Professional Training Programs for Massage Therapists treating Breast & Chest Surgery Patients
(fully certified and accredited)
Evidence-informed; virtual & in-person
Blending the Art & Science of Massage Therapy
Through accredited certification programs
Learn evidence-informed practices
Understand research relating to breast and chest surgery, massage therapy and holistic health practices, so you can feel informed, secure and educated while working with a beautiful demographic of under-serviced people.
"An amazing learning experience"
"The visual presentations, guest speakers, physical learning materials and shared practice experiences are invaluable."
"Upon completing this course you will feel prepared and empowered to start this work, and it is needed work! Fantastic course, I'll see you at level 2."
"Empowering and educational"
"A foundation to build your knowledge and support yourself in our profession of massage therapy."
Level 1 & 2 certification courses offered live-taught both virtually and in-person
Introduction to Breast Surgery
Understanding who and what you are working with is critical to the success of your breast massage therapy treatments.
Learn the main 18 types of breast surgery done for breast cancer, Transgender top surgery and elective breast surgeries, including expanders vs. implants, scar tissue, how to cultivate the top 3 healing outcomes and techniques useful for blending the art & science of massage therapy with mindful intention & evidence-based research.
Become confident with language and protocols for treating sensitive areas.
Fully accredited certification courses. Virtual & in-person options.
BC RMTs: 14 PE for Cycle 13
AB RMTs: in process
SK RMTs: 14 Primary
Post-op Complications & Integrative Cancer Care
Continue to blend the art & science of massage therapy while learning about 8+ common post-op complications from breast surgery, including chording, capsular contracture, necrosis, "Iron Bra" Syndrome and more, plus what you can do about them using mindful massage therapy techniques.
Learn how massage therapy can be a powerful adjunct treatment to reduce medical side effects from chemotherapy & radiation, as well as support quality of life for your breast cancer patients.
Increase your confidence in language and addressing post-op complications in a sensitive, mindful, professional manner.
Both Virtual & In-person accredited certification courses available.
Please note: Level 1 is a prerequisite for all higher level courses.
BC RMTs: 14 PE for both Cycles 13 & 14
Tea and Tatas
Fun drop-in virtual support with your favourite mug of tea to talk about tatas on Tuesdays!
Community building initiative open to all graduates of Level 1 and above to stay connected, be supported, learn with real-time case study reports of breast n' chest surgery patients.
If you've got a case you'd like some help with, please let us know so we can include it 💕
Fostering our heart-centred community via monthly virtual meet-ups, every third Tuesday of the month @ 7 pm PST for 1 hour.
Alumni, if you've got a friend interested in taking our courses you may invite them for free.
Open to all Level 1 and above MG Alumni.
Join our heart-centred network of highly-trained health-care professionals!
By joining our courses you are also joining an invaluable support system, where we can laugh, learn and grow with like-minded people, focused on making a positive difference in the world.
Your learning style supported
We understand everyone learns a different way, that's why we cater to 5 different learning styles in each course:
Blend "Art & Science" of massage
Learn intentional, mindful treatment techniques coupled with research-based practices for breast surgery patients by:
- Guided visualization
- Intention-building practices
- Research Relays
- Experiential learning
- Anatomy training
Find your peeps who are forming a heart-centred network filled with people passionate about high-quality, heart-centred health-care via:
- Small-team learning
- Group discussions
- Tactile teaching
- Instructor-led courses
Want us to come to your area?
Enter your info below to let us know you're interested in having one of our courses come to your area!
There are people getting breast and chest surgery EVERYWHERE, so we aim to spread out highly-trained heart centred massage therapists all. over. the. place!!
If there is enough interest from a location, we will bring our show on the road and come to you. We encourage learning with friends, so get a crew together and let's get this party started!
Meet your Instructor
Hi! I'm Eryn (she/her). I've been a professional healer for more than 20 years, the last 11 as a registered massage therapist. The past 8 years I've focused almost exclusively on people going through breast and chest surgery and find this an exceedingly beautiful demographic to work with. I love to teach collaborative certification courses, as well as work with my one-on-one clients.Learn More
Alumni Special Offers
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Home-care Support Program (complete 4-part series)
Support your breast surgery patients with strategic home-care between appointments. Hit the easy button for yourself on exactly what home-care to recommend and when, keep your patients motivated with easy-to-follow videos outlining how to prepare for breast surgery, begin step-by-step progressions from the first days home from hospital, all the way through to self-care practices appropriate for surgical veterans. This link gets you the complete 4-part series: - Part 1 - Preparing for Surgery- Part 2 - Regaining Mobility in the First 4 Weeks- Part 3 - Self breast massage- Part 4 - Stretch & Strengthen for Excellent Posture
Yoga for Breast Surgery - Class Vault
Learn to feel safe and connected in your body again, as you wind your way through simple exercises explained in straightforward language, tailored specifically for breast and chest surgery recovery. Each class has lymphedema-prevention movements built into them, so you don't need to worry about causing or aggravating lymphedema. Classes are accessed on your own schedule and offer a variety of themes, from shoulder mobility to core strength, full body balance and mind-body connection. Get 2 weeks free trial!
$28.00 CAD every month
Scholarships and Bursaries
To make our education accessible for people who may need additional financial support to afford it, we are offering scholarships and bursaries to deserving applicants.
If you, or someone you know, are a single parent or struggling financially, but want to be involved with a heart-centred network of professionals doing profound and positive work in the world, please submit your application (for yourself, or on behalf of someone you know who is deserving) by clicking the button below.
Annual Full MG Scholarship
Awarded to one person per year equal to the full cost of the course.
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Partial MG Scholarship
Awarded to one per year equal to 33% of cost of course.
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Awarded to one person per year equal to 18% off course fee.
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