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Open Pathways' Path to Integrative Health Care:

Integrating Chinese Medicine into Massage Therapy

Online Program Spring 2022

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.

MERIDIAN ACUPRESSURE12 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 USING AROMA ACUTOUCH THERAPY: 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.

T'UI NA CHINESE MERIDIAN MASSAGE*: To complement the online Acupressure classes, T'ui Na offers a variety of massage techniques to balance the Meridians and open the Gateways, or joints, to encourage free and abundant Chi flow. 24 CE hours in-person.  While this course is designed to complete the program, not included in program cost.

TABLE SHIATSU*: To support the Acupressure sequences learned online, Shiatsu offers pressure massage used with passive stretching to open Meridians and regulate Chi circulation. 24 CE hours in-person. While this course is designed to complete the program, not included in program cost.

To fully complete Integrating Chinese Medicine into Massage, attend either T'ui Na or Table Shiatsu, both will regulate Meridian Chi circulation, supporting deeper and more synergistic healing when combined with specific Acupressure points and sequences.

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

Spring and Summer 2022 Dates and Times:

Tuesdays, January 4 to August 30, 2022

4:30 to 7:00 pm Pacific Standard Time
  • Acupressure's Potent Points for Common Complaints ONLINE April 12 to May 31, 2022
  • Meridians Acupressure ONLINE June 7 to August 2, 2022
  • Aroma Acutouch Therapy to Balance the Chinese FIve Elements ONLINE August 9 to October 18, 2022 (skip August 16 and October 11)
  • Balancing the Nervous System with Aroma Acutouch Therapy ONLINE October 25 to December 13, 2022
  • T'ui Na and Table Shiatsu taught in-person in Bellingham, Washington.

Program cost does not include T'ui Na or Table Shiatsu.


12 payments of $140

Click Here for Online

 Program Registration

Have questions about the program? 

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


Or Contact Us with Your Questions