AR101 - Aromatherapy  Marta Lucas, LMT #7712, RMTI #0511

6 CEs - $125

Upcoming Class Dates:  August 12 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

An introduction to the theory and practice of Aromatherapy.  The Student learns about five essential oils for fall/winter and five essential oils for spring/summer including their botanical name, uses and precautions.  They will also learn how to purchase essential oils and carrier oils; what questions to ask a client before using essential oils; the safe storage of oils; safe external application of oils; and aromatherapy organizations.



SP121 - Sports Massage  Matthew Villegas, LMT #5045, RMTI #0540

16 CEs - $325

Upcoming Classes:  October 27 & 28 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

In this course we discuss concepts integral to sports massage and working with athletes.  This includes the difference in the therapist's intention when working with athletes, types of sports massage, sports massage settings, and assessment/clinical reasoning.  In this hands-on course we will learn to apply familiar massage techniques to athletic populations.

TM122 - Thai Massage on the Floor  Julia Smith, RMTI I-0398

16 CEs - $325

Upcoming Classes:  May 5 & 6 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm;  December 8 & 9 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

An introduction to the principles of Thai Massage will be covered.  Students will learn the basics of prone, supine, and side lying positional work utilizing feet, forearms, knees, and fists rather than hands.

To register for continuing education classes, contact the school directly at (505) 872-2030.  


Discounts are available for Alumni and paying in full 2 weeks in advance.


CEU Course Descriptions & Schedule

MR117 - Myofascial Release   David Fletcher, LMT #6124, RMTI #0445

12 CEs - $245

Upcoming Classes:  June 26, 28, 29 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

In this three-part course we discuss the myofascial system.  Our discussion includes the concept of biotensegrity and fascial lines.  We will learn myofascial techniques as well as common holding patterns characteristic of dysfunctional connective tissue.



NT118 - Neuromuscular Therapy  Elizabeth Far, RMTI S-0456

16 CEs - $325

Upcoming Classes:  July 16 - 19 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Introduction to specific massage techniques that access both the nervous and muscular systems.  Acute and chronic pain patterns are discussed.  Methods of treatment for neck, rotator cuff and lower back dysfunctions are demonstrated and discussed.

​​​​​CS108Craniosacral Therapy  Marta Lucas, LMT #7712, RMTI #0511

14 CEs - $285

Upcoming Class Dates:  May 19 & 20 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm; September 15 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

An introduction to the theory and practice of Craniosacral Therapy, a form of light-touch therapy designed to release restrictions in the body.  At the completion of this course the student will perform a full body Craniosacral Therapy session.


Continuing Education Courses



YogaBall  Marta Lucas,LMT #7712, RMTI #0511

Upcoming Classes:  (4 CEs - $99) June 10 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm & October 14 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Cost includes a YogaBall.

YogaBall is a combinaion of gentle Yoga postures, breathing, and self-massage with balls of various sizes to bring awareness to the tension and holding patterns in one's body.  YogaBall provides lengthening and relaxation of muscles.  Each class ends with a guided relaxation sequence.  

​Certified Kinesio Taping Technician(R) Workshops  ​Matthew Villegas, LMT #5045, RMTI I-0540  

Upcoming Class Dates:  Please go to tapingworkshops.com to check for dates and to register.

Learn effective taping techniques to use on your clients and athletes.  A great self-care tool as well.  Support joints and muscles while increasing blood flow and preserving range of motion.  
Level 1:  2 CEs - $65  This 2 hour workshop is open to ANYONE and includes a workbook and tape.
Level 2:  4 CEs - $130  This 4 hour workshop is open to health and fitness professionals and includes a year membership to Kinesio and testing to become a CKTT.

Ethics:  Research  David Fletcher, LMT#6124, RMTI S-0445

4 CEs - $85

Upcoming Class Dates:  June 12th from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

This class reviews current research about massage therapy.

FA110 - First Aid & CPR/AED David Fletcher, RMTI S-0445

8 CEs - $165

Upcoming Class Dates:  June 14 & 15 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

A certification through the Red Cross in the principles and practices of CPR/AED and First Aid.

OM119 - Oncology Massage  David Fletcher, RMTI S-0445

4 CEs - $85

Upcoming Classes:  May 29th from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

This class discusses special considerations the massage therapist must have when working with oncology clients and cancer survivors.  In this course we cover contraindications, alternative positioning techniques, as well as communication and manual therapy techniques that will bring you the most success when massaging clients with cancer.

SH120 - Shiatsu  Julia Smith, RMTI I-0398

16 CEs - $325

Upcoming Classes:  August 20 - 23 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

An introduction to the principles of Shiatsu will be covered.  BAsed on Chinese medicine, the concept of energy balance will be learned through gentle compression, finger pressure and stretching.  Emphasis is on proper body mechanics for the practitioner and knowing how to vary the techniques for the client's anatomy.  Contraindications are discussed throughout the course.  Overview of Shiatsu theory will be covered.

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GM113 - Geriatric Massage  David Fletcher, LMT #6124, RMTI #0445

8 CEs - $165

Upcoming Classes:  April 9 & 10 from 9 AM to 1 PM

This class discusses special considerations the massage therapist must have when working with older clients.  In this course we cover contraindications, alternative positioning techniques, as well as communication and manual therapy techniques that will bring you the most success when massaging geriatric clients.  

FF112 - Forearm Flow  Carl Hime III, LMT #3735, RMTI #0302

16 CEs - $325

Upcoming Class Dates:  April 21 & 22 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm; November 17 & 18 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

A nurturing, integrative, fluid and intuitive bodywork style, which uses the forearm as a tool to reduce overuse of wrists and hands.  Long and broad strokes cover the entire body.  Benefits to the client include increased circulation and deep relaxation.