Class Schedule

Soma Institute of Neuromuscular Integration® Course Schedule:
Foundation, Training and Somassage® Programs

Our training is offered in three parts; Soma Foundation, Soma Training Certification and Somassage® Certification, visit the Certification Program page for all the details.

Class meets from 9:00am to 6:00pm at the Soma Institute in Buckley, WA.


Soma Training Certification— Spring 2017

Week 1 1.7.17 First Weekend.
1.8.17 Learn Session #1
1.9.17 Learn Session #1
Week 2 1.14.17 Dynamic Anatomy
1.15.17 Dynamic Anatomy
1.16.17 Dynamic Anatomy
 No Class 1.21-23.17 Off— to enroll models.
Week 3 1.28.17 Models Begin. Model Session #1
1.29.17 Models, Learn Session #2
1.30.17 Learn Session #2
Week 4 2.4.17 Model Session #2
2.5.17 Models, Learn Session #3
2.6.17 Learn Session #3
Week 5 2.11.17 Dynamic Anatomy
2.12.17 Dynamic Anatomy
2.13.17 Dynamic Anatomy
Week 6 2.18.17 Model Session #3
2.19.17 Models, Learn Session #4
2.20.17 Learn Session #4
Week 7 2.25.17 Model Session #4
2.26.17 Models, Learn Session #5
2.27.17 Learn Session #5
Week 8 3.4.17 Model Session #5
3.5.17 Models, Learn Session #6
3.6.17 Learn Session #6
Week 9 3.11.17 Model Session #6
3.12.17 Models, Learn Session #7
3.13.17 Learn Session #7
Week 10 3.18.17 Dynamic Anatomy
3.19.17 Dynamic Anatomy
3.20.17 Dynamic Anatomy
Week 11  3.25.17  Model Session #7
3.26.17 Models, Learn Session #8
3.27.17 Learn Session #8
Week 12 4.1.17 Model Session #8
4.2.17 Models, Learn Session #9
4.3.17 Learn Session #9
Week 13 4.8.17 Model Session #9
4.9.17 Models, Learn Session #Arms
4.10.17 Learn Session #Arms
Week 14 4.16-18.17 Off— Easter
Week 15 4.22.17 Model Session #Arms
4.23.17 Models, Learn Session #10
4.24.17 Learn Session #10
Week 15 4.29.17 Complete Models
4.30.17 Complete Models
5.1.17 Soma Principles
Week 16 5.6.17 Complete Models
5.7.17 Complete Models
5.8.17 Oral Presentations
Week 17 5.13.17 Complete Models
5.14.17 Complete Models
5.15.17 Clinical Applications, View Model Files, Confirm
Week 18 5.20.17 Complete Models
5.21.17 Complete Models
5.22.17 Completion and Graduation

Somassage® Certification 2017 (34 CE hours)

8.24.16 Foundations of Somassage®
8.25.16 Bodymechanics
8.26.16 Hands-On & Theory
8.27.16 Hands-On & Theory

SOMA FOUNDATION PROGRAM— Fall 2017 (September-December)
Sample Schedule—Official dates to be determined

Key: A=Anatomy, P=Physiology, K=Kinesiology

 Week 1  First Day of Class: Embryology & Fascial Anatomy
APK, Introduction, Cell Biology (Ch.1)
 Week 2  K and Movement
 APK, Introduction, Cell Biology (Ch.1)
 Week 3  Contraindications, Pathology
 APK, Integumentary System (Ch. 2)
 Week 4  Massage Theory & Practice, Remedials (Note: this is a Sat.)
Insurance, Massage, Contra/Indications, Medical Term. & SOAP’s
 APK,  Skeletal System (Ch. 3)
 Week 5  Psychology for Bodyworkers, APK, Muscular System (Ch. 4)
 APK, Muscular System (Ch. 4)
 Week 6  Psychology for Bodyworkers (Note: this is a Sat.)
  Contraindications, Pathology, SOAP’s, Medical Terminology
 Quiz #1, APK, Nervous System (Ch.5)
 Week 7  AP, Nervous System (Ch.5)
 Client Practices
 Week 8  AP, Endocrine & Reproductive System (Ch. 6 & 7)
 Quiz #2, AK, Cardiovascular System (Ch.8)
 Week 9 Student Development, Client Practices & Development, Business, State & Local Law
 Mid-Tem Exam, APK, Lymphatic System (Ch. 9)
 Week 10  APK, Respiratory System (Ch.10)
 APK, Digestive & Urinary System (Ch.11 & 12)
 No Class  Off— Thanksgiving Holiday
 Week 11 Business, K Practice
 Review & Catch-up Discussions
 Week 12  Review All AP
 Final Exam, discussion & completion

The Soma Institute reserves the right to change the dates before the training begins.

Our program prepares students to take the MBLEx Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination which is the universal massage licensing method in the United States.

The Soma Institute is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education provider under #450420-07.

Updated 9.13.16

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