Pregnancy Massage Training Courses and Workshops

Schools providing training courses, certificates, diplomas or degree programs of Pregnancy Massage




Total 31 training courses and degree programs available around the world.

Pregnancy Massage

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Soma Institute
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Chicago, United States

This course discusses the anatomy, physiology and pathologies of the female reproductive system, and presents an abdominal treatment to promote Women’s health. How to work safely with pregnant clients is also demonstrated.

Prenatal, Infant and Geriatric Massage

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: National Massage Therapy Institute
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Atlantic City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, United States
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Students enrolled in Prenatal, Infant and Geriatric Massage classes learn techniques specific to life stages, pathological conditions for pregnant clients, infants and the elderly, and how to properly apply massage to each of these populations.

Multiple job opportunities exist for those with an education in prenatal, infant and geriatrics massage including:
?Hospitals
?Doctor&,#146,s offices
?Physical Therapy Centers
?Chiropractor&,#146,s Offices
?Senior Communities
?Private Practices

Mother Touch (Advanced)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Southwest Institute of Healing Arts
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Tempe, United States

Learn to meet more of the pregnant client’s expanding needs. The curriculum includes aromatherapy safe for pregnancy, guided imagery and visualization for optimum maternal and fetal well-being, pre-birth parenting and fetal awareness, charting, labor massage techniques, and postpartum renewal. Invite a pregnant friend to join you for the last 2 hours of class.

Pregnancy Massage

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Southwest Institute of Healing Arts
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Tempe, United States

Students learn to give pregnant clients a safe, gentle, highly effective Therapeutic Massage. Study how pregnancy changes the body, when Pregnancy Massage is appropriate or contraindicated. Includes techniques for producing muscle relaxation while gently stimulating blood circulation, lymphatic drainage and endocrine system balance.

Pregnancy Massage

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Ke Kino Massage Academy
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Plano, United States
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The expectant woman&,#146,s body is challenged and massage offers a much needed wholistic way to reduce the stress and aches associated with pregnancy. This class covers what you need to know to massage women having a normally progressing pregnancy. Learn about the changing anatomy and physiology of the pregnant woman. Benefits and contraindications for pregnancy massage are covered as well as labor points and endangerment areas. You will learn proper positioning and draping for your client and specific strokes to relieve their discomfort. Dress in comfortable clothing, bring sheets, and body pillow or 3 bed pillows.

Pregnancy Massage

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: World School of Massage and Holistic Healing Arts
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Pleasanton, San Francisco, United States

Course descriptions about Pregnancy Massage is available on request. Please contact World School of Massage and Holistic Healing Arts by submitting the training request form.

Pregnancy Massage

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: National Holistic Institute
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Emeryville, Los Angeles, Petaluma, Sacramento, Santa Ana, San Francisco, San Jose, United States
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The goal in pre-natal massage is to help the woman find balance within her ever changing body. This can facilitate a healthy and happy pregnancy which can lead towards a healthy and happy birth.

At NHI we focus on several aspects of pre-natal massage.

We discuss:
•The physiological changes that can occur for the mother during the different trimesters
•The Benefits and Cautions of pre-natal massage: We want to keep clients safe!
•The proper positioning of a pregnant client on the massage (usually lying on her side)

Students practice on each other to integrate various new techniques they learn from the teacher&,#146,s demonstration.

Our goal is for the students to feel confident in their bodywork when working with anyone, including a pregnant woman.

Pregnancy Massage

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Tarrant County College District
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Fort Worth, United States

General discussion of basic one hour pregnancy
massage routine along with proper anatomy &,
physiology, equipment, safety, technique, and
marketing stratigies. There will be two 60-minute
clinics. 1.20 CEUs

Therapeutic Massage

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Central State Massage Academy
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Oklahoma City, United States
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The Advanced Therapeutic Massage Course gives students a strong foundation of clinic management theory and procedures required to succeed in a clinic or spa setting. This includes instruction in client assessment and treatment protocols and allied therapeutic modalities needed to practice in the advanced clinic setting. All hands-on work emphasizes Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology, as well as business management procedures.

Types of Massages You Will Learn
Chair
Swedish
Deep tissue
Myofascial release
Trigger point
Pregnancy
Geriatric
Sports
Hot stone
Reflexology

Course Format

Includes, but is not limited to: lecture, worksheets, instruction sheets, demonstrations, discussions, projects, question and answer, and supplemental video. All coursework is presented in English.

Pregnancy Massage

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Cortiva Institute - Seattle
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Seattle, United States
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Six million American women become pregnant each year, so it is likely that in the course of a massage therapist&,#146,s career, he or she will have the opportunity and privilege to massage a pregnant woman. Therefore, it is important to provide each pregnant client with positions options and massage therapy techniques that are safe during each trimester of pregnancy. Whether looking for a thorough review of the basics or an introduction to the specialty of pregnancy massage, course participants will learn safe and effective pregnancy massage client positioning, draping and pregnancy massage techniques, as well as precautions and contraindications to support women through their healthy pregnancies.

Prerequisites: This course is open to LMPs and students enrolled in a massage therapy licensing program.

Pregnancy & Postpartum Massage (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Cortiva Institute - Seattle
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Seattle, United States
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In this course, participants will delve into the transformative time of pregnancy and postpartum to understand how massage therapy can be an integral part of wellness for childbearing women. Participants articulate the potential benefits of pregnancy massage therapy and the common anatomical, physiological and psychological changes of healthy pregnancies using the appropriate terminology. Students will learn effective pregnancy and postpartum massage therapy techniques and safe client positions for healthy pregnancies, as well as develop a thorough understanding of precautions and contraindications including basic adaptations for client medication use and bed rest.

In addition, course participants will learn to strategize and create individualized sessions to accommodate prenatal clients in the Spa and Resort setting. All participants will have the opportunity to integrate their knowledge and skills during a practice session with pregnant women, as well as hands-on case study presentations.

Upon completion of the 32 CE contact hour program, all partic... [Read More]

Pre- & Perinatal Massage Therapy Workshop

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Cortiva Institute - Hoboken
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Hoboken, United States
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This 4-day certification workshop presents an integrative, somatic approach to maternity massage. Techniques for pregnancy, labor and postpartum therapy will incorporate the insights and selected techniques of Ida Rolf, neuromuscular, movement, and deep tissue therapies, applied Tai Chi principles, and emotional sensitivity. Participants will practice over 80 advanced techniques to enhance women&,#146,s comfort, health and enjoyment. To move far beyond general adaptations to massaging pregnant women, students will explore specific somatic support for the childbearing year, developing competence and confidence in nurturing the birth experience of a mother and her child. Approximately 80% of this class is hands-on, and it includes both written and hands-on evaluations in order to receive certification and continuing education credit.

Prerequisites and preparations: Graduated or almost completed in a 500-hour or longer massage program. Others, including midwives, doulas, and other maternity healthcare professionals, admitted with approval of instructor.

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Pre & Perinatal Massage (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Cortiva Institute - Boston
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Boston, United States
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This 32-hour comprehensive advanced training in Deep Tissue, Passive Movement, Neuromuscular, Reflexive and other Soft Tissue techniques is designed to address the physical and emotional needs of pregnant, laboring and postpartum women.

Participants in this certification course will move far beyond general adaptations to massaging pregnant women by exploring specific somatic support for the childbearing year, developing competence and confidence in nurturing the birth experience of a mother and her child, and studying with a nationally recognized maternity massage educator.

Natal Pregnancy Massage Workshop (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Cortiva Institute - Chicago
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Chicago, United States
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Participants will be responsible for arranging their pregnant client for their practical exam on the last day of the class to arrive promptly at 1:15 and stay until 3:30pm.

In this course, participants delve into the transformative time of pregnancy to understand how pregnancy massage therapy can be an integral part of wellness for childbearing women. Course participants will learn effective pregnancy massage therapy techniques and safe client positions for healthy pregnancies. Students of this course will develop a thorough understanding of precautions and contraindications, including basic adaptations for client medication use and bed rest. Students of this course will also be introduced to the concerns and cautions of postpartum massage therapy. Lastly, course participants will also explore the unique professional and ethical practice issues with pregnancy massage and integrate workshop material in a hands-on practicum with a pregnant woman. Upon completion of the 32 CE Contact Hours, all participants will complete a written test and perform a hands-on practi... [Read More]

Perinatal Massage Workshop

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Cortiva Institute - Scottsdale
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Scottsdale, United States
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This comprehensive 2 day workshop will teach you the tools to work with women before, during, and after pregnancy. Students will learn a set of techniques and standards to be used during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum that explores the physiological, structural, and emotional well-being of both the mother and her child. The hands-on demonstration and practice will focus on the most troublesome areas reported by perinatal women. Students will be able to understand and recognize contraindications, possible complications, and risk factors of pregnancy, comfort techniques for labor, and restoring musculature and postural integrity postpartum. We will also cover up-to-date research to help validate this work, as well as, a marketing segment to help you grow your practice! Engaging lectures, discussion, and guided practice will help you to adapt your own protocols and techniques.

Prerequisites: Designed for massage therapists, that have graduated from a 500 or more hour program, or other health related professional with an understanding of anatomy. Any other bodywork... [Read More]

Pregnancy and Labor Massage

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Arizona Western College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Yuma, United States

Advanced massage techniques to provide relief and support during pregnancy. Discussion of contrain- dications, complications, and high-risk preg- nancies.

Pregnancy Massage

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Body Options
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Makati City, Philippines

Prenatal Massage shares many of the goals of regular massage ?to relax tense muscles, ease sore spots, improve circulation and mobility, and just make you feel good. But it’s also tailored specifically to the needs of pregnant women and their changing bodies, and therapists who are trained in prenatal massage adjust their techniques accordingly.

Prenatal Massage Therapy

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Parker University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dallas, United States
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An increasing number of women are becoming interested in prenatal massage as a way to make their pregnancy easier, more comfortable, and more enjoyable. Learn associated propping positions, technique-orientated approach, contraindications and indications, and how to accommodate prenatal clients in your clinic during this six-hour course. This course covers:
Associated propping positions for prenatal clients
A technique-oriented approach
Contraindications and Indications of prenatal clients

Body Massage - VTCT Level 3 Diploma

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: The Sheffield College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Sheffield, United Kingdom

Course descriptions about Body Massage - VTCT Level 3 Diploma is available on request. Please contact The Sheffield College by submitting the training request form.

Prenatal Massage

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: El Paso Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): El Paso, United States

Prenatal Massage is a nourishing and supporting
therapy. Learn specialized techniques, comfort
positioning and specific stretches to ease associated
discomfort and enhance the atmosphere of love and
beauty during this precious time in a woman’s life.

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