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Open Pathways' Path to Integrative Health Care:
Online Programs Weaving Chinese Healing Traditions
with Western Massage Techniques

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For massage therapists
who feel called to go deeper in their work...

Our online 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

  • Develop work as a spiritual practice that enables you to touch your clients more profoundly

With tools from Chinese Medicine, you can be more than a massage therapist.  

You can expand into integrative health care.

Integrating Chinese Medicine into Massage Therapy 
 

This comprehensive 10-month program begins on, February 28, 2024,
meets weekly on Wednesdays, 4:00 to 6:30 pm Pacific Time


Integrating Chinese Medicine into Massage Therapy weaves together these five in-depth courses to both broaden and deepen your work with clients:

Acupressure's Potent Points for Common Complaints: Discover potent Acpoints and  sequences for common complaints, such as: shoulder and neck tension, sciatica, headaches, weak immunity, stress, anxiety, menstrual cramps, insomnia, and much more. 15 NCBTMB CE hours. 
 
Chinese Meridian Acupressure: Learn the Chinese Organ Meridian locations and functions on the physical, emotional and spiritual levels, as well as Acupotent point sequences to balance each Meridian. 24 NCBTMB CE hours.

Meridian Massage Therapy: 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, and to encourage free and abundant Chi flow. 20 NCBTMB CE hours (Pre-requisite Chinese Meridian Acupressure). 

Aroma Acutouch Therapy to Balance the Chinese Five Elements: Explore the Spirit and theory of the Chinese 5 Elements. Learn  Acupressure and Aroma Acutouch Therapy sequences to balance each of the Elements. 22 NCBTMB CE hours.

Chinese Acupressure to Regulate the Five Element Cycles: In this advanced Five Elements course, discover the Breeding and Control Cycles in harmonizing the Elements within. Learn the Transfer of Chi technique, to balance the relationships between the Elements and address a complex set of signs and symptoms with multiple Elements involved. 20 NCBTMB CE hours.

 

Integrating Chinese Medicine into Massage Therapy

Payment Plan Option

$165 per month

Balance the Meridians Bundle 

Wednesdays, 4:00 to 6:30 pm Pacific Time,
April 24 to September 4, 2024 

Giving you the basic building blocks you need to bring 

tools from Chinese Medicine into your bodywork practice.

In this online dynamic program, you will:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the Meridian pathways, functions and locations 

  • Learn potent Acupressure points and sequences to balance each Meridian

  • Discover Chinese Massage and Japanese Shiatsu techniques to regulate the Meridian system

 

Balance the Meridians Bodywork Bundle Includes 2 Core Courses:

 

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 NCBTMB CE hours.

 

Meridian Massage Therapy Complementing Chinese Meridian Acupressure, 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, and to encourage free and abundant Chi flow. 20 NCBTMB CE hours.

 

Plus this Bonus Course:

Receive for FREE this self-pace workshop: Stay Healthy with Chinese Medicine.

Learn Acupressure points, essential oils and herbs and help you through cold and flu season.

Payment Plan Option Available for $147 per month

Journey into Harmony
using the Chinese Five Elements

Wednesdays, 4:00 to 6:30 pm Pacific Time
September 11, 2024 to January 15, 2025

Balancing the Five Elements and their cycles  provides a

holistic approach to the health and vitality.

This program gives you the tools to support your clients

in physical health,  as well as emotional-spiritual well-being.

This deep dive into the Five Elements combines two dynamic courses:

  • Chinese Acupressure to Regulate the FIve Element Cycles (Level 2): Explore the relationship between the Elements along the Shen (Breeding) Cycle and the Ke (Control) Cycle.  Using the 60 Command Points, learn the Transfer of Chi technique to achieve balance in the relationship between each of the Elements. 20 NCBTMB CE hours

Payment Plan Option Available for $162 per month

Plus this Bonus Course:

Receive for FREE this self-paced workshop: Stay Healthy with Chinese Medicine. Learn Acupressure points, essential oils and herbs and help you through cold and flu season.

Online Program Cancellation Policy

All program enrollment cancellations will incur a $150 administrative fee.  If it is past the first 14 days of the program, you are responsible for: (1) payment in full for any courses that you completed in the program, (2) payment in full for the course you are in the midst of upon cancelling, and (3) the $150 administration fee.  If you cancel your enrollment prior to the first 14 days of the program, you will be refunded funds paid minus the $150 administrative fee. 

For answers to your questions about Open Pathways' programs,

please visit the FAQ page or contact the director using the Contact Us page.

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