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 FOUNDATION PROGRAM— Fall 2017 (September-December)
Key: A=Anatomy, P=Physiology, K=Kinesiology

 Week 1 9.17.17 First Day of Class: APK, Introduction, Cell Biology (Ch.1)
9.18.17 Embryology & Fascial Anatomy
 Week 2 9.24.17 APK, Introduction, Cell Biology (Ch.1)
9.25.17 K and Movement
 Week 3 10.1.17 APK, Integumentary System (Ch. 2)
10.2.17 Contraindications, Pathology
 Week 4 10.7.17 Massage Theory & Practice, Remedials (Note: this is a Sat.)
10.8.17 Insurance, Massage, Contra/Indications, Medical Term. & SOAP’s
10.9.17 APK,  Skeletal System (Ch. 3)
 Week 5 10.14.17 Psychology for Bodyworkers, APK, Muscular System (Ch. 4) (Note: this is a Sat.)
10.15.17 APK, Muscular System (Ch. 4)
 Week 6 10.21.17 Psychology for Bodyworkers (Note: this is a Sat.)
10.22.17 Quiz #1, APK, Nervous System (Ch.5)
10.23.17 Contraindications, Pathology, SOAP’s, Medical Terminology
 Week 7 10.29.17 AP, Nervous System (Ch.5)
10.30.17 Client Practices
 Week 8 11.5.17 AP, Endocrine & Reproductive System (Ch. 6 & 7)
11.6.17 Quiz #2, AK, Cardiovascular System (Ch.8)
 Week 9 11.12.17 Mid-Tem Exam, APK, Lymphatic System (Ch. 9)
11.13.17 Student Development, Client Practices & Development, Business, State & Local Law
 Week 10 11.19.17 APK, Respiratory System (Ch.10)
11.20.17 Business, K Practice
 No Class 11.26-27.17 Off— Thanksgiving Holiday
 Week 11 12.3.17 APK, Digestive & Urinary System (Ch.11 & 12)
12.4.17 Review & Catch-up Discussions
 Week 12 12.10.17 Review All AP
12.11.17 Review All AP
Week 13 12.17.17 Discussion & completion
12.18.17 Final Exam, discussion & completion

Soma Training Certification— Spring 2018

Week 1 1.6.18 First Weekend.
1.7.18 Learn Session #1
1.8.18 Learn Session #1
Week 2 1.13.18 Dynamic Anatomy
1.14.18 Dynamic Anatomy
1.15.18 Dynamic Anatomy
 No Class 1.20-22.18 Off— to enroll models.
Week 3 1.27.18 Models Begin. Model Session #1
1.28.18 Models, Students Learn Session #2
1.29.18 Learn Session #2
Week 4 2.3.18 Model Session #2
2.4.18 Models, Students Learn Session #3
2.5.18 Learn Session #3
Week 5 2.10.18 Dynamic Anatomy
2.11.18 Dynamic Anatomy
2.12.18 Dynamic Anatomy
Week 6 2.17.18 Model Session #3
2.18.18 Models, Students Learn Session #4
2.19.18 Learn Session #4
Week 7 2.24.18 Model Session #4
2.25.18 Models, Students Learn Session #5
2.26.18 Learn Session #5
Week 8 3.3.18 Model Session #5
3.4.18 Models, Students Learn Session #6
3.5.18 Learn Session #6
Week 9 3.10.18 Model Session #6
3.11.18 Models, Learn Session #7
3.12.18 Learn Session #7
Week 10 3.17.18 Dynamic Anatomy
3.18.18 Dynamic Anatomy
3.19.18 Dynamic Anatomy
Week 11  3.24.18  Model Session #7
3.25.18 Models, Learn Session #8
3.26.18 Learn Session #8
 No Class 3.31-4.2.18  Off— Easter
Week 12 4.7.18 Model Session #8
4.8.18 Models, Students Learn Session #9
4.9.18 Learn Session #9
Week 13 4.14.18 Model Session #9
4.15.18 Models, Students Learn Session #Arms
4.16.18 Learn Session #Arms
Week 14 4.21.18 Model Session #Arms
4.22.18 Models, Students Learn Session #10
4.23.18 Learn Session #10
Week 15 4.28.18 Complete Models
4.29.18 Complete Models
4.30.18 Soma Principles
Week 16 5.5.18 Complete Models
5.6.18 Complete Models
5.7.18 Oral Presentations
Week 17 5.12.18 Complete Models
5.13.18 Complete Models
5.14.18 Clinical Applications, View Model Files, Confirm
Week 18 5.19.18 Complete Models
5.20.18 Complete Models
5.22.18 Completion and Graduation

SOMASSAGE® CERTIFICATION 2018 (34 CE HOURS)

8.23.18 Foundations of Somassage®
8.24.18 Bodymechanics
8.25.18 Hands-On & Theory
8.26.18 Hands-On & Theory

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 9.10.17

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