Join Malissa Conti-Diener in this certificate class that will show you how to add pet massage techniques to your current grooming business. She will cover anatomy & physiology, touch points and how to utilize them, basic tub and table massage techniques, reflexology and acupressure. Learn how to calm and balance the pet before, during and after the grooming session.
The first hour of this course will be an intro to pet massage and will cover the history and importance, canine anatomy & physiology, basics on the skeletal and muscular systems and safety for the pet and the practitioner. The second hour will go over massage techniques, the four foundation strokes of massage, and touch points for calming and relaxing the pet. The third hour of this certificate course will review reflexology and acupressure, tub massage techniques, and table massage techniques. The last hour of this course will go over the business side of enhancing your spa services with pet massage and adding pet massage to your services.