Continuing Education

[expires on=”2012-11-18″]Ethics (2hrs) CE Class

  • November 18, 2012 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM (ET)
  • This 2 hours course covers the fundamentals of ethics pertaining to massage therapy as a profession. Bring a pen and note-taking material.
  • The cost for the course: $25.
  • Please call 865-588-2324 to register.[/expires]

[expires on=”2012-11-18″]Tennessee State Law for LMTs (2 hrs) CE Class

  • November 18, 2012 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM (ET)
  • This 2 hours course covers Tennessee State Rules and Regulations pertaining to massage therapy as a profession. Bring a pen and note-taking material.
  • The cost for the course: $25.
  • Please call 865-588-2324 to register.[/expires]

[expires on=”2012-12-8″]Ethics (2hrs) CE Class

  • December 8, 2012 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM (ET)
  • This 2 hours course covers the fundamentals of ethics pertaining to massage therapy as a profession. Bring a pen and note-taking material.
  • The cost for the course: $25.
  • Please call 865-588-2324 to register.[/expires]

[expires on=”2012-12-8″]Tennessee State Law for LMTs (2 hrs) CE Class

  • December 8, 2012 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM (ET)
  • This 2 hours course covers Tennessee State Rules and Regulations pertaining to massage therapy as a profession. Bring a pen and note-taking material.
  • The cost for the course: $25.
  • Please call 865-588-2324 to register.[/expires]

[expires on=”2012-12-10″]Manual Lymphatic Drainage

  • December 10, 2012 1:00 PM – 5:15 PM (ET)
  • Class Cost $80
  • Please call 865-588-2324 to register.

This is a 4-hour course that teaches students the manual lymphatic drainage technique.  The course also discusses lymphedema and shows the student various stages of the condition, warning signs and when to avoid touch therapy.  Instructor Beth Sack spent time with the Lymphedema Specialist at Burke County hospital to learn about lymphedema and has developed a course based on techniques learned. This course of study would be useful to therapist who works with the geriatric community, post surgical clients, athletes or auto – immune clients.

$80, $25 deposit to hold the space[/expires]

[expires on=”2012-12-13″]Ethics (2hrs) CE Class

  • December 13, 2012 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM (ET)
  • This 2 hours course covers the fundamentals of ethics pertaining to massage therapy as a profession. Bring a pen and note-taking material.
  • The cost for the course: $25.
  • Please call 865-588-2324 to register.[/expires]

[expires on=”2012-12-13″]Tennessee State Law for LMTs (2 hrs) CE Class

  • December 13, 2012 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM (ET)
  • This 2 hours course covers Tennessee State Rules and Regulations pertaining to massage therapy as a profession. Bring a pen and note-taking material.
  • The cost for the course: $25.
  • Please call 865-588-2324 to register.[/expires]

[expires on=”2012-12-20″]Ethics (2hrs) CE Class

    • December 20, 2012 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM (ET)
    • This 2 hours course covers the fundamentals of ethics pertaining to massage therapy as a profession. Bring a pen and note-taking material.
    • The cost for the course: $140 for this class only or $400 for levels 1-3 all together.
    • Please call 865-588-2324 to register.[/expires]

CONTINUING EDUCATION SCHEDULE

[expires on=”2013-5-5″]May 4 & 5, 2013[/expires]
[expires on=”2013-5-25″]May 25, 2013[/expires]
[expires on=”2013-6-8″]June 8, 2013[/expires]
[expires on=”2013-7-13″]July 13, 2013[/expires]
[expires on=”2013-7-20″]July 20, 2013[/expires]
[expires on=”2013-8-10″]August 10, 2013[/expires]
[expires on=”2013-9-07″]September 7, 2013[/expires]
[expires on=”2013-10-05″]October 5, 2013[/expires]
See all class descriptions below

 

[expires on=”2013-5-5″]Fascial Connections: A Myofascial Release Seminar

      • May 4th and 5th 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM (ET)
      • This 15 hours course is NCBTMB approved for physical, occupational and massage therapists.
      • The cost for the course: $495, but the first 20 people to register receive $100 off! Use coupon code 100 when registering to receive the discount.
      • Please call 928-831-3749 if ou have any questions or visit here to register.

Meet your instructor: Lori Zeltwanger, PT, approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a Continuing Education Approved Provider: 451131-09. She is a licensed physical therapist and owner of Advanced Release Therapy in Sedona, AZ, specializing in pain release and women’s health.  She attended Purdue and Indiana Universities and completed manual therapy studies in the Netherlands.Lori has been a leader in Myofascial Release for over 20 years, with over a decade teaching with John Barnes seminars, training therapists internationally and treating thousands of patients in chronic pain. She is considered to be one of the leading myofascial release therapists in the world and has facilitated healthy change in many lives. Visit her website here.[/expires]

 

[expires on=”2013-5-25″]Yoga for Massage Therapists Level One: Yoga as Self-Care

        • May 25th, 2013 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (ET)
        • Instructor Jen Schappel.
        • This course is 7 continuing education hours approved by the TN Higher Education Commission as per rule 0870.01-.12(4)(b)(5). Our School code is 1501.
        • The cost for the course: $140 for this level one only or $400 for levels 1-3. When you purchase any of our 21 hr combo classes you will receive a free 2 hr Ethics webinar (distance learning) for FREE!
        • Please call 865-588-2324 to register.
Increase the lifespan of your practice by adding yoga to your routine. Discover how to use yoga to increase strength and flexibility thus reducing risk of injury. Unlock tension in your body and mind and experience how yoga can work for you and your clients!
This three part series will challenge preconceived ideas about yoga. First, lay a foundation of yoga as self care in which you’ll learn more about how this ancient practice fits into your daily life both physically and mentally. Get the tools you need to start practicing yoga on your own. Once you have begun to experience the profound effects of yoga for yourself, you can start sharing yoga with your clients.
Yoga for You Level I: Yoga as Self-Care
Give yourself a little love. You’re worth it.
  • Start small – learn simple, gentle yoga poses to increase flexibility and core strength.
  • Experience deep relaxation in order to relieve stress and anxiety.
  • Take home an all-levels yoga routine you can practice on your own.
Pre-requisite: None
WHAT IS YOGA?
Yoga is a Sanskrit term that means union or joining. The physical practices of yoga were developed in India more than 6,000 years ago and are designed to facilitate concentration and meditation by quieting the body and mind.
WHY DO PEOPLE PRACTICE YOGA?
Yoga offers many benefits – whether physical, mental or spiritual. Yoga can mean a lot of things to different people. Yoga can be:
  • a great physical fitness program, enhancing flexibility, strength and balance
  • a way to improve breathing and learn relaxation
  • a path of meditation
  • a philosophy of life
  • a chance to explore movement and new ideas
IS YOGA A RELIGION?

Yoga is not a religion; however, it is a philosophical system that has spiritual intentions. Some of the key philosophical principles of yoga include being compassionate towards all living beings (including yourself), being committed to truthfulness, cultivating self knowledge, and practicing acceptance of your current experience. The practice of yoga can support you in becoming closer to your own spiritual beliefs, whatever they are.[/expires]

 

[expires on=”2013-6-8″]Yoga for Massage Therapists Level Two: More Yoga as Self-Care

  • June 8th, 2013 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (ET)
  • Instructor Jen Schappel.
  • This course is 7 continuing education hours approved by the TN Higher Education Commission as per rule 0870.01-.12(4)(b)(5). Our School code is 1501.
  • The cost for the course: $140 for this level two only or $400 for levels 1-3. When you purchase any of our 21 hr combo classes you will receive a free 2 hr Ethics webinar (distance learning) for FREE!
  • Please call 865-588-2324 to register.
Increase the lifespan of your practice by adding yoga to your routine. Discover how to use yoga to increase strength and flexibility thus reducing risk of injury. Unlock tension in your body and mind and experience how yoga can work for you and your clients!
This three part series will challenge preconceived ideas about yoga. First, lay a foundation of yoga as self care in which you’ll learn more about how this ancient practice fits into your daily life both physically and mentally. Get the tools you need to start practicing yoga on your own. Once you have begun to experience the profound effects of yoga for yourself, you can start sharing yoga with your clients.
Yoga for You Level II: More Yoga as Self-Care
Take your newfound practice to the next level.
  • Stretch, strengthen, and stabilize hips, shoulders, low back, wrists, and forearms.
  • Translate what you learn in yoga poses to your massage.
  • Activate your relaxation response using meditation.
Pre-requisite: You must be experienced in yoga or have attended Yoga for You Level I: Yoga as Self-Care
WHAT IS YOGA?
Yoga is a Sanskrit term that means union or joining. The physical practices of yoga were developed in India more than 6,000 years ago and are designed to facilitate concentration and meditation by quieting the body and mind.
WHY DO PEOPLE PRACTICE YOGA?
Yoga offers many benefits – whether physical, mental or spiritual. Yoga can mean a lot of things to different people. Yoga can be:
  • a great physical fitness program, enhancing flexibility, strength and balance
  • a way to improve breathing and learn relaxation
  • a path of meditation
  • a philosophy of life
  • a chance to explore movement and new ideas
IS YOGA A RELIGION?

Yoga is not a religion; however, it is a philosophical system that has spiritual intentions. Some of the key philosophical principles of yoga include being compassionate towards all living beings (including yourself), being committed to truthfulness, cultivating self knowledge, and practicing acceptance of your current experience. The practice of yoga can support you in becoming closer to your own spiritual beliefs, whatever they are.[/expires]

 

[expires on=”2013-7-13″]Yoga for Massage Therapists Level Three: Yoga as Therapy

  • July 13th, 2013 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (ET)
  • Instructor Jen Schappel.
  • This course is 7 continuing education hours approved by the TN Higher Education Commission as per rule 0870.01-.12(4)(b)(5). Our School code is 1501.
  • The cost for the course: $140 for this level three only or $400 for levels 1-3. When you purchase any of our 21 hr combo classes you will receive a free 2 hr Ethics webinar (distance learning) for FREE!
  • Please call 865-588-2324 to register.
Increase the lifespan of your practice by adding yoga to your routine. Discover how to use yoga to increase strength and flexibility thus reducing risk of injury. Unlock tension in your body and mind and experience how yoga can work for you and your clients!
This three part series will challenge preconceived ideas about yoga. First, lay a foundation of yoga as self care in which you’ll learn more about how this ancient practice fits into your daily life both physically and mentally. Get the tools you need to start practicing yoga on your own. Once you have begun to experience the profound effects of yoga for yourself, you can start sharing yoga with your clients.
Yoga for You Level III: Yoga as Therapy
Share the healing benefits of yoga with your clients.
  • Target common problems found in the shoulders, low back, knees, and feet using therapeutic yoga.
  • Learn simple relaxation techniques to share with stressed out clients.
  • Use these same techniques to help yourself!
Pre-requisite: Yoga for You Level II: More Yoga as Self-Care
WHAT IS YOGA?
Yoga is a Sanskrit term that means union or joining. The physical practices of yoga were developed in India more than 6,000 years ago and are designed to facilitate concentration and meditation by quieting the body and mind.
WHY DO PEOPLE PRACTICE YOGA?
Yoga offers many benefits – whether physical, mental or spiritual. Yoga can mean a lot of things to different people. Yoga can be:
  • a great physical fitness program, enhancing flexibility, strength and balance
  • a way to improve breathing and learn relaxation
  • a path of meditation
  • a philosophy of life
  • a chance to explore movement and new ideas
IS YOGA A RELIGION?
Yoga is not a religion; however, it is a philosophical system that has spiritual intentions. Some of the key philosophical principles of yoga include being compassionate towards all living beings (including yourself), being committed to truthfulness, cultivating self knowledge, and practicing acceptance of your current experience. The practice of yoga can support you in becoming closer to your own spiritual beliefs, whatever they are.[/expires]

 

[expires on=”2013-07-20″]Spa Techniques Hydrotherapy (8 hrs) CE Class
July 20, 2013 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (ET)Spa Techniques Hydrotherapy-
Class Cost $180
Kit Cost $70Hydrotherapy Techniques can be used in a variety of Massage Setting and is not limited to the Spa Industry. Hydrotherapy techniques include contrast therapy, steam, ice packs and various body wraps. This course will introduce the therapist to many applications of hydrotherapy and their use in massage therapy settings.[/expires]

 

[expires on=”2013-08-10″]Yoga for Massage Therapists Level One: Yoga as Self-Care

  • August 10th, 2013 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (ET)
  • Instructor Jen Schappel.
  • This course is 7 continuing education hours approved by the TN Higher Education Commission as per rule 0870.01-.12(4)(b)(5). Our School code is 1501.
  • The cost for the course: $140 for this level one only or $400 for levels 1-3. When you purchase any of our 21 hr combo classes you will receive a free 2 hr Ethics webinar (distance learning) for FREE!
  • Please call 865-588-2324 to register.
Increase the lifespan of your practice by adding yoga to your routine. Discover how to use yoga to increase strength and flexibility thus reducing risk of injury. Unlock tension in your body and mind and experience how yoga can work for you and your clients!
This three part series will challenge preconceived ideas about yoga. First, lay a foundation of yoga as self care in which you’ll learn more about how this ancient practice fits into your daily life both physically and mentally. Get the tools you need to start practicing yoga on your own. Once you have begun to experience the profound effects of yoga for yourself, you can start sharing yoga with your clients.
Yoga for You Level I: Yoga as Self-Care
Give yourself a little love. You’re worth it.
  • Start small – learn simple, gentle yoga poses to increase flexibility and core strength.
  • Experience deep relaxation in order to relieve stress and anxiety.
  • Take home an all-levels yoga routine you can practice on your own.
Pre-requisite: None
WHAT IS YOGA?
Yoga is a Sanskrit term that means union or joining. The physical practices of yoga were developed in India more than 6,000 years ago and are designed to facilitate concentration and meditation by quieting the body and mind.
WHY DO PEOPLE PRACTICE YOGA?
Yoga offers many benefits – whether physical, mental or spiritual. Yoga can mean a lot of things to different people. Yoga can be:
  • a great physical fitness program, enhancing flexibility, strength and balance
  • a way to improve breathing and learn relaxation
  • a path of meditation
  • a philosophy of life
  • a chance to explore movement and new ideas
IS YOGA A RELIGION?

Yoga is not a religion; however, it is a philosophical system that has spiritual intentions. Some of the key philosophical principles of yoga include being compassionate towards all living beings (including yourself), being committed to truthfulness, cultivating self knowledge, and practicing acceptance of your current experience. The practice of yoga can support you in becoming closer to your own spiritual beliefs, whatever they are.[/expires]

 

[expires on=”2013-9-7″]Yoga for Massage Therapists Level Two: More Yoga as Self-Care

  • September 7th, 2013 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (ET)
  • Instructor Jen Schappel.
  • This course is 7 continuing education hours approved by the TN Higher Education Commission as per rule 0870.01-.12(4)(b)(5). Our School code is 1501.
  • The cost for the course: $140 for this level two only or $400 for levels 1-3. When you purchase any of our 21 hr combo classes you will receive a free 2 hr Ethics webinar (distance learning) for FREE!
  • Please call 865-588-2324 to register.
Increase the lifespan of your practice by adding yoga to your routine. Discover how to use yoga to increase strength and flexibility thus reducing risk of injury. Unlock tension in your body and mind and experience how yoga can work for you and your clients!
This three part series will challenge preconceived ideas about yoga. First, lay a foundation of yoga as self care in which you’ll learn more about how this ancient practice fits into your daily life both physically and mentally. Get the tools you need to start practicing yoga on your own. Once you have begun to experience the profound effects of yoga for yourself, you can start sharing yoga with your clients.
Yoga for You Level II: More Yoga as Self-Care
Take your newfound practice to the next level.
  • Stretch, strengthen, and stabilize hips, shoulders, low back, wrists, and forearms.
  • Translate what you learn in yoga poses to your massage.
  • Activate your relaxation response using meditation.
Pre-requisite: You must be experienced in yoga or have attended Yoga for You Level I: Yoga as Self-Care
WHAT IS YOGA?
Yoga is a Sanskrit term that means union or joining. The physical practices of yoga were developed in India more than 6,000 years ago and are designed to facilitate concentration and meditation by quieting the body and mind.
WHY DO PEOPLE PRACTICE YOGA?
Yoga offers many benefits – whether physical, mental or spiritual. Yoga can mean a lot of things to different people. Yoga can be:
  • a great physical fitness program, enhancing flexibility, strength and balance
  • a way to improve breathing and learn relaxation
  • a path of meditation
  • a philosophy of life
  • a chance to explore movement and new ideas
IS YOGA A RELIGION?

Yoga is not a religion; however, it is a philosophical system that has spiritual intentions. Some of the key philosophical principles of yoga include being compassionate towards all living beings (including yourself), being committed to truthfulness, cultivating self knowledge, and practicing acceptance of your current experience. The practice of yoga can support you in becoming closer to your own spiritual beliefs, whatever they are.[/expires]

 

[expires on=”2013-10-5″]Yoga for Massage Therapists Level Three: Yoga as Therapy

  • October 5th, 2013 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (ET)
  • Instructor Jen Schappel.
  • This course is 7 continuing education hours approved by the TN Higher Education Commission as per rule 0870.01-.12(4)(b)(5). Our School code is 1501.
  • The cost for the course: $140 for this level three only or $400 for levels 1-3. When you purchase any of our 21 hr combo classes you will receive a free 2 hr Ethics webinar (distance learning) for FREE!
  • Please call 865-588-2324 to register.
Increase the lifespan of your practice by adding yoga to your routine. Discover how to use yoga to increase strength and flexibility thus reducing risk of injury. Unlock tension in your body and mind and experience how yoga can work for you and your clients!
This three part series will challenge preconceived ideas about yoga. First, lay a foundation of yoga as self care in which you’ll learn more about how this ancient practice fits into your daily life both physically and mentally. Get the tools you need to start practicing yoga on your own. Once you have begun to experience the profound effects of yoga for yourself, you can start sharing yoga with your clients.
Yoga for You Level III: Yoga as Therapy
Share the healing benefits of yoga with your clients.
  • Target common problems found in the shoulders, low back, knees, and feet using therapeutic yoga.
  • Learn simple relaxation techniques to share with stressed out clients.
  • Use these same techniques to help yourself!
Pre-requisite: Yoga for You Level II: More Yoga as Self-Care
WHAT IS YOGA?
Yoga is a Sanskrit term that means union or joining. The physical practices of yoga were developed in India more than 6,000 years ago and are designed to facilitate concentration and meditation by quieting the body and mind.
WHY DO PEOPLE PRACTICE YOGA?
Yoga offers many benefits – whether physical, mental or spiritual. Yoga can mean a lot of things to different people. Yoga can be:
  • a great physical fitness program, enhancing flexibility, strength and balance
  • a way to improve breathing and learn relaxation
  • a path of meditation
  • a philosophy of life
  • a chance to explore movement and new ideas
IS YOGA A RELIGION?
Yoga is not a religion; however, it is a philosophical system that has spiritual intentions. Some of the key philosophical principles of yoga include being compassionate towards all living beings (including yourself), being committed to truthfulness, cultivating self knowledge, and practicing acceptance of your current experience. The practice of yoga can support you in becoming closer to your own spiritual beliefs, whatever they are.[/expires]

 

 

We’re pleased to announce our very first TN Rules and Regulation Continuing Education Webinar is tentatively scheduled for April 16th. Keep checking back for more details!

Continuing Education Classes for 2013 / Dates TBD:

  • Yoga for the Massage Therapist (3 part series/21 hrs total)
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage (7 hrs)
  • Post Mastectomy (7 hrs)
  • Spa Techniques (7 hrs)
  • Advanced Deep Tissue (7 hrs)
  • Advanced Myofascial Release (7 hrs)
  • Intro to Reflexology (7 hrs)
  • Trigger Point Release Techniques (7 hrs)
  • Intro to Energy Work (3 part series/21 hrs)
  • Structural Alinement for the spine (7 hrs)
  • Advanced Stone Therapy (7 hrs)
  • Anatomy in Clay (upper extremities) (7 hrs)
  • Anatomy in Clay (lower extremities) (7 hrs)
  • Ethics for the Massage Therapist (live class/2 hrs)
  • TN Rules and Regulations for the Massage Therapist (live class/2 hrs)
  • Ethics for the Massage Therapist (webinar/2 hrs)
  • TN Rules and Regulations for the Massage Therapist (webinar/2 hrs)
  • Marketing for the Massage Therapist (webinar/2 hrs)

Plus many more!

*TSTM is an authorized massage therapy school by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and is therefor an approved continuing education provider (0870-01-.12.4).

 

Rules of Tennessee Massage Licensure Board

Each Massage therapist must retain independent documentation of attendance and completion of all continuing education courses. This documentation must be retained for a period of four (4) years from the end of the cycle in which the continuing education was acquired. This documentation must be produced for inspection and verification, if requested in writing by the Board during its verification process. Acceptable documentation verifying the licensee’s completion of the continuing education program(s) may consist of either a certificate or an original letter on official stationery from the program’s sponsor, indicating the program title, date and length in hours, along with the licensee’s name and license number.]

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