Continuing Education

Continuing Education Program

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).

For more information, call 312.878.4225 or email today!

Pregnancy Massage and Woman’s Health: 16 CEU Credits

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.

Instructor Kelly Fowler is a 19-year bodywork veteran and operates a successful wellness clinic in Will County. She is also a guest lecturer for the Morris Hospital Prenatal Education Program in Grundy County. In addition to being certified in prenatal massage, Kelly has worked with a variety of women's health issues including pre-op breast cancer, menopause and domestic abuse. She has a wide range of teaching experience that includes entry-level, intermediate and advanced classes at local and state levels.


Friday, September 10, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:10 p.m.
Sunday, September 12, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:10 p.m.

Course Fee:

$372 plus a $25 registration fee (For Soma alumni, we offer a 25% Soma Scholastic Scholarship on all CE courses, and we waive the $25 registration fee. Total cost for Soma alumni is $279)

To register:

Contact Brooke Chothen at or 312-878-4224

Continuing Education for Employers

Our Continuing Education classes can be invaluable to your workplace!The Soma Institute is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider (#450870-08).

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 Tafel at 312.878.4225 or email