Ordering Options: 1. Course materials mailed to you. Exam is completed online. 2. Course materials mailed to you. Exam is completed on paper.
$175.00 Cost includes all materials needed. If applicable, shipping is one flat rate of $10.00 (no matter how many courses you order). Materials are shipped via USPS Priority Mail.
Have you ever wanted to learn hot and cold stone massage? The comprehensive 15 CE hour Hot Stone Massage course will teach you just that! This course will present the basics of hot and cold stone massage including benefits, contraindications, set up, and how to use stones during massage therapy. It includes a textbook, DVD, guide, and set of 19 basic basalt stones. Not only will learning hot and cold stone massage help you build your clientele and your list of services, it will extend the lifetime of your career by saving your hands from overuse.
This Course Will Present:
The purpose and benefits of using hot and/or cold stones
Effects of hot and cold on the body
Precautions, contraindications, and safety guidelines of stone massage
How to select and set up equipment and stones
How to obtain proper stone temperatures
Proper draping and body mechanics
Stone management for optimal flow during the massage
You Will Receive: Hot Stone Massage textbook by Leslie Bruder, online technique video titled Full Body Therapy: Hot and Cold Stone Massage published by TIR Stone Massage, Set of 19 Basalt stones, guide with instructions, exam of 78 questions, course evaluation, certificate of achievement upon completion, and unlimited phone support for any of your questions.
Your Set of 19 Basalt Stones Includes the Following: 4 - Medium Working Stones (Size 2.5"-3.0"), 4 - Facial Stones (Size 1.5"-2.0"), 8 - Toe Stones, 1 - Contour Stone (Size 4.0"-5.0"), 2 - Trigger Point Stones (Size 3.0"-4.0")
The Center for Massage Therapy Continuing Education, LLC is an Approved Provider through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB); Approved Provider number 409296-00.
Our continuing education courses are also accepted by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP), and most state boards.
For more information on individual state requirements and approvals, please visit our Approvals page and click on your state.
I thought the course provided all the information I need to be competent in hot stone therapy and more! - Shayna Washington
I liked that I got a beginner set of stones to work with. I also liked all the pictures of stone layouts in the book. - Jennifer Darci, LMT
Informative, fun and easy to do from home. - Tamara Schipper, LMT
The stones are very high quality. The online DVD outlined a whole body routine. I would recommend this to other therapists interested in stone massage. - Jared Jesse, LMT
The photos used were great ways to understand the explanations of movements. I also enjoyed the authors kindness and light hearted nature. - Amy Callis, LMT
Wow! The manual is the BEST! Very informative! Thanks for making the process of ordering the course, obtaining the materials, and completing the test so user-friendly. - Cecilia Howley-Aussicker, LMT
All of the following are effects of heat on the body EXCEPT:
A. Vasodilatation and increased flow of blood
B. Increased blood pressure and cardiac activity
C. Decreased muscle pain and tension
D. Activation of the parasympathetic nervous system
What is the recommended height for the stone table when performing a stone massage?
A. Knee high when you are standing
B. Waist high when you are standing
C. Chest high when you are standing
D. The same height as your massage table
In the four pile system, approximately how many stones should remain in pile four?