Michelle Jones of Red Rover Pet Services and Christine Sutherland from the Canadian Institute of Animal Massage present…Pet Your Pet on the 17th of October from 10 to noon for dogs only!

There will be a dog walkers shoulder rub included for humans only!

The workshop will be held at the SPCA site in Nelson and open to dogs local and abroad. Bring your dog walkers and learn to rub your pets the right way (or at least the Sutherland way!) Make this Saturday part of your outing to town and join us for fun and canine excitement!

No experience necessary and no pet required.

Summer Instructors Hazel and Holly

Summer Instructors Hazel and Holly

Join Christine and her team this summer for


Pregnancy, Labour &Delivery, Baby Massage.
JULY 7 to 17, 2015

These courses provide massage fraining for Doulas, Midwives, Massage Therapists, Early Childhood Development Workers, Daycare Workers & Medical Pros!

Christine Sutherland helped to deliver her first home delivery over thirty years ago. During this training program for instructors in pregnancy, labour & delivery and baby massage she will be teaching with her most recent home and hospital delivered newborns and their parents! Experience traditional and contemporary!

Grandbaby Massage and Dads Only Massage classes will be featured as part of this training program. Participants will prepare their PR packages for teaching and graduate with their own teaching film. There is an oral and practical examination for certification.


(Prenatal/Postnatal Massage $249)
Accommodation Available

Please apply to:

Selkirk College, Rosemont Campus,
Nelson, BC:
250 352 6601 rwatt@selkirk.ca


Palliative Massage Training


July 17th to 24th : Basic Training For the General Public, Hospice Workers and Families
July 24th to 26th : RMT/Medical Pros Intensive 21Credits Approved
July 17th to 26th: Instructor Training


Designed for hospice volunteers, health professionals, caregivers, massage therapists, volunteers, family and friends
• Effective, safe massage & hydrotherapy for the chronically ill, disabled, terminally ill, and those with spinal cord injuries
• Proven techniques for at home. institutions, in bed or wheelchair
• Enhancement of circulatory, respiratory, and digestive systems
• On-site clinical practicums conducted in the Nelson community
• Teach/Tutorial student practicums included for public education

Registration Information:

Registration fees (non refundable):
$150 Non-refundable Deposit
Financing Available
Tuition: $550 Basic One Week
Three day CEUs for RMTs:  $300
*Ten Day Instructor Training:  $800

For More Information Contact:

Christine Sutherland (biography)
The Canadian Institute of Palliative Massage
P.O. Box 707, Nelson, British Columbia, Canada. V1L 5R4

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