Continuing education

DSM offers continuing education in order to present a holistic approach to learning. Shiatsu, Sports Massage, Polarity, and Centering Techniques for Body/Mind are available to take in combination with a program choice or separately from the core at a later date. Courses are individually priced according to length, design, and purpose. Special guest workshops, certification programs, and other continuing education options are also open to graduates and professional massage therapists.

Guest speakers from all over the world have presented on a wide variety of subjects at DSM. Curriculum, special electives, continuing education, programs, and dates are subject to change, In the event that school is closed due to weather conditions, students and workshop participants will be informed.

The Downeast School of Massage is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider.

2019 Continuing Education at a Glance

To register online for most of the workshops you can follow the direct link to the DSM store found at the bottom of the workshop description. Should the workshop not be linked, you may download our printable form and mail it to the school, or simply give us a call at 207-832-5531. Email us at: with your questions. Thank you!

Contact DSM Anatomy (Emily Waltz) 57 hrs
Contact DSM Physiology (Peter West) 57 hrs
Contact DSM Pathology (Peter West) 40 hrs
Contact DSM Kinesiology (Nancy Dail) 45 hrs
Descriptions of the above science courses. For more information on these offerings, email or call DSM.

March 2-3 & 9-10 Sports Massage I & II (John Balletto), 12 CE hours each weekend

March 11 & 25 Intro to Acupressure (Ching Liu) 6 CE hrs

April 6-7, 27-28, June 1-2 Deep Tissue Massage 1,2, & 3 (Zachary Fields) 36 CE hrs

5 Weekends February-June Acupressure Certification Program (Ching Liu) 100 CE hrs

May 12-17 Practitioner in Technical Skills of Equine Sportsmassage offered by Wilson Meagher Sports Therapy and Downeast School of Massage (Jo-Ann Wilson, Nancy Dail, Travis French), 41 CE hrs

May 5 & 6 Ortho-Bionomy®: Focus on the Extremities (Cynthia Wood) 14 CE hrs

September 29, 30 Ortho-Bionomy® Exploration of Movement (Cynthia Wood), 14 CE Hours

October 5-7 Anatomy Trains in Structure and Function (Meredith Stephens) 21 CE hours

October 11, 12, 13, 14 Zero Balancing 1 (David Lauterstein), 25 CE hrs

October 13-18 Practitioner of Technical Skills in Equine Sportsmassage offered by Wilson Meagher Sports Therapy and Downeast School of Massage (Jo-Ann Wilson, Nancy Dail, Travis French), 41 CE hrs

October 19, 20, & 21 Orthopedic Assessment & Treatment Strategies for Massage Therapists:  Shoulder and Back (Benny Vaughn), CE hrs


Watch this space for info on more 2019 workshops, coming soon.


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