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Instructor: Beth Villante, RN, BSN, LMT
Date: September 14 & 15, 2024
Time: 9am-6pm
Cost: $365 – Price goes up closer to date!
CE Hours: 16

NCBTMB Course 70081638

Medical Massage level 2 builds on the foundational knowledge presented in Medical Massage level 1 (prerequisite).  A review of the decision tree approach is discussed and more complicated pathologies are presented as case studies.  Students will learn advanced pathophysiology of common diseases and how that affects massage treatments.  Evidence based practices and how to keep up to date on research being done in the field of Medical Massage will also be discussed.  Advanced rehabilitative techniques will be demonstrated and practiced.

Learning objectives:

  • The students will learn the pathophysiology of several diseases affecting each body system.
  • The students will be able to devise a massage therapy treatment plan utilizing the decision tree approach.
  • The students will be able to demonstrate advanced rehabilitative techniques
  • The students will be able to write proficient SOAP notes that are acceptable in a medical practice
  • The students will be able to perform a comprehensive posture analysis and incorporate the data into a treatment plan
  • The students will understand the role of kinesiology and will be able to demonstrate techniques that will restore balance to the muscular system.


About your instructor:

Beth graduated from the Pennsylvania School of Muscle Therapy in 1999. She founded the South Street Healing Center in November of 1999 where she worked side by side with her mentor Dr. Paul Brown Bodhise a naturopathic Chiropractor and body worker. There she learned the Bodhise Method of Neuromuscular Therapy. In 2001 Beth studied Oncology Massage with Gayle MacDonald MS, LMT one of the pioneers of the field and author of Medicine Hands: Massage Therapy for People With Cancer. Later she joined the team at the Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine at Jefferson Hospital practicing clinical massage in a hospital setting. Beth specializes in Neuromuscular Therapies, Myofascial, Swedish, Pfrimmer, Sports, Perinatal, Oncology and Geriatric and Hospice massage modalities. In addition to her massage studies Beth became a Registered Nurse in 2011 and then completed her BSN from Chamberlain College of Nursing. Beth taught Massage Therapy and all related science course work at the National Massage Therapy Institute prior to joining the hospice team at The Home Care Network Hospice. Beth is an enthusiastic Nurse Massage Therapist, passionate about integrating massage therapy into the changing face of healthcare. Workshops taught by Beth Villante: Medical Massage 1-3/Touch Medicine Advanced Clinician program, Oncology Massage, Hospice Massage, Reflexology