thurs, Fri, Sat. Sun.)
TRIGGER POINT THERAPY CERTIFICATION – European Trigger Point Therapy for the Neck, Back, Shoulders, Arms, Hands, Pelvis, Hips and Legs.

In this interactive and challenging seminar, Chiropractic Physician, SOMI Certified Medical Massage Practitioner/Trainer and Licensed Massage Therapist Dr. Jeff Cullers, will introduce you to the science of and the clinical application of the correct, effortless and virtually pain free way to perform Trigger Point Therapy.

You will learn why the traditional approach to Trigger Point Therapy taught in the US is ineffective. You will learn evidence based Trigger Point Therapy techniques backed by over 100 years of clinical science discovered in 1909 in Germany by Dr. Cornelius MD. You will learn to successfully assess for and to treat Trigger Points using protocols not commonly taught in Massage school or in seminars in the US.

Presented by Dr Jeff Cullers, DC, B.S., L.M.T, NCBTMB
Premiere Continuing Education
$595 – 4 days – 32 CE’s for Licensed Massage Therapists
https://premiercontinuingeducation.com/


Orthopedic Massage Certification

June 21 – 24, 2018 – 2 or 4 days optional (Thurs, Fri, Sat. Sun.)
– Assessment & Treatment for Cervical Conditions, Low Back, Hip Pain, Upper and Lower Extremities –
In this innovative and challenging Certification Course, our instructor, Chiropractic Physician, SOMI Certified Medical Massage Practitioner and Licensed Massage Therapist, Dr. Jeff Cullers, will present proven Orthopedic Evaluation and Assessment techniques including the use of Goniometry to accurately measure range of motion and manual muscle testing to effectively assess common conditions related to the neck, lower back, hips, as well as, the upper and lower extremities that many of your clients/patients have. Dr. Cullers will also present a variety of Orthopedic Manual Therapeutic techniques including but not limited to Strain/Counter Strain, Muscle Energy Techniques such as Post Isometric Relaxation and Reciprocal Inhibition Techniques.

Presented by Dr Jeff Cullers, DC, B.S., L.M.T, NCBTMB
Premiere Continuing Education
$595 – for all 4 days for 32 CE’s OR
Thurs. & Fri. $315 for 16 CE’s: ORTHOPEDIC MASSAGE – Assessment & Treatment for the Upper and Lower Extremities; OR
Sat. & Sun. $315 for 16 CE’s: ORTHOPEDIC MASSAGE – Assessment & Treatment for Cervical Conditions, Low Back and Hip Pain.
You choose 2 days or all 4 days; 16 or 32 CE’s for Licensed Massage Therapists.
https://premiercontinuingeducation.com/


Lomi Lomi Massage

September 29 – 30, 2018 – 2 days (Sat & Sun.)
This Hawaiian based seminar presented by, Holistic Nutritionist, Licensed Massage Therapist, Life Coach, Infinite Possibilities Instructor and NCBTMB Board Certified Massage Therapist, Paula Kaprocki, will begin with a discussion of the history of Lomi Lomi massage in the Hawaiian Islands. Included in this discussion will be an introduction to kahunas (Hawaiian Priests) and the skills taught by Aunty Margaret Machado to non-indigenous people. In this class the student will be introduced to the basic protocol of a Lomi Lomi massage sessions. Use of forearms and elbows will be stressed and each student will receive one on one instruction from the instructor. The Pololei style of Lomi Lomi enables the therapist to massage the entire body with a minimal amount of hand work and no thumb work.

Presented by Paula Kaprocki, AsB, LMT, BS, BCTMB, CPC,
Premiere Continuing Education
$275.00 – 14 CEs for Licensed Massage Therapists
https://premiercontinuingeducation.com/

Did you know? Licensed Massage Therapists in the State of New Jersey must take 20 hours of Continuing Education classes every 2 years, including 2 hours of Ethics. 6 may be taken online. CE classes in NJ must be completed by November 30, 2018 – for the current Biennial period.

We are an NCBTMB Approved School and Approved Continuing Education Provider.

Please let us know what other classes would be of interest to you in your professional development, and we will find a way to add them to our schedule. Call or contact us anytime: 732-608-7781