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Continuing Education & Workshops

MaKami College offers continuing education opportunities throughout the year, including a number of workshops for students as well as the general public. 

Massage Therapy Workshop Students

Upcoming Workshops

Below is a list of upcoming workshops available to the general public. If you have questions about these workshops or would like to sign up, please contact us

Free English Conversation (ESL) Workshop (in-person)

Are you a newcomer to Canada who is looking to improve your English skills? 

MaKami is offering a FREE English as a Second Language Workshop open to the public on Monday, October 14 in our Calgary NE Campus. 

Learn more

Introduction to Massage Therapy (in-person)

Attend a FREE and FUN workshop that will give you some insight into one of the most rewarding and fastest growing industries in the world – massage therapy! Learn more.

Contact us to Register

Introduction to Technology: TBA (In-person – Free)

If you are intimidated by computers, or you would like to learn some basic skills to help you with every day tasks, this is a great program for you. Geared towards beginners, this free series of workshops will take you through the steps of how to operate a Windows computer system, from starting up to security and more. Learn more.

Continuing Education

English Language (ELA) 202

The English Language Arts (ELA) 202 is a program for students looking to achieve English language equivalency to Alberta Education English 202. 

This 100-hour, online course is designed to be completed in a minimum of 8 weeks. Delivered in an interactive and engaging format, students are given a timeline to complete assignments, quizzes and exams, and instructors and tutors are available at all times to help students stay on track, or to answer any questions they may have throughout the course.

Once the course is complete, students will receive a Certification of Completion.  

Course Pre-Requisites

Due to the nature of this program, there are English Admissions Requirements. These include:

  • A minimum 60% in English 10-2 or 50% in English 10-1 Alberta Education OR
  • A course equivalent based on MaKami’s assessment

Proof of pre-requisites must be included prior to enrollment.

For more information contact us.

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Workshops for Massage Therapists 

MaKami is not currently running any massage therapy workshops. However, workshops and continuing education courses for massage therapists in Alberta are offered through a number of organizations. Please refer to CRMTA for a list of approved continuing education courses and workshops, along with their associated credits. Workshops can vary, but we have listed some examples of common workshops below.

Deep Tissue Massage

Spa Techniques

Couples Massage

Pre-and Post Natal Massage 

Baby & Infant Massage

Advanced Lymphatic Massage

Nerve Flossing

Advanced Neck Treatment

Advanced Hip & Lower Back Treatment

Basic Sports Taping

Injury Prevention

First Aid Training

Clothed Massage

Oncology massage

Business and Marketing

Pharmacology for Massage Therapy

Introduction to Orthopedic Assessment

Business and Employment Preparation

Introduction to Treatments

Advanced Treatments

Advanced Treatment of Soft Tissue Injuries

Advanced Neuromuscular Massage Technique

Advanced Myofascial Release and Cupping

Prenatal, postnatal, and infant Massage – theoretical applications

Massage for patients with illness and client care

Advanced Palpation and Landmarking – Upper Appendicular

Introduction to Massage – Basic Tenets of Massage

Introduction to Business – Business, Liability Protection

Anatomy & Physiology

  • Introduction to A&P: Anatomy, Medical Terminology, Chemistry, Cells
  • Tissue, Muscles, & Bones
  • Cardiology, Blood, Blood Vessels, Lymph & Respiratory
  • Nervous Tissues & Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves
  • Endocrine, Gastrointestinal, Urinary, Reproductive Systems
  • The Brain and Cranial Nerves & The Nervous Systems

Orthopedic Assessment

  • Introduction
  • Neurological concepts and orthopedic conditions
  • Lower extremity conditions
  • Lower extremity assessment
  • Axial region conditions
  • Axial region assessment
  • Upper extremity conditions
  • Upper extremity assessment

Advanced Human Pathology

  • Introduction and integumentary pathologies
  • Blood, blood vessel, cardiovascular pathologies and lymphatic pathologies
  • Muscular, neurological, respiratory, and endocrine pathologies
  • Psychological, gastrointestinal, urinary, and reproductive pathologies

Advanced Neuromuscular Techniques

  • Theoretical applications
  • Application and protocols level 1
  • Application and protocols level 2
  • Common massage protocols

Ethics and Professionalism

  • Ethics, Professionalism, Boundaries & Communication
  • Sexuality, Trauma, Drug & Substance Abuse, Mental Health
  • Soft Skills

Spa Techniques

  • Skin rejuvenators
  • Wraps
  • Stone massage
  • Herbal and oil treatments

Deep Tissue

  • Prone
  • Side-lying and seated
  • Supine
  • Trigger Points

Pathology

  • Introduction to Pathology & Infection Control
  • Cardiovascular Pathologies
  • Lymphatic Pathologies

Swedish Massage

  • Basic Techniques
  • Swedish Massage Routine, Seated Chair Massage, Bamboo Massage, and Clothed Massage

Non-Swedish Techniques

  • Theoretical applications
  • Practical applications

Psychology of the Body

  • Foundational topics
  • Theoretical applications
  • Psychological tools

Nutrition and Wellness

  • Foundational topics
  • Current topics in nutrition

Osteology & Myology

  • Terminology and Upper Appendicular
  • Lower Appendicular

Introduction to Massage Therapy

  • History of Massage, Introduction to massage industry, licensing and standards of practice

Introduction to Neurology & the Spine

  • Palpation and Landmarking

Sports Massage

  • Introductory techniques
  • Advanced techniques and protocols

Treatments

  • Theory of Intermediate Therapeutic Techniques
  • Practical Applications of Intermediate Therapeutic Techniques

Prenatal Massage

  • Techniques and applications
  • Baby and Infant Massage

Myofascial Techniques

  • Theoretical applications and techniques
  • Myofascial cupping

Therapeutic Exercise

  • Theoretical Applications
  • Exercise Prescriptions

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