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.

2017 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 school Anatomy (Emily Waltz) 57 hrs
Contact school Physiology (Peter West) 57 hrs
Contact school Pathology (Peter West) 40 hrs
Contact school Kinesiology (Nancy Dail) 45 hrs
Descriptions of the above science courses. For more information on these offerings, email or call the school.

February 16 Intro to Shiatsu

March 2, 9, 16, 23, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8 90-Hour Shiatsu Course – 2017

March 4-5 & 11-12 Sports Massage I & II (John Balletto), 12 CE hours each weekend

May 14-19 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

July 7-9CORE Myofascial Therapy Seminar (George Kousaleos) 24 CE hrs

August 11-13 CORE Myofascial Therapy 2 (George Kousaleos) 24 CE hrs

October 6-8 Anatomy Trains in Structure and Function (Meredith Stephens) 21 CE hours

October 12 Deep Massage: The Lauterstein – Focus on the Neck – Connecting Mind and Body (David Lauterstein), 6 CE hours

October 13, 14, 15 Deep Massage: The Lauterstein Method(David Lauterstein), 20 CE hrs

October 15-20 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 28, 29 Ortho-Bionomy® Basic: Spine and Pelvis(Cynthia Wood), 14 CE Hours

October 21 Introduction to Bowenwork (Lori Rizzuto) 6 CE hours

Watch this space for info on more 2017 workshops, coming soon.


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