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Open Pathways' Path to Integrative Health Care:

Integrating Chinese Medicine into Massage Therapy

Offered Online and In-person in Bellingham, Washington

For massage therapists

who feel called to go deeper in healing...

Our programs are for you if you want to:

  • Bring more powerful and effective modalities into your massage practice
  • Support clients from a whole body perspective
  • Foster body mechanics that will enable you to work in this field for decades
  • Grow your massage business and increase your income
  • Develop work as a spiritual practice that enables you to touch your clients more profoundly.
  • Earn CEUs approved by the National Certification Board in Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork.

With the right tools, you can be more than a massage therapist. 

You can be an integrative health care practitioner, 

and become more effective in your work with clients.

Integrating Chinese Medicine into Massage Therapy

weaves together Chinese healing traditions with Western techniques 

for a truly integrative approach to health. 


This comprehensive online program includes these 

five classes woven into one learning path:

Acupressure's Potent Points for Common Complaints: Potent points and Acupressure sequences for common complaints, such as: shoulder and neck tension, sciatica, headaches, weak immunity, stress, anxiety, insomnia, and much more. 15 CE hours online.

Chinese Meridian Acupressure: 12 Organ Meridian locations and functions on the physical, emotional and spiritual levels, as well as potent points to balance the Meridians. 24 CE hours online.

Aroma Acutouch Therapy to Balance the Chinese Five ElementsFive Elements Theory, Acupressure, and Aroma Acutouch Therapy sequences to balance each of the Elements. 24 CE hours online.

Balancing the Nervous System with Acupressure, Essential Oils & Herbs: Understand nervous system imbalances from the perspective of Chinese Medicine and learn Aroma Acutouch sequences, as well as herbs, for both tense and weak conditions. 20 hours CE online.

Meridian Massage Therapy: To complement and deepen the above Acupressure classes, Meridian Massage offers a variety of Eastern massage techniques from both T'ui Na and Table Shiatsu to balance the Meridians and open the Gateways, or joints, to encourage free and abundant Chi flow. 21 CE hours in-person (online coming soon!)  

 

All of our our classes are approved by the National Certification Board ​in Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork for CE hours.

Fall 2022 to Spring 2023 Online Program Dates and Times:

Wednesdays, September 21, 2022 to May 16, 2023

morning option 9:00 - 11:30 am OR evening option 4:30 to 7:00 pm, Pacific Standard Time

  • Acupressure's Potent Points for Common Complaints LIVE ONLINE September 21 to October 26, 2022
  • Chinese Meridians Acupressure LIVE ONLINE November 2, 2022 to January 11, 2023 (skip December 28)
  • Aroma Acutouch Therapy to Balance the Chinese Five Elements LIVE ONLINE January 18, 2023 to March 22, 2023 
  • Balancing the Nervous System with Acupressure, Essential Oils & Herbs LIVE ONLINE March 29, 2023 to May 17, 2023
  • Meridian Massage Therapy LIVE ONLINE June 11 to July 12, 2023 (In-person option in Bellingham, WA on June 10, 11 & 12, 2023, 9:00 to 5:00 PST each day. Travel and accommodation cost not included in program cost.)

PROGRAM PAYMENT PLAN OPTION AVAILABLE:

13 payments of $149 monthly

Online Program Registration

Fall 2022 to Spring 2023 In-person Program Dates and Times

in Bellingham, Washington

Classes meet one weekend per month 

  • Acupressure's Potent Points for Common Complaints In-person September 17 & 18, 2022, 9:00 to 5:30, PST
  • Chinese Meridians Acupressure In-person October 22 & 23 and November 19 & 20, 2022, 10:00 to 5:00, PST
  • Aroma Acutouch Therapy to Balance the Chinese Five Elements In-person January 21 & 22 and February 25 & 26, 2023, 10:00 to 5:00
  • Balancing the Nervous System with Acupressure, Essential Oils & Herbs In-person April 15, 16 & 17, 2023, 4:00 to 9:00 to 5:00 PST
  • Meridian Massage Therapy In-person December 10, 11 &12, 2022, 9:00 to 5:00 OR June 3, 4, & 5, 2023, 9:00 to 5:00 PST

*PROGRAM PAYMENT PLAN OPTION AVAILABLE:

13 payments of $149 monthly

In-person Program Registration

*Program cost covers tuition only and does not include travel or accommodation costs.

Have questions about the program? 

Please check out our FAQ page or reach out to Director and Instructor, Raizelah Bayen, on the Contact Page.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

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