Upcoming Events


*THIS IS NOT AN ANBMT SPONSORED EVENT
Chronic Pain Simplified Online
Module One: Chapters 1-3: 20 Category A CEU’s (CMTNB approved)

Module Two: Chapters 4-6: 20 Category A CEU’s (CMTNB approved)
BOTH modules for only $297(plus tax)


*THIS IS NOT AN ANBMT SPONSORED COURSE*
Acupressure Massage for Relaxation and Health

**This is an online massage course
CMTNB Approved 4.5 category A CECs

$699.00


*THIS IS NOT AN ANBMT SPONSORED COURSE*
Online Therapeutic Hot Stone Massage Course
Fee: $80 (ANBMT Members) $120 (Non-Members)
Approved by CMTNB for 3.5 category A CEUs


*THIS IS NOT AN ANBMT SPONSORED EVENT 
Introduction to Imagery

This is an online, self-study course
CMTNB APPROVED: 0.75 Category B CEUs


BE2: Basic Elements 2–The Cranium
October 30–November 1, 2020 (3 days)  *Prerequisite: BE1 Basics Level 1 or Equivalent
Fredericton Inn
1315 Regent Street
Fredericton, NB
$500.00 (ANBMT members) Non-Member: $600.00
9.5 Category A CECs (CMTNB Approved

*THIS IS NOT AN ANBMT SPONSORED COURSE
CST Basic Elements 3 "The Anterior Cranium" (BE3)
October 23-25, 2020
Halifax, NS
Piccadilly Room, Halifax Marriott Residence Inn on Grafton Street
Registration Fee: $498 USD(A $200 deposit is required with registration
Prerequisite: BE2 or equivalent training
9.5 category CEUs (CMTNB approved) *MTANS Approved for 10 Primary Units

*THIS IS NOT AN ANBMT SPONSORED COURSE
CST Use in Sports and Orthopedic Injuries: Integration, Treatment & Validation
November 20-22, 2020
Fredericton Inn
1315 Regent Street
Fredericton, NB
Registration Fee: $498 USD(A $200 deposit is required with registration
Prerequisite: BE1 and BE2 or equivalent training
9 category CEUs (CMTNB approved)


*THIS IS NOT AN ANBMT SPONSORED EVENT
Scar Adhesion Release Workshop
2020 Dates: September 25; Moncton, NB
October 16; St. John’s, NL
November 27; Halifax, NS
Investment: $175
2 category A CECs (CMTNB Approved)



 

*THIS IS NOT AN ANBMT SPONSORED EVENT

Scar Adhesion Release Workshop

2020 Dates: September 25; Moncton, NB
October 16; St. John’s, NL
November 27; Halifax, NS

Times: 1pm-5pm
Investment: $175
CEUs: 2

Itinerary
9:00am Introductions/location particulars
9:15am Types of scars
9:30am Approaches to treatment: assessment of area and postural assessment
10:30am The prep work – skin rolling, finger strumming
10:45am The treatment – fascial scar release
11:45am Gua’sha
12:30pm The follow up – cross/single hand fascial release techniques
1:00pm Conclusion


Scar tissue adhesions, especially from surgical scars, can create tremendous tension in the fascial system, binding down on it, causing it to become tighter and more dysfunctional over time. You can do excellent rehabilitation work with your patients by releasing tension and bringing the body back to balance. However, if scar adhesions are not released, tension may return. Within several months to a year your patient may experience a return of their similar symptoms. Adhesions can also be areas that hold emotional memory that may be keys to their recovery.
In this workshop you will learn the different types of scar tissue that can occur in the body and how to work with each using fascial techniques as well as the Chinese medicine tool Gua’sha.


We ask that you bring in someone who has scar tissue adhesions that you can work on, be they a patient, friend, or family member. On your registration form we will ask for information regarding their scar/scars. If you are unable to find someone who has adhesions to work on, please let us know and we will try to provide someone.

*Please note that we will be giving preference to those therapists who already have someone to work on, as space is limited.
Treatment notes and Gua’sha tools will be provided for use in the course. Therapists may be required to supply their own tables, linens, and pillows (depending on the location of the course). Gua’sha tools may be purchased upon request. Space will be limited 12 therapists plus their patients.
To register, or for more information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
902.452.4730


 

ClinicGO.jpg

Online Therapeutic Hot Stone Massage Course
Cost: $80 (ANBMT Members) $120 (Non-Members)
https://clinicgo.teachable.com/p/therapeutic-hot-stone-online-course

  • The coupon code for the ANBMT is: ANBMT
  • Use the coupon code at check out and the course will be discounted from $120 to $80.
  • Payment plan, 5 months @ $24CAD

Approved by CMTNB for 3.5 category A CEUs

  • This course is meant to give you a look into what a therapeutic hot stone treatment looks like and the basics of preparing the patient and assessing the areas involved to find the most effective treatment. The course assumes a working knowledge of Swedish massage therapy techniques and anatomy.
  • The course content should take 2-3 hours to read through and understand.
  • The case studies will take 3.5 hours of hands-on time to complete.
  • You will learn about the history of hot stones, their use in modern therapies; treatment protocol for the back and legs. Learn how to offer a relaxing and effective therapeutic hot stone massage treatment.

Note: You'll be able to complete the course at your own pace, there is no due date!


Massage Therapy for Pregnancy

Instructed by Cindy McNeely, RMT & Angela Brown, RMT
Trimesters: Massage Therapy Education

Registration Deadline: September 5, 2020

Date: October 3–October 4, 2020 (2 days) Maximum: 24 Registrants
Time: 9:00pm–6:00pm (Saturday & Sunday)
Location: Chateau Saint John - Hotel & Suites
369 Rockland Road
Saint John, NB E2K 3W3
Fee: $375.00 (ANBMT members) Non-Member: $475.00 *The course manual is included in the fee ($15)
*This course is $560 when offered through Trimesters Massage Therapy Education
(PAYMENT MUST ACCOMPANY REGISTRATION; RESERVATIONS NOT ACCEPTED)
CECs: 8 Category A CECs (CMTNB Approved)

Preferred Room Rate: Chateau Saint John, $129.99 plus taxes per night (includes breakfast and Wi-Fi). Phone: 506-644-4444 Booking Reference: ANBMT Group Rate
*This 2-day course is intended for registered massage therapists and massage therapy students.

Course objectives:
The goal of this 2-day course (15 hour in-class instruction) is to provide participants with a solid theoretical and practical foundation of providing massage therapy for the pregnant client. The physical and emotional changes a woman experiences from preconception planning to the birth of the infant are considerable. Upon completion of this course, the massage therapist or student will know how to provide safe, professional, and knowledgeable care for their pregnant clients.

Classes will be composed of practical instruction, videos, discussions, and lectures.

The participant will learn:
• Physiological and anatomical changes that affect our massage therapy treatments with clients
• Theory and practical techniques for providing massage therapy
• Developing effective treatment strategies relevant to the client's goals, signs and symptoms, stage of pregnancy, and medical condition
• Hands-on component where participants can apply their learned skills
• Contraindications and precautions to provide effective and safe care during pregnancy

Summary of topics covered:
• Choosing a caregiving team during pregnancy
• Physical realities which may occur in each trimester and how the massage therapist can facilitate increased ease related to these symptoms:
o morning sickness, fatigue, breast tenderness
o heartburn, varicose veins, abdominal changes
o musculoskeletal discomforts, postural changes, blood pressure issues
• Hands-on massage therapy practice appropriate for each trimester, which includes practice with positioning, draping, and technique application

• Developing one’s clinical acumen:
o Case History Information, medical issues, and contraindications
o Adapting to the individuality of the pregnant woman and her health history
o Providing safe and effective care, which draws on pregnancy as a ‘normal’ healthy event in the life of the woman
• Stress and emotional factors which can impact on the pregnant woman
• Self-care exercises and hydrotherapy during pregnancy
• Massage therapy preparation for the birthing experience
• Marketing strategies for establishing a well-known perinatal clinical practice
• Community resources and making appropriate referrals

What to bring:
• Massage table (1 per 2 participants)
• 2 Sheets, 4 pillows, 2 large towels + 2 small towels
• Massage lotion or cream
• Snacks, lunch, water
• Wear comfortable or loose-fitting clothing
• Each participant will be provided with a Trimester’s manual during the course. *This is included in the registration fee.
• *The instructor(s) request 1-2 pregnant volunteers (second or third trimester) for demonstrations on Saturday afternoon and for most of the day on Sunday. If there is a pregnant RMT in the training (2nd or 3rd trimester), that would be amazing!

About the Instructors
Cindy McNeely, RMT, has been in practice in Ontario since 1985. Her teaching career in massage therapy began in 1988. In 1995, Trimesters: Massage Therapy Education was formed by Cindy and her colleague Alison Hines Berman, RMT and practicing midwife in Ontario and the Arctic. Their goal was to raise the standards of perinatal massage therapy throughout Canada. Cindy’s perinatal teaching has taken her to seven Canadian provinces, where she has taught as faculty for massage therapy colleges. She has also provided trainings for provincial Associations at their conferences, provided workshops within massage therapy and P.T. clinics and spas. Along with massage therapy, Cindy also provides training for labour support provider/doula for those RMTS who wish to attend births. She has worked extensively with parents, babies, and children to provide knowledge, education, and hands-on therapy for infants, children, and within pediatric situations. She created the first Canadian Level III Regional Perinatal Hospital massage therapy program, which has trained massage therapy students for over twenty-five years. The program exists within high-risk pregnancy units, labour and delivery, maternal-newborn units and the NICU setting. In 2002, Trimesters collaborated with the Atlantic College of Massage Therapy to create the most comprehensive college-based perinatal training available in Canada–a 125-hours program devoted entirely to massage therapy during pregnancy, birth, the postpartum timeframe, and with babies and children. http://www.trimesters.on.ca

Angela Brown, RMT, is a practicing registered massage therapist and ANBMT member since July 2000; a Trimester’s trained labour support provider/doula, and infant massage instructor. Angela graduated in 2000 from the Kawartha Centre of Integrated Health Education in Peterborough, Ontario, and she has been serving the Fredericton area for the past 20 years. She is an instructor at the Atlantic College of Therapeutic Massage (ACTM); as well as, a guest instructor for Trimesters: Massage Therapy Education. Angela currently provides therapeutic, prenatal, infant and child massage therapy treatments at Avalon Salon Spa in Fredericton, NB.

Registration form, click here


 

BE2: Basic Elements 2–The Cranium

Instructed by Gary Keeling, BPE, BSc (PT)

Registration Deadline: October 16, 2020

Date: October 30–November 1, 2020 (3 days) Maximum: 20 Registrants *Prerequisite: BE1 Basics Level 1 or Equivalent
Time: 2:00pm–8:00pm (Friday); 9:00am¬–5:00pm (Saturday & Sunday)
Location: Fredericton Inn
1315 Regent Street
Fredericton, NB, E3C 1A1
Fee: $500.00 (ANBMT members) Non-Member: $600.00
*This course is $498.00 USD or $658.00 CAD through CST Alliance
(PAYMENT MUST ACCOMPANY REGISTRATION; RESERVATIONS NOT ACCEPTED)
CECs: 9.5 Category A CECs (CMTNB Approved)

Preferred room rate: Fredericton Inn, Fredericton, NB $109.00 + HST per night. Phone 506-455-1430

Email: rThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Toll Free Direct: 1-800-561-8777; https://frederictoninn.nb.ca

Course Details
This three-day class is a continuation of fundamental aspects of craniosacral therapy and builds on knowledge and applications learned in BE1, now focusing on the cranium and intracranial membranes.

These topics will be discussed:
• anatomy, palpation, and treatment methodology of the cranial vault
• meningeal membranes, cranial nerves
• use of the cranial bones as handles to manually influence the fluid dynamics and reciprocal tension mechanisms of the craniosacral system
• relationship of prominent facial bones to the cranial vault

The attending student¬–combining knowledge and skills acquired in this class and BE1–will be able to do a more thorough assessments of the craniosacral system and facilitate therapeutic change in the intracranial membranes that surround the central nervous system.

What to Bring
• Massage table (1 per 2 participants)
• Bolsters and pillows
• Snacks, Lunch, Water
• Wear comfortable or loose-fitting clothing (tank tops, t-shirts)
• Please be prepared to both give and receive manual therapy

About the Instructor
Gary Keeling, BPE, BSc (PT) has over 25 years-experience using cranial sacral therapy techniques with his patients. He has completed advanced courses in cranial sacral therapy and visceral manipulation techniques. He has been a physiotherapist for over 25 years. Gary has taught and assisted in numerous manual therapy courses, as well as, cranial sacral therapy courses. Presently he is an instructor at the Atlantic College of Therapeutic Massage in Fredericton.

Registration form, click here


 

*This is not an ANBMT Sponsored Course

CST Use in Sports and Orthopedic Injuries: Integration, Treatment, and Validation (CST and SOI)
Instructed by Gary Keeling, BPE, BSc (PT)

18 NCBTMB CEUs, 9 Category A CMTNB CECs, Registration $498, Pre-requisite: BE1 and BE2 or equivalent training
Location: Fredericton Inn, 1315 Regent Street, Fredericton, New Brunswick

Date: November 20-22, 2020
2-8 pm friday; 9-5 Saturday and Sunday

This three-day class builds on the knowledge of the BE1 and BE2 structural classes and will show a way of integrating what has been learned with mainstream assessment tools to allow better communication between allied health and medical practitioners and a way to show and document objective changes due to CST treatments.

Topics discussed will include:

Integration with Orthopedic Assessment skills
Treatment of sports/orthopedic injuries; especially the periphery
Validation of results using "salient" findings in objective assessment; and use of Heart Rate Variability App for assessing/validating change in ANS
Explanation of Stephen Porges "Polyvagal Theory:" with significance to CST
Relation of Quantum Physics to CST and Implications for SE1/SE2

The attending student -- combining knowledge and skills acquired in this class and BE1/BE2 -- will be able to combine CST, myofascial, and orthopedic assessments to show effects and results from CST treatment. The student will also have a tool to assess CST effects on the ANS with the use of a simple app.

3-Day Class Dates, Locations, Instructors:

New Class: November 20-22 - CST Use in Sports and Orthopedic Injuries: Integration, Treatment and Validation "CST Use in SOI" (CST-SOI) - Fredericton Inn, 1315 Regent Street, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada - Instructor: Gary Keeling, BPE, BSc (PT), CSTA-CP

To Register, click here


 

*THIS IS NOT AN ANBMT SPONSORED COURSE
CST Basic Elements 3 "The Anterior Cranium" (BE3)
October 23-25, 2020
Halifax, NS
Piccadilly Room, Halifax Marriott Residence Inn on Grafton Street
Registration Fee: $498 USD(A $200 deposit is required with registration
Prerequisite: BE2 or equivalent training
9.5 category CEUs (CMTNB approved) *MTANS Approved for 10 Primary Units

To learn more visit: https://www.cstalliance.com/cst-curriculum/be3-basic-elements-3/

This class moves the understanding of the structural continuum of the craniosacral system forward. We learn the bones of the face and the hard palate, their individual movement and their relationship to each other and the cranium as a whole. We will explore in detail the sphenoid, highly regarded as the keystone of the cranium by William G. Sutherland, D.O. We will study Sutherland's work regarding the aberrant movement patterns of the sphenoid and its reflection throughout the craniosacral system. The attending student now has a complete working knowledge of the craniosacral mechanism and all of the structures directly affecting it. The student will be able to apply the principles of light touch, intention and tissue release to facilitate the body's ability to heal itself.


 

*THIS IS NOT AN ANBMT SPONSORED COURSE*

Acupressure Massage for Relaxation and Health
**This is an online massage course

CMTNB Approved 4.5 category A CECs
$699.00

Description
So much more than just a recorded lecture series or online seminar, this course is extraordinary learning content. Students learn centuries-old healing traditions and gain access to the closely guarded family secrets of a Traditional Chinese Medical dynasty that stretches back six generations.

Acupressure Massage for Relaxation and Health was faithfully derived from the teachings of Dr. Diana Tong Li and Dr. Franklyn Shi Chen, doctors of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) with more than forty-years of clinic and college experience. Using step-by-step instructions, artful graphics, and clear video examples, the course teaches the ancient art of acupressure massage; techniques that have helped thousands of real patients relax and heal stress, anxiety, depression, TMJ headaches and more.

It has been part of the curriculum at the Canadian College of Acupuncture & TCM for years, and now education in this valuable healing modality is accessible online.

This course is designed for healthcare professionals like massage therapists, sports therapists, naturopaths, homeopaths, continuing care assistants and others. But TCM enthusiasts will appreciate the practical skills and ancient knowledge too.

This is highly detailed, easy-to-use, learning content.

What’s included?

Explanation of basic TCM theory to illustrate the concepts behind the practice
Progressive video training of each procedure, supplemented with detailed reference material and classroom reference notes from real professors of TCM
Knowledge checks that ensure understanding
Relevant practical sessions so you can practice the massage techniques prior to proceeding further into the course
Student Instructor forums to ask the experts questions and communicate with other students
Library of additional resources to supplement your understanding of Acupressure Massage
When there seems to be a million online learning options out there, this course is a special gem.

To regiser, click the link below:

https://tcmnaturalhealth.com/tcm-courses/acupressure-massage-for-relaxation-and-health/


*THIS IS NOT SPONSORED BY THE ANBMT

Introduction to Imagery

This is an online, self-study course.

Learn How To Properly Introduce Imagery Into Your Training Environment, or Daily Routines

Looking to understand Imagery better, or learn functional examples? This basic introduction course will guide you through the foundations of imagery, and how to build on it from there.

This course is self-guided and you will always have access to the course contents, downloads, and audio files.

Course Outline:
What is Imagery?
Building an Effective Image
Functional Practice
Self Evaluation

Contact Joshua Fry, RMT, by  e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for assistance or more information.

Total Estimated Time to Complete: 60-90 minutes, allowing time for you to perform imagery.

https://clinicgo.teachable.com/p/introduction-to-imagery


 

*THIS IS NOT AN ANBMT SPONSORED COURSE*

Chronic Pain Simplified Online

Module One: Chapters 1-3: 20 Category A CEU’s (CMTNB approved)
Module Two: Chapters 4-6: 20 Category A CEU’s (CMTNB approved)

BOTH modules for only $297(plus tax)

Chronic Pain Simplified is an online video lecture series focusing on the mysteries of soft tissue injury and chronic pain and right now you can receive two modules for the price of one! The course links anatomy, physiology, biochemistry and biomechanics with practical hands-on techniques. The practical techniques, taught in a split screen format, for Modules One & Two include active/passive myofascial techniques of the cervical spine, low back, the upper extremity & the hip/pelvis.

To sign up, simply go to www.chronicpainsimplified.com, click on JOIN and choose the YEARLY PASS. The cost is $297(plus tax) and this introductory price includes full access to BOTH modules. Once you’ve logged in to your account, click on Continuing Education (under Lectures) and follow the instructions.

Please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions.


*THIS IS NOT AN ANBMT SPONSORED EVENT*

Craniosacral Therapy Basic Elements 2 "The Cranium" (BE2)

May 22-24, 2020
Instructor: Gary Keeling, BPE, BSc (PT), CSTA-CP
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Piccadilly Room, Halifax Marriott Residence Inn on Grafton Street
CMTNB 9.5 Category A CEUs (CMTNB) and MTANS Approved for 10 Primary Units
Prerequisite: BE1 or equivalent training
Registration: $498 U.S.
Learn more at: https://www.cstalliance.com/cst-curriculum/be2-basic-elements-2/

This three-day class is a continuation of fundamental aspects of craniosacral therapy and builds on knowledge and applications learned in BE1, now focusing on the cranium and intracranial membranes.
These topics will be discussed:
anatomy, palpation and treatment methodology of the cranial vault
meningeal membranes, cranial nerves
use of the cranial bones as handles to manually influence the fluid dynamics and reciprocal tension mechanisms of the craniosacral system
relationship of prominent facial bones to the cranial vault

The attending student--combining knowledge and skills acquired in this class and BE1--will be able to do a more thorough assessment of the craniosacral system and facilitate therapeutic change in the intracranial membranes that surround the central nervous system.


 

Proud Member of the CMTA

 

cmta