The Soma Institute recognizes the need for massage therapists to learn and grow professionally even after graduating from massage school. To meet this need, the school offers a variety of continuing education classes throughout each year. The school is an approved provider by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB).
Pregnancy Massage & Women’s Health: 16 CEU CREDITS: April 3 and April 5, 2020
This course discusses the anatomy, physiology and pathology 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. The instructor, Kelly Fowler, is a 17-year bodywork veteran who operates a successful wellness clinic in Will County. Kelly has worked with a wide range of women’s health issues including pre-op breast cancer, menopause and domestic abuse survivors.
This class is scheduled on April 3 and April 5, 2020 from 9:00am to 5:10pm each day.
Course Fee: $372 plus a $25 registration fee. Soma graduates receive a 25% Soma Scholastic Scholarship and the $25 registration fee is waived.
CLINICAL NUTRITION COURSE: 12 CEU CREDITS: May 1 and May 3, 2020
This course provides an overview of nutrition and healthy diet as it relates to self-care and how poor nutrition can impact a client’s ability to respond to treatment. The instructor, Monique Costello, is a Certified Culinary Nutrition expert, and Integrative Holistic Health Coach and believes that food is medicine and it can heal you from the inside. Once featured on The Food Network, Monique now works as a health educator leading corporate wellness programs and one-on-one coaching.
Dates: May 1, 2020 (from 9:00am to 5:10pm) and May 3, 2020 (from 10:00am to 2:00pm).
Course Fee: $279 plus a $25 registration fee. Soma graduates receive a Soma Scholastic Scholarship and the $25 registration fee is waived.
CLINICAL AROMATHERAPY: 12 CEU CREDITS: October 16 and October 18, 2020
This course provides a strong foundation and working knowledge of the therapeutic use of 15 essential oils in a clinical setting. The methods of extraction, major chemical constituents, functions and applications of essential oils and how they work in the human body are discussed. The instructor, Kelly Fowler, is a 17-year bodywork veteran who owns and operates a highly successful wellness center in Will County. She has an extensive knowledge of massage theory and techniques and clinical aromatherapy.
Dates: October 16, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm and October 18 from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Course Fee: $279 plus a $25 registration fee. Soma graduates receive a 25% Soma Scholastic Scholarship and the $25 registration fee is waived.
Special Invitation to Employers: Soma can provide you with a variety of Continuing Education classes on-site at your location.
To learn how our Career Services department can assist you or for more information about bringing these courses to your employees, please contact contact Katie Kozik at 312.878.4225 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Soma Institute
The Soma Institute 55 East Jackson Boulevard Suite 300 Chicago, IL 60604 1-800-694-5314