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Continuing Education Workshops

MaKami College offers various special interest workshops throughout the year for massage therapy alumni to gain continuing education credits, as well as upgrading workshops for massage therapists who have graduated from schools not currently offering a 3,000-hour program.

Workshops and continuing education courses 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.

Massage Therapy Workshop Students

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


  • 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


  • 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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