Hot Stone Therapy  - The Stone Massage Company

ACCREDITATION

Our Hot Stone Therapy Certification Courses have been approved by many Colleges and Associations across Canada and United States. Listed below are the accreditation's for our In-Class and Home-Study Hot Stone Therapy Certification Courses.


IN-CLASS FULL BODY COURSE CREDITS

Ontario: 15 CEU's "CATEGORY A" from the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario

Nova Scotia: 15 CEU's from The Massage Therapists' Association of Nova Scotia

Alberta: 15 Secondary CEU's (Adjunct Category) from the MTAA,

30 CEU's from the AMTA,

6 Credits from the RMTA

15 Credits from NHPC

6 Credits from CRMTA

Manitoba: 30 primary CEU's from the MTAM

British Columbia: 7 CEU's "CATEGORY PE/A2" from the College of Massage Therapists of Britsih Columbia

United States: 15 CE's from the NCBTMB 

(National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork)


WHO TAKES OUR COURSES

Our students include Massage Therapists, Reflexologists, Aromatherapists, Estheticians, Holistic Practitioners, Reiki Practitioners, and Naturopaths. 


Students are encouraged to have previous bodywork knowledge including massage techniques, anatomy, or physiology. Students who have registered to take our Home Study/Correspondence Course have the option to "upgrade" from the Home Study/Correspondence Course to the In-Class course at anytime and pay the difference of $20.00. Please contact us if you wish to upgrade.


WHAT IS THE COST OF THE COURSES

The In-Class Course is $299.00. This includes a 100 page course manual and DVD which you will receive from the teacher on the day of the course.  Have a friend you want to take the course with, sign up together and save.  $549.00 for 2.


The Home Study Course is $279.00. This includes a 100 page course manual and DVD which we will ship to you in the mail upon registration.


Note: All products purchased are in addition to the cost of the course. All Students registering for either course will receive a 10% off on any a la carte purchases prior to or on the day of the class.



WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN OUR FULL BODY HOT STONE THERAPY CERTIFICATION COURSE

Our course material includes a 100 page fully illustrated manual complete with a DVD.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

History of hot stone therapy

Naturally formed stones versus mechanically tumbled stones

Properties of basalt stone and other types of stones

Effects of heat and cold on the body

Benefits of hot and cold stone therapy

Contraindications of hot stone therapy

How to heat and care for your stones

How to cleanse and re-energize your stones

Hot stone massage techniques

Massage oils and lotions

How to perform a hot stone massage full body routine

Therapeutic Massage techniques

How to incorporate aromatherapy into hot stone therapy

Integrating chakra work into hot stone therapy

Setting up your therapy room and getting started as a hot stone therapy


During the In-Class Course, the first component of the course will focus on the history and theory of hot stone therapy based on material from our 100 page fully illustrated instructional manual and DVD (included with your tuition price). The remainder of the day will be dedicated to learning a full body hot stone routine. All students will first observe a full body hot stone massage demonstration by the course instructor, before moving on to giving and receiving a full body treatment.


HOW DO I BECOME CERTIFIED

Certification requires completion of all mandatory course assignments. Both In-Class and and Home-Study Courses are 30 hours in length. The In-Class Course begins with a one day hands-on in class course followed by the completion of 5 case studies and a written exam at home. For those choosing the Home-study/Correspondence Course option, we will mail you your course manual and DVD in the mail. You will be required to complete 5 case studies with a written report and a written exam at home. Please note that we do not require any video taping of your case studies, only a completed written report. All completed work must be submitted to The Stone Massage Company for final grading purpose within 12 months of your course registration date. Upon successful review, we will issue you a certificate in the mail. You will officially be certified as a Hot Stone Therapy Practitioner from The Stone Massage Company. Note: Be weary of other institutions offering only a certificate of attendance or the option to upgrade. We offer only the highest level of certification highly regarded by insurance companies and/or your potential employers.


HOME STUDY FULL BODY COURSE CREDITS

Ontario: 15 CEU's "CATEGORY A" from the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario

Nova Scotia: 6.6 CEU's from The Massage Therapists' Association of Nova Scotia

Alberta: 15 Secondary CEU's(Adjunct Category) from the MTAA,

5 Secondary CEU's from the AMTA,

6 Credits from the RMTA

15 Credits from NHPC

6 Credits from CRMTA

United States: 15 CE's from the NCBTMB 


PURCHASING STONE SUPPLIES

We offer exceptional savings on our stone kits and all other products at the time of registration. Upon registration, you will have the option to purchase the recommended stone kit at a special student price. This kit offers everything that you need to get started. You can also purchase any other products and you will receive a 10% discount on all other purchases using your special coupon code. This discount is applicable ONLY to students that register with us. Note that to complete your 5 practicum case studies at home, you will require stone supplies.

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Up Coming Classes


Sat

February 22

Hot Stone Therapy Class

Lymph Balance Center

707, 12100 Macleod Trail SE,

Calgary, Alberta T2J 7G9