Middleway Method™ Massage Therapist Training

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Developed by Tobin Shenpen Rangdrol, LMT, the Middleway Method™ is holistic health and therapeutic bodywork education based on the principles of mindfulness, compassion, and personal wellness.

A Middleway Method™ Massage Therapist uses a wide variety of massage and bodywork techniques, applied creatively depending upon each client's needs, to promote whole-person health.

More importantly, a Middleway Method™ Massage Therapist is a person who is committed to living a life of balance. Because of the strength and awareness that we cultivate within ourselves, we are naturally inspired to care for others.

With meditation practice at the center of our lives, we become increasingly aware of the positive and negative effects of our thoughts and actions. From that awareness naturally springs compassion for oneself and others as we realize the profound and direct responsibility we have for the circumstances in our own lives and the lives of those around us.

NEW Flexible Schedule Option

Now in our Evening Progressive Program, you can take as many or as few classes as you'd like, start in March or September, and set your own schedule. It's the same great program, with less time and financial commitment at the outset. Program completion in about 18 months. Of course, we still offer our Daytime Intensive Program, with completion in just 10 months.

Want to try massage school for a month to see if you like it? Now you can! Just enroll for our Level One Middleway Method course, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, March 3-25, 2015.

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NEW Advanced Training for Massage Therapists

Middleway Method™ • Anatomy Review • Asian Bodywork
Therapeutic Treatments • Prenatal Massage • Pathophysiology Review
Light Touch Energy Work • Business Practices • Massage Therapists’ Trade Night!

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NEW Community Wellness Classes for Everyone

The Glorious Backrub • Sprains, Strains and Automobiles
Stop Tendinitis • Managing Chronic Pain • Core Strengthening
…and more!

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Our 650-hour Middleway Method™ Massage Therapy Training Program includes:

Middleway Method™ • Swedish Massage • Deep Tissue Massage • Myofascial Bodywork

Neuromuscular Bodywork • Medical Massage • Sports Massage • Prenatal Massage

Acupressure • Energy Work • Aromatherapy • Chair Massage • Business • Hands-on Sciences • More...

Contemplative Education

Every day of your training begins with either meditation or exercise. Your classes are small - an average of 10 students and 2 instructors. The classroom is warm, clean, and quiet. Everything is done with mindful care. Learning to become a Middleway Method™ Massage Therapist is learning to live a balanced, healthy life, and then developing the skills to be able to guide others into their own strength, wisdom and health.

Midlleway Method™ instructors are self-employed massage therapists, acupuncturists, naturopathic doctors, nurses, doulas, aromatherapists, and meditation instructors. They choose to dedicate part of their professional time to teaching because of their heartfelt motivation to share this life-changing work.

Our founding Director, Tobin Shenpen Rangdrol, LMT, is a massage therapist, massage school director, and meditation teacher, with over 16 years experience guiding clients and students along the evolutionary path of self-healing. He has been fortunate to have had the opportunity to study with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Chogyal Namkai Norbu, Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, Master Mantak Chia, Richard Freeman, and Shari Sunshine.

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Our Community Massage Clinic

Professional massage is just $40 an hour, seven days a week.

Student massage is only $25 an hour on Mondays or Fridays.

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Services include:

Middleway Method™ • Swedish Massage

• Deep Tissue Massage • Myofascial Bodywork

Neuromuscular Bodywork • Medical Massage

• Sports Massage • Prenatal Massage

Acupressure • Energy Work • Aromatherapy

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The ASM Community Massage Clinic is a small business incubator and student internship center, dedicated to providing more than 20 independent massage therapists with a place to build their private practices, a place for students to learn the art of therapeutic massage in a real-world context, and a place for clients who cannot afford full-price massage.

We provide low-cost massage as an expression of socially positive activism. We believe that the stress reducing benefits of therapeutic massaage are a contribution to world health and world peace.

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